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The latest news on Asian Americans making a splash in movies, music, TV shows, and more.

“Never Have I Ever” and the untold minority perspectives

“Never Have I Ever” and the untold minority perspectives

Imagine looking in a mirror, desperate to see your own reflection but instead seeing someone else every single time. That’s what growing up without representation in the media feels like. It can be brutal to the soul, crushing to your self-perception. That’s how I...

“The Chair” Places Our Proximity to Whiteness in Full View

“The Chair” Places Our Proximity to Whiteness in Full View

Back in February, Netflix announced that their new series "The Chair" would star Korean Queen Sandra Oh. Oh also shares an executive producer credit with Amanda Peet, so we were all about that. Well, it's finally August and time to share our hot take on "The...

P1Harmony Are the Gen Z Idols We’ve Been Waiting For

P1Harmony Are the Gen Z Idols We’ve Been Waiting For

It’s one thing to debut as a K-pop group in a normal year; it’s entirely another thing to debut during a global pandemic. Not only has P1Harmony done the aforementioned, they’ve reimagined how idols connect and interact with their fanbase and exemplified why this 4th...

“Spin” Centers Indian American Culture in New Ways

“Spin” Centers Indian American Culture in New Ways

Debuting Aug. 13, Disney’s latest original movie “Spin” features a 15-year-old girl named Rhea Kumar. It’s a big deal for Disney Channel, as Rhea, played by Avantika, is the network’s first Indian American lead. Following efforts to center South Asian representation...

Getting to Know Esther Moon

Getting to Know Esther Moon

Predicted by Variety magazine to be one of the top three contenders for best picture at the Academy Awards, Lee Isaac Chung’s “Minari” is about an immigrant Korean family starting anew in Arkansas in the ‘80s. The film has already been nominated for quite a few awards...

Virginia Duan

Virginia Duan

Entertainment Editor

Virginia Duan is the Entertainment Editor for Mochi magazine and the Living Justice Editor for Diverging Magazine. You can find her work on various sites like Romper, Mom.com, Diverging Mag, and Mochi magazine. She hosts the Noona ARMY Podcast and founded BrAzn AZN, the only retreat for APIDA creatives. She chronicles her mishaps at https://mandarinmama.com.

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