• Help Make The Filipino Street Art Project Happen

    Help Make The Filipino Street Art Project Happen

    The Filipino Street Art Project – the brainchild of Kim Dryden and Fil-Am Austin Smith – recently launched its Kickstarter campaign to fund Manileños, a feature length documentary film that looks at the lives of several young street artists in Manila. The campaign runs until November 7th with a goal of raising $15,000, which would go(…)

  • Vanessa Hudgens Gets Exposed (Again)

    Vanessa Hudgens Gets Exposed (Again)

    A second round of private – and mostly nude – photos belonging to celebrities were leaked over the weekend, and among the names of those who fell victim were Filipino-American actress Vanessa Hudgens. Hudgens, who rose to fame thanks to Disney’s High School Musical series, is not a stranger to having her private photos leaked(…)

  • White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford is a CNN Leading Woman

    White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford is a CNN Leading Woman

    A few months ago, we wrote a post about President Obama making a point to thank Fil-Am White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford during a state dinner at Malacanang for the lumpia and adobo his family occasionally enjoys. This week, CNN profiled the first female and the first person of Asian descent to be named(…)

  • Watch ‘The Real’ Manny Pacquiao Sing ‘Let it Go’

    Watch ‘The Real’ Manny Pacquiao Sing ‘Let it Go’

    Manny, Manny, Manny. Is this part of yet another career change for Manny Pacquiao? Comedian Manny? So, in case you missed it, at the ESPY’s this year, Rapper and eyebrow holder Drake hosted the show and did his best Manny impersonation for one of his skits in which the boxer sings “Let it Go” from(…)

  • Manny Pacquiao Sings About…the NFL?

    Manny Pacquiao Sings About…the NFL?

    I’m starting to worry about Manny Pacquiao’s focus for his November 22nd fight against Chris Algieri. First, he decides to coach a PBA basketball team, then he drafts himself (!) in the 2014 PBA draft. Now he’s moved on to another sport: football. Yes that’s American football. As in the NFL. We all know everyone(…)

Help Make The Filipino Street Art Project Happen

Help Make The Filipino Street Art Project Happen

The Filipino Street Art Project – the brainchild of Kim Dryden and Fil-Am Austin Smith – recently launched its Kickstarter campaign to fund Manileños, a feature length documentary film that looks at the lives of several young street artists in Manila. The campaign runs until November 7th with a goal of raising $15,000, which would go(…)

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Vanessa Hudgens Gets Exposed (Again)

Vanessa Hudgens Gets Exposed (Again)

A second round of private – and mostly nude – photos belonging to celebrities were leaked over the weekend, and among the names of those who fell victim were Filipino-American actress Vanessa Hudgens. Hudgens, who rose to fame thanks to Disney’s High School Musical series, is not a stranger to having her private photos leaked(…)

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White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford is a CNN Leading Woman

White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford is a CNN Leading Woman

A few months ago, we wrote a post about President Obama making a point to thank Fil-Am White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford during a state dinner at Malacanang for the lumpia and adobo his family occasionally enjoys. This week, CNN profiled the first female and the first person of Asian descent to be named(…)

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Watch ‘The Real’ Manny Pacquiao Sing ‘Let it Go’

Watch ‘The Real’ Manny Pacquiao Sing ‘Let it Go’

Manny, Manny, Manny. Is this part of yet another career change for Manny Pacquiao? Comedian Manny? So, in case you missed it, at the ESPY’s this year, Rapper and eyebrow holder Drake hosted the show and did his best Manny impersonation for one of his skits in which the boxer sings “Let it Go” from(…)

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Manny Pacquiao Sings About…the NFL?

Manny Pacquiao Sings About…the NFL?

I’m starting to worry about Manny Pacquiao’s focus for his November 22nd fight against Chris Algieri. First, he decides to coach a PBA basketball team, then he drafts himself (!) in the 2014 PBA draft. Now he’s moved on to another sport: football. Yes that’s American football. As in the NFL. We all know everyone(…)

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9/6: AJ Rafael’s Final Show, San Diego, CA

9/6: AJ Rafael’s Final Show, San Diego, CA

Fil-Am musician and YouTube sensation AJ Rafael will be playing his final show this Saturday, September 6th, at Queen Bee’s in San Diego before he takes an indefinite hiatus from performing live. Rafael announced via a letter to newmediarockstars.com that he would be taking an indefinite hiatus from live performances – a hiatus which could(…)

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Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson signs with LA Lakers

Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson signs with LA Lakers

Jordan Clarkson, the guard from the University of Missouri who was drafted in the second round of the recent NBA draft, has been signed to a contract by the Los Angeles Lakers for the 2014-2015 season. The Lakers acquired the rights to Clarkson in a draft day trade with the Washington Wizards which sent the(…)

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Watch Shay Mitchell’s Short Film ‘Immediately Afterlife’

Watch Shay Mitchell’s Short Film ‘Immediately Afterlife’

While Shay Mitchell already has quite a following thanks to her hit ABC Family show “Pretty Little Liars” (including someone over at Buzzfeed), the model/actress with a Filipino mother and an Irish/Scottish father is starting to pop up more and more. You might see her palling around with Joel McHale in the E! Network’s The(…)

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Lea Salonga Gets Drenched for ALS, Challenges Darren Criss and apl.de.ap

Lea Salonga Gets Drenched for ALS, Challenges Darren Criss and apl.de.ap

As the list of celebrities accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge grows, the multi-talented Ms. Lea Salonga uploaded her video on Wednesday showing her husband, Robert Chien, dumping a bucket of ice on her. Before giving her husband the go-ahead, Salonga explained that her husband’s uncle recently passed away from ALS and so this had(…)

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‘Guardian’ Dave Bautista Takes Ice Bath, Challenges Donaire

‘Guardian’ Dave Bautista Takes Ice Bath, Challenges Donaire

Filipino-American “Guardians of the Galaxy” star and former WWE wrestler Dave Bautista posted a video of himself going above and beyond for ALS. Bautista was challenged by his Guardians costar Chris Pratt as part of Pratt’s Ice Bucket Challenge video which was posted on Saturday. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge calls for those who are(…)

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