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Mandu Podcast

Mandu Podcast

By Kristin Oh
Join me, Kristin Oh, in this conversation about Asian American culture. I interview guests about their experience navigating their multi-cultural identity.
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Life & Love as a Pastor's Kid

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Advice from Dr. Narayan
For this episode I spoke with Dr. Jasmine Narayan, a child psychologist, COO of CREATE Outcomes Psychological Services, and the author of the "Color with Me" book series.  We talked about stress coping techniques for children and parents, and how parents can help their child(ren) manage the struggles of living and going to school during a pandemic.  For more information about Dr. Narayan's practice, go to createoutcomes.com or check out their Instagram @createoutcomes. Dr. Narayan is also available on twitter @DrJNarayan Please note that this podcast episode is not a replacement for a professional therapy session. And although Dr. Narayan is a licensed professional, the statements she made in this episode are general advice and suggestions.  If you, or someone you know, is in need of extra help with mental health and other stress-related issues, please reach out to a therapist near you.  I found Dr. Narayan  via psychologytoday.com which is a database of therapists around the country.  For more info on the pod, blog and other AAPI culture please check out my website at mandupodcast.com  And don't forget to follow me on social media! Instagram: @mandu_pod Facebook: @mandu_pod Spoon Radio:mandupod Twitter: @k_j_oh  
34:46
September 7, 2020
Life & Love as a Pastor's Kid
Join me as I talk with two of my friends from my old church, Lilly and Chloe, about what it was like for them to be the pastor's kid.  We talked about family, translating for our parents, and wedding planning! For more info on the pod, blog and other AAPI culture please check out my website at mandupodcast.com And don't forget to follow me on social media! Instagram: @mandu_pod Facebook: @mandu_pod Spoon Radio:mandupod Twitter: @k_j_oh Thanks and have a great day!
36:34
August 14, 2020
A Conversation with Drama Del Rosario
Join me as I talk with Filipinx documentary filmmaker, Drama Del Rosario.  We discuss his most recent short documentary film "In This Family" in which he tells his story about his experience as a young gay boy in Manila. We also discuss being a role model to others, forgiveness and skincare.  Check out his website at www.dramadelrosario.com His Instagram is @dramadelrosario You can watch his documentary film on PBS's YouTube page.  For more info on the pod, blog and other AAPI culture please check out my website at mandupodcast.com And don't forget to follow me on social media! Instagram: @mandu_pod Facebook: @mandu_pod Spoon Radio:mandupod Twitter: @k_j_oh Thanks and have a great day!
36:39
August 7, 2020
Teaching Kids about Music and Stereotypes
This week, I talk with Alice Tsui, an elementary school music  teacher about her recent experience with stereotypes. As one of the only Asian American teachers at her school, students began spreading a rumor that she had the coronavirus. We talk about her experiences during this incident, taking music lessons as kids and being an advocate for other people.  Follow Alice Tsui on her Instagrams @musicwithmissalice and @asianamericanalice For more info on the pod, blog and other AAPI culture please check out my website at mandupodcast.com And don't forget to follow me on social media! Instagram: @mandu_pod Facebook: @mandu_pod Spoon Radio:mandupod Twitter: @k_j_oh
26:59
May 1, 2020
Therapy: Understanding Yourself
* My guest this episode is a certified and trained psychologist. If you or someone you know is in need of mental assistance please go to a mental health professional * Join me as I interview Denver-based psychologist, Dr. Jessica Lee,  as we talk about: how to talk to your immigrant parents navigating the work place as a POC who needs therapy For more info on the pod, blog and other AAPI culture, head on over to my website at mandupodcast.com or check out my Instagram @mandu_pod. I am also on Spoon Radio - you can voice chat, listen and perform music, or share whatever else you want to share! All you have to do is download the free app and follow me @mandupod!
32:46
April 17, 2020
"Ship of Fates" - Caitlin Chung's Debut Novella
This week I interview Caitlin Chung on her debut novella, "Ship of Fates" which focuses on Chinese immigrants during Gold Rush era San Fran. We talk about her writing process, AAPI actresses and finding a place to belong. Chung is also currently working on her second book.  Her novella is available for pre order now! And will officially be out April 21.  You can find her on twitter @caitlinmchung and on her instagram @yellowreadingchair For for info on the pod, blog and other AAPI culture, follow me on instagram @mandupod or check out my website at mandupodcast.com. I am also on Spoon Radio! You can voice chat, perform and listen to music, or share whatever else you want to share. All you have to do is download the free app and follow me @mandupod! Thanks and have a great day!
29:11
April 10, 2020
I'm An Overachiever
For this episode, I Interview the Editor-in-chief of Overachiever Magazine, Rehana Paul. She started a magazine for Asian Women because she didn't see herself in other contemporary magazines...at the ripe age of 16 years old.  WOW! You can find her on Twitter and Instagram @stylishpenne. And don't forget to check out Overachiever Magazine by going to their website on overachievermagazine.com OR going to any of their social media accounts: Twitter @overachieverM Instagram @overachievermagazine Facebook @overachievermagazine Tumblr @overachievermagazine This episode was edited and produced by me. The music at the end and beginning of the show is called "Blind Love" and by Jeris. For more info about the pod, blog and other AAPI culture, head on over to my website at mandupodcast.com or check out my Instagram @mandu_pod. AND, I am on Spoon Radio, a new live-streaming, audio  only platform where you can chat with others, listen and perform, or share whatever you want to share. The app is free to download. You can find me @mandupod. 
28:20
April 4, 2020
Diversity in the Tech Industry (w/ Nina Baliga)
This episode, I interviewed the co-founder and CEO of diversity (go to hirediversity.us)  and boss-ass lady Nina Baliga. We talk about her career in the tech industry, representation and creating a welcoming work environment for everyone.  For information about the pod, blog and other AAPu culture, checkout my website at mandupodcast,com or check out my instagram @mandupod
28:36
October 22, 2019
Arts, Parents & Cali (w/ Jason Kang)
Illustrator and concept artist, Jason Kang, and I talk about his life as an artist and what it's like to live in California.  Follow Jason's instagram @jasonkangart
28:14
October 1, 2019