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Hosts Jeff Yang and Phil Yu present They Call Us Bruce, an unfiltered conversation about what's happening in Asian America.

They Call Us Bruce Jeff Yang & Phil Yu

    • Society & Culture

Hosts Jeff Yang and Phil Yu present They Call Us Bruce, an unfiltered conversation about what's happening in Asian America.

    Episode 88: They Call Us Gene Luen Yang

    Episode 88: They Call Us Gene Luen Yang

    Jeff and Phil welcome back their good friend, acclaimed graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang. He talks about his latest books DRAGON HOOPS, which follows the true story of a high school basketball team's championship season, and SUPERMAN SMASHES THE KLAN, which pits the Man of Steel against hooded racists.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Episode 87: They Call Us Oscar Nominations

    Episode 87: They Call Us Oscar Nominations

    Happy New Year! Jeff and Phil get back into it, just in time to debrief this year's Academy Award nominations. They talk about all the love for PARASITE, the lack of love for THE FAREWELL, and why the hell Scarlett Johansson got nominated twice.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 86: They Call Us Jean Yoon & Andrea Bang

    Episode 86: They Call Us Jean Yoon & Andrea Bang

    Jeff and Phil welcome friends from the north: Jean Yoon and Andrea Bang, stars of the hit Canadian sitcom KIM'S CONVENIENCE. They talk about their newfound recognition as TV stars, this Moment that Korea is having, and The Good, The Bad and WTF of family.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode 85: They Call Us Destin Daniel Cretton

    Episode 85: They Call Us Destin Daniel Cretton

    Jeff and Phil talk to director Destin Daniel Cretton about his new film JUST MERCY, which tells the true story of death row defense attorney Bryan Stevenson. He also drops a few hints about an upcoming little Marvel movie called SHANG-CHI.

    • 29 min
    Episode 84: They Call Us Parasite

    Episode 84: They Call Us Parasite

    Jeff and Phil welcome TV writer Liz Alper to talk about the plight of assistants in the entertainment industry and organizing #PayUpHollywood. And then they geek out about Bong Joon Ho's PARASITE.

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Episode 83: They Call Us Thankful

    Episode 83: They Call Us Thankful

    Recorded live at the Edison Theatre in Long Beach! For this special Thanksgiving-themed episode, Jeff and Phil welcome friends Tess Paras, Thuc Doan Nguyen and Shirley Li to talk politics, culture and the year in Asian America.

    • 1 hr 19 min

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