Season 1

Jan. 12, 2020

Season 1: It's A Wrap!

Season 1 of The Banh Mi Chronicles podcast has finally concluded! Thank you to everyone who has followed and listened to the pod…

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Jan. 5, 2020

Storytelling: Recording Our History in Action w/ Dr. Ada Cheng

For the season 1 finale of the podcast, Dr. Ada Cheng joins me as a guest on the podcast. I met Ada back in June 2016 at a queer…

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Dec. 29, 2019

Celebrating Resiliency Through Music w/ SuperKnova

For this week's season 1, episode 11, singer / musician SuperKnova chats with me and shares her journey as a Korean-American tran…

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Dec. 22, 2019

The Layers of Community Organizing w/ Brandon Lee

For this week's Season 1, Episode 10, Brandon Lee, Japanese-American and community activist from the Chicago Uptown neighborhood…

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Dec. 15, 2019

Breaking Banh Mi and Pouring Nuoc Mam w/ Huy Nguyen and Mickael Van P…

For this week's Season 1, Episode 9, Huy Nguyen and Mickael Van Pham sit down and chat about their different paths going into com…

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Dec. 8, 2019

Wearing the Hats of Intersectional Identities, Activism.....And Baske…

For this week's Season 1, Episode 8, Joy Messinger sits down "The Banh Mi Chronicles" podcast and takes us on a journey as a que…

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Dec. 1, 2019

Revisiting Childhood Memories from a 2nd Generation Vietnamese Americ…

For this week's S1, Ep 7, Jenn Ho, the creator of Lawrence & Argyle sits down with The Banh Mi Chronicles podcast as she reflects…

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Nov. 24, 2019

Inside the Political Activism Trenches w/ Loreen Targos

For S1 Episode 6, Loreen Targos shares her experience in the political activism / advocacy sphere. She talks about mixed Asian i…

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Nov. 17, 2019

Chicago Uptown--a Refuge for Southeast Asian folks, 2nd Gen Transitio…

Welcome to S1 Ep5 of "The Banh Mi Chronicles" podcast. I bring to you Hac Tran, a 2nd generation Viet-American who speaks about …

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Nov. 3, 2019

Discovering and Nurturing Our Khmer-American Roots w/ Sok Theary Nak …

For this Season 1, Episode 4, I spoke with both Sok Theary Nak and Leakhena (Lyk) Yoeun. We serve together as board members with…

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Oct. 27, 2019

Carrying a "Handful of Sand" with Anu Bhatt

For this season 1, episode 3, I welcome Anu Bhatt as our guest for this episode. Anu is an actor, dancer, and playwright. She wa…

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Oct. 20, 2019

Processing Loss & Living w/ Joanna Leynes

Trigger warning: Topic of suicide and mental health For Season 1, Episode 2, I chatted with Joanna Leynes who shares her persona…

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Oct. 13, 2019

Navigating Love and Care through Music and for Our Loved Ones w/ Etzk…

For our 1st episode, Etzkorn Lewis Wong shares his upbringing as a mixed Asian-American in Chicago-Rogers Park, his new journey a…

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Oct. 5, 2019

Intro to The Bánh Mì Chronicles Podcast

Welcome to The Bánh Mì Chronicles podcast. In this preview, I'll share with you what prompted me to start this podcast, and how …

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