Friends Next Door

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October 04, 2020 00:45:39
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Ep 16. Oh, the Dilemma We Get From Social Media!

Do you find yourself constantly checking Instagram to see who liked your posts or replied to your stories, even when you just did 5 minutes ago? Do you go on Twitter to see what news broke the internet today or in the past hour, for that matter? Congrats, you might have a problem there... but don't worry! We're here to talk about how to maintain a healthy relationship with social media in this day and age, so check it out for our tips and share yours if you have some.  As always, if you want to request a topic, share your story, or have a burning question, contact us at:Email: [email protected]: @frndsnextdoorDon't worry, you can always "ask for a friend"!   ...

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September 27, 2020 00:45:31
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Ep 15. Catching Up with Carmen (OTGW Reunion!)

Her new cooking channel? Check. Her new identity as a plant mom? Check. Crazy OffTheGreatWall days stories? Check! For those who used to watch OffTheGreatWall, this one's for you. Carmen came on our podcast to fill us in on what she's been up to, how she's doing in quarantine, and reminisce about the good ol' days. Enjoy! If you want to keep up with Carmen, check her out on socials:Youtube: youtube.com/kindofcooking/Instagram: @harrocarmen and @kindof_cooking As always, if you want to request a topic, share your story, or have a burning question, email us at [email protected] Don't worry, you can always "ask for a friend"!   ...

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September 20, 2020 00:41:04
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Ep 14. Mailbag: Is Physical Attraction Important in a Relationship?

We turned to our mailbox and answered questions that some of you sent in. How did we meet? How important is physical attraction in a relationship? What are some of the New York things that only locals would know? We loved reading your messages so keep sending them in! What's your story? Hit us up and tell us about it as we'd love to hear it! And if you have a burning question, email us at [email protected] Don't worry, you can always "ask for a friend"!  ...

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September 13, 2020 00:36:57
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Ep 13. Identity Series: When Asian Representation's Gone... Wrong? *cough* Mulan

Asians who grew up in the West, or as a minority, love it when we see people who look like us in the media. What's not to celebrate, right? They're representing us on a big platform! BUT, what happens if those who are supposed to represent us, do not? Worse, what happens when the person who’s supposed to represent us stands up for a cause that goes against our values? How much value/weight should we put on movies, music, pop culture in general? Tune in for our takes on Disney's adaptation of Mulan. What's your story? Hit us up and tell us about it as we'd love to hear it! And if you have a burning question, email us at [email protected] Don't worry, you can always "ask for a friend"!  ...

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September 07, 2020 00:46:37
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Ep 12. Identity Series: Let's Talk About Our (Asian) Identity

While all three of us are Chinese, we were brought up under different circumstances so this time we sit down to compare our experiences growing up. How do we define identity? How much is our sense of identity influenced by external factors? How did we come to terms with who we are? What's your story? Hit us up and tell us about it as we'd love to hear it! And if you have a burning question, email us at [email protected] Don't worry, you can always "ask for a friend"!  ...

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August 30, 2020 00:39:54
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Ep 11. Friends, aka the Family We Choose

Friends who troll one another, stay together? On this episode, we tackle the topic of friendships - how much importance do you put on friends? How do the nature of friendships evolve as you get older? What's your story? Hit us up and tell us about it as we'd love to hear it! And if you have a burning question, email us at [email protected] Don't worry, you can always "ask for a friend"!  ...

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