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Kristina Wong’s ‘Radical Cram School’ is Now Out for Season 2

Comedian Kristina Wong‘s award-winning web series that empowers Asian American children to embrace their identities and support timely social movements is now out for its second season.

“Radical Cram School,” featuring Wong, Asian American children and plenty of puppets, dropped six new episodes on Jan. 16, covering topics from gun control to undocumented immigration to gender identity.

Ming-Na Wen Lands Super Chill Role in Awkwafina’s New Comedy Show

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Ming-Na Wen has been tapped to guest-star in Comedy Central’s “Awkwafina is Nora from Queens,” an upcoming series loosely based on Awkwafina’s — or Nora Lum’s — life growing up in outer-borough New York City.

The “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” star, who was recently cast in “Star Wars: The Mandalorian,” will play Sandra, Nora’s “bohemian, earthy and spiritual aunt who comes for a visit,” according to TV Line.

YouTuber ‘Mr. Yabatan’ Becomes a Celebrity in Japan as a Fluent Confused Foreigner

A Norwegian YouTuber, known simply as Mr. Yabatan, has become quite a hit in Japan for his antics playing a silly foreigner.

Mr. Yabatan, who has kept his real name a secret for privacy reasons, started his “cultural comedy” back in 2014. His Instagram account boasts of more than 375,000 followers while his YouTube channel has so far racked up a total of over 6.7 million views.