Feb 22, 2022
Amidst the ongoing crush of anti-Asian violence in America, Producer James turns to a personal source of restoration: ska music (yes, that ska music).
When he was a teenager, the do-it-yourself ska scene — and an indie record label called Asian Man — taught him to take racism seriously, embrace the road...
Feb 7, 2022
The Covid-19 pandemic has underscored the importance of caregiving work — and the ways that this work is overlooked, under-resourced, or placed as a burden on families without a sense of fairness or compassion. In this episode we’re sharing two stories that show people taking on the role of caregiver, and asking:...
Jan 18, 2022
For so many Asian Americans and
Pacific Islanders, Spam is a beloved classic food, showing up in
everything from musubi to fried rice. But behind that nostalgia is
a history of war and colonization, and the inheritance of both
favorite foods and hidden traumas.
Korean American playwright Jaime Sunwoo’s surreal new...
Dec 21, 2021
Community Producer Rochelle Kwan (a.k.a. YiuYiu) invites three of her favorite DJs to curate our first annual mixtape — and chat with them about how we can use music to reconnect our diaspora communities, across generations and borders.
Our first annual international, transnational mixtape features musical selections...
Nov 9, 2021
This is the second part of a two-part story. If you haven’t heard part one, “Don’t Eat Nazi Shit Melons,” you can listen to it here.
After the arrest of Indiana University Professor Cara Caddoo, the Mayor of Bloomington doubled down on anti-protest rules and police presence in the Bloomington City Farmers...