Episodes

That Time I Talked with Kimchee (Part 2): Andrew Phung on Kim's Convenience & the Therapeutic Value of Improv

Jan. 20, 2021

Andrew Phung is known for his role as the hilarious, likeable, and loyal Kimchee on the show, Kim’s Convenience. We bond over wrestling and food.  We explore the therapeutic value of improv, which led him to the Loose Moose Theatre Company to...

Kev Luu: Working in the Music Industry, Coping with Bipolar Disorder, & Fighting for Social Justice

Jan. 6, 2021

Kev Luu, is a music producer/engineer, working with the biggest names in music, artist, and educator.  He is also a native of Las Vegas, Berklee College of Music Alumni, and son of Chinese immigrant parents from Vietnam.  For the first time,...

That Time I Talked with Kimchee (Part 1): Andrew Phung on Kim's Convenience & the Therapeutic Value of Improv

Dec. 28, 2020

Andrew Phung is known for his role as the hilarious, likeable, and loyal Kimchee on the show, Kim’s Convenience. We bond over wrestling and food.  We explore the therapeutic value of improv, which led him to the Loose Moose Theatre Company to...

Drew Sing: Work from Home? Why Not Become a Digital Nomad, Working in Other Countries?

Dec. 22, 2020

Drew is a Growth Product Manager from Seattle, Washington, and author of “Work From Abroad” - A how-to guide to exploring the world, while working a full-time U.S. remote job. He’s been living a remote-friendly lifestyle since 2018 which has led...

Daisy Jing: Acne, Mental Health, and Finding a Skincare Solution by Building a Multi-million Dollar Business, Banish

Dec. 17, 2020

Daisy is an OG YouTube vlogger, speaker, and mompreneur who was included in Forbes 30 under 30. Daisy and I talk about our struggles with acne and ways it impacts mental health. Daisy went viral with her YouTube video, “Growing up Ugly,” and in...

Episode 18: Toom Chanda, Laotian/Hmong Actor/Filmmaker, Philanthropist, and Muy Lao Coach

Dec. 11, 2020

Toom Chanda is a Laotian/Hmong actor, filmmaker, philanthropist, and Muay Lao Coach, operating three gyms prior to pursuing his acting career.  He has appeared on Chicago Fire, commercials, and produced his own films, such as the Cure,...

Episode 17: Tsubaki: Youthful Skin through Gua Sha

Dec. 2, 2020

Have you heard of the ancient technique, Gua Sha, scraping a flat stone over the skin to help increase circulation and decrease the appearance of wrinkles?  Tsubaki founder, Mel Ta, details her journey to finding natural skin care products to...

Real Talk with Lillian So: Addressing Racial Identity and Body Image Issues

Nov. 24, 2020

Lillian So engages in Real Talk during this interview, sharing her history of an Eating Disorder and racial identity issues.  She grew up in Chicago, spending time at her parents’ store with a demographic of mostly Black/African American. She...

Dr. Meagan Copelin: Harnessing Pain to Empower Women

Nov. 16, 2020

**Disclaimer: Discussion of trauma and may trigger some listeners** Dr. Meagan Copelin, BIPOC and psychologist, describes a childhood characterized by abuse.  Determined to achieve the highest degree possible, she earned her M.A. while being...

Special Episode: Peter Stults: Renowned Artist of the “What If” Posters and the Color of Success Logo

Nov. 10, 2020

Who is the person behind the “What If” posters that went viral? Peter created retro movie posters, taking recent movies and imagining actors and credits from past eras.  He takes us through his journey of feeling stuck after college, taking a...

Alan Z Music: Rapper, Singer, Actor, and Voice of Anti-racism

Nov. 1, 2020

Alan Z is ATL's own triple-threat: rapper/singer/actor. He is the epitome of resilience and his genre-bending musical styles has led him to make R&B/pop songs, hard-hitting raps, and inspirational anthems to inspire the champion within his...

Chase Tang: From Hockey & the Corporate World to Celebrity Actor

Oct. 25, 2020

Chase Tang, a Taiwanese-Canadian actor whose star continues to rise, will soon become “everyone’s celebrity crush”  He will be playing a supervillain in Netflix’s upcoming superhero drama, Jupiter’s Legacy, alongside Josh Duhamel,...

Phi Huynh: The rise of the "Phi-nex," a Vietnamese-Canadian Actor

Oct. 11, 2020

Phi "Phi-nex" Huynh is one of the fewest leading Vietnamese-Canadian actors and is a 'film festival award-nominated actor."  He is a fan favorite in the TV show, Heroes Reborn, and had principal roles in V-Wars (Netflix), Titans, and Walking on...

William Hung: Auditioning on American Idol & Being a Champion by Choice

Oct. 4, 2020

William Hung discusses how he used his 15 minutes of fame, singing, Ricky Martin's "She Bangs" for his American Idol Audition, to inspire people around the world.  He sings "She Bangs" on the podcast episode and addresses comments made by Joe...

Erik Young: From Parramore to Silicon Valley CEO

Sept. 21, 2020

Erik Young reflects on his journey as an African American male, growing up in one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the US, Parramore in Orlando, FL, to moving to Silicon Valley to become the CEO and Co-founder of . Erik internalized...

Ranella Ferrer: Road to Becoming the Asian Queen of Soul, Part 2

Aug. 26, 2020

Ranella Ferrer continues to tells us about her journey to becoming the Asian Queen of Soul in R&B/Pop Culture, meeting Khloe Kardashian on Revenge Body and spreading positivity.  She gives us a sneak peek of her new music!

Ranella Ferrer: Road to Becoming the Asian Queen of Soul, Part 1

Aug. 26, 2020

Ranella Ferrer, AKA the the Asian Queen of Soul in R&B/Pop Culture, has remained a powerhouse in the Filipino-American Entertainment Industry since she was 13 years-old. Her professional background includes Grammy produced songs, commercial pop...

Passion Planner: Live with Intention to Find Your Purpose, Part 2

Aug. 7, 2020

Angelia Trinidad is a Filipina American and the CEO and founder of Passion Planner.  After graduating from UCLA , she found herself struggling to find direction.  Rising above the struggle, she created Passion Planner, a tool that has now...