Lack of Asian representation in US media (Movies, Music, Video Games)

Like the title says, there is a lack of Asian representation in American media (TV, Movies, Music, Video games, etc), and while it doesn’t especially bother me, it does annoy me that when Asians do appear in media, it usually reinforces negative stereotypes. For example, Asian men are usually depicted as shy and nerdy, or some […]

Levels of Asian-ness

There’s an interesting thing that happens to us Asians in the western world. We are stereotyped as perpetual foreigners in the media, but we actually get ‘categorized’ by our fellow Asians, generally into two groups: the Fobby group and the ABC/BBC/CBC group. What are these two groups I will explain. If you are a fob […]