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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.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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. New episodes drop every Tu ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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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…
 
The second season of Self Evident: Asian America's Stories begins on Tuesday, August 25. Last year, we presented stories of people reclaiming their history, working to stop unjust deportations, healing old family wounds, and questioning the very definition of “Asian America.” Now we're following Asian Americans as they take action during the pandem…
 
This week it’s just Youngmi and Brian! We originally had an amazing guest episode planned for you all, but encountered some technical difficulties which led to a discussion on how mistakes are interpreted. Brian also talks about experiencing survivor’s guilt and what it’s like to have a haircut everyone hates. Youngmi discusses her run-in with toxi…
 
Kimmy Yam is a reporter for NBC News and drops so many insightful gems on this episode of Feeling Asian. She describes what it was like growing up in a Chinese restaurant family and walks us through the importance of being real and no-bullshit in her journalism work. We get deep when Kimmy implores us to show compassion to our parents and why it's …
 
Emil Amok's Takes on the latest Covid news, Dorothy Velasco's passing, Pete Hamill, Race, Environment, affirmative action, opening of schools, Harvard, Emil's speech and his friend Ted. Read more at amok.com; Or at https://www.aaldef.org/blog Emil Amok is the moniker of Emil Guillermo, the Asian American journalist of Filipino descent, who is the w…
 
Mona Jones is the world's only female Chamorro comedian. She describes the distinction between being Pacific Islander and being Asian, and America's tendency to clump the two together. She also gives us a crash course on island culture and the racism that existed in its school systems. Follower her @kirida and follow us @itsbrianpark, @ymmayer and …
 
Trump wasn't yelling, "We're No. 1." when the country surpassed 150,000 Covid-19 deaths. He didn't even bother to show up at John Lewis' funeral. Emil talks about the news and more. Plus another experiment into Covid friendship as he has a reunion with a college classmate, now a philosophy professor, Ted Schatzki. See Emil's columns at http://www.a…
 
Jared Goldstein is a hilarious comedian and star of Nikki Fre$h on Quibi. He describes what it was like being biracial in suburban Long Island. Jared also opens up about the challenges of being a child actor, coming to terms with your homosexuality and eating disorders as a means of control. Follow him @heyjaredhey and follow us @feelingasianpodcas…
 
Dr. Alexander Jun and Reverend Wendy Tajima discuss how living out the Christian faith includes recognizing one's complicity in anti-black racism alongside showing solidarity for the black community, and invite you to attend the AAPI Christians for Black Lives prayer vigil in Los Angeles on August 1st. (Intro: A Bridge Too Far)…
 
In this special crossover episode, Jeff and Phil join forces with "Becoming Less Racist: Lighting the Path to Anti-Racism" with Simran Jeet Singh. They talk about anti-Asian racism in the time of COVID, the model minority myth, and The Good, The Bad and The WTF of becoming less racist. Becoming Less Racist: Lighting the Path to Anti-Racism https://…
 
Emil Guillermo talks to Simon Tam of the Slants about how his case to trademark what was thought to be a disparaging name didn't hurt but helped in the battle to change the name of the Washington NFL team. Emil also talks to author, journalist Jacqueline Keeler, who led activists through her group EradicatingOfensiveNativeMascotry. See his columns …
 
*TW childhood sexual abuse* This week on Feeling Asian we are joined by Danny Bowien the chef and owner of the popular restaurant Mission Chinese Food. (Also Youngmi’s ex-husband.) Danny and Youngmi openly discuss allegations that occurred at their business. He reveals what it was like growing up as a Korean adoptee in an ultra religious White comm…
 
We're so excited about this week's LONG overdue episode with filmmaker Chance Calloway! We recorded this episode last year, and are so excited for you all to meet our friend, the brilliant and wonderful Chance Calloway. A queer Black filmmaker who is behind one of our favourite shows "Pretty Dudes" and the new Pretty Dudes novel! Both can be found …
 
Brittany Carney is an immensely talented comedian by way of Japan. She describes what it was like being biracial in Japan and how her relationship to her Black identity changed when she moved to America. We also discuss xenophobia, BLM and police officers in Asia. Follow Brittany at @brittany_carnage and follow us at @itsbrianpark, @ymmayer and @fe…
 
You are not alone. Emil Amok Guillermo is a journalist, commentator, and humorist. Emil Amok's Takeout is where he works out his talk show days and gives you his take on everything. See his columns at http://www.aaldef.org/blog. Twitter @emilamok. Watch for his shows at ww.zoomcomedian.com and at amok.com…
 
Haesue Jo is the clinical support lead at BetterHelp aka a legit therapist and gives actually good advice in this episode lol. She describes what we should all be looking for in a mental health provider and analyzes the prevalent themes and issues that appear with her Asian-American clients. Youngmi talks about disturbing work occurrences and Brian…
 
You’ve said the words, “Black Lives Matter.” You’ve put your money where your mouth is. You’ve shown up for the marches. What next? What exactly is the change we’re showing up for, and how exactly can we commit to making that change in our own communities? In this bonus episode, we’re passing the mic to Jaime Sunwoo (a Korean American interdiscipli…
 
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