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Hard N.O.C. Life

Nov 29, 2017

Since the NOC launched in 2013, actress Janina Gavankar has been one of the community's biggest celebrity boosters. Now, finally, Janina is able to join us on Hard NOC Life! In the intervening years, she has racked up the nerd bona fides by starring in Arrow, True Blood, and Sleepy Hollow. But now, she is part of the...


Nov 27, 2017

Two weeks ago, Justice League -- WB/DC's attempt at uniting all of its iconic heroes in a single movie -- fizzled at the box office, calling in to question the future of the DC Universe on film. To talk about the movie, and what it portends for the rest of the DCEU, Mashable movie reporter Angie Han joins the podcast to...


Nov 2, 2017

This weekend's cover story in Entertainment Weekly features Constance Wu and Henry Golding from next year's can't-miss romcom Crazy Rich Asians. Since Asian Americans on the cover of EW is so rare, we brought in the story's author, Shirley Li, to talk about her behind-the-scenes look at the movie all of Asian...


Oct 27, 2017

On the most recent episode of Supergirl, the producers doubled down on Maggie Sawyer's problematic Latinx identity.

To discuss the show's mishandling of this latest storyline, its whitewashed casting, and the Latinx community's history of under representation in Hollywood, Hard NOC Life brings back Desiree Rodrguez, and...


Sep 29, 2017

On Hard NOC Life, Keith sits down with actor and stunt performer Yoshi Sudarso.

Keith and Yoshi discuss Iron Fist, the problem with whitewashing and why it's okay to cross-cast Asian ethnicities, and Buffalo Boys, the movie he's currently shooting in Indonesia. They also talk about his Daniel Wu fandom and Keith tries...