Funniest Advice My Mother Has Ever Given Me: Dante Basco of Hang Loose and Paradise Broken

Mothers — with all their earnest, loving intentions — can often be entertaining, and their advice can be an interesting mix of serious, silly, insightful and mind-boggling (sometimes all rolled up into one zinger you can’t wait to share with your friends). In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ve asked fellow Asian American writers and artists to share the funniest advice they’ve ever gotten from their mothers.

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Funniest Advice My Mother Has Ever Given Me: Theresa Navarro of Yes, We’re Open

Photo credit: Urvi Nagrani.

Mothers — with all their earnest, loving intentions — can often be entertaining, and their advice can be an interesting mix of serious, silly, insightful and mind-boggling (sometimes all rolled up into one zinger you can’t wait to share with your friends). In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ve asked fellow Asian American writers and artists to share the funniest advice they’ve ever gotten from their mothers.

On the set of Yes, We’re Open: “I wanted her to be an extra in my on-set wedding,” says Navarro, “so that she could see me get married in case it’s the only time I ever get ‘married!'”

 

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Funniest Advice My Mother Has Ever Given Me: Shailja Patel of Migritude

Credit: Bibi Slippers

Mothers — with all their earnest, loving intentions — can often be entertaining, and their advice can be an interesting mix of serious, silly, insightful and mind-boggling (sometimes all rolled up into one zinger you can’t wait to share with your friends). In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ve asked fellow Asian American writers and artists to share the funniest advice they’ve ever gotten from their mothers.

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Audrey’s Favorite Looks at Bollywood’s Stardust Awards 2013

Anushka Sharma (Best Actress Comedy/Romance winner, Jab Tak Hai Jaan) in Armani.

The 11th annual Stardust Awards honored Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Vidya Balan, and numerous others for their achievements in Hindi film this year. But who were the winners on the red carpet?

 

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Funniest Advice My Mother Has Ever Given Me: Kevin Wu (aka KevJumba) of Hang Loose

KevJumba (with Dante Basco) – in an embarrassing (?) situation. Photo courtesy of Kinetic Films

Mothers — with all their earnest, loving intentions — can often be entertaining, and their advice can be an interesting mix of serious, silly, insightful and mind-boggling (sometimes all rolled up into one zinger you can’t wait to share with your friends). In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ve asked fellow Asian American writers and artists to share the funniest advice they’ve ever gotten from their mothers.

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Funniest Advice My Mother Has Ever Given Me: Joey Damiano of Fortune Wheel

Damiano’s mother, Sue, late ’70’s.

Mothers — with all their earnest, loving intentions — can often be entertaining, and their advice can be an interesting mix of serious, silly, insightful and mind-boggling (sometimes all rolled up into one zinger you can’t wait to share with your friends). In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ve asked fellow Asian American writers and artists to share the funniest advice they’ve ever gotten from their mothers.

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Funniest Advice My Mother Has Ever Given Me: Catherine Liu of Oriental Girls Desire Romance

Mothers — with all their earnest, loving intentions — can often be entertaining, and their advice can be an interesting mix of serious, silly, insightful and mind-boggling (sometimes all rolled up into one zinger you can’t wait to share with your friends). In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ve asked fellow Asian American writers and artists to share the funniest advice they’ve ever gotten from their mothers.

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Funniest Advice My Mother Has Ever Given Me: Sunyoung Lee of Kaya Press

Sunyoung Lee
Publisher of Kaya Press

Mothers — with all their earnest, loving intentions — can often be entertaining, and their advice can be an interesting mix of serious, silly, insightful and mind-boggling (sometimes all rolled up into one zinger you can’t wait to share with your friends). In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ve asked fellow Asian American writers and artists to share the funniest advice they’ve ever gotten from their mothers.

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Funniest Advice My Mother Has Ever Given Me: Jeff Mizushima of Salad Days

Baby Mizushima with dog. Photo courtesy of Jeff Mizushima.

Mothers — with all their earnest, loving intentions — can often be entertaining, and their advice can be an interesting mix of serious, silly, insightful and mind-boggling (sometimes all rolled up into one zinger you can’t wait to share with your friends). In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ve asked fellow Asian American writers and artists to share the funniest advice they’ve ever gotten from their mothers.

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