Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

popular culture

Competitors paddle vigorously at the Aberdeen Dragon Boat Races on June 12, 2013 in Hong Kong. (Jessica Hromas/Getty Images)

Photos: Hong Kong Takes to the Waves for Annual Dragon Boat Race

Slideshow: the latest observation of a colorful festival stretching back 2,000 years. more
Production of Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce at Huy Fong Food’s Rosemead, CA facility. (Griffin Hammond)

Interview: Filmmaker Focuses on Sriracha, the Condiment with a Cult Following

Video producer Griffin Hammond embarks on a new documentary about the hottest (in several senses) condiment around. more
Maria Toorpakai, currently ranked #49 among the world's women squash players. (mariatoorpakai.com)

Interview: Pakistani Squash Star Maria Toorpakai Wins Victories On- and Off-Court

An outspoken young athlete has faced down death threats and more to be able to play her sport. more
Linda Akutagawa. (Toyo Miyatake Studios)

Interview: Linda Akutagawa on Fighting the Stereotype That Asian Americans Can't Lead

Akutagawa, president and CEO of Leadership for Asian Pacifics Inc. (LEAP), points to Vera Wang, Jeremy Lin, Norm Mineta, Major General Tony Taguba, and Indra Nooyi as proof that Asian Americans are rising to the top. more
Michael Chang returns a shot to Pete Sampras while playing an exhibition match at Stanford University on July 11, 2012. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Interview: Michael Chang on Teenage Stardom, Jeremy Lin and Tennis in China

Chang, who in 1989 became the youngest player ever to win a Grand Slam tennis event, also talks about his most memorable match and the state of American tennis. more
Jen Chung, co-founder of Gothamist.

Gothamist's Jen Chung on Mourning the Intimacy of New York's Blog Scene

One of New York's original city bloggers talks about being called "gook" in high school, her favorite websites and restaurants — and pandas, of course! more
Vern Yip. (Parker Smith)

Interview: HGTV Designer Vern Yip on Career Choices, Clean Lines and Clutter

The Hong Kong-born interior designer offers tips on how you can spruce up your place this summer and explains why he doesn't want any of his HGTV colleagues designing rooms for him. more
Aasif Mandvi. (Adam Cantor)

Interview: Aasif Mandvi on Introducing Jon Hamm to the 'Indian Head Wobble'

The 'Daily Show' correspondent also lists his three favorite interviews on the fake news show and warns Jon Stewart of a potential John Oliver takeover. more
Kristen Kish. (www.mercurephotography.com)

Interview: 'Top Chef' Kristen Kish on Her Korean Fried Chicken Addiction, and More

The recent 'Top Chef' winner talks about eating her weight in Doritos off camera during the show, and lists her favorite people to follow on Twitter. more
Punjabi American music maven Amrit Singh is the director of a new short film, "Dosa Hunt." (Laura June Kirsch)

Interview: Filmmaker Amrit Singh Dishes on His Quest to Find New York's Best Dosa

From the many phases of his hair to a tweet that inspired his film "Dosa Hunt," the Punjabi American music maven tells us how his heritage has shaped who he is today. more