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Jan 30, 2023

Welcome to Season 3, Episode 4! We begin this episode with reflections on the recent shootings in Monterey Park and Half Moon Bay. We also talk about the White House celebrating Lunar New Year as well as the recent nominations of Asian Pacific Islanders for the Grammy Awards and Academy Awards… and there are a LOT,...


Jan 23, 2023

Welcome to Season 3, Episode 3! Happy Lunar New Year! We’re back with a new episode. Have you heard of the Kim Loo Sisters AKA the Kimmies AKA the Chinese Andrews Sisters? We wouldn’t be surprised if you hadn’t, but they were really famous as a vaudeville family act and grew bigger… even performing on...


Jan 9, 2023

Welcome to Season 3, Episode 2! It’s probably a good bet that you remember the school names and communities of Columbine, Parkland, and Sandy Hook… not to mention so many other recent school shootings. But before most of those happened was the Cleveland School Massacre in Stockton on January 17, 1989. As we approach...


Jan 2, 2023

Welcome to Season 3, Episode 1! Can you believe we’re in season 3? In this first episode of 2023, we focus on some of our favorite topics and conversations, including the following…

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Dec 26, 2022

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 58! We’re back with our final episode of 2022, and it’s a fascinating piece of ethnic enclave history. Most Chinatowns across the world have similar structural elements: pagodas, specific colors, terra cotta tiles, and more. So how did this happen? It might surprise you that...