This is one British Asian’s POV after seeing Crazy Rich Asians the beginning of October. She’s late to the game but in her defense, the London premiere wasn’t until early September. This is a throwback to Crazy Rich from a British Asian perspective.
Sept. 8th–Long Beach, CA., Most people may know Jackie Dallas as Jen from the first season of the (now) hit Netflix series, Stranger Things––but what many people may not know is that, Jackie’s not just an actress, she’s actually a “real-life” doctor too IRL.
At the recent Long Beach Comic Con was the panel called Geekfest Presents “Women of SciFi“, Dallas was joined by Yellow Power Ranger, Nakia Burrise (Atypical) and certified Trekkie, Michelle Specht (Star Trek Continues) as they talked all things geeky women and sci-fi.
Here is asienne‘s coverage of Jackie’s answers from the panel as well as two bonus questions in the end.
hello hello, asiennes! [cue 🎶Thunder🎶 by Imagine Dragons] we made it through #asianaugust! what a great time to be alive aaaaand be Asian! I never thought this day would come *sobs* 😩😭 if you’re someone like me who’s tried to hide her Asianness, raise your hand🙋🏻♀️🙋🏻♀️🙋🏻♀️ I SO wish we had all of these 12, 13 years ago! but I am tremendously happy for the young … Continue reading #asianaugust: part one–an editorial note
we’re very fortunate enough to have writer Maggie Wang contribute her perspective in this month’s issue with her very personal essay (divided into two parts) regarding her Asian, American, Asian-American, and third culture kid experiences.
her thoughts on Crazy Rich Asians allowed her to connect it with her own intersectionally-lived Asian experience(s) and it is as heartfelt and poignant as the movie, itself.
feel free to give it a read and comment on the respective pages with links below 🤓
& if you’d like to submit your own review / commentary / thoughts on Crazy Rich, click here! ❤
Written By: Margaret Rena Wang
By now you’ve probably heard these following sayings: 1) how could we have let a quarter of a century (literally a whole generation) go by without a production featuring a majority Asian cast (true to proper representation) on screen?