10 episódios

Two 30something New Yorkers (Diane, a professional chef, and Jason, a magazine editor) talk family, dating, friendship, money, work — among many, many other things — from their Asian American perspectives. Only half serious.

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    • Sociedade e cultura

Two 30something New Yorkers (Diane, a professional chef, and Jason, a magazine editor) talk family, dating, friendship, money, work — among many, many other things — from their Asian American perspectives. Only half serious.

    Why Do I Have Such Imposter Syndrome?

    Why Do I Have Such Imposter Syndrome?

    Is there some link between the imposter syndrome that we feel at work (in life) and our race? No! Yes? Maybe?

    • 35 min
    We Watched — and Didn't Love — Crazy Rich Asians

    We Watched — and Didn't Love — Crazy Rich Asians

    After all the build-up and all the hoopla, we finally watched Crazy Rich Asians — there was a lot we liked, and some we didn't.

    • 37 min
    Why Am I Obligated to Support Crazy Rich Asians?

    Why Am I Obligated to Support Crazy Rich Asians?

    Crazy Rich Asians the movie is out in August — Jason has read (and enjoyed) the books. Diane hasn't. But both of us have reservations about having to support this "landmark" all-Asian cast with open arms. Do beggars have to be choosers?

    • 30 min
    Asian Americans, Hip Hop Culture, and Real Allyship

    Asian Americans, Hip Hop Culture, and Real Allyship

    Growing up in an Asian American enclave, Diane was enamored of hip hop and black culture — even without knowing a single black person. We talk about reconciling affinity for a culture you're not a part of, how to enact what you support in theory, and how the journey continues for both of us.

    • 45 min
    Can we put the term "Twinkie" to rest already?

    Can we put the term "Twinkie" to rest already?

    We found this in the archives! Special guest Jinnie Lee tells us about her experience growing up in a non-Asian community. Note: If there are moments of this that feel dated, that's because it's from last summer!

    • 46 min
    Do Asian Males Pay a "Tax" When Dating?

    Do Asian Males Pay a "Tax" When Dating?

    Whether because of how Asian men are considered societally or because of his own imagination, Jason perceives an attractiveness disparity when looking at Asian men and their partners (namely, that Asian men are more attractive). Is this true? Diane and Jason plus guest — and Asian straight man — Kristian Henson consider the question.

    • 45 min

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