18 episodes

Telling true stories of Asians throughout history - and pitching them to Hollywood.

Asian Oscar Bait Eng, Matthew; Pinto, Caroline; Powers, Melissa

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Telling true stories of Asians throughout history - and pitching them to Hollywood.

    BONUS EPISODE: Caroline's Great-Great-Uncle

    BONUS EPISODE: Caroline's Great-Great-Uncle

    In episode seventeen (and bonus episode one!), Matthew and Melissa review Justin Chon's G**k, catch up on the summer's Asian-media-related-news, and hear producer Caroline pitch a film about her own great-great-uncle. 

    • 41 min
    Tyrus Wong

    Tyrus Wong

    In episode sixteen, Matthew and Melissa talk about this year's Oscars. Then, Matthew pitches a film about artist and Disney animator Tyrus Wong.

    • 40 min
    Vietnam War Spy Pham Xuan An

    Vietnam War Spy Pham Xuan An

    In episode fifteen, Matthew and Melissa talk about Islamophobia in Hollywood. Then, Melissa pitches a film about Vietnam War spy and journalist Pham Xuan An.

    • 45 min
    The LA Riots

    The LA Riots

    In episode fourteen, Matthew and Melissa talk about whitewashing in animated films. Then, Matthew pitches film ideas about Korean-American involvement in the LA Riots.

    • 42 min
    Forugh Farrokhzad

    Forugh Farrokhzad

    In episode thirteen, Matthew and Melissa talk the upcoming Academy Awards. Then, Melissa pitches a film about the genius Iranian poet Forugh Farrokhzad.

    • 31 min
    The Transcontinental Railroad

    The Transcontinental Railroad

    In episode twelve, Matthew and Melissa talk Rogue One. Then, Matthew pitches a film about Chinese workers on the Transcontinental Railroad.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Gr8ness25 ,

Great show!

I love the perspective you have. Keep up the good work.

Ewikeruge ,

Great podcast! Great perspective!

You should listen to this podcast so many interesting stories and really well done.

Sandfishies ,

At long last...

This podcast is a great way to learn about Asian people from history that have been ignored in the past. Keep it up! Really informative!

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