Asian Oscar Bait
By Eng, Matthew; Pinto, Caroline; Powers, Melissa
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Telling true stories of Asians throughout history - and pitching them to Hollywood.
||ExplicitTyrus Wong||The Oscars and animator Tyrus Wong.||3/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitVietnam War Spy Pham Xuan An||Hollywood's Islamophobia and Vietnam War spy/journalist Pham Xuan An.||2/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe LA Riots||Whitewashing in animation and the LA riots.||2/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitForugh Farrokhzad||The Academy Awards and poet Forugh Farrokhzad.||2/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Transcontinental Railroad||Rogue One and the Transcontinental Railroad.||1/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMazher Mahmood||The Women's March, Steve Harvey, and Mazher Mahmood.||1/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLarry Itliong||"Ghost in the Shell" and Larry Itliong.||12/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIndonesia's Exorcists||#OscarsSoWhite and Indonesia's exorcists.||12/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAndrew Cunanan||"Model minorities" and murderer Andrew Cunanan.||11/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitChia Thye Poh||Post-election Asian representation and dissident Dr. Chia Thye Poh.||11/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitImelda Marcos||Much ado about Mulan. Then, personality Imelda Marcos.||10/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Donut King||Marvel mistreating Asians and donut entrepreneur Ted Ngoy.||10/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitQiu Jin||Oscars and Asians. Then, revolutionary Qiu Jin.||10/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFred Korematsu v. United States||Mark Wahlberg's hate crimes. Then, Fred Korematsu's story.||10/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMerle Oberon||Asian people in Ocean's Eight and Old Hollywood star Merle Oberon.||10/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe American Civil War||The 2016 Olympics, "yellow fever", and Chinese soldiers in America's Civil War.||10/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroductions||Introductions||10/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
It's about time someone started a show on this topic. #OscarsSoWhite
A great listen
Smart, witty, and necessary.
This was such a fun listen
A funny and bright podcast that is genuinely eye-opening about subjects barely talked about in the mainstream, much less chronicled in Hollywood movies. More, please!