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Hamilton employs colourblind casting, but that only does disservice to the idea of true representation
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Hamilton employs colourblind casting, but that only does disservice to the idea of true representation

The trouble of a colourblind production might not be the casting itself but the fact that the casting may still erase the reimagined characters’ identities

The Simpsons star Hank Azaria reveals he will no longer voice Apu in sitcom amid racism row
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The Simpsons star Hank Azaria reveals he will no longer voice Apu in sitcom amid racism row

The Simpsons' Hank Azaria has stated he has stepped down from his role of Apu. However, the show has not yet released an official statement regarding the same.

AMD Athlon 200GE: Gaming on a budget is not just possible, it's actually fun
Gaming

AMD Athlon 200GE: Gaming on a budget is not just possible, it's actually fun

Contrary to a popular belief, it doesn't really cost too much to turn into a PC gamer.

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas get The Simpsons treatment as artist recreates wedding photos
Entertainment

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas get The Simpsons treatment as artist recreates wedding photos

Priyanka Chopra had earlier said that the character of Apu had become the bane of her life as many questioned her why she didn't speak or behave similarly

Argentinian channel Cronica TV issues bizarre welcome to Narendra Modi, claims 'Apu Arrived' as PM arrives in Buenos Aires
India

Argentinian channel Cronica TV issues bizarre welcome to Narendra Modi, claims 'Apu Arrived' as PM arrives in Buenos Aires

Cronica TV displayed the image of Apu from The Simpsons with the caption "Apu Arrived" as Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Buenos Aires.

The Simpsons showrunner Al Jean dismisses reports of dropping Apu's character amid racism row
Entertainment

The Simpsons showrunner Al Jean dismisses reports of dropping Apu's character amid racism row

One of the longest running animated shows on American TV, The Simpsons came under intense scrutiny after Hari Kondabolu's documentary The Problem with Apu highlighted the stereotypical depiction of Indian immigrants in Hollywood.

Indians still vote on communal lines, suggests survey; upper caste voters most mistrustful of leaders outside own community
Politics

Indians still vote on communal lines, suggests survey; upper caste voters most mistrustful of leaders outside own community

A majority of Indians prefer political leaders from their own caste, tribe or religion, according to a 2018 study, indicating how identity politics plays a significant role in state and general elections

Priyanka Chopra on The Simpsons' Apu controversy: 'He was the bane of my life'
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Priyanka Chopra on The Simpsons' Apu controversy: 'He was the bane of my life'

Priyanka Chopra is the latest celebrity to react on the controversial character Apu from The Simpsons.

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening shrugs off Apu row: 'People love to pretend they're offended'
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The Simpsons creator Matt Groening shrugs off Apu row: 'People love to pretend they're offended'

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has responded to the Apu controversy, saying people love to express fake offence nowadays.

Hank Azaria, voice of Apu on The Simpsons, says he is 'happy to step aside' amid racism controversy
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Hank Azaria, voice of Apu on The Simpsons, says he is 'happy to step aside' amid racism controversy

The controversy surrounding Indian character Apu on The Simpsons received a new perspective after Hank Azaria's latest comments on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Netflix's rapid expansion in India proves the future of storytelling is here and it's in our hands
Entertainment

Netflix's rapid expansion in India proves the future of storytelling is here and it's in our hands

The multiplicity of Indian narratives on Netflix means that we as no longer have to rely on hopelessly dated characters such as Apu to represent us globally

The Simpsons showrunner responds to criticism of racist portrayal of Apu, says will 'find an answer'
Entertainment

The Simpsons showrunner responds to criticism of racist portrayal of Apu, says will 'find an answer'

The Simpsons showrunner and executive producer Al Jean has responded to the feedback surrounding a recent episode that attempted to address the controversy over the depiction of character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon.

The Simpsons' Apu problem: Why the show's response to racism in latest episode is disappointing
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The Simpsons' Apu problem: Why the show's response to racism in latest episode is disappointing

A lot has changed in how South Asians are viewed on-and-off the screen since Apu first made an appearance in The Simpsons in 1989. But the show's treatment of the character remains the same.

The Simpsons address Apu racism row in new episode, sparking severe backlash from fans
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The Simpsons address Apu racism row in new episode, sparking severe backlash from fans

The Simpsons addressed the criticism of its portrayal of Indian shop owner, Apu. But the comedian who helped spark the conversation called the show’s response “sad”.

The Simpsons star Hank Azaria says the show will address Apu racism controversy following documentary
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The Simpsons star Hank Azaria says the show will address Apu racism controversy following documentary

Azaria's comments come after the documentary The Problem With Apu by comic Hari Kondabolu, which explored the manner in which elements of the character allegedly reinforce racial stereotypes.

Arch rivals AMD and Intel will collaborate on a new generation of CPU with embedded Radeon graphics
News & Analysis

Arch rivals AMD and Intel will collaborate on a new generation of CPU with embedded Radeon graphics

We’ve been hearing rumours of this partnership since the beginning of this year, but given the lack of evidence, dismissed the rumours as being too fanciful

New AMD A-Series APUs to take on Haswell with Radeon HD 8000 graphics
News & Analysis

New AMD A-Series APUs to take on Haswell with Radeon HD 8000 graphics

To compete with Intel's new Haswell line-up of chips, AMD has unveiled its new set of chips, dubbed the 2013 Elite A-Series Accelerated Processing Unit

AMD's new mobile APUs to take on Intel's Pentium and Celeron line
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AMD's new mobile APUs to take on Intel's Pentium and Celeron line

While the whole world was occupied with Microsoft’s Xbox One announcement, AMD last week launched three new mobile APUs, codenamed Temash, Kabini