Welcome to a new season of Southern Fried Asian! We’re kicking off 2021 with storyteller, writer, activist, and Georgian Kavi Vu to talk about how the AAPI community helped turn the state blue in 2020 and elect two Democratic senators in an historic runoff election.
It’s been a long time. We shouldn’t have left you without a dope pod to listen to.
We commiserate about the insurrection. There’s really nothing else to talk about.
Just in time for the holidays, here’s the final Southern Fried Asian of season five to close out 2020! Joining the podcast is H’Abigail Mlo, a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina and one of the founders of Voices of the Highlands, a digital storytelling project featuring Montagnard/Montagnard-American voices on identity, culture, and everyday life.
Psst. Psst. Hoy! We have a new episode of the ShoPowSho!
In our fourth episode, we welcome the comics creators from the Lumpia With A Vengeance: Prelude #1 comic book: Patricio Ginelsa, Lawrence Iriarte, Justin Quizon, Dante Fernandez, Jeffrey Fulgencio and Varinder Singh! Seven years ago, their supporters crowdfunded the Filipino American movie, Lumpia With A Vengeance. And now, with the movie making its film festival debut this Saturday at the Hawai’i International Film Festival (HIFF), their supporters have crowdfunded the comic book prelude that has just been released to coincide with the film’s premiere!Continue reading “ShoPowSho Episode 004: ‘Lumpia With A Vengeance’ Comic Creators!”
Psst. Psst. Hoy! Mga Kababayan! Hello and welcome everyone to The Nerds of Color‘s newest audio/video podcast, ShoPowSho! My name is Kuya P AKA Patrick Michael Strange and I am honored to have The Nerds of Color be the home of my new show, ShoPowSho, wherein, we will be exploring my people / my kabayan from the Philippines!Continue reading “ShoPowSho Episode 003: AAPI Community Leader, Rodney Salinas!”
With less than three weeks to go for the 2020 Presidential Election, Keith sits down with filmmaker and subjects from the new documentary, First Vote: director Yi Chen, podcaster Kaiser Kuo, and professor Dr. Jennifer Ho on this special election edition of Southern Fried Asian.
Try as we might, this episode gets a little heavy.
What’s this? A regular episode?
Big Boss Keith Chow joins us for an extra special 81st episode of the F’n Do It Cast!
We do not break our cold open time record.
Olympus comes back with beta software that lets you use their micro four thirds systems as a webcam… with a catch.
A few weeks ago, Keith had the pleasure of welcoming to Southern Fried Asian human rights lawyer, policy advocate, and candidate for State Senate in the 28th district of Virginia, Qasim Rashid. With less than two weeks to go until voters go to the polls in Virginia, Keith and Qasim talk about why he’s running and why it’s important to get involved in politics at every level of society.
Hard NOC Life will be going on a brief hiatus. But before it does, Keith and Shawn have to break down the election, its relation to Nerd Pop, and a special announcement about the podcast.
With less than a week to go before Election Day, Southern Fried Asian sits down with a candidate to represent the 97th District in the Georgia House, Aisha Yaqoob!
This week on Southern Fried Asian, Keith speaks with Gina Ortiz Jones, a candidate for Congress representing the 23rd District of Texas. And if you happen to live in Texas, early voting for the primary elections has already begun. So get out and vote!
Color Commentary returns and for this special installment, we’re taking on the new regime that is the Trump Administration and the corrupt society that made it a reality.
Because let’s be honest, these days reality requires more suspension of disbelief than fantasy does.
Warning: The following post contains explicit depictions of white hoods and white capes being snatched.
Viewer discretion is advised.
Okay, we, as nerds of color (TM), especially now that a white supremacist nightmare is about to become our president, need to get our collective shit together. Bigly.
So I’m gonna — periodically — post some links and actions and ideas (under the heading “What Can A Nerd Do?”) about what a nerd can do, politicalwise, to combat the eeebil is is come upon us. And I will edit-to-add any legit links/ideas left in comments about the topic at hand as well, so jump in mah nurds!
The day after the election, I received a message from a frenemy I’ve known since junior high. He has kept close tabs on me and my career, always presenting himself as “devil’s advocate” or “the rational voice of the other side of the argument.” Basically, he’s a book smart troll I didn’t block because of the insidious effects of nostalgia. His message was one line:
“What good is all that science fiction stuff, now that we’ve won?”