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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: And the Asian F goes to …

A-POP: And the Asian F goes to …

A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture

By Vivian Nguyen
Northwest Asian Weekly

Last month started off with a bang as the media shined a light on those who have wronged the Asian community. Read the full story

Posted in Column: Pop Culture, Vol 30 No 42 | 10/15-10/21Comments (0)

Korean marriage scandal shocks fans

Korean marriage scandal shocks fans

A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture

By Vivian Nguyen
Northwest Asian Weekly

Asians hailed as most influential by TIME magazine

In April, TIME magazine released its annual 100 most influential people in the world list, highlighting individuals for their powerful contributions or status in society. Of many Asians who made the list, two stand out as pop culture icons. Pop and R&B singer Bruno Mars, of Filipino descent, made the list for his records-smashing debut album, “Doo-Wops & Hooligans,” and multi-ability to sing, play, produce, and write his own songs. Read the full story

Posted in Column: Pop Culture, Vol 30 No 21 | 5/21-5/27Comments (2)

This month: Victoria’s Secret unveils first Asian angel

This month: Victoria’s Secret unveils first Asian angel

A-pop! is a monthly column discussing the happenings of Asians and Asian Americans in the entertainment biz

By Ninette Cheng
Northwest Asian Weekly

This November included some highs and lows for Asian American performers, some breakups, a World Series performance, a film with a mostly Asian cast, an angel, and my favorite, a sexiest man title! Let’s get the bad news over with!

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Posted in Column: Pop Culture, Vol 28 No 51 | 12/12-18Comments (1)

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