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They Call Us Bruce

Jul 4, 2020

Jeff and Phil welcome Asian American adoptees Dan Matthews and Grace Newton to share their stories, discuss recent adoption-related controversies in the news, and complicate the narrative around issues of international and transracial adoption.


Jun 8, 2020

In part two of this special double-sized 100th episode, Jeff and Phil welcome actor Daniel Wu and comedian W. Kamau Bell to help celebrate their podcast milestone and nerd out over their shared love of -- who else -- Bruce Lee.


Jun 5, 2020

Episode 100! Jeff and Phil welcome filmmaker Bao Nguyen, director of the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary BE WATER, which explores -- from a decidedly Asian American perspective -- the groundbreaking journey of martial arts icon Bruce Lee.


May 21, 2020

Jeff and Phil welcome Lynn Chen, who wrote, directed, produced and stars in the movie I WILL MAKE YOU MINE. She talks about getting the "band" back together, the song that almost busted her budget, and completing the most low-budget movie trilogy ever.


May 11, 2020

Jeff and Phil welcome filmmaker Renee Tajima-Pena, producer of the epic new PBS documentary series ASIAN AMERICANS. She talks about the stories no one tells you, how history repeats itself, and the challenges of condensing 150 years of history into a five-hour public television series.