“When it comes to bubble tea and Amy Tan, I’ve taken different stances, but the two have much in common. They’ve both become shorthands of some vaguely ‘Asian American thing.’”
It’s Getting Hot in Here, So Take Off All Your Constructs
Hot Girl Summer has women subverting a feminine archetype, but only if they can embody it first.
Breastfeeding On TV Peaked in 1976 and Went Downhill from There
Where was breastfeeding first depicted on TV? If you guessed Buffy Saint-Marie on Sesame Street, you’d be right.
From Auditions to Airports: Actor Riz Ahmed on Being Typecast as a Terrorist
Actor Riz Ahmed — star of the miniseries The Night Of and films The Road to Guantánamo and Rogue One — describes what life, work, and traveling through airports is like as a British Pakistani.
Typecast as a Terrorist
The Night Of and Rogue One star Riz Ahmed describes what life, work, and passing through airports is like as a British Pakistani.
Stereotyping in 170 Milliseconds
During a Skype conversation, Quadflieg explained that MRI-based brain studies show stereotypes are activated in about 170 milliseconds. No matter how open-minded we fancy ourselves, these biases kick in without our realizing it, she says. In a 2011 study in the journal Neuroimage, Quadflieg reported that the areas of the brain associated with body recognition had […]