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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: May, 2019
May 28, 2019

Bill Watanabe shares about the bad experiences with and downfall of the Agape Fellowship cult: why leader Toru Matsuo’s system of personal growth was inherently flawed, how Toru abused his doctrine of intimacy, and Bill’s eventual escape from the group. (Intro: Crazy AF?)

May 21, 2019

Bill Watanabe shares about his experience with Agape Fellowship, a Christian group that started as a commune and soon became a cult. Bill discusses the encouraging beginnings of the fellowship, and then the first warning signs that the group’s charismatic leader was starting to lose his way. (Intro: Mamma Mia)

May 14, 2019

AJ Rafael shares about his musical career and his role in East West Players’ new production of “Mamma Mia”. AJ discusses his Crazy Talented Asians cabaret, the power of his Dad’s musical legacy, and why giving full commitment often means saying “no”. (Intro: Big Fan)

May 6, 2019

Adrian Pei discusses his new book “The Minority Experience: Navigating Emotional and Organizational Realities”. Adrian talks about the unique pain that minorities experience, how racial reaction can cause white people to view themselves as victims, and why listening can be one of the most healing actions. (Intro: Succession)

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