Kumail Nanjiani hosted Saturday Night Live, performing a monologue that drew on his stand-up comedy strengths and included among its topics Islamophobia, racism, his film The Big Sick, Pakistan, India,[…]
Shot on the UCLA campus where Hena Ashraf is pursuing her MFA in film directing, short film Selfie Trash offers an amusing and critical look at the nearly inescapable smartphone self-portrait. Ashraf’s previous[…]
In advance of today’s self-described “free speech” rally in Boston, a coalition of South Asian American groups released a statement condemning one of the event’s speakers, U.S. Senate candidate Shiva Ayyadurai. Boston’s mayor[…]
You might recognize Puja Mohindra from her kindly cutting comedic response to Ashton Kutcher’s infamous brownface Popchips incident, or perhaps from her blonde-wigged persona in “Shit White Girls Say…To Indian[…]
Shebani Rao’s delightful illustrations add joy to your life in unexpected ways. See, for example, her coloring book visualizing the upbeat tunes and lyrics of Chance the Rapper’s Grammy-nominated Coloring Book,[…]
A new mental health resource website for South Asian Americans called MannMukti launched this month, a month designated in the U.S. as Mental Health Awareness Month. MannMukti’s website features testimonials[…]
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