Ada Tseng is a writer and editor who has contributed to PRI's Global Nation, XFINITY Asia, NBC Asian America, LA Weekly, Asia Pacific Arts, Audrey Magazine, and more. She hosts the Asian American pop culture podcasts Saturday School and Bullet Train and is the creator of the series Haikus with Hotties. She graduated from UCLA, received her MFA in Writing and Literature from Bennington College, and was the Society of Features Journalism’s 2015 Penny Bender Fuchs Diversity Fellow.
A Japanese manga is moving to Seattle for a Netflix adaptation. A Mexican film based on a Bollywood hit was released in the US. Is this the future of film?
Five years ago, a white supremacist opened fire in a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Now, small groups are coming together to remember the long history of South Asians in America.
Paula Williams Madison wasn’t on a panel, but she brought a different take on race to the audience at Asian American ComicCon.
For all the controversy around the casting of Matt Damon in a “white savior” role in a story set in ancient China, director Zhang Yimou plainly acknowledges that Damon’s involvement was a Chinese strategy to attract non-Chinese audiences.
The feature film “Gook” takes place on the first day of the riots, which Korean Americans refer to as Saigu — Korean for April 29. It premieres this week at Sundance.
The band has been around for a long time — but they've never been just about making it big. They're about making it possible for others to make it big too. Here's how they did it.
#MakeMulanRight. #RyanPotterForTimDrake. #AAIronFist — these campaigns don’t always work perfectly, but they do get people’s attention on diversity.
What good is it to joke about airport security? Shah Rukh Khan and other celebrities tackle a serious issue in punchlines.
It’s not just that my daughter's generation will be able to see a woman president, or dream of becoming a woman president. They will take it for granted, writes Ada Tseng.
And what’s so great about being mainstream anyway?