Tag Archive | "Kal Penn"

A-POP! Jin breaking into the mainstream?

A-POP! Jin breaking into the mainstream?

By Vivian Nguyen
Northwest Asian Weekly

Sometimes, when one person’s dream begins, the dream unfortunately ends for someone else. Such is the case for two Asian celebrities featured in this month’s column. Read the full story

Posted in Column: Pop Culture, Vol 30 No 51 | 12/17-12/23Comments (4)

A-pop!: Don’t mess with Wendi

A-pop!: Don’t mess with Wendi

A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture

By Vivian Nguyen
Northwest Asian Weekly

The slap heard around the world

Who is Wendi Deng Murdoch?

Just a month ago, the public was introduced to Deng Murdoch, a former shrewd businesswoman and news corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch’s alleged gold-digging wife. Read the full story

Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Column: Pop Culture, Vol 30 No 33 | 8/13-8/19Comments (0)

Actor Kal Penn goes to Washington

Actor Kal Penn goes to Washington

Actor Kal Penn shocked fans when his character on “House, M.D.” exited the show in a dramatic fashion on April 6. Indian American Penn played Dr. Lawrence Kutner. After two seasons on the show, Penn’s character was found dead in his apartment, apparently due to suicide.

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Posted in Community News, Names in the News, News, Vol 28 No 17 | 4/18 - 4/24Comments (0)

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