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ASIAN AMERICA: THE KEN FONG PODCAST

Ken Fong gets to the heart of Asian American culture, history, and spirituality. Through interviews with movers and shakers in the Asian American community -- some you know, others you've never heard of before -- prepare to laugh, cry, and be amazed.
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Now displaying: March, 2019
Mar 26, 2019

Award-winning author Vanessa Hua talks about her novel “A River of Stars”. Vanessa discusses the rippling effects of China’s one-child policy on the U.S., the phenomenon of pregnant Chinese women and “maternity hotels”, and her work as a columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle. (Intro: Good Fit)

Mar 18, 2019

Author and minister Mihee Kim-Kort talks about her book “Outside the Lines”, and embracing her own queerness. Mihee discusses how queerness is “magic”, how it made her marriage complicated and rich, and why the story of Jesus and the Samaritan woman inspires her. (Intro: Get In!)

Mar 12, 2019

Blogger Iris Chen shares about “Untigering” and what it has meant for her children’s schooling, character, and faith. Iris discusses the harmful cycle of spanking and yelling, why she ditched math curriculum, and a “stripped-down” version of church. (Intro: Mentor)

Mar 4, 2019

Writer and filmmaker Renee Marchol shares about her fight against terrible treatment from church leadership, including sexual harassment, false accusations, and patriarchal control. Renee discusses “success porn”, true vulnerability, and unsmashable optimism. (Intro: Jeff Adachi)

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