The Cast of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Is Almost Entirely White

With the news that William Fichtner will play Shredder, that rounds out an almost entirely white cast in the Michael Bay-produced, Jonathan Liebesman-directed Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Perhaps the most offensive casting is the awesomely impossible-to-kill Shredder, whose alter ego is Oroku Saki, and has always been … » 6/24/13 10:30pm 6/24/13 10:30pm

Lucy Liu: 'People See Sandra Bullock In a Romantic Comedy, But Not Me'

Lucy Liu has been acting for 22 years, and at 44-years-old, the actress has played everything from "Asian girl who beats everyone up" to "Asian girl with no emotion". That's a direct quote from Liu, by the way. » 5/14/13 2:00pm 5/14/13 2:00pm

Why Aren't Asian Actors Getting Leading Roles in Hollywood?

Think carefully: When's the last time you saw a Hollywood flick with an Asian actor in the lede role? Tough one. As Hollywood is struggling with diversity, women and black people are making a few strides, but, as actor Masi Oka — known for Heroes and Hawaii 5-0tells The Hollywood Reporter, Asians are getting left… » 3/29/13 4:20pm 3/29/13 4:20pm

Harvard Student Magazine Satirist Writes Racist Garbage, Doesn't…

Harvard — the storied Ivy League that's produced many great comedic writers well-versed in the time-honored rich people traditions of "joshing" and "ribbing" — has apparently lost its edge/mind. The art of subtle satire has been one of the staples of their comedy scene for quite some time — turning out the likes of Conan… » 10/14/12 8:15pm 10/14/12 8:15pm

Want to Sell Your Eggs to Pay for College? Be Asian.

Are you a pretty Asian girl who is good at math? Your eggs might be worth about a downpayment on a decent condo. Are you black, white, or Hispanic? Sorry, but the best egg donation centers can give you for your reproductive cells is enough to buy a sort of decent used compact car with about 75,000 miles on it. Also,… » 5/04/12 2:40pm 5/04/12 2:40pm

It Looks Like Girls Is Going to Have a Black Character After All

People have been talking 'til they're blue in the face about how HBO's Girls is so white, but it turns out we spoke too soon: there are going to be characters of all different races—and some of them aren't even 100 percent stereotypical. A tipster sent along this casting notice which proves the show has plans to expand … » 4/26/12 11:55pm 4/26/12 11:55pm

The Blonde Kissed a Hot Asian Guy Last Night on 2 Broke Girls

After being called racist over and over, the folks at 2 Broke Girls must have decided to try and turn things around. In last night's episode, Caroline hooked up with her web developer, a tall Asian guy who speaks English perfectly. Perhaps this was meant to make up for having a silly, offensive, short Asian guy with… » 2/28/12 3:20pm 2/28/12 3:20pm

Caffeine Messes With Your Hormones Differently Depending On Your Race

New research has found that young women who drink caffeinated beverages on the daily experience changes in hormone levels. How much will your Starbucks and Diet Coke addictions affect your chemical ladyhood? Like being arrested in Arizona, the way caffeine treats your lady hormones depends on your race. » 1/27/12 6:20pm 1/27/12 6:20pm

Italian Fashion Editor Tapes Model's Eyes Into Slants For Vogue Japan;…

The gorgeous Crystal Renn works her ass off during this behind-the-scenes video of a Dolce & Gabbana story for Vogue Japan. But for the shoot — styled by Anna Dello Russo — Renn's eyes were taped at the temples, pulling them back into almond shapes. » 9/02/11 11:30am 9/02/11 11:30am

Fake Tiger Mom Causes Real Screaming Match At Restaurant

Did you think the whole Tiger Mom controversy was over? Well, always-tasteful ABC show What Would You Do? digs it up and mercilessly flogs its corpse in this segment, in which an actress playing a mean Asian mom berates her daughter as shocked diner patrons look on. » 5/13/11 1:25pm 5/13/11 1:25pm