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The Eggnana Podcast wants to inspire through representation. Are you a banana, an egg or an "eggnana"? Where do we belong? Let's share our stories and build community.

The Eggnana Podcast | 蛋蕉人 Amy Chyan

    • Documentary
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

The Eggnana Podcast wants to inspire through representation. Are you a banana, an egg or an "eggnana"? Where do we belong? Let's share our stories and build community.

    Analyse your book like you would a successful business–Jenny Witterick

    Analyse your book like you would a successful business–Jenny Witterick

    After 30 successful years as a money manager and firm president, Jenny Witterick decided to pivot to her love for literature. Using her experience, she broke down what made books successful and saw to it that her novels included those components.

    • 31 min
    Trans visibility saves lives, but also endangers them–Leo Sheng @ The L Word: Generation Q

    Trans visibility saves lives, but also endangers them–Leo Sheng @ The L Word: Generation Q

    Trans visibility saves lives, but it also endangers them, said actor and trans activist Leo Sheng. He adds that those who do face the majority of consequences from trans visibility are Black, Brown and Indigenous women. What might be amazing for one group, may have side effects for another group.

    • 39 min
    Legacy (white) media is NOT the only trajectory for journalists–Anita Li @ The Other Wave

    Legacy (white) media is NOT the only trajectory for journalists–Anita Li @ The Other Wave

    Young journalists should keep an open mind to all the possibilities, instead of being adamant on a linear career trajectory inside legacy (white) media, Anita Li, a consultant and journalism expert says.

    • 31 min
    Spotlighting LGBTQ+ representation in Asia––Jay Lin @ Portico Media, GagaOOLala

    Spotlighting LGBTQ+ representation in Asia––Jay Lin @ Portico Media, GagaOOLala

    LGBTQ+ experiences exist in Asia, but was rarely seen on screens–that is until Jay Lin, the CEO and founder of Portico Media, GagaOOLala and GOL studios, stepped with a mission to normalize queer representation in Asia.

    • 38 min
    From hockey prodigy, to corporate sales, to actor–Chase Tang @ Netflix Jupiter's Legacy

    From hockey prodigy, to corporate sales, to actor–Chase Tang @ Netflix Jupiter's Legacy

    Actor Chase Tang, who will be appearing in the Netflix show Jupiter’s Legacy as a supervillain, says he transitioned from a corporate sales person into acting by strategically planning the agents he connected with and using his own framework to ace auditions.

    • 43 min
    Students in Asia lack soft skills and Choxue wants to change that–Cheng Ho @ Choxue

    Students in Asia lack soft skills and Choxue wants to change that–Cheng Ho @ Choxue

    Cheng Ho of Choxue says he wants to make athletics matter in Asia. Participating in sports means students learn soft skills like teamwork, effective communication and the ability to think outside of the box. However, Asia's education culture favours cram schools and focusing on academics only. Choxue is on a mission to change that.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

micha.amore ,

Great podcast and even more impeccable interviewer

Truly a fantastic podcast on the nuanced experience of being an asian american/canadian. Amy transitions seamlessly between asking thoughtful questions with sprinkling in fun tidbits about growing up as an Asian in North American. From cultural influences to Taiwanese meals in the instant pot, she covers it all. Looking forward to more episodes!!

amy k okgoods ,

Love Amy’s Perspective

Intersecting childhood memories from North America, Hong Kong, and how it has helped shaped her life and dreams and career in radio, podcasting, and global experiences. So excited to listen to more if Amy’s stories. EGGNANA!

Tahiat ,

Fun listen, impeccably produced

Amy’s voice is soothing, her music selection is impeccable and her anecdotes are relatable and funny. Very excited to hear more episodes of The Eggnana Podcast.

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