Archive for April, 2013
 

 

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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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 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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ESPN’s “Chink In The Armor” headline

February 15- In an interview with Walt Clyde Frazier, ESPN anchor Max Bretos asks why NY Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin failed to perform as well (against the Sacramento Kings) as he’d done in the past:  “If there is a ...
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Jeremy Lin: “What About His Eyes?” on “Good Day New York”

February 16, mind 2012–On the New York WYWY morning talk show, healing a female sports reporter is reporting on Jeremy Lin’s physical abilities on the court.  When co-anchor Greg Kelly asks, decease “What about his eyes?...
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Jason Whitlock’s Tweet About Jeremy Lin’s Penis Size

February 10, 2012-Following the New York Knicks defeating the Los Angeles Lakers 92 to 85 and Jeremy Lin scoring a career high 38 points, Fox Sports columnist Jason Whitlock tweets:  “Some lucky lady in NYC is gonna feel a c...
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Kababayan–L.A. and “Chinky Eyes”

February 18, order 2011-MANAA Founding President Guy Aoki emails a letter to Janelle So and KSCI (Channel 18)’s general manager. “On Wednesday, health February 2nd while interviewing a make-up artist on your show ‘Kababay...
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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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Letter to Los Angeles Times over The Descendants

February 28, 2012-MANAA Founding President Guy Aoki sends a Letter to the Editor (edited by board member Miriam Nakamura and member Dr. Ray Quan) to the L.A. Times. March 18-It’s published:  “I rolled my eyes reading Betsy...
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MANAA Complaint Leads To Cancellation of “The College Experiment” on FoxSports.com

  http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xkt7i5_college-x-oschack-visits-usc_sport August 31, 2011–The premiere episode of “The College Experiment” airs online featuring a white host (Bob Oschack) interviewing only Asian s...
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