This weekend marks the beginning of the Year of the Ox! To celebrate, Tom and Jerry star and friend of the NOC, Chef Jackie/Señor Chang/Leslie Chow, himself — that’s right, Ken Jeong — has recorded a special Lunar New greeting exclusively for The Nerds of Color!Continue reading “Happy Lunar New Year from ‘Tom and Jerry’ and Ken Jeong!”
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!
Local Tokyo hero and frequent Asian-city destroyer, Godzilla and his various foes, who also destroy many Asian-cities, would like to wish all of their victims a Happy Lunar New Year!
In all seriousness, the legacy of Godzilla as an important cultural icon to Asians and Asian Americans everywhere is timeless. And in celebration of that legacy, Warner Bros. has released these four striking new Lunar New Year posters.
A little over two weeks ago, I had the honor of leading a comics workshop with my SIUniverse partner Jerry Ma at the world renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Part of their annual Lunar New Year festival, Jerry and I helped small children and their families use inspiration from the museum’s rooms of Asian art to create their own superhero characters.
Last week, I talked about how much our household enjoys watching My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Since 2014 is the Year of the Horse, I figured that it only made sense for Hasbro (or The Hub, for that matter) to cash in on the festivities by licensing the Mane Six on some little red envelopes or lanterns or something. Continue reading “Have a Pinkie New Year Every Pony”