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I’m Tired of Watching Brown Men Fall in Love With White Women Onscreen

The Big Sick has been roundly lauded in the press lately, including here at Jezebel, and not without good reason: it’s a funny, heartwarming love story based on the true-life experiences of cowriters/married couple Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon. But as much as I liked it—and I did—I also found myself exhausted, …

Constance Wu: Asian Actors 'Have to Train Like It's the Olympics' to Get Parts Over Whites

In the New York Times, many notable Asian-American actors—Constance Wu, BD Wong, Aziz Ansari, Daniel Dae Kim and more—discussed the obstacles they’ve had in securing parts, pegged to the larger conversation around overall diversity in Hollywood, as well the recent spate of films in which characters written as Asian…

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Aziz Ansari Getting Invited to Tyrese’s Personal Benihana Restaurant Has Moved Me

Aziz Ansari is pretty much having the greatest week ever. First, his hit Netflix show Master of None won Best Comedy at the Critics’ Choice Television Awards. Secondly, Ansari got to experience a longtime fantasy of his—the chance to dine at Tyrese Gibson’s personal, in-home, Benihana-style restaurant. This is a very…