100 episodes

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
    • 4.9, 173 Ratings

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

    101: They Call Us Adoptees

    101: They Call Us Adoptees

    Jeff and Phil welcome Asian American adoptees Dan Matthews and Grace Newton to share their stories, discuss recent adoption-related controversies in the news, and complicate the narrative around issues of international and transracial adoption.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    100b: They Call Us Daniel Wu and W. Kamau Bell

    100b: They Call Us Daniel Wu and W. Kamau Bell

    In part two of this special double-sized 100th episode, Jeff and Phil welcome actor Daniel Wu and comedian W. Kamau Bell to help celebrate their podcast milestone and nerd out over their shared love of -- who else -- Bruce Lee.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    100a: They Call Us Bao Nguyen

    100a: They Call Us Bao Nguyen

    Episode 100! Jeff and Phil welcome filmmaker Bao Nguyen, director of the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary BE WATER, which explores -- from a decidedly Asian American perspective -- the groundbreaking journey of martial arts icon Bruce Lee.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 99: They Call Us Lynn Chen

    Episode 99: They Call Us Lynn Chen

    Jeff and Phil welcome Lynn Chen, who wrote, directed, produced and stars in the movie I WILL MAKE YOU MINE. She talks about getting the "band" back together, the song that almost busted her budget, and completing the most low-budget movie trilogy ever.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 98: They Call Us Renee Tajima-Pena

    Episode 98: They Call Us Renee Tajima-Pena

    Jeff and Phil welcome filmmaker Renee Tajima-Pena, producer of the epic new PBS documentary series ASIAN AMERICANS. She talks about the stories no one tells you, how history repeats itself, and the challenges of condensing 150 years of history into a five-hour public television series.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 97: They Call Us Andrew Ahn

    Episode 97: They Call Us Andrew Ahn

    Jeff and Phil welcome Andrew Ahn, director of the feature drama DRIVEWAYS, starring Hong Chau. He talks about making a movie to come out to his parents, getting accepted to the "Harvard" of film festivals, and working with the late Brian Dennehy on one of his last roles.

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
173 Ratings

173 Ratings

KathyLack ,

Amazing voices

Absolute MUST listen to for those interested and supporting Asian American representation. Jeff and Phil are true advocates and leaders in their community. They also feature amazing voices from all around the country.

lafoodie04 ,

Insightful and needed AsAm voices

Insightful and thoughtful discussion on issues within and impacting the Asian American community. One of my favorite podcasts!

kimoballer ,

The best

The best, The good, The bad, the ugly

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