Keith and Dominic tap into their Chinese American backgrounds to provide YouTube’s definitive explainer on how to pronounce “Shang-Chi,” a name that the entire world will want to know now that Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is the biggest movie in the world!Continue reading “Two Chinese Americans Explain How to Pronounce ‘Shang-Chi’”
It’s no secret that we’re huge fans of Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins here at The NOC. And to celebrate the movie’s release, we’re giving away free tickets and Snake Eyes-branded apparel! And all you have to do is follow us on social and subscribe to our channel — where we’ve been posting awesome Snake Eyes content!Continue reading “Follow Us for the Chance to Win a ‘Snake Eyes’ Prize Pack”
Calling all artists! We’re running a fun new competition with our friends at TeePublic to turn your artwork into cool merch!Continue reading “Help Us Create New NOC Merch (and Earn Some Cash Too)”
All month long, BoxLunch is highlighting stories of the Asian American and Pacific Islander diaspora. They have also set up a special landing page that links out to merchandise that celebrates AAPI culture and fandoms. Net proceeds from purchase will also benefit AAJC.Continue reading “BoxLunch is Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month”
Presented by CAPE and The CW, join the cast of Kung Fu — Olivia Liang, Shannon Dang, Jon Prasida, Kheng Hua Tan, Tzi Ma, and showrunner Christina M. Kim — and The Nerds of Color Editor-in-Chief Keith Chow for a conversation on reclaiming martial arts, shattering stereotypes, and being an Asian American family on primetime TV.Continue reading “Q&A with the ‘Kung Fu’ Cast and Showrunner”
Thank god this trash fire of a year is finally over. Still there were some things that made us happy. It’s been a few years, but we’ve reassembled the NOCs of the Roundtable to recount the best nerdy moments of the worst year ever.Continue reading “NOCs of the Roundtable: Goodbye 2020”
Here’s a treat for NOC readers! In this exclusive clip from the next episode of SYFY’s late-night adult animation series, Magical Girl Friendship Squad, Alex (played by Quinta Brunson as a matter-of-fact realist with a weakness for “mom stuff”) starts … Continue reading Exclusive Clip Featuring Quinta Brunson from SYFY’s ‘Magical Girl Friendship Squad’
After COVID-19 forced the cancellation of SXSW, several movies set to debut at the annual Texas festival had to shift their premieres. Friend of the NOC Lynn Chen’s directorial debut, I Will Make You Mine, was one of those movies. Fortunately, the movie has finally been released on blu-ray/DVD and is available to stream on nearly every digital platform!
It’s no secret that we’re huge fans of Birds of Prey here at The Nerds of Color. Even though the film has been on demand digitally since the pandemic hit, Cathy Yan’s girl-gang opus is finally available to fans of physical media with its release on blu-ray and DVD. To celebrate, we’re giving away a digital copy* of the movie to one lucky follower on twitter!
This weekend marks the beginning of the Year of the Rat. To celebrate, one of the stars of the upcoming Birds of Prey movie — Cassandra Cain herself, Ella Jay Basco! — recorded a special Lunar New greeting exclusively for The Nerds of Color in front of the latest trailer. Check it out!
In the midst of a historic run through Award Season — including a win for best ensemble cast at the Screen Actors Guild Awards — Parasite finally comes to home video via Universal Pictures and NEON. And we’ve got copies of the blu-ray that we’re giving away!
Recently, the cast of the upcoming Birds of Prey movie — including Ella Jay Basco, Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, and Rosie Perez — recorded a special holiday greeting exclusively for The Nerds of Color. Check it out below and have a Happy Holiday season:
This Saturday, September 21, join our very own Keith Chow and Jamie Noguchi at the second annual Charm City Night Market in downtown Baltimore, Maryland!
The world premiere of Detective Pikachu in New York City is just around the corner. Though the film doesn’t come out until May 10, here are our first impressions:
This morning, Netflix dropped a new trailer for Stranger Things, and of course the internet lost its mind.
We’ve partnered with our friends at TeePublic to create a special t-shirt giveaway celebrating both Black History Month as well as the one-year anniversary (and Academy Award Season run) of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther. See below for the rules to win three t-shirts from TeePublic!
20th Century Fox invites you (and a guest) to a special early screening of Alita: Battle Angel in 3D Dolby Digital with The Nerds of Color in New York City!
January 13 is National Sticker Day! Visit our merch store at TeePublic to take advantage of 30% off all stickers with the code NOCStickers! Click the image to start shopping now! The code is only good through Monday at midnight! Continue reading Celebrate National Stickers Day by Saving 30% Off NOC Stickers
This Friday, James Wan’s superhero epic Aquaman opens in theaters all across America. To celebrate the film’s opening, our intrepid movie reporter Mike Manalo got a chance to sit down with Aquaman’s arch-nemesis, Black Manta — portrayed in the film by Yahya Abdul-Mateen II!
We are so close to the Aquaman premiere, we can almost taste it! Fortunately, our own Mike Manalo caught an early peek and had this to say!
It’s that time of year! Visit our merch store at TeePublic to take advantage of 25% off all merchandise with the code NOC25! Click the image to start shopping now! We’ve also added some nerdy Holiday merch as well. Continue reading Our Holiday Merch Store Sale
A new Hard NOC Life will be available on Friday, but in the meantime, be sure to check out these newly released episodes from other shows in the Hard NOC network, plus a brand new podcast debuting next week!