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Television Review: ‘Fresh Off the Boat’

Television Review: ‘Fresh Off the Boat’

★★★☆☆  The last time Asian-Americans were the focus of a sitcom, Nelson Mandela’s election ended the South African apartheid and “Pulp Fiction” had just been released. While ABC’s new sitcom “Fresh Off the Boat” will technically be the second show to cross this barrier, Margaret Cho’s “All American Girl” was[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Television’s Asian America

Television’s Asian America

“Fresh Off the Boat,” or “Fob,” is a common term for Asian-Americans. I’ll use it to describe international students, or anyone or thing that is more connected to its origins’ culture than America’s. Personally, as a second-generation Korean-American, being a Fob doesn’t have a negative or positive connotation — despite[Read More…]

by May 26, 2014 1 comment Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top