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An enlightening podcast about love, history, entertainment, Chinese food & whatever else enters our minds. Hosted by the husband-wife team of Baldwin "Only Won" Chiu & Larissa Lam

An enlightening podcast about love, history, entertainment, Chinese food & whatever else enters our minds. Hosted by the husband-wife team of Baldwin "Only Won" Chiu & Larissa Lam
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United States

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An enlightening podcast about love, history, entertainment, Chinese food & whatever else enters our minds. Hosted by the husband-wife team of Baldwin "Only Won" Chiu & Larissa Lam

Language:

English


Episodes

NBA and Chinese History

10/22/2019
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Larissa Lam and Baldwin "Only Won" Chiu discuss the recent NBA, China and Hong Kong controversy, what they don't know about Chinese history and why China banned Winnie the Pooh.

Duration:00:19:19

Ep 15 Representation in Animation

9/27/2019
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Hosts Larissa Lam and Baldwin Chiu aka Only Won review the new Dreamworks Animation film, Abominable, starring Chloe Bennett, Albert Tsai, Tensing Norgay Trainor and Sarah Paulson. They discuss the cultural significance of this film set in China and compare other animated film settings.

Duration:00:16:09

Ep 14 How to Find Your Roots

6/13/2019
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Hosts Larissa Lam and Baldwin Chiu aka Only Won talk about they went about tracing Baldwin's family roots and offer tips on how to research your own family history.

Duration:00:16:33

Ep 13 Impact of Chinese Exclusion Act on Families

5/2/2019
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Hosts Larissa Lam and Baldwin Chiu aka Only Won celebrate Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month with a poignant discussion on the impact of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 on all families, not just Chinese ones. Baldwin Chiu talks about how the act directly affected his family and his sense of being American.

Duration:00:23:12

Ep 12 Grieving for Those You Love

4/9/2019
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Hosts Larissa Lam and Baldwin Chiu aka Only Won mourn the recent loss of dear friends and pay tribute to them. Larissa Lam discusses singing at memorials for friends such as author, C.Y. Lee (Flower Drum Song). They also discuss how they would want to be remembered.

Duration:00:19:05

Ep 11 College Cheating Scandal

3/14/2019
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Larissa Lam and Only Won aka Baldwin Chiu give their take on the college admissions cheating and bribery scandal involving people like Full House actress, Lori Loughlin and Desperate Housewives actress, Felicity Huffman. They talk about other scandals involving Chinese students and share about their experiences with UCLA and USC.

Duration:00:20:45

Ep 10 Chinese New Year & Dim Sum Shark

2/7/2019
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Larissa Lam and Baldwin Chiu aka Only Won chat about Chinese New Year customs, memories, festivals, legendary Marvel comic book artist Ron Lim and the new Dim Sum Shark video.

Duration:00:19:13

Ep 9 Rose Parade, Relationship Goal & Sandra Oh

1/10/2019
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Larissa Lam and Baldwin Chiu (aka Only Won) talk about new year relationship goals and resolutions, give a personal account of the Rose Parade float that caught on fire and the significance of Sandra Oh at the Golden Globe Awards.

Duration:00:20:21

Ep 8 Film and TV Favorites of 2018

12/13/2018
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Larissa Lam and Only Won share their favorite films and TV shows of 2018 plus give their other highlights of the year. They also talk about their new video "A Merry Dim Sum Christmas" and recent Golden Globe and SAG Award nominations.

Duration:00:25:35

Ep 7 Untraditional Holiday Food Traditions

11/30/2018
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Larissa Lam & Baldwin "Only Won" Chiu talk about their untraditional seafood-filled Thanksgiving and holiday meals plus how their immigrant families adapt American holidays.

Duration:00:17:25

Ep 6 Mississippi & Breast Cancer

10/25/2018
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Hosts Larissa Lam and Baldwin "Only Won" Chiu talk about what they learned on their recent trip to Mississippi to test screen their new documentary and Larissa shares about a family member's recent breast cancer diagnosis in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Duration:00:21:11

Ep 5 Chinese Food and Fried Tamales

9/27/2018
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Larissa Lam and Baldwin "Only Won" Chiu discuss their love of fried tamales, Mexican food and Latin cuisine. They also talk about the connection between the Chinese and Mexicans in the Deep South.

Duration:00:19:05

Ep. 4 Cultural Appropriation of Dim Sum?

9/20/2018
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Larissa Lam and Baldwin "Only Won" Chiu discuss getting moon cakes confiscated during Mid-Autumn Festival and debate whether non-Asians wearing dim sum t-shirts and other Asian-inspired clothing constitute cultural appropriation.

Duration:00:24:44

Ep. 3 Suicide Prevention, Dim Sum vs Dumplings

9/13/2018
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Larissa Lam and Baldwin "Only Won" Chiu get personal with their experiences with suicide to mark Suicide Prevention Month plus they address a listener's question to clarify the difference between dim sum and dumplings.

Duration:00:26:59

Ep. 2 Ice Cream, Aretha Franklin and History of Labor

9/6/2018
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Larissa Lam and Baldwin "Only Won" Chiu discuss their first jobs, ice cream, dive into the history of labor in this country from plantations to railroads, pay tribute to Larissa's musical inspiration, Aretha Franklin and of course, dim sum gets a shout out.

Duration:00:24:19

Ep. 1 The Guide for Non-Asians to Crazy Rich Asians

8/29/2018
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Larissa Lam and Baldwin "Only Won" Chiu help guide Non-Asians through Crazy Rich Asians and discuss strange questions asked about the film. They also talk about Only Won's very different Chinese American family story in Mississippi & discuss a little dim sum.

Duration:00:25:31