By Albert Hur and Teen Kevin Kreider, a veteran of the modeling industry, stretches his legs a little with Adam and Teen to talk about the reality and perceptions of being an Asian guy in America.
By Albert Hur and Teen Adam tells Teen about growing up as a Korean American adopted by white and Jewish parents. We talk about the personal experience of it, its political wrappings, the injustice of Judge John C. Odell's enforcement of Adam Crapser's deportation to South Korea, and the frustration of talking about adoption online.
By Albert Hur and Teen Justin Chon's 'Gook' is sure to set off emotions, debate, and a lot of reflection. Hopefully, it also sets off the box office. We talk with Justin about the film as a labor of love and personal obligation, and the importance of reviving consciousness of the word 'gook' itself.
By Albert Hur and Teen We talk to filmmaker Kenneth Eng about his documentary "My Life In China," which recently re-debuted on PBS's Facebook Live channel. It's one of our favorite documentaries and a perfect example of the kind of biographical histories we wish to see more of. http://www.pbs.org/pov/blog/povdocs/2016/05/america-reframed-unfiltered-kenneth-eng-and-self-realization-through-documentary/
By Albert Hur and Teen Teen describes hanging out with white friends and talking to a white woman who wonders why a friend is bordering on dating Asian exclusively.
By Albert Hur and Teen Shen Al and Teen fumble around with and mansplain feminism as best they can. Also, a shouting match over The Slants' first amendment Supreme Court case and whether it adds up to anything worth our time.
By Albert Hur and Teen Jong, Tang, Al, and Teen debate Frank Chin and Jeffrey Paul Chan's seminal essay, "Racist Love," and its relevance in Trump's America. The essay can be found here: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~hist32/Hist33/chin%20Racist%20Love.pdf. We also plug Frank Chin's "lost novel," edited for publication by Calvin McMillin and available here: http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-9342-9780824838928.aspx. This was one of…
By Albert Hur and Teen Al, Teen, and Adam follow up on the last podcast about whether Asian Americans should serve a bridging role in the new America. Teen talks about the America he saw in Florida of private gun clubs and Bass Pro Shops. Al knocks down the concept of reconciliation and champions open…
By Albert Hur and Teen Matt Goodman, a law and philosophy student at Washington University in St. Louis, joins his brother Adam to discuss the potential for Asian Americans to play a bridging role between the social chasm that has opened up across racial and class lines in the United States. Teen worries. Matt and…
By Albert Hur and Teen Al and Teen catch up after Thanksgiving to talk about increasingly probing questions from white people, bottle service in Vegas, why Asian guys have to drop the TRP/PUA tip, and dad stories.