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two new comedies redefine the modern day asian american woman

You know how you’ve seen laugh-out-loud comedies with independent women, braving the world on their own, having their own careers and love lives – à la Broad City and Fleabag – pushing the envelope in every way possible…and yet, the Asian American woman point-of-view is still missing? Ever get frustrated about the lack of representation in those genres? Well, now, here are two NYC-based comedies that challenges almost every stereotype we’ve known to be as an “Asian American woman”.

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alain uy is having A Moment

In our continuing coverage of Filipino-American History Month, is this FAHM Spotlight featuring Filipino-American actor Alain Uy who you can currently catch as Yen in hulu’s Helstrom. Here we talk about his new film, THE PAPER TIGERS, his thoughts on Filipino representation and the specificity of South East Asian representation right now – oh and even, his prediction of… the NBA Finals win? Check it out below.

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getting to know your new man-crushes

Hey asienne fam, how’s month two of lockdown going? If you’re someone who’s gone through every selection of everything you could possibly watch across all platforms: YouTube, Prime, Netflix, Hulu and wherever else, then you’ve probs come across Freeform and Hulu’s Motherland: Fort Salem.  And guess what? asienne has not one, but both *gasp* of its newest man-crush worthy stars! Tony Giroux (Adil) and Kai Bradbury (Gerit) answer asienne’s questions on lockdown! uWu

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an adventurous star is born with jacky lai

Canadian actress Jacky Lai talked hometowns, Canada things, scientific vampires, traveling, acting, rapping, Leo, Lil Wayne and coming home into acting in the age of Asian representation. With credits like Once Upon a Time, The Flash, Shadowhunters and now Netflix’s V-Wars, this is one sci-fi/fantasy/adventure icon in the making. This is Jacky Lai.

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