TMFL Episode 67: Kenny Probably Wants Some Cola

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/

TMFL Episode 64: Ronny Chieng of The Daily Show

By Albert Hur and Teen A well-needed breather from all this apocalyptic, who's-gonna-save-your-soul? talk.  Justin, Teen, San Aung and Anto Chan talk to Ronny Chieng, The Daily Show correspondent and veteran stand-up comic, about the life and business of stand up comedy.  San and Anto are also stand-up vets, and Justin basically lives in comedy…

TMFL Episode 61: Talking Terrace House — All Hail Yuto Handa

By Albert Hur and Teen Jack, Qu, and Jay join Teen to praise and critically discuss Netflix's reality television series 'Terrace House.'  It's an infectious show, for Asian and non-Asians alike, and much ink and pixel has been spilled about it.  We wanted to share our thoughts about what made it so fascinating, and to…

TMFL Episode 60: Racist Love

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…