[JttW #6] Praisin’ The Asian

[JttW #6] Praisin’ The Asian

[JttW #6] Praisin’ The Asian

RCmAeb [JttW #6] Praisin' The AsianVi, J, Sen, and Wen are back to talk about “praisin’ the Asian”! We touch on the gendered double standards of attractiveness, promoting self-love among the Asian community, and our Asian crushes. Fangirling ensues!

Find us on Twitter:
J. Maraan: http://twitter.com/j_maraan
Vi Nguyen: http://twitter.com/missvinguyen
Sen Tien: http://twitter.com/sen_tient

Other Social Media:
Vi’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/missvinguyen/

Check us out on Podbean: http://jttw.podbean.com/
We’re also on Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=167076
Stream on the latest pods on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/jttwp

Read Vi’s article: http://www.aprilmag.com/2018/01/25/to-the-people-who-dont-care-about-asian-representation-issue/

[JttW #17] Diversity Lipservice

[JttW #17] Diversity Lipservice

[JttW #17] Diversity Lipservice

SM0s6w [JttW #17] Diversity LipserviceAs Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is coming to a close, we touch on the concept of diversity and how we aren’t always included.

If we really care about diversity, then we’ve got to actually talk about racism.


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J. Maraan: http://twitter.com/j_maraan
Vi Nguyen: http://twitter.com/missvinguyen
Sen Tien: http://twitter.com/sen_tient

Other Social Media
Vi’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/missvinguyen/

Please leave a review on Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/journey-to-the-west/id1347539343?mt=2

We’re also on Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=167076

Stream on the latest pods on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/jttwp

Read J’s latest Article: http://www.aprilmag.com/2018/05/02/chefs-table-star-jeong-kwan-delights-global-audience/

[JttW #7] Kat Loves LA Interview

[JttW #7] Kat Loves LA Interview

[JttW #7] Kat Loves LA Interview

qKHr5a [JttW #7] Kat Loves LA InterviewJoin Vi with special guests Al and Paget for a special collaborative episode of JttW. Listen to us talk about the lack of positive representation for Asian American men and women in media, and sit down with Paget Kagy, the creator of web-series Kat Loves LA, to highlight how the show tackles this problem.

Timestamps
Intro: 0:00 – 3:33
About KLLA: 3:33 – 4:31
First Impressions: 4:31 – 8:14
Responding to Feedback & Criticisms: 8:14 – 13:50
KLLA Asian-American Enough?: 13:50 – 19:58
How is KLLA different?: 19:58 – 23:24
Stereotypes IRL: 23:24 – 30:48
Discussion of Media Representation: 30:48 – 31:36
Challenges with Digital Media: 31:36 – 36:49
Support Indie Projects: 36:49 – 44:49
Outro – 44:49 – 49:04

Find us on Twitter:

Kat Loves LA: https://twitter.com/katlovesla
Paget Kagy: http://twitter.com/PagetKagy
Albert Hur: http://twitter.com/AlbertHur888

Vi Nguyen: http://twitter.com/missvinguyen
J. Maraan: http://twitter.com/j_maraan
Sen Tien: http://twitter.com/sen_tient

Other Social Media:
Vi’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/missvinguyen
Paget’s: https://www.instagram.com/pagetkagy
KLLA: https://www.instagram.com/katloveslaseries

Check us out on Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/journey-to-the-west/id1347539343?
We’re also on Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=167076
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/jttwp
Podbean: https://jttw.podbean.com/e/kat-loves-la-interview/

Kat Loves LA
Official Website: http://katlovesla.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/katlovesla

[JttW #19] “Fringe” Racism

[JttW #19] “Fringe” Racism

[JttW #19] “Fringe” Racism

RajI5L [JttW #19] "Fringe" RacismWe discuss some people who take a toe-dip into racism and run for the hills by minimizing and downplaying the realities of it. The cognitive dissonance balancing act many have dubbed “fringe” racism.

Find us on Twitter:

J. Maraan: http://twitter.com/j_maraan
Vi Nguyen: http://twitter.com/missvinguyen
Sen Tien: http://twitter.com/sen_tient

Other Social Media
Vi’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/missvinguyen/

Please leave a review on Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/journey-to-the-west/id1347539343?mt=2

We’re also on Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=167076

Stream on the latest pods on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/jttwp

Read J’s latest article: http://www.aprilmag.com/2018/07/03/chinese-americans-are-targeted-by-the-administration-again/

Read Vi’s latest article: http://www.aprilmag.com/2018/04/17/dont-call-me-a-model-minority-i-come-from-a-working-class-family/

[JttW #10] Decolonizing Asian Beauty

[JttW #10] Decolonizing Asian Beauty

[JttW #10] Decolonizing Asian Beauty

N2DU7a [JttW #10] Decolonizing Asian BeautyThere are many misconceptions surrounding Asian Beauty. We talk about shade-ism, why being pale isn’t necessarily a white beauty standard, the “evil” China debate regarding the animal testing debate and the rise of K-beauty.


Find us on Twitter:

J. Maraan: http://twitter.com/j_maraan
Vi Nguyen: http://twitter.com/missvinguyen
Sen Tien: http://twitter.com/sen_tient

Other Social Media:
Vi’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/missvinguyen/


Please leave a review on Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/journey-to-the-west/id1347539343?mt=2

We’re also on Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=167076

Read J’s latest Article: http://www.aprilmag.com/2018/03/15/winter-olympians-spotlight-asian-american-stories/