Asian Enough

By L.A. Times

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From the Los Angeles Times, “Asian Enough” is a podcast about being Asian American -- the joys, the complications and everything else in between. In each episode, hosts Jen Yamato and Frank Shyong invite celebrity guests to share their personal stories and unpack identity on their own terms. They explore the vast diaspora across cultures, backgrounds and generations, share “Bad Asian Confessions,” and try to expand the ways in which being Asian American is defined. New episodes drop every Tuesday.


Episode Date
Margaret Cho | 4
00:46:33

A conversation with comedian Margaret Cho about race in comedy, growing up in a queer bookstore in San Francisco and that time her parents smoked weed.

Mar 31, 2020
Viet Thanh Nguyen | 3
00:53:46

A conversation with novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen about cultural authenticity, inherited trauma and the “Crazy Rich Asians” effect.

Mar 24, 2020
Coronavirus Update | Bonus Episode
00:44:21

A conversation with L.A. Times health reporter Soumya Karlamangla about talking to your parents about coronavirus, the pandemic's impact on the Asian American community and the rise of COVID-19-related discrimination.

Mar 20, 2020
Lulu Wang | 2
00:46:37

A conversation with director Lulu Wang about Asian American identity, fighting for an inclusive Hollywood, and an update on the family secret that inspired "The Farewell."

Mar 17, 2020
John Cho | 1
01:01:02

A conversation with actor John Cho about fatherhood, the complexities of fame and unpacking the stories our parents tell us.

Mar 17, 2020
Introducing Asian Enough
00:02:12

Asian Enough is a podcast about being Asian American -- the joys, the complications and everything else. It premieres on March 17th.

Mar 04, 2020