18 episodes

“Where are you really from?” is a loaded question for children of immigrants. Part reflection, part storytelling, “Born And Raised” digs into our experiences and connections with identity, family, and culture.

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    • 4.1 • 71 Ratings

“Where are you really from?” is a loaded question for children of immigrants. Part reflection, part storytelling, “Born And Raised” digs into our experiences and connections with identity, family, and culture.

    Home: Kitchen

    Home: Kitchen

    Did your family use the dishwasher growing up? Samantha Lui and Alisha talk about why using the kitchen appliance feels like “a treat.”

    • 17 min
    Home: Living Room

    Home: Living Room

    Al’s visit to Chinatown’s “living room,” involves mahjong, red date tea, a renoviction, and a chat with Hannia Cheng about the art of unravelling.

    • 19 min
    Home: Full House

    Home: Full House

    When the pandemic hits, Alisha’s grandmother finds her groove; her brother and mother reflect on intergenerational differences; and our host breathes, as deep as she can.

    • 12 min
    Home: Halloween Special

    Home: Halloween Special

    Ahead of season three, our podcast reanimates with a Halloween special! In this spooktacular episode: Al digs into Filipino folklore with fellow podcaster Motzie Dapul and cartoonist Jason Loo shares what it's like to live in an intergenerational house ... that's also haunted.

    • 23 min
    Love: Hot Docs Live Episode (Ft. Anasimone George)

    Love: Hot Docs Live Episode (Ft. Anasimone George)

    Al and Alisha return for a sex-themed special with guest Anasimone George, recorded live in November for Hot Docs Podcast Festival's "Sounds of the Six."

    • 17 min
    Love: Missing You

    Love: Missing You

    The podcast ends its six-part series with stories reflecting on love, immigration, and loss: a bus route heads towards a timeless romance, the pain of distance after coming out, and how a mother’s holiday cheer lives on.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
71 Ratings

71 Ratings

Joooliane ,

Wish I heard of it sooner !!!

I stumbled upon this gem of a podcast recently and am totally in love !!!! Keep them coming !!!

sonia_says ,

Yay! A second season! 🙌🏾

So happy that there is a second season! First generation born food stories in season one and love stories in season two.

Thank you for sharing such an important Canadian perspective. So relatable! 🙌🏾

A person who really likes this ,

I like it!!!

It’s so nice to listen to! I love it! Very entertaining and enjoyable. Its funny and the hosts are amazing! 😉 Good job with this podcast!

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