Ken Fong gets to the heart of Asian American culture, history, and spirituality. Through interviews with culture-makers and -shapers in the Asian American community -- some you know, others you've never heard of before -- prepare to laugh, cry, and be amazed.
Dr. Laura Huang: Edge - Turning Adversity Into Advantage
Author and award-winning HBS associate professor Laura Huang lays out what her research has revealed about what anyone can do to gain an "edge" in nearly every avenue of life.
Frank "Toby" Chi: Life After a Stroke
His life was going great. He was doing amazing, fulfilling work and he had a wonderful, loving family. So when a blood vessel in his brain burst one morning, he didn't see it coming. Almost three years later, he still can't work, he might never fully recover, and his family is still living with the consequences of his stroke. This is a rare and invaluable conversation about how a person deals with his entire life coming to a screeching halt.
Dr Bradley Onishi Unpacks Christian Nationalism
Onishi today is a college religious studies professor who has walked away from Christianity in general, and Evangelicalism in particular. He has an insider's view of Christian Nationalism and its strong ties to Donald Trump.
A Year to Forget, But Will Long Be Remembered
Without a doubt, 2020 has been a year to forget, but one we will long remember. Friends and fellow podcasters Ken Fong and Ken Kemp look back on their 2020 episodes for ones that still resonate strongly with them. They also talk frankly about a glaring blindspot for some of the champions for racial reconciliation.
Coach Nancy Sun
Nancy Sun is a professional career coach, while also being a working actor and writer. Through "Possible Things" she helps high-achieving professionals and creatives advance their careers, pivot industries, and/or develop as leaders.
Jien Peng & Lisa Xia, Mulberry Child book and film
How does a mother who grew up in the throes of the Cultural Revolution in China convey the impact of that on her only child who grew up as an Asian American? "Mulberry Child" is both a timeless lesson on the evolution of family dynamics and a fascinating history lesson.