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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, an Asia Society Asia 21 Young Leader and Asia Game Changer, won an Academy Award for Best Documentary last month. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society

Apology for Racial Insensitivity at Oscars Fails to Mollify Asian-American Community

Actor George Takei called the mea culpa "a bland, corporate response." more
Children represent accountants from PricewaterhouseCoopers on stage at the 88th Oscars on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Treatment of Asians at the Oscars: 'Antithesis of Progress'

A segment resurfacing Asian stereotypes obscures an equally troubling problem: the lack of good roles in Hollywood. more
(L to R) Jeremy Lin, Philippine Gold, Cris Comerford, and Xi Jinping were some of Asia Blog's most read stories in 2015. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty, Ayala Museum, Sonya, N. Herbert/White House, Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty)

Asia Blog's 10 Most Read Posts of 2015

From cross-cultural comedy to imperiled journalists, these are the posts that struck a chord with our readers during the past year. more
A man takes a picture next to a banner set up for an exhibition for popular animation character Hello Kitty in Hong Kong, 29 August 2005. (Phillipe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

Weekly Rewind: Pakistan's Scrabble Geniuses, Monet on Display in Tehran, and the World's First Hello Kitty Restaurant

Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content from the past seven days that you may have missed. more
Jeremy Lin. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview: Jeremy Lin on 'Breaking Down Stereotypes,' Dunking on His Mom, and New York vs. Houston vs. LA

'I'm very proud of who I am and my heritage so I have no issues answering questions about it.” NBA point guard Jeremy Lin discusses his Chinese and Taiwanese American background in an Asia Blog interview. more
'Linsanity' (2013)

Video: That Time Jeremy Lin Mistook New York's Koreatown for Times Square

The makers of the documentary 'Linsanity' offer up some behind-the-scenes stories to the Asian American International Film Festival crowd at Asia Society in New York. more

'Linsanity' Team: 'We Didn't Know What We Had'

Behind-the-scenes anecdotes from a new documentary about the NBA player Jeremy Lin. more

'Linsanity' Post-Screening Q & A (Complete)

A documentary filmmaker chronicles the frenzy surrounding the meteoric rise of NBA player Jeremy Lin in 2012. more