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Welcome to Feeling Asian! A podcast where two Asians talk about their feelings. After a lifetime of holding in their emotions (shoutout to Korean moms!), comedians Youngmi Mayer and Brian Park are ready to let them all out. Each week, Youngmi and Brian dive into topics that range from sex/dating to umm...not sex/dating stuff, and invite their interesting friends along the way. Who knew catharsis could look so Asian? New episodes out every Wednesday! Follow us on IG @itsbrianpark and @ymmayer ...
 
Self Evident challenges the narratives of where we come from, where we belong, and where we're going — by telling Asian America's stories. With host Cathy Erway, we present reported narratives, personal stories, and community conversations that tackle today's tough questions about identity, cultural change, and nationhood. Self Evident is a Studiotobe production, incubated at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP and supported by our listener community.
 
AAWW Radio is the podcast of the Asian American Writers' Workshop, a national nonprofit dedicated to the idea that Asian American stories deserve to be told. Listen to AAWW Radio and you’ll hear selected audio from our current and past events. We’ve hosted established writers like Claudia Rankine, Maxine Hong Kingston, Roxane Gay, Amitav Ghosh, and Hanya Yanagihara, as well as more emerging writers like Ocean Vuong, Solmaz Sharif, and Jenny Zhang. Our events are intimate and intellectual, qu ...
 
Join host Sara Porritt for inspired conversations with fearless Asian women about how ideas and passions can ignite transformative journeys. The Hear Us Roar podcast speaks candidly about the pressures and privileges of growing up Asian in the United States, and implores us to embrace, as well as transcend our cultural conditioning and context. We all have the power to choose how we want to define personal happiness and success. Let’s celebrates that paradigm shift as something larger than a ...
 
The official podcast of the Kollaboration Movement. Join hosts Marvin Yueh, Minji Chang, and sometimes a guest or two as they share stories from the front lines of the Kollaboration Movement. The crew meets weekly to chat about current events, issues, and pop culture from an Asian American (and sometimes Canadian) perspective.
 
This is the podcast for the USA Bureau of Inquirer.net, the web home of the Manila-based Philippines Inquirer. There are close to 5-million Filipinos in America. They make nearly half of more than $24 billion in remittances to the Philippines. They live in America, care about the Philippines, and have stories to tell. Hear them here.
 
Award-winning Journalist, commentator, and humorist, Emil Guillermo gives his take on race, society, and politics from an Asian American perspective. A former NPR host, Emil's commentaries can be read at http://www.aaldef/org/blog His work has appeared on radio, TV, and print nationwide. His book "Amok:Essays from an Asian American perspective," won an American Book Award. Twitter: @emilamok
 
From the Los Angeles Times, “Asian Enough” is a podcast about being Asian American -- the joys, the complications and everything else in between. In each episode, hosts Jen Yamato and Frank Shyong invite celebrity guests to share their personal stories and unpack identity on their own terms. They explore the vast diaspora across cultures, backgrounds and generations, share “Bad Asian Confessions,” and try to expand the ways in which being Asian American is defined.
 
Formerly known as "The Gaysian Podcast", the Queer Asian Podcast Club is a podcast from the Queer Asian Social Club that aims to create a space in which we can explore the Queer Asian experience. Hosted by the QASC founder Maya Reddy, an American Born Confused Queer Desi, this podcast embarks on conversations with folx both within the Queer Asian community and outside of the community in an effort to empower our stories and experiences and understand the assumptions and attitudes placed upon ...
 
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Tina Chang and Mira Jacob join the Asian American Writers’ Workshop to celebrate the paperback releases of their books Hybrida and Good Talk. Following a reading from their work, they will speak to the intersections of their experiences and creative practices, discussing race, motherhood, and hybrid storytelling structures.…
 
When New York City became the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, Brooklyn-based producer Beenish Ahmed struggled over whether to visit her parents in Ohio or stay put. Her parents — a landlord and hairdresser who immigrated from Pakistan in the ‘70s — begged her to come home. When Beenish finally decided to go in May, she recorded that journey,…
 
Introducing the Away Mission, in which we break from the usual format and invite fellow Asian American fans of Star Trek to do a deep dive into an episode of their choosing. We welcome writer Sarah Kuhn (Heroine Complex, Shadow of the Batgirl, Doctor Aphra) to discuss "The Collaborator" from season two of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Lots of scary O…
 
Yumi Sakugawa is an inter-disciplinary artist whose work you might recognize from her popular Instagram account @yumisakugawa. Yumi joins Feeling Asian to talk about being in the “artist’s closet” and how certain cultural aspects of her upbringing helped her find emotional freedom through art. We also discuss the importance of mindfulness and solit…
 
One of the first things that comes to mind when you think of debt is student loans. In this episode, we talk to Samantha Tillapaugh, who has more than half a million dollars in student loan debt and how she took back control of her life. She is also known as TheDebtist, for having accrued over half a million dollars of student debt in order to get …
 
On this episode we are excited to repost a recent episode of Asian Americana, a podcast about Asian American culture and history hosted and produced by Quincy Surasmith. Letters for Black Lives is an ongoing crowdsourced effort to create and translate multilingual and culturally-aware resources that open a space for families and communities to have…
 
How can Asian American communities create safety, when the harms of racism and xenophobia are so deeply rooted in our society? We’ve spent time unpacking the simplistic solution of hate crime enforcement, then learning how local activists rallying against anti-Asian hate often reveal a much deeper history of neglect and under-resourcing of immigran…
 
Joining us this week is famed fashion designer and Forbes 30 under 30 inductee, Sandy Liang! We discuss her childhood as a Chinese restaurant kid and how her parents' frivolous views on fashion influenced her to pursue a career in it. Sandy also dishes on what it's like being an Asian-American woman in a field which only recently has found room for…
 
Writing partners Bo Yeon Kim and Erika Lippoldt served as writers/producers on the first three seasons of Star Trek: Discovery, and are currently co-executive producers of the upcoming spinoff Section 31. They discuss having to juggle the many mandates and creative challenges in launching a show like Discovery. They discuss geeking out over Michell…
 
Season 2 is officially here! It feels really darn good to get back in the groove of playing editor, graphic designer, and social media manager, all the while bringing you 13 more amazing conversations with phenomenal women who make it a point to kick butt, and shatter the cultural mold. I am a small but mighty team of one in this wondrous podcastin…
 
Joel Kim Booster is an amazing comedian and actor whose work you may have seen on NBC, Comedy Central and NPR. Joel joins Feeling Asian to discuss how he misses the comfort of chaos and what he does to remedy that. He also opens up about his relationship to his "Asian"-ness and the challenges that come with striving to be a good representative for …
 
AAWW hosted the launch for K-Ming Chang’s debut novel, Bestiary, with a reading and conversation with K-Ming and Franny Choi. Exploring the ways writing about girlhood can reinvent our definitions of community and lineage, and the ways we can grapple with and imagine beyond threats of violence that often shape daughterhood, this conversation delves…
 
Diana Lee Inosanto worked behind the scenes as a stunt double, primarily for Linda Park, on several episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise. The daughter of legendary martial artist Dan Inosanto and the goddaughter of Bruce Lee, she has dozens of credits as a stunt performer, fight coordinator and choreographer. She talks about kicking Vulcan ass, embrac…
 
Welcome to Chinatown is a grassroots initiative to support Chinatown businesses and amplify community voices to preserve one of NYC's most vibrant neighborhoods. Jen Tam and Vic Lee join Feeling Asian to discuss the inspiration behind Welcome to Chinatown, Covid-19 related racism and their relationship to their Chinese heritage and American upbring…
 
The rise in xenophobic harassment, discrimination, and violence against Asian Americans during the pandemic has led to a rise in neighborhood watch groups in historic Chinatowns and other Asian immigrant communities across the country. While these groups have made headlines for speaking out against racism, their motivations and actions reveal a dee…
 
Jenny Wang Medina is a Professor of East Asian Culture at Emory University and a former goth. She joins Feeling Asian to discuss Asian-American culture and also dismantles our false preconceptions of East Asia. Jenny also decolonizes our minds regarding the modernization of Korea and provides her insight on the globalization of Kpop. Follow us @its…
 
Moss Perricone is a talented comedian and former staff writer for Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj. He joins Feeling Asian to talk about mending a broken heart and why it’s especially difficult during quarantine. Moss also opens up about his biracial, Indian and Italian, identity and discovering the importance of representation in the least likely pla…
 
Two Asian American olds (Cathy and James) watch the original Mulan for the first time, then join a seasoned fan (Julia) — for an animated discussion about the limitations of Hollywood representation, the saving grace of gender-bending innuendo, and what exactly it is about Mulan that resonates with so many Asian Americans who grew up with it. Resou…
 
Anne Ishii is the Executive Director of the Asian Arts Initiative, Pornographer and the ring-leader of the Asian Illuminati. She joins Feeling Asian to talk about the challenges of being an Asian woman in a leadership position. Anne also describes how she created Massive Goods, a publisher and agent for queer manga and fashion by artists from Japan…
 
Vinay Umapathy (@mumblecomic) is a talented comedian and our youngest guest ever. He gives us a deep-dive into the Gen Z psyche while Youngmi and Brian try their best to understand why they’re so cringe. Apparently, we’re “nerfed”???? Vinay also opens up about his Hindu identity and how it influences how Asian he feels. Follow us @itsbrianpark, @ym…
 
Two incidents of anti-Asian racism — the beating of an elderly grandfather in a San Francisco park and the harassment of a mourning son in a New York pharmacy — reveal an ugly side of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the first of three episodes reporting on Asian American responses to anti-Asian hate incidents. Share your thoughts on the stories with…
 
Welcome to our Love Letter to Chinatown Episode! We’re happy to feature Mei Lum, Diane Wong, and Huiying B. Chan, the curators of Homeward Bound: Global Intimacies in Converging Chinatowns, hosted at the Pao Arts Center in Boston. The exhibit tells the stories of displacement, migration, resilience and grassroots organizing in Chinatowns around the…
 
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