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Southern Fried Asian

Sep 25, 2019

Southern Fried Asian is back! This time, Keith is joined by New York Times-bestselling YA science-fiction author Marie Lu. Her new novel, Rebel, the follow-up to her epic Legend series of books, will be available in bookstores October 1 -- as will the graphic novel adaptation of her DC Icons story, Batman:...


May 29, 2019

Southern Fried Asian returns with a brand new episode! Keith is joined by Soman Chainani, the New York Times-bestselling author of the hit children's fantasy series, the School For Good and Evil. The fifth book in the series, A Crystal of Time, is available now wherever books are sold.

Soman kicks off the show by...


Feb 6, 2019

On a new episode of Southern Fried Asian, Keith is joined by Vanity Fair TV critic Sonia Saraiya to talk about growing up Indian American in rural Florida.

Sonia tells Keith about why her family preferred settling in the middle of nowhere (2:00), how many Asian American communities buy into -- and thus perpetuate the...


Jan 16, 2019

Southern Fried Asian returns with a brand new episode to kick off the new year! Joining the show is Los Angeles Times reporter and Nashville native, Frank Shyong!

Frank and Keith discuss the mystery of non-existent Southern accents (1:30) and how growing up in the South has made him comfortable being an outsider (4:00)....


Oct 31, 2018

With less than a week to go before Election Day, Southern Fried Asian sits down with a candidate to represent the 97th District in the Georgia House, Aisha Yaqoob!

Aisha tells Keith about how her parents immigrated from Pakistan and eventually to Georgia (2:00) and her experience growing up in the South as an American...