Recorded live at the Alamo Drafthouse in San Francisco, in conversation with novelist Patricia Park, author of RE Jane, a retelling of the classic Jane Eyre, set in the Korean immigrant community of Queens, New York. Listen now>>
PRI’s The World
Even after the recession, more and more Americans are living with their parents and grandparents to save money. But for many Asian immigrant households, this isn’t new. According to the Pew Research Center, Asians are twice as likely as whites to live in multignerational households — and considering Asians are also America’s fastest-growing ethnic group, this housing trend is here to stay. Listen now >>
San Francisco Chronicle
Since when did geeks get the girls? Well, they do in South Korea, where professional video game players make big money and get mobbed in public. Millions play video games online, and competitions draw thousands of fans.
If the country’s games industry leaders have their way, what we see now in Korea offers a glimpse of the future elsewhere. Listen now >>
With Facebook currently in place as the latest social networking craze in the U.S., a South Korean site is attempting to enter the American market. The show explores CyWorld and its growing popularity – the site already boasts 20 million members in South Korea, forty percent of that country’s population. Listen now >>