Last night the new comedy series Selfie premiered on ABC. I found it problematic, and not just because of Karen Gillan’s weird Cher-Horowitz-meets-Zooey-Deschanel version of an American accent, or the scene where vomit spills out of a barf bag, or the fact that the characters are named Eliza Dooley and Henry Higgs. Sure, those things bothered me, but none of them were my main problem with the show. My main problem was how gosh darn sexist it was. More
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Welcome back Sleepy Hollow, and welcome back to your beautiful stars Tom Mison and Nicole Beharie. The season two opener lets us know right off the bat that this season’s episodes are gonna be just as overstuffed as last year’s. More
The new teaser trailer for Star Trek: Into Darkness has been released, and it answers exactly zero questions. Unless your question was, “Am I excited?” in which case the answer is an emphatic yes. More
“For example, the dumb Asian, which is a play on the smart Asian. Or the rapping Asian, which is sort of black Asian, which is a play on the joke, ‘aren’t Asians square?’” More
We know that the producers of Total Recall wanted to make the conflict more relatable so they chose “Euroamerica vs. New Shanghai” over Mars… but how, then, can we enjoy this as a science-fiction film? More
You can credit the Harold & Kumar stoner comedies with rejuvenating Neil Patrick Harris‘ career: In 2004′s Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Harris played a fictionalized version of himself as a drug-addled playboy. Audiences loved seeing the guy they knew as cute Doogie Howser hilariously spiraling out of control. The next year, he introduced us to Barney Stinson (very much the same character, minus the drug habit) in How I Met Your Mother. His part in Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008) was even bigger: ‘Shrooms, branding hookers, and getting shot dead.
WWJD? According to Rob Kardashian (@RobKardashian) he’d read Twitter. (With a secret account, of course.) This means Jesus is currently chuckling away at the tweets of John Cho (@JohnTheCho) CariDee English (@CariDeeEnglish) and Adrianne Curry (@AdrianneCurry).
Hollywood never lets a successful franchise go until they bleed it dry as a bone, so it’s not that surprising that John Cho and Kal Penn are revising their roles as the smart stoners in a third Harold and Kumar … More
It’s an unfortunate commentary on Hollywood, but Asian male actors fall into two categories: the kick-ass fighter (like Jackie Chan or Jet Li) or the wise old sage (like Mr. Miyagi). One of our favorite actors, of any race, John … More
Did you know that Hikaru Sulu founded the Starfleet Academy’s European Swordsmanship club? And Spock is Grandmaster of the Federation’s three-dimensional Chess Organization? And apparently, Uhura has a very good singing voice! Get to know the rest of Starfleet Academy’s … More