Episodes

Jan. 17, 2021

Across the Front Lines w/ Kalaya'an Mendoza

(S4, EP 3) Kalaya'an Mendoza (He / Him / SIya) shares his community organizing experience over the years, and more recently, duri…

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Jan. 10, 2021

To Forgive Myself w/ Loung Ung

(S4, EP 2). Khmer-American author Loung Ung joined me for this episode. She is best known for her international best-seller First…

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Jan. 3, 2021

Cool Woman w/ TRACE

(S4, EP 1) Vietnamese-American singer TRACE joined me as my first guest to kick things off for Season 4. Fresh off her latest si…

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Dec. 27, 2020

Season 4 Trailer

I am excited to ring in the 2021 year with a new 4th season with a fresh lineup of incredible guests for this show. I decided to…

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Oct. 25, 2020

Season 3 "Where Do We Stand" Closing Remarks

Closing remarks to end Season 3, "Where Do We Stand?" theme. Be on the lookout for Season 4, "Process" coming in early 2021 !! -…

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Oct. 18, 2020

If I Am to Rule, Then May I Submit to Love w/ MILCK

(S3, EP 11) We reached our final guest to close out Season 3 continuing the theme, "Where Do We Stand?". MILCK (Connie Lim) is a…

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Oct. 11, 2020

Destination: Queer Asian w/ Maya Reddy

(S3, EP 10) Maya Reddy, founder of Queer Asian Social Club (QASC), joins me for this episode as part of the Season 3 theme, "Wher…

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Oct. 4, 2020

Organizing with the Fam w / Kristina Tendilla

(S3, EP 9) Kristina Tendilla joins me as my guest for this Season 3's theme "Where Do We Stand?" Kristina is a queer Filipinx-Am…

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Sept. 27, 2020

Serving the Mission w/ Rep. Chris Chyung

(S3, EP 8) In continuation of the Season 3 theme, "Where Do We Stand?", Indiana State Representative Chris Chyung joined me as m…

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Sept. 20, 2020

It's Our Time Now w/ Suely Saro Ed.D

(S3, EP 7) Suely Saro Ed.D. joins me as a guest for the Season 3 edition of "Where Do We Stand?" Suely is currently running for …

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Sept. 13, 2020

Organizing Through Teaching w/ Jianan Shi

(S3, EP 6) Jianan Shi joined in as a guest for this week's episode which was recorded on July 24th. Jianan is the Executive Dire…

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Sept. 6, 2020

Documenting My Dream w/ Dr. Tereza Lee

(S3, EP 5) In this week's episode, I spoke with my old friend Tereza Lee back in July. Tereza is a mother of 3, professional pia…

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Aug. 30, 2020

Re-Imagining Equity in the Workplace w/ Michelle Kim

(S3, EP 4) Michelle Kim joined in for this week's episode as part of Season 3's theme, "Where Do We Stand?". Michelle is a queer…

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Aug. 23, 2020

Uncovering Minor Feelings w/ Cathy Park Hong

(S3, EP 3) Cathy Park Hong joined me for this week's episode of the podcast. Cathy is a Korean-American poet, writer, and profes…

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Aug. 16, 2020

The Work to Liberate w/ Anoop Prasad

(S3, EP 2) Anoop Prasad, Immigration Attorney w/ Asian Law Caucus, joins in for this episode continuing on the Season 3 theme "Wh…

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Aug. 5, 2020

Surviving to Educate w/ Annie Tan

(S3, EP 1) Annie Tan, special education teacher, activist, writer and storyteller, kicks things off as my first guest of the 3rd …

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Aug. 2, 2020

Season 3 Theme "Where Do We Stand?"

I am excited to be back and share with you a new 3rd season of "The Banh Mi Chronicles" Podcast. For this 3rd season, the podcas…

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June 8, 2020

Season 2 "1975" Finale

Welcome to the Season 2 Recap of The Banh Mi Chronicles Podcast! ----------------------------------------------------------------…

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May 31, 2020

Where Do We Go From Here? w/ Viet Thanh Nguyen

(S2, EP 14) For this Season 2 finale centering on the theme, "1975", NY Times best seller and Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh N…

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May 24, 2020

Building My New Normal Pt 2 w/ Sina Sam

(S2, EP 13.2) For this week’s part 2 episode, I interviewed guest Sina Sam, a longtime Cambodian-American community leader from W…

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May 17, 2020

Building My New Normal Pt. 1 w/ Sina Sam

(S2 EP 13.1) Sina Sam, a 1.5 generation Khmer-American chatted with the podcast for our two-part interview. She became the first…

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May 10, 2020

I Am A Refugenius w/ Saymoukda Vongsay

(S2, EP 12) For this week's episode of The Banh Mi Chronicles Podcast centering on the theme "1975", Lao American writer and play…

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May 3, 2020

No Longer Strangers to Each Other w / Sambath Meas

(S2, Ep 11) For this week's episode of the podcast, Cambodian-American author Sambath Meas joins in as my guest. She's 1.5 gene…

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April 26, 2020

Processing the "In-Between": My Hmong-American Journey w/ Kevin Yang

(S2, EP 10) In continuing the 2nd season “1975" theme, I interviewed Kevin Yang, a 2nd generation Hmong American from the Twin C…

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