JTTW Episode 12: 1.5 vs 2nd Generational Divide

By Sen Tien

J and Vi welcome Yun in this episode to talk about her experience as a 1.5 generation Asian-American and compare and contrast the divide with the 2nd generation.

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JTTW Episode 11: Ugly Delicious

By Sen Tien

Today we discuss the cultural importance and the racialized nature of food for Asian diaspora. We also cover the show Ugly Delicious, a Netflix original food show. It demonstrates past, present and future presence of Asian American cuisines and the relationships we build around food.

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JTTW Episode 10: Decolonizing Asian Beauty

By Sen Tien

There are many misconceptions surrounding Asian Beauty. We talk about shade-ism, why being pale isn’t necessarily a white beauty standard, the “evil” China debate regarding the animal testing debate and the rise of K-beauty.

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JTTW Episode 9: Role Models for Asian Women

By Sen Tien

March is International Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day is March 8. We talk about who we consider our role models, the lack of Asian Women in mainstream feminist spaces, teaching ourselves our own histories, and seeking out people to support.

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JTTW Episode 8: Asian Excellence at the Olympics

By Sen Tien

The main four are back and discuss Asian diaspora and their achievements at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018. Some controversies are addressed which include a radio host’s gross comments toward Chloe Kim, unsolicited advice and “activism” towards dog meat consumption and Mirai Nagasu skating to Miss Saigon.

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