So, Arvil Lavigne goes out blazing with ‘oriental’ glee and went out with a Hello Kitty bang.
There’s no link for you to watch the terrible cultural appropriation, I rather not waste three of minutes of your life. There’s no need for you to fume and cringe. All she does is sing (in an slight ‘Asian’ tone) ‘arigatou’, ‘hello kitty’ and ‘kawaii’. It’s really not that cute. Continue reading Asian Women Are Not Accessories→
Have you checked out the amazing cover for this year’s Vanity Fair?
SMH, an Australian based newspaper, had the audacity to release a headline with the word “colourblind.” Such poor choice of word a lack initiative and understanding; it’s a sad state of affairs to have a headlines as clickbait when it should be something to celebrate. Vanity Fair is also known for attracting criticism for excluding non-white actors and actresses.
I’ve been an obsessive Gag Concert fan ever since I first watched it on a long bus ride from Seoul to Busan. Korean comedy has a different feel to Western comedy. Gag Concert has the production values of a high school play and favours surreal, overly exaggerated slapstick humour. I like it because it parodies aspects of Korean life – from the oppressive workplace and nauseatingly cutesy dating culture, to ridiculous Korean dramas and diva-esque K-pop stars. It’s very silly but, at times, creative. Continue reading Blackface in Korean Comedy→
Discussing and Collecting Stories about Racism in Australia