Let’s Talk About Hawkeye

(8 min read) (Hawkeye visits Japan) *Note: this article contains major spoilers for Avengers: Endgame --- In a world where Green Book is lauded for its “white savior” approach to race¹, and its director Peter Farrelly decides to team up with Brian Currie and Pete Jones (an unholy trinity of white men) to write a…

[JttW #45] Decolonial Love: Swipe Left On Internalized Racism

By Sen Tien We unpack "A Very Offensive Rom-Com", an episode of NPR's Invisibilia podcast with special guest, Maka (@_fakeMT). -- "A Very Offensive Rom-Com" (NPR): https://www.npr.org/2019/04/04/709948132/a-very-offensive-rom-com Breaking the ‘girl code’ and internalized racism (Vi Nguyen): https://www.aprilmag.com/2018/10/10/breaking-the-girl-code-and-internalized-racism/ White Sexual Imperialism: A Theory of Asian Feminist Jurisprudence (Sunny Woan): https://scholarlycommons.law.wlu.edu/crsj/vol14/iss2/5/ https://youtu.be/TNxT0MTwBoI

TMFL Episode 79: K-Town Behind The Scenes (Parts 1 & 2)

By Albert Hur and Teen Eugene Choi sits down with Teen, u/47_bronin, and some other friends to finally tell the untold story about the making of the reality series "K-Town" and its follow-up successor "Roll Models."  Eugene shares his thoughts on making a dent in Hollywood, the use and abuse of hype, and having your…

TMFL Episode 77: Justin Chon Tells the Story of Making ‘Gook’

By Albert Hur and Teen Justin Chon's 'Gook' is sure to set off emotions, debate, and a lot of reflection.  Hopefully, it also sets off the box office.  We talk with Justin about the film as a labor of love and personal obligation, and the importance of reviving consciousness of the word 'gook' itself.