Archive for April, 2013
 

 

MANAA Adds Disclaimers To Breakfast At Tiffany’s Screenings in New York and Beverly Hills

                  The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (BBPC) was going to sponsor an outdoor screening of the infamous Breakfast At Tiffany’s movie on August 11, 2011.  MAN...
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MANAA Asserts Offensive Yellowface Make-Up and Exclusion Of Asian Actors in Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas, written and directed by Tom Tykwer (Run, Lola, Run) and Lana and Andy Wachowski (The Matrix trilogy) and based on the novel by David Mitchell, utilizes an all-star cast that includes Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Br...
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Nick & Artie Show Asking Callers For Most Racist Asian Jokes

                      After the sports disc jockeys ask their listeners to call in with the most racist Asian jokes they can think of–and their apologies are inadequa...
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Registering Concerns Over CBS’s “2 Broke Girls”

February 24, 2011- AngryAsianMan.com posts parts of a script for the CBS sitcom pilot “2 Broke Girls” from the creator of “Sex and the City” Michael Patrick King. The potential series is described as a “multi-came...
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2012 Asian Pacific American Media Coalition (APAMC) Report Card

Last year, the APAMC challenged the TV networks to launch a series where the main star is Asian American.  This year, it got Mindy Kaling to head “The Mindy Project.”  Fox misses the deadline for reporting data and receiv...
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La Jolla Playhouse’s White-Washed Play Nightingale

After word gets around that the La Jolla Playhouse (LJP) is going to do a production of the Hans Christian Andersen fable Nightingale (which features Chinese characters in medieval China) with only two Asian American actors and...
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2012 MANAA Appearances

  January 30, 2012 – Guy Aoki and Miriam Nakamura-Quan attend a panel discussion at the Pasadena Library commemorating Fred Korematsu Day. February 15- Guy Aoki runs an information table at “The Sisterhood Effect...
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2011 MANAA Appearances

    January 26, 2011–MANAA board member Mike Le and Dariane Nabor hold a meeting at UCLA to interest students in MANAA’s work.  Board member Kristin Lee, members James Hiroyuki Liao and Han Tang also attend. Marc...
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2011 Asian Pacific American Media Coalition (APAMC) Report Card

The APAMC issues a challenge to the TV networks:  Within three years, launch a series where the main star is Asian American.  NBC once again comes out on top and is the only network to improve upon its overall grade. The deta...
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MANAA Approves of Comcast/NBCU merger

                    (On December 15, 2010-Karen Narasaki sent a letter (cc’d to  Commissioners Michael J. Copps, Robert M. McDowell, Mignon Clyburn, and Meredith Attwell Bake...
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