• #WCW: Jasmine V

    #WCW: Jasmine V

    Whether you realize it or not, this is probably not the first time you’ve seen Filipino-Mexican-American singer Jasmine V (Villegas). For millions, she is known as the girl Justin Bieber first serenaded in his breakout single, Baby. These days, she’s starring in her own music videos. Jasmine V released her first single this summer, That’s(…)

  • Could Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson Be The Lakers’ Starting Point Guard?

    Could Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson Be The Lakers’ Starting Point Guard?

    The NBA season officially starts tonight, and one of the three games you can watch feature the Los Angeles Lakers hosting the Houston Rockets. Sure, the Lakers will always be about Kobe Bryant until he decides to retire. And tonight’s game will mean a lot for the off-season’s biggest acquisition since Jeremy Lin will be(…)

  • 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(…)

#WCW: Jasmine V

#WCW: Jasmine V

Whether you realize it or not, this is probably not the first time you’ve seen Filipino-Mexican-American singer Jasmine V (Villegas). For millions, she is known as the girl Justin Bieber first serenaded in his breakout single, Baby. These days, she’s starring in her own music videos. Jasmine V released her first single this summer, That’s(…)

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Could Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson Be The Lakers’ Starting Point Guard?

Could Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson Be The Lakers’ Starting Point Guard?

The NBA season officially starts tonight, and one of the three games you can watch feature the Los Angeles Lakers hosting the Houston Rockets. Sure, the Lakers will always be about Kobe Bryant until he decides to retire. And tonight’s game will mean a lot for the off-season’s biggest acquisition since Jeremy Lin will be(…)

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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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