Eat Your Crust-logo

Eat Your Crust

Media & Entertainment Podcasts

Two Asian-American girls navigating their way through post-grad life in the Bay Area, with a little help from our friends. Tune in during your lousy commute to laugh and chat with your hosts Crystal and Jeesoo as we ramble about tech, culture, family, and everything in between. If you can relate, feel free to visit us at eatyourcrust.com or reach out to us @eatyourcrustpod on insta, twitter, facebook, or email us at eatyourcrustpod@gmail.com!

Two Asian-American girls navigating their way through post-grad life in the Bay Area, with a little help from our friends. Tune in during your lousy commute to laugh and chat with your hosts Crystal and Jeesoo as we ramble about tech, culture, family, and everything in between. If you can relate, feel free to visit us at eatyourcrust.com or reach out to us @eatyourcrustpod on insta, twitter, facebook, or email us at eatyourcrustpod@gmail.com!

Location:

United States

Description:

Two Asian-American girls navigating their way through post-grad life in the Bay Area, with a little help from our friends. Tune in during your lousy commute to laugh and chat with your hosts Crystal and Jeesoo as we ramble about tech, culture, family, and everything in between. If you can relate, feel free to visit us at eatyourcrust.com or reach out to us @eatyourcrustpod on insta, twitter, facebook, or email us at eatyourcrustpod@gmail.com!

Language:

English


Episodes

In Our Feels

7/13/2022
Your girls are in therapy, and in our FEEEELS! Today we talk about the very human experience of feeling emotions, reflect on how we deal with sadness and anger, and share any coping mechanisms that our therapists have equipped us with. Come get deep and introspective with us on our journey to being at peace with our feelings! Support the show

Duration:00:40:58

LGBTQ Identity Between Cultures

7/6/2022
Understanding the nuances of sexual identity, especially in younger years, can be a long, complicated, and immensely personal journey. However, when you jump into this journey while moving amongst three different countries, you can guess that there would be even further cultural perspectives to add to the mix! Today, our guest (who is also the wonderful co-host of 'To Be Human' podcast) shares with us his experience navigating his sexual identity as a Third Culture Kid, from Germany to China...

Duration:01:13:20

#GRADSCHOOL: Bioengineering PhD

6/29/2022
After spending a large majority of our youth in school, going into grad school isn't an easy decision, especially for something as lengthy and intensive as a PhD program! Today we get an inside look into the life of a Bioengineering PhD student and evaluate what factors are important to consider before applying to higher education programs. We also look into the perks of having a phD (vs. Masters) in the Bioengineering field & how the programs themselves set you up for success after...

Duration:00:44:42

Friendship Units

6/22/2022
In our experiences, friendship dynamics can be pretty different depending on the number of friends you have in your “group”. You and your bestie would be what we consider a duo, three’s a crowd, and then we got quads and 5-stacks! Today we muse on the advantages & pitfalls of different-sized friendship units. Support the show

Duration:00:40:40

Learning to Manage Money (Poorly) as Adults

6/15/2022
The song "Mo Money Mo Problems" never took into account that you can funnel your extra money straight into your restaurant/DoorDash budget. Maybe with a little bit of emotional Amazon spending too. Today we get REAL with you guys and share our monthly expenses (please don't judge us!) as well as some of our spending habits & future financial goals. Support the show

Duration:00:43:07

Volleyball Saturdays - Sports with Friends

6/8/2022
When you grow up playing sports, you have that competitive nature within you... and that includes getting your friends to rally and play your favorite sport with you! Today we bring on our friend who participated in multiple sports growing up, and has now assembled her entire friend group to create a Volleyball Saturday trend with almost 20 people joining each week. For anyone who loves sports, loves competition, or wants to try something new with their friend group, this episode is for...

Duration:00:42:29

The Evolving Role of Social Media in Our Lives

6/1/2022
As one of the generations that grew up on social media, we’ve seen the rise and fall of many different websites and apps, with each new trend of social media playing a different role in our lives. From the YOLO Snapchat era to the infamous Tumblr era, and now to new apps like BeReal and BeerBuddy, we dissect how each app makes us feel and act, and try to understand what makes or breaks a social media app! Support the show

Duration:00:37:17

Anniversary Questions with Drinks

5/25/2022
To celebrate our 3 year anniversary, your hosts gathered some spicy questions and grabbed a few beers to do a little truth or drink session! Featuring lessons from our first kiss, stories of crazy hangovers, and mysterious fears and turn-ons that we attempt to explain! Thank you for the amazing last 3 years of Eat Your Crust Podcast!!! We are beyond grateful for our wonderful, supportive community who are navigating through the craziness of life alongside us. You've seen us grow from age...

Duration:00:45:08

Art & Crafts for Twenty-Somethings

5/18/2022
Now that we're a little bit more adjusted to the 9-5 in our mid-twenties, the time has come to look for some hobbies! Whether you prefer your hobbies to be calming or exciting, hands-on or virtual, social or solo, there's something out there for the little child in all of us! However, our guest today talks about the meditative, primal nature of her hobby, ceramics, and it does make us intrigued to get our hands on some clay (or slime...or floam...). Join us as we discuss our perspectives &...

Duration:00:48:48

Pre-Vacation Prep

5/11/2022
Vacations are always exciting (someone pls implement summer vacations for adults!!!) but part of the fun lies in the prepping & packing process ;-) From packing cubes to travel size toiletries, nothing is sexier than a perfectly planned capsule wardrobe organized neatly inside the perfect size suitcase. Today we discuss all of the hard work that goes into pre-vacation prep work, and discuss how our detailed packing & mental prep can make the actual vacation itself more exciting! Support the...

Duration:00:44:10

Performance Reviews for the 9-5

5/4/2022
At least once a year, the unavoidable task of the Performance Review comes up. No pressure, but any potential you hope to have for a promotion, raise, or bonus are all based on this submission. Today we discuss how we go about the Performance Review process, any tips or tricks we've gleaned from our managers, and do some roleplaying action with our *professional voices* on! Support the show

Duration:00:39:48

Are We Runners?

4/27/2022
This month, Crystal & Jeesoo ran a 5k together! We discuss how our running journeys have morphed from running the mile in middle school to incorporating runs into our 9-5s. Do we enjoy running now? It's tough to say... but we invite on some friends who run much longer & faster than us to see if they can pinpoint what qualifies someone as a 'runner'! Support the show (https://ko-fi.com/eatyourcrust)

Duration:00:49:20

Solo Birthday Ventures

4/20/2022
Crystal is officially 26 y'all!!! In honor of her birthday, she decided to throw herself a special SOLO vacay this year by going on a one night getaway alone! Tune in to hear how she spent her special day glamping in the woods, what kind of food & activities she brought to spend her time, and the various ruminations that arose in her dedicated day alone. Support the show (https://ko-fi.com/eatyourcrust)

Duration:00:38:04

Why We Read

4/13/2022
Today we discuss one of our favorite hobbies…reading! Not only has this manifested in a book club for our friend group, our love for reading makes it fun to reflect on our past reading choices (& what secret desires we wanted to fulfill with them), the different approaches to reading we’ve experienced (plot vs. prose?), and the thoughts we have about the impact of representation in some of our favorite books from childhood. Support the show (https://ko-fi.com/eatyourcrust)

Duration:00:46:12

All Good Things Come To An End

4/6/2022
Whether it’s the school year coming to an end, or your favorite TV show airing its last episode, all good things come to an end. Today we discuss how we deal with the finality and temporary nature of various aspects of life, from silly things like overcoming the feeling of emptiness after finishing our favorite book/show, all the way to heavier feelings of ending a relationship or losing a loved one. We also tackle how we viewed and understood death at a young age, and how we’ve come to...

Duration:00:46:57

Fully Asian, Half & Half

3/30/2022
Growing up in a multicultural household means...more food variety, more languages, and more confusion about what is actually one culture or the other! Our guest today shares what it was like growing up half-Chinese, half-Korean in a predominantly Korean area, the various differences in a multicultural household, and how she relates to "halfie culture" as a half-East Asian, half-East Asian woman! Support the show (https://ko-fi.com/eatyourcrust)

Duration:00:46:35

Does My Therapist Like Me?

3/23/2022
We’re holding ourselves accountable for one of our New Years Resolutions! We’re in THERAPY! Today we share with you our journeys with therapy so far, as well as the random fears and insecurities we have about therapy. If you ever catch yourself trying to impress your therapist with your traumas, let us know…just asking for a friend… Support the show (https://ko-fi.com/eatyourcrust)

Duration:00:51:05

Coding Bootcamp

3/16/2022
Bootcamps have gained popularity over the years for helping people break into tech for less money and time than a traditional 4-year college. But what is it like learning 4 years of material in a condensed amount of time? Today we brought on our friend who went through the Bootcamp experience to become a Software Engineer! He dives into the differences between Bootcamp and college classes, the stigmas of Bootcamps in the industry, and whether he felt the experience was worth the money or...

Duration:00:41:22

Friend Group Archetypes

3/9/2022
The more the merrier! But does this apply to friend groups, Discord servers, and Messenger group chats? Today we discuss the concept of friend groups and how various factors like platform, size, and distance can impact them. We also explore how different friend groups can bring out different sides of us, and share the various archetypes of friends we see! Follow Yane on IG @yanebun Follow Yane on Twitch @yanebun Follow Yane on YouTube @yanebun Support the show...

Duration:00:47:46

Energy Management & Burnout

3/2/2022
When work is feeling really busy, it can bleed into the way you feel even outside of work. The overwhelming feeling of burnout makes you feel like life is coming at you a million miles per hour. Trust me, we’ve been there. Today we discuss the way burnout manifests in our lives and share some tips and tricks we use to manage our daily energy and time! Support the show (https://ko-fi.com/eatyourcrust)

Duration:00:44:28