Picking up at nearly 3 million views, this video from Los Angeles based chiropractor Ryan Lee has gone viral over the past couple of days on the internet. While we're sure Ryan was very intentional on marketing the services of his clinic, we can't help but wonder if he bothered to show anyone else this video before allowing it to go live on the YouTube. In fact, he appears just tad bit creepy and this video might even turn away customers. But then again, he is receiving a lot of public attention (although we're sure he wasn't expecting this kind). Check out the video below!
DEPT: Pop-arrazi AUTHOR: Kanara Ty ISSUE: Spring 2013 "Marie Lu is at her best in Prodigy, the sequel to her New York Times bestseller Legend, giving us the most exciting follow-up to a debut novel the young adult genre has seen in a long time."
DEPT: Pop-arazzi AUTHOR: Kanara Ty ISSUE: Spring 2013 "The NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of the highly popular teen dystopian novel LEGEND and the sequel PRODIGY sits down with us to talk about who she thinks would make a great day and June in the film version, her next book in the series, due out in 2014, and the importance of (hot) asian american male leads in literature."
Hands down, my favorite editorial of the year so far. i-D once again, never disappoints. Click on for the rest of the editorial!
One of the biggest debates concerning Asian culture has been how Asian parent's raise their children. The phrase "strict Asian parent" has become a well-known stereotype and yet many of us can find some truth in this. It is said that Asians pride themselves in their academic achievements and are generally pushed towards a successful career. But what is the price for this success? How often do we hear of Asians who are allowed only a limited social life and pushed towards their books instead. How many times have we heard the story of an Asian forced to pursue a career their parents want...
Last season, Fox had very few successful outcomes. While we had high hopes for their newest multi-camera comedy Dads, the excitement may be short-lived. The comedy stars Seth Green and Giovanni Ribisi playing childhood friends (now in their thirties) whose lives are flipped upside down when their father's decide to move in with them. The cast will also include one of our favorites, Brenda Song. Unfortunately, the pilot preview fell short of our expectations. Aside from a few laughs, the preview began sounding problematic with Brenda Song forced into a schoolgirl outfit and performing a...
It is said that people become brutally honest during times of intoxication. We allow ourselves to feel heartbreak that we try to hold back, we tell people the things we are most afraid to admit, we even make mistakes- lots of them. Watch Wong Fru's most recent short "To Those Nights" as a reminder that the heart and mind wander to interesting places when under the influence of alcohol.
Though it’s been a month since New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012, with Los Angeles Fashion Week here we thought we’d share some shots of our beloved Asian models spotted on the runway of NYFW as well as off.
On the runway:
I’ll admit, collecting hotel shampoos and conditioners has become a sort of a hobby of mine. I just love their compact size for traveling! (Although, irony of irony, when I go to a new place, I usually don’t use my looted hotel toiletries, I use the new ones in the new hotel).
This winter, I’m not going to hide away and hibernate, I’m planning on doing some hefty traveling and what better set to carry with me than Hugo Naturals Winter Retreat Pack?
Available in Vanilla & Sweet Orange and French Lavender, each pack sells for $14.99 and includes:
· 1 Shampoo
· 1 Conditioner
· 1 Shower Gel
· 1 All Over Lotion
· 1 Essential Mist
· 1 Lip Balm
Compact, efficient and well-scented– this is traveling done right!
We’re giving a total of TWO (2) lucky winners one Hugo Naturals winter retreat pack each for this week’s TGIFree Friday! Check out how you can win yourself one below.
HOW TO ENTER:
You may enter as many times as you wish! Contest ends Wednesday, October 19, 11:59 PST. You must have a mailing address to win.
I’m sure you all know how amazing Wong Fu Productions is at producing videos – if you don’t know who I’m talking about, where have you been this whole time? Phil, Ted and Wes have produced the music videos for YouTube stars like 7th most subscribed musician on YouTube, David Choi, and rising musical star afterschoolspecial, but never an artist in Asia. And the first time they did, they went big. I’m talking about one of the most highly visible Taiwanese stars, Wang Leehom, who personally sought them out and had them fly over to Asia to produce his newest music video – of which the song wasn’t even released to the public yet!
When the opportunity came around in an e-mail they found in their inbox, they didn’t believe their eyes. As exciting as it sounded, the e-mail just seemed kind of questionable, but not long after the video was put into production. The video has been out for a few days already now, but in case you haven’t seen it, here it is!
See behind-the-scene photos here!
The Korean hip-hop group, Yellow Boyz, stays true to their name as the headlining stars of this year’s Asian Hip Hop Summit at Princeton University for the 2nd annual IvyCon on November 12, 2011.
Shooting to fame following their appearance on Mnet’s Superstar K3, the Hip Hop group from Atlanta was chosen to headline this year’s Asian Hip Hop Summit. Now an annual concert tour, the Asian Hip Hop Summit was founded as an annual festival in Los Angeles’s in 2001, and is now North America’s oldest and most widespread Asian arts movement.
Also joining Yellow Boyz at this year’s Summit will be Lyricks from Northern Virginia, Decipher from Philadelphia, Jackie Chain from Huntsville, and Smokes from Milwaukee.
The Asian Hip Hop Summit’s 10 Year Anniversary Tour kicked off on October 1 at the R.E.A.C.H Conference (UNC, Duke, NC State) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The group also performed at the A3C Hip Hop Festival in Atlanta and will make additional stops at Rutgers University, Boston University, and many other schools.
For more info and an up-to-date Tour Schedule, check it here.
Lisa Ling, Margaret Cho, and Jan Yanahiro have joined other females to speak out on media’s poor representation of women in a new documentary out aptly entitled Miss Representation.
With shocking stats of the low percentage of women in power, combined with tell-tale images captured from various music videos, television shows, and computer games from the media, the trailer for the doc has already caught on like fire over the internet.
“The media can be an instrument for change, it can awaken people and change minds. It depends on who’s piloting the plane.” — Katie Couric.
What are your thoughts on the stats and statements made from the Miss Representation trailer?
What would you do if you were a widow with a daughter who refuses to get married and your next door neighbor is in love with you?
If it were me, I’d crawl into a small dark space, eat chocolate, and sleep till it was over.
These are some of the problems widow Deepa Kirpalani faces in the East West Players‘ production of the world premiere of A Widow of No Importance.
Who doesn’t want to spend a couple of beautiful days in San Diego watching amazing films, listening to panels by invigorating speakers, and mingling with top-notch celebrities and industry-shakers?
I’m excited to see the San Diego Asian Film Festival outdo themselves year after year packing the fest with fresh films, activities, and fun for socal residents to enjoy. This year is no exception. Just take a look at the intro video for yourself:
The festival runs from October 20-28th. Audrey will be heading down there and we would love to see you!
Starting today (October 10), we’re giving away TEN (10) pairs of SDAFF tickets to Audrey readers.
Here’s how you can win:
1. FOLLOW Audrey Magazine on Twitter and Facebook (if you have accounts).
2. SPREAD THE WORD: Retweet the contest to your friends, and repost on your wall: Link @audreymagazine so we’ll see you did this!
3. COMMENT BELOW: Tell us why you need to go to the SDAFF!
You may enter as many times as you wish! A winner will be picked each day from Oct. 10 through Oct. 19, 2011. Names will be placed on will call.
If winning mere tickets are not enough, (but how can it not be?) you can enter in SDAFF’s Super Fan Contest where the film fest is giving away a pair of All Fest Pass, hotel room, gala seats, and VERIZON Tablet. Check here for deets.
So much fun to be had! Hope to see you at SDAFF!
After several hours in the sun and nine hours of standing, my body was completely exhausted and my feet were dying but I must say, it was totally worth it. The International Secret Agents Los Angeles (ISA LA) event that took place in Queen Mary on October 1st gathered together the best of the best Asian YouTube stars you could think of plus other top-selling mainstream artists: Far East Movement, B.o.B, Sean Kingston, Jay Park, Wong Fu Productions, AJ Rafael, David Choi, Kevin Wu (KevJumba), Ryan Higa (NigaHiga), Clara C, Cathy Nguyen, and the list goes on. A year ago my cousin introduced me to them and I’ve been hooked ever since. In fact, I’m listening to their songs right now while I’m writing this so you can imagine how excited I was for the event.
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Seol & Company of Korea‘s production of its new original, non-verbal sports musical High Kick began its official two month run yesterday at the Yeongdongpo CGV Art Hall in Seoul, South Korea. Based around soccer, High Kick incorporates not only the nation’s favorite sport but also elements of acrobat, Sepak Tacraw, martial arts, B-boying, and dance.
Patty Chang Anker and her immigrant family knew one path to success — the academic one. So when she discovered her adopted daughter had special needs, she learned to step back, let go and just breathe.
ISSUE: Summer 2011
DEPT: My Story
STORY: Patty Chang Anker
“I’m not going to college,” G de- clares. She is 9 years old.
“What?” My voice sounds calm, but I’ve stopped breathing. “Why?”
“I’m not going, and I don’t want to talk about it.” She walks away.
“Oh, yes you are!” I want to shout after her. But I don’t. Instead, I let the flood of questions, worries and heartache come.