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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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August 24, 2020 00:56:11
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Ep 10. How Our Parents Ruined (Shaped) Our Lives

On this episode, we compare notes on how much our parents beat us up when we were a wee child. Okay we may be exaggerating but looking back, we now know that parenting is the hardest job in the world. So disgruntled kids unite! Give this episode a listen and tell us what you think.Do you have a similar 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 16, 2020 00:35:29
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Ep 9. Girl Code vs. Bro Code: Part 2

Part 2! Of the unwritten codes dictating female friendships and male friendships alike. How are we different? How are we alike? Our friend Jenn Nguyen (we have a guest yay!) joined in the fun in this 2-part convos about the intriguing world of friendship etiquettes. If you want to know more about Jenn and EM Collective, a community to empower and connect Asian creatives through culture, head over to Instagram and check them out at:Jenn - @jennahhlynn EM Collective - @emcollectveDo you have a similar 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"! Additional music by Scott Buckley – www.scottbuckley.com.au ...

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