Oct. 29, 2022

Bonus Episode: Podcast Roundtable w/ Kenneth Nguyen from The Vietname…

BONUS EPISODE: So I'm back for a moment with a new shared episode w/ Kenneth Nguyen from The Vietnamese Podcast and Tracey Nguyen Mang from The Vietnamese Boat People Podcast. We discussed our experiences as podcasters from ...

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July 30, 2022

Season 7 Closing Remarks

Season 7's "reClaim" is over and I'm here to share my closing remarks about the season. Many thanks to the following guests of Season 7: Michelle Li, Ju Hong, Noor Hindi, Sotheara Lim, Soultree Camba, Marpheen Chann, Consuel...

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July 24, 2022

Uniquely American w/ Nidhi Shastri

As Season 7 is about to soon wrap up, Nidhi Shastri rounds up this Season 7 guest lineup. Nidhi is the founder and producer of her podcast, "Model Minority: Uniquely American". She is a South Asian American based in Chicago...

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July 10, 2022

Making People Matter: A Talk on Black and Asian Solidarity

(S7, EP 6): For this episode, I invited both Consuela Hendricks and Angela Lin, co-presidents of People Matter, a community-based organization whose mission is to uplift, unearth, and untether people in different communities ...

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June 26, 2022

Creating My Abundance w/ Marpheen Chann

TW: Discussions of intergenerational & adoptee trauma (S7, EP 5) Marpheen Chann joined me for this week's episode. He's a queer Khmer American community advocate and now an author of his new memoir. We spent time talking abou...

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June 12, 2022

Replenishing Ourselves w/ Soultree

(S7, EP 4) Soultree Camba (they/them), Filipinx Marshallese American artist, creator, and longtime friend joined me for this week's episode. They shared their experience transition from immigrant organizing to healing and art...

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May 29, 2022

Making Way for the Khmer Renaissance w/ Sotheara Lim

(S7, EP 3) Sotheara Lim, founder of Khmer Renaissance which is a community-driven Instagram platform that celebrates the Khmer identity and experience, talked about what led him to create his digital platform. We discussed h...

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May 15, 2022

ReClaiming my Narrative w/ Noor Hindi

TW: Mentions of Palestinian & state-sanctioned violence / Covid Trauma regarding evictions -- (S7, E2) Noor Hindi (she/her/hers) stopped by for this week's episode back in April as she is preparing for the release of her debu...

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May 1, 2022

Whatever It Takes w/ Ju Hong

TW / CW: Discussions of Undocumented Immigrant Trauma (S7, EP 1) To kick things off, Ju Hong joined me for this season 7 official 1st episode as he shared his experiences in immigration activism as an undocumented Asian immig...

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April 24, 2022

Season 7 Opener: Unapologetically #VeryAsian w/ Michelle Li

(Season 7 Opener): After being (mostly) away for 6 months since my last season, I am back and set to kick off Season 7 with a new lineup, new stories, and a new theme called, "reClaim." reClaim. is about documenting …

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Feb. 7, 2022

The Remembrance & Advocacy for Christian Hall

TW / CW: Police Violence, Mental Health, Adoptee Trauma I sat down with Fe and Gareth Hall who are the parents of Christian Hall and joined with Nicole Henriquez, . Christian was a 19 yr old Chinese American adoptee who …

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Jan. 17, 2022

Exclusive Re-Release: Video Interview w/ TRACE (January 2021)

Re-live my interview with Vietnamese-American singer TRACE from (S4, EP 1) who joined me on Season 4 when this episode was aired back in January 2021. This is an exclusive video interview re-release through Spotify. TRACE, a...

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Dec. 27, 2021

Exclusive Re-Release: Video Interview w/ Phuc Tran (December 2020)

Trigger Warning: Discussions of child abuse Relive my interview with Phuc Tran, author of his 2020 critically-acclaimed childhood memoir, "Sigh, Gone" . This interview was recorded back in December 2020 after spending the Co...

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Dec. 13, 2021

Exclusive Re-Release: Video Interview w/ Joshua Nguyen (July 2021)

Exclusive re-release of my previous interview w/ Joshua Nguyen, poet and author of his recently released poetry book, "Come Clean". Check out the video on Spotify. PS. Joshua and I did not, at the time, intend to release th...

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Nov. 23, 2021

Exclusive Re-Release: Video Interview w/ MILCK (August 2020)

Re-release of my previous interview w/ MILCK from Season 3, Episode 11 (S3, EP 11) We reached our final guest to close out Season 3 continuing the theme, "Where Do We Stand?". MILCK (Connie Lim) is an Asian-American recordin...

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Oct. 31, 2021

Season 6 Finale & Going On Extended Hiatus!!!

Season 6 Finale!!!! .. We reached the conclusion of Season 6, "Unfinished Business", and with that said, I am taking a hiatus from recording new episodes until next summer. After 80+ episodes in two years, it will be great t...

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Oct. 24, 2021

Decapitalizing Wellness w/ Nisha Mody

(S6, EP 9) Nisha Mody is my final guest for this Season 6 series. Nisha is a healing & wellness coach, content creator behind @HealingHypeGirl on Instagram, and her podcast MigrAsians, and a former long-time librarian. We ta...

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Oct. 17, 2021

Nursing Myself to Strength w/ Vi Son Trinh

(S6, EP 8) Vĩ Sơn Trinh joins me for this week's episode as part of Season 6's "Unfinished Business". Vĩ Sơn is a 1.5 generation Vietnamese-American photographer, storyteller, and nurse. We spoke back in June about his expe...

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Oct. 10, 2021

Disrupting The Trauma Cycle w/ Dany Pen

Trigger & Content Warning: Topics will include mentions of genocidal / sexual violence and child abuse (S6, EP 7) Cambodian human rights advocate leader Dany Pen joined me for this week's episode as we talk about her work to ...

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Oct. 3, 2021

House of Sticks w/ Ly Ky Tran

Trigger Warning: Content will include topics on PTSD / intergenerational trauma (S6, EP 6) Ly Ky Tran, Viet-American millennial based out of NYC, and author of her recently released memoir, "House of Sticks" joined me for thi...

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Sept. 26, 2021

Forgiving Is The First Step - Rose Khun

Trigger Warning: Discussions of parental death and PTSD trauma (S6, EP 5) Rose Khun is a guest for this week's episode as part of the 6th season theme, "Unfinished Business". Rose is a Cambodian-American Holistic Nutritionist...

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Sept. 19, 2021

It Starts In The Classroom - Virginia Nguyen & Stacy Yung

(S6, EP 4) Virginia Nguyen and Stacy Yung, two longtime secondary Ed history teachers from Southern California joined me for this episode as we talk about Asian Americans educators in K-12 and pushing for racially equitable a...

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Sept. 12, 2021

What Yuri Taught Me w/ Akemi Kochiyama

(S6, EP 3) Akemi Kochiyama joined in for this week's episode. Akemi is the granddaughter of late Japanese-American activist icon Yuri Kochiyama. In this interview, we talk about Yuri's activism that began when she and her fa...

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Sept. 5, 2021

Things We Lost To The Water -- Eric Nguyen

(S6, EP 2) Eric Nguyen (He / Him) is a queer Viet-American author based in DC. He recently released his debut fiction novel, Things We Lost To The Water which is a story about a Vietnamese single mother raising her …

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