“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.
Did your family use the dishwasher growing up? Samantha Lui and Alisha talk about why using the kitchen appliance feels like “a treat.”
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Wish I heard of it sooner !!!
I stumbled upon this gem of a podcast recently and am totally in love !!!! Keep them coming !!!
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! 🙌🏾
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!