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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: November, 2019
Nov 26, 2019

Sue Kim Bonifazio is one third of The Kim Sisters, a trio of Korean musicians who went from performing songs for GIs in the Korean War to appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show a record 22 times. You might even say they were the first "K-Pop" group to break into the US! (Intro: Beneath The Surface)

Nov 19, 2019

BD Wong stops by to promote “The Great Leap”, a play by Lauren Yee that he has performed in twice and is now directing at The Pasadena Playhouse. Later, the conversation turns to his most recent acting performances in “Mr. Robot” and the upcoming “Awkwafina is Nora from Queens”. (Intro: A New Family Member)

Nov 12, 2019

Comedian Margaret Cho and Ken talk about the chance encounter they had at an airport. Margaret delves into her experience growing up in the Korean American church, fighting against beauty standards set by the media, and her successful careers in comedy, acting, and music. (Intro: Welcoming Them Home)

Nov 5, 2019

Fourth generation Japanese American and former politician Warren Furutani shares his life story. He discusses the difference between empowerment and power and his predictions for the final four candidates of the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary. (Intro: Aubergine)

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