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Southern Fried Asian

Aug 19, 2020

On a brand new Southern Fried Asian, Keith reconnects with his former college professor, Luisa A. Igloria, who was just named the first Filipina American poet laureate of Virginia.

They kick off the podcast reminiscing about her first year as a professor of English at Old Dominion University (1:15) and being integral to...


Jul 29, 2020

This episode of Southern Fried Asian was recorded in February before the coronavirus shut down everything. While Disney may have taken Mulan off its release schedule, we're filling the void by releasing Keith's conversation with one of the film's stars, Chen Tang!

Chen talks about immigrating to Memphis as a small child...


Jun 3, 2020

On June 5, the Oxford Film Festival will host the virtual world premiere of the documentary feature, Far East Deep South, a film about a Chinese American family discovering its unexpected history in Mississippi. Before its premiere, the filmmakers, Larissa Lam and Baldwin Chiu, sit down for this month's episode of...


May 13, 2020

This month's guest on Southern Fried Asian, Edward Hong, has been tapped to deliver the commencement address for the APIA students of the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. A fitting tribute to the college's first ever Asian American Studies graduate in the 300-year-old institution's history.

Edward...


Apr 15, 2020

It's Southern Fried Asian in the time of Corona as Keith welcomes entertainment reporter and Deadline.com editor Dino-Ray Ramos to the podcast.

Dino describes his FilAm Texas roots growing up the son of an Air Force father (2:45), forging an Asian American identity in college (4:30), and his high school's secret...