[JttW #45] Decolonial Love: Swipe Left On Internalized Racism

By Sen Tien

We unpack “A Very Offensive Rom-Com”, an episode of NPR’s Invisibilia podcast with special guest, Maka (@_fakeMT).

“A Very Offensive Rom-Com” (NPR):
https://www.npr.org/2019/04/04/709948132/a-very-offensive-rom-com

Breaking the ‘girl code’ and internalized racism (Vi Nguyen):

Breaking the ‘girl code’ and internalized racism

White Sexual Imperialism: A Theory of Asian Feminist Jurisprudence (Sunny Woan):
https://scholarlycommons.law.wlu.edu/crsj/vol14/iss2/5/

[JttW #44] Orientalism

By Sen Tien

We expand upon Orientalism as not just a series of racist stereotypes but a structural arm of white supremacy. This includes feminization of Asia through colonialism and mass media.

Sources & Shoutouts:

I’m A Filipina USC Graduate — Stop Associating Students of Color with the College Bribery Scam (Medium):
https://link.medium.com/MwQiEssOpV

Joe Wong Wants Asian American to Speak Up (Plan A):
https://planamag.com/joe-wong-wants-asian-america-to-speak-up-7567adc19db4

Performance Review Gender Bias (Fortune):
http://fortune.com/2014/08/26/performance-review-gender-bias/

[JttW #41] “Tribalism”

By Sen Tien

On topical news, we talk about Yuja Wang and the Igudesman Joo duo’s show The Clone and the difference between satire and just terrible racist jokes. Additionally, we touch on how some have adopted dog whistles of “tribalism”.

NYT Article on The Clone: https://nyti.ms/2Ec5djw
Joe Wong on the Late Show: https://youtu.be/36v9GSOFMFc

 

[JttW #39] Aquaman & Hammer Attack Murders

By Sen Tien

We discuss the pseudo-whitewashing of Ludi Lin’s character, Murk, in Aquaman and the news about the Hammer Attack Murders in Chinese buffet in Brooklyn which killed Fufai Pun and Kheong Ng-Thang and has left Tsz Mat Pung in critical condition. We touch on the relationship between direct, cultural / symbolic, and systemic violence.

[JttW #38] New Year, Same BS

By Sen Tien

Hello 2019. We discuss recent news: Louis CK and Dave Chapelle’s anti-Asian “jokes”, J’s beef with Simu Liu, Subtle Asian Dating Facebook group shut down, Nhu Annie Nguyen nail salon tragedy and update on South-East Asian deportations.

Find us on Twitter:

Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/JttWPodcast
J. Maraan: http://twitter.com/j_maraan
Sen Tien: http://twitter.com/sen_tient

Please leave a review on Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/journey-to-the-west/id1347539343?mt=2

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We’re also on Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=167076

Read Vi’s Article: http://bit.ly/2Fg0X3E

 

JttW #36: Andrew Zimmern and Dolce & Gabbana Controversies

By Sen Tien

Vi, J, Sen and Wen discuss controversies from last month including the Andrew Zimmern calling Chinese American food “horseshit”, D&G ad controversy and subsequent boycotts, neo-Nazi Hank Yoo getting arrested and former proud boy leader Gavin McInnes being denied entry into Australia.


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Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/JttWPodcast
J. Maraan: http://twitter.com/j_maraan
Sen Tien: http://twitter.com/sen_tient

Please leave a review on Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/journey-to-the-west/id1347539343?mt=2

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Read Vi’s Article: https://ift.tt/2L0qvWm