The Laundromat: A safe place to unload your secrets?

Last Saturday, October 26, the James Bridges Theater of UCLA screened The Laundromat, an award-winning documentary on the stigma of mental health problems and its silence within Asian American cultures. Vanessa Yee, graduate from UCLA with a MFA in Production and Directing, started the film project four years ago. The documentary follows the personal stories of her friends…

Iron Man 3: Rise of the Mandarin?

With the success of The Avengers, media consumers like myself can’t help but look to the future and think, “What next?”  Well, what’s next is Iron Man 3.  But now I’m wondering, what does the comic book industry have anything to do with Asian Americans? Unfortunately, it has everything to do with Asian Americans. The Walt Disney Company…