Steve Harvey has made many mistakes in his life. While what happened at the infamous 2016 Miss Universe Pageant was understandable and ultimately human (take a look at the 2017 Academy Awards), the series of jokes he told on his show... Continue Reading →
I am definitely not a horror movie fan, so even after hearing so much praise for "Get Out," it took me a long time to actually watch it. The film was written, produced, and directed by comedian Jordan Peele, and... Continue Reading →
On a night known mostly for the giant Steve Harvey-worthy snafu at the Oscars, a brief but critical moment flew under the radar: Firecracker Brie Larson's subdued reaction as she announced Casey Affleck as the Best Actor for his role... Continue Reading →
Cassandra and I spent the morning volunteering with the amazing "#HashtagLunchbag OC"! Dozens of people showed up to assemble bags of lunch, and then directly deliver them to the homeless in Santa Ana. Not only does this organization greatly help... Continue Reading →
Check out this Buzzfeed article in which people tweeted their thanks to Matt Damon for being Asian. The backlash stems from Damon's role as the apparent "white hero" saving ancient China in "The Great Wall"--another instance of whitewashing in Hollywood. #ThankYouMattDamon... Continue Reading →
Check out this short film that shows the effects of whitewashing on young Asian-Americans. Young people of color deserve positive role models to look up to, and any roles for Asian women are few and far between...
This week's Firecracker is the cast and crew of Disney Channel's newest show, "Andi Mack." From the creator of "Lizzie McGuire" and the producer of classic hits like "Clueless," "The Breakfast Club," and "Titanic," "Andi Mack"... Continue Reading →