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A Bala-ncing Act
Allie, Evan, Max, and Kristina discuss The Boat People by Sharon Bala and how Max dated a Priya (2:36); how to pronounce “Gigovaz” (3:57); Kumi as Jiminy Cricket (9:10); Sharon Bala joins the conversation (15:01); hearkening back to the “good ol’ days” (27:07); the Refugee Law Text Book, Orange Is the New Black, and “Paper Planes.” (31:52)
Allie, Evan, Max, and Kristina discuss Scarborough by Catherine Hernandez and dancing to Whitney (3:17); Filipino signposts (4:28); clear eyes, hard lives, can’t lose (10:31); Catherine Hernandez joins the conversation (16:49); on keeping that lipstick neat for church (19:28); Bonnie Raitt, ballroom dancing, and Little Criminals (31:52).
Kerri On, My Wayward Son
Allie, Evan, Kristina and Max discuss Floating City by Kerri Sakamoto and the parallels to one Charles Foster Kane (1:20); how feeling entitled whilst having a chip on your shoulder is the worst combo (7:30); Evan is the podcast’s Macklemore (13:19); Kerri Sakamoto joins the conversation (17:09); when victims of racism don’t end up being the nicest of people (19:29); the most wondrous building in Toronto (26:24); ‘Stardust’, Wong Kar-Wai, and a brilliant friend (29:26)