Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

They Call Us Bruce

Sep 15, 2017

Jeff and Phil talk TV and #ExpressiveAsians with Nancy Wang Yuen, author of the book Reel Inequality: Hollywood Actors and Racism, and co-author of "Tokens on the Small Screen," a comprehensive new report on AAPI representation on television.


Sep 8, 2017

Jeff and Phil welcome Esther Yu-Hsi Lee, immigration reporter for ThinkProgress and a Dreamer herself, to discuss the personal and community impact of immigration policy on the heels of Trump's decision to end DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).


Aug 27, 2017

Having now ni hao'd their way into your hearts, Jeff and Phil recap, and revisit the first 20 episodes of They Call Us Bruce. Then they welcome friend and fellow podcaster Minji Chang (Kollabcast, First of All), for a round of The Good, The Bad and The WTF.


Aug 23, 2017

Jeff and Phil welcome actor Philip Ng, who plays Bruce Lee in Birth of the Dragon. He talks about the premature controversy around the film, his approach to playing an icon, and some of the big differences between Hong Kong and Hollywood action.


Aug 2, 2017

Jeff and Phil got an early look at Birth of the Dragon, the upcoming action flick inspired by Bruce Lee's most famous fight. They offer their takes on Bruceploitation, fan fiction, Some White Dude, and why this movie is absolutely not a biopic.