Sorry for the delay! James has been busy with his thesis, but…the wait is worth it with our biggest episode yet!
Introducing actor Freya Adams! Freya starred in “Advantageous” and has been in quite a few TV shows. (link below)
Return of LGBTQ community champion, Brazilian, and suburban woman Laura Cox!
- Recently moved from NYC to LA, just in time for pilot season.
- Freya Adams origin story begins in Illinois and being one of the few people of color.
- Women aren’t allowed to have emotions
- Stereotypes of Asians
- Roles written for Asians are few
- Brazil is in a bit of a mess.
- Freya having to be better than her peers due to greater scrutiny
- Teacher said "You'll need to work twice as hard to get half as much”
- Cultural erasure
- What actors look for in a script.
しまった - shimatta - we’re screwed, oops
James: Mandarin Chinese
Tángláng bǔ chán, huáng què zài hòu
lit. mantis catches the cicada, the oriole is behind the mantis.
Don’t be too focused on an immediate goal that you forget your surroundings and other potential dangers.
- Puta merda: Horse shit
- Salsicha - Little sausage *
بندر لڑکی - Bandaria - Monkey girl *
*note: used google translate on these, not sure of accuracy
Freya Adams credits:
Advantageous: the feature film
Dave Chappelle and his white friend Chip
Doug Loves Movies - Anne Heche, Sandra Oh and Onur Tukel
Disney show “Andi Mack” (correction: James incorrectly called it Hallie Mack)
Episode 1 on youtube, check it out:
Alan Yang’s Emmy Speech on Asian representation
Box office sales numbers for movies
Man traveled to New York from Maryland “for the purpose of killing black men”
Teacher Allegedly Paid Student Hush Money After Sex
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