Japanese-Scottish-American comedian Yoshiko Watson. Photo: Jenni Walkowiak
Japanese-Scottish-American comedian Yoshiko Watson. Photo: Jenni Walkowiak

Jokes aside: the Asian-American comedians getting serious about casting off stereotypes

  • Members of the Asian diaspora are carving a humorous niche that speaks to their experiences
  • From tired tropes to more sophisticated takes on bizarre – and endearing – cultural quirks, non-Asian audiences are responding to the changes

Topic |   Chinese overseas
Japanese-Scottish-American comedian Yoshiko Watson. Photo: Jenni Walkowiak
Japanese-Scottish-American comedian Yoshiko Watson. Photo: Jenni Walkowiak
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