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Southern Fried Asian

Jun 22, 2022

Southern Fried Asian is back and so is one of our previous guests. Keith welcomes back Greg Pak -- whose moving new autobiographical project I Belong to You / Motherland is being turned into a choral performance in Austin -- to discuss belonging and loss and share memories of his mother and childhood in Texas.

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May 24, 2022

On a new episode of Southern Fried Asian, Keith talks to his Chef Tim Ma -- founder and CEO of Lucky Danger, the renowned American Chinese takeout restaurant in D.C. -- about his southern roots in Arkansas and Virginia and why it's important to honor the legacy of American Chinese cuisine.

They also discuss Chef Tim's...


Apr 29, 2022

On Southern Fried Asian, Keith welcomes Samata Narra, Senior Vice President, Equity and Inclusion, Content Strategy, Warner Bros. Discovery.

Samata is responsible for building innovative tools and creative solutions to help facilitate the advancement of diversity in global Warner Bros. content, including the launch of


Mar 23, 2022

In a first for Southern Fried Asian, Keith welcomes a previous guest's sibling, Big Sky star, Vinny Chhibber.

Keith and Vinny talk about the immigrant struggle and being part of a family that accepts the creative pursuits of its children. Then they transition into a discussion about subverting stereotypes on ABC's hit...


Feb 24, 2022

On a new episode of Southern Fried Asian, Keith talks to Raman Sehgal, co-host of the podcasts Modern Minorities and Quarantined Comics.

Keith and Raman explore his background growing up in Alabama, solving racism with his podcasts, and what politics ought to look like in the South. Raman also shares a beautiful story...