Hyphen magazine - Asian American arts, culture, and politics


Freida Mock's new documentary -- premiering today at the Los Angeles Film Festival -- focuses on a life-changing gang intervention program driven by a Jesuit priest and the Boyle Heights community.

Ken Choy | Sun, Jun 17th- 1:04am | Blogger Column, Freida Lee Mock, G-Dog movie, LA Film festival, Film, Film Festivals

The new documentary Uploaded: The Asian American Movement examines how the rise of independent internet stars and social media has impacted the landscape of mainstream media.

Ken Choy | Fri, Jun 8th- 1:12pm | kevjumba, ryan higa, uploaded asian american movement documentary, wong fu productions, Film

Don' think a movie about ping pong can induce waterworks? Think again.

Ken Choy | Fri, Jun 1st- 11:38am | As One CJ Entertainment, As One Korean Movie, Blogger Column, Korean ping pong movie, Film

Club banger, but not a classic: new Hyphen blog columnist Ky-Phong Tran reviews VH1's documentary on the Los Angeles Riots.

Ky-Phong Tran | Tue, Jul 24th- 12:21am | Blogger Column, Los Angeles Riots, Matt Ford, Uprising, Film

Then and Now

Laurel Nakadate: photographer, video artist, surreal storyteller
Meeting the Stranger’s World, Issue 12


Justine Rivero | Wed, Jan 23rd- 1:01pm | Poetry, Activism, Art & Design, Books Section, Culture, Featurette, Film, Issue 25: Generation - Spring 2012, Mr. Hyphen, Music, Performing Arts, Photography

Hit List

In honor of Hyphen’s 25th issue, I present a highly subjective list of the 25 best Asian and Asian American characters on television and in the movies. The list is, for the most part, contemporary, but I also include characters who are icons,...

Dino-Ray Ramos | Wed, Jan 23rd- 1:16pm | Bruce Lee, Community, Danny Pudi, George Takei, Harry Shum Jr, John Cho, Kal Penn, Karate Kid, Ken Jeong, Lucy Liu, Maggie Q, margaret cho, Mindy Kaling, Popped: Pop Culture, Film, Issue 25: Generation - Spring 2012, Media, TV

Writer-Director Timothy Tau pays homage to a pioneering yet little-known Asian American actor.

Ian Wang | Sat, May 12th- 3:23pm | Blogger Column, film, Keye Luke, laapff, Los Angeles APA FIlm Festical, Timothy Tau, Film

A new documentary makes the case for the creepy white guy with yellow fever.

Nicole Wong | Sat, Apr 20th- 3:49pm | Asian fetish, Debbie Lum, film, laapff, Seeking Asian Female, yellow fever, yellowfevermedia, Film, Gender, Media, Race, Sex

Hyphen interviews actor Justin Lee about Arrested Development, his new web series, and his dream roles.

Victoria Yue | Tue, May 15th- 11:12am | Blogger Column, Justin Lee, One Warm Night, web series, Asianspotting, Film, Performing Arts, Profiles, Race, TV

Writer Ken Choy contemplates the racial assumptions and implications behind Japanese video game and anime characters.

Ken Choy | Fri, May 4th- 1:21pm | Blogger Column, japanese video game characters white, video game characters race, Comics, Film, Race, TV

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