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Spotlighting exceptional Asian men who defy negative stereotypes and sharing their stories. A motivational podcast providing actionable advice for a better life and covering everything from business, sports, fashion, relationships, personal development and everything in between with the Asian American man in mind. This Is For Us. Follow us on instagram www.instagram.com/thisisforuspodcast

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    Jon Hernandez (Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer LA Rams) - Life As An Asian American NFL Physical Therapist (Traveling to Cambodia left a lasting impression, first NFL experience, growth comes from doing things that make you uncomfortable) | Spotlight

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 49:27

    For today's Spotlight episode, I'm excited to welcome Jon Hernandez to the show.Jon Hernandez is the NFL Los Angeles Rams' physical therapist and athletic trainer. He previously worked for the Buffalo Bills and is a Trojan Alumni, where he completed his DPT education and sports residency training.In this episode, we'll learn about Jon's journey into the NFL as a Physical Therapist, the challenges that come with the job, and how it feels to represent Asian Americans in the industry. Hopefully, some insider info only someone within the NFL would know as well.Timestamps:2:00 - Originally from the East Coast 3:30 - Parents came to the US back in the late seventies 4:00 - Do you have any family out in the Bay Area?5:00 - How did you get into your current profession?5:50 - Experience going to Cambodia 6:50 - Dealt with kids with missing limbs and being victims of landmines7:49 - Had an upper-classmen who worked for the eagles and asked Jon to come help 9:25 (HIGHLIGHT)- First experience with an NFL game11:00 - Being scared of making a move to California, where he knew nothing about12:00 - Getting a call from the buffalo bills12:55 - Moving to buffalo14:00 - Stars aligned, and there was an opportunity on the west coast 15:00 - What's given you the advantage in terms of receiving different opportunities 16:00 - "you should keep your head up and work," not "keep your head down and work."21:00 - Could you talk to us about what an NFL culture looks like?22:00 - One of their sayings in the building is 'we win games with our schemes, but we win championships with our people'24:00 - Is working in the NFL a dream job for you?25:41 - Can you tell me about the moment you got the call for the job?29:00 - Are there a lot of Asian Americans working within the NFL?34:00 - Your experience dealing with ignorant players who don't know any better 37:00 - What's it like treating multimillionaires 38:00 - Helping a 90-year-old grandma 39:00 - A lot of these athletes are use to special treatment, so you have to approach it a little different41:00 - Being friends with multimillion-dollar athletes outside of work 44:00 - Leaving your comfort zone to get to the next levelYou can follow Jon on Instagram at @jernzzz.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    Are Societal Expectations For Different Ages Still Valid? (Feeling like you're behind in life, age is just a number, owning your own home and getting marriage before turning 30, how times are different from prior generations & more) | Barbershop T

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 25:05

    Welcome back to The Asian Menswear Podcast! We're kicking off the new year with a Barbershop Episode on society's expectations on where you should be at different ages in your life. For example, finish school at 22, a career job at 25, a house and a family by 30? Yeah, those expectations. We explore whether these expectations are valid and how someone should look at age. If you're feeling behind in life or if you've checked off all the boxes but still feel like it wasn't what you expected life to be, then this is the episode for you. In this episode, we discuss:Timestamps:2:00 - Mike feeling a certain way with being 30, but for Leo, it was different2:34 - Leo talks about his girlfriend's experience turning 303:12 - Why is age such a big deal?3:29 - Age is just a number 4:00 - Others think we're younger than we are6:00 - Past generations were completely different from today's8:00 - Having to deal with the societal expectations of where one should be at in life 8:55 - Times have changed a lot 11:00 - Changing your perspective on age and time12:00 - Expectations on marriage 13:00 - Women are working more than ever with even more opportunities 14:00 - Weddings are expensive expensive 14:30 - In some parts of America, it's normal to see early marriages 17:00 - Homes have gotten extremely expensive compared to before 17:30 - Life is about the life experiences you have and the things you do within your time here 19:00 - Randall park was a Starbucks barista at 32, trying to support his acting career HOW TO RECEIVE EXTRA BENEFITS & CONTENT, BECOME A PATREON BELOW:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    2021 IS A WRAP! (2021 Podcast Stats, New Podcast Host?, New Years Resolutions & What To Expect in 2022) | Barbershop Talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 28:02

    WIth 2022 around the corner, we couldn't end the year off without recording a wrap-up of 2021. In this episode, Leo and Mike reflect on everything that happened in the past year, expectations for 2022, and share their New Year resolutions. Thank you to all of our supporters for your continued support. We hope you guys crush it next year and accomplish everything you set your mind to in 2022. Cheers!In this episode, we discuss:Timestamps:1:30 - Reviewing 2021 podcast stats2:50 - Make that first step to do something you've been putting off3:35 - Leo hearing about podcast numbers for the first time4:00 - You have to start somewhere, and the first episode will probably suck 4:38 - Possibly releasing full video podcasts on Youtube5:00 - Adding a third co-host? 7:30 - Leo reflecting a bit on this past year with the podcast 9:10 - What to expect for season 3 10:12 - Mike reiterating the ethos of Asian Menswear11:29 - Asian Menswear Suit Walk13:30 - Asking the audience to send in feedback for the podcast 16:30 - Don't wait till New Year to start doing something 17 - Leo goes over some common New Years resolutions 18 - Focus on passion, not on how you look 19 - Workout to feel good, not to be thinner 20 - Giving someone a compliment 21 - Reading more books HOW TO RECEIVE EXTRA BENEFITS & CONTENT, BECOME A PATREON BELOW:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    What The Hell Are Christmas Stockings For? (Omicron takes over NYC right before the holidays, popular culture Christmas v.s Christian Christmas, Japanese people celebrate Christmas with KFC, & more) | [Barbershop Talk]

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 39:25

    With Christmas around the corner, today's Barbershop Talk is all about our experience with Christmas. We talk about what Christmas was like for us growing up, how Christmas in the East is much different from the West, how we celebrate it now, and our plans for this year. We break it all down in this fun episode. In this episode, we discuss:Timestamps:0:48 - Leo talks about getting Covid recently1:12 - New York experiencing a massive wave of Covid infections 2:40 - Leo is going to buffalo for Christmas with his girlfriend 3:15 - Christmas is different from Christian Christmas 3:58 - Leo talks about experiencing three different types of Christmas4:15 - Leo talks about celebrating Christmas in Hong Kong5:25 - In Asian culture, Christmas was more about holiday bonuses, holiday parties, and it was time not to spend time with family 5:58 - Eastern Christmas vs. Western Christmas is different 7:00 - Japan celebrates Christmas with a KFC meal 8 - Mike talks about what his Christmas was like 10:40 - What kind of tree did we have 12 - Growing up with sleet in Texas 13 - Leo describes his family experience with Christmas 14 - Christmas traditions were with girlfriends and friends 16 - Leo talks about converting to Christianity 18:35 - Feliz Navidad20:54 - Leo's first time learning about a Christmas stocking 22 - Mike never knew what the purpose of a Christmas stocking was 25 - Christmas has become this commercialized event that brings stress and problems 27 - Are you a hard person to shop hard?30 - What we're doing for Christmas this year 33 - Wearing Christmas attire for Christmas HOW TO RECEIVE EXTRA BENEFITS & CONTENT, BECOME A PATREON BELOW:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    The Passing of Virgil Abloh, Simu Liu Wins People's Choice Award For Best Action Movie Star, Shang-Chi 2, & The Metaverse | [Barbershop Talk]

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 42:55

    In today's Barbershop Talk show, we discuss the passing of Louis Vuitton's artistic director Virgil Abloh and his impact on pop culture, Simu Liu beating out Daniel Craig (No Time to Die), Chris Pratt (The Tomorrow War) & Vin Diesel (F9: The Fast Saga) to win the People's Choice Award for Best Action Movie Star, & what the hell is the metaverse and how do we think it will impact us in the future. In this episode, we discuss:Timestamps:2:40 - Introduction of Virgil Abloh 3:35 - How Virgil came from an engineer and architecture background prior to jumping into the fashion space5:00 - Virgil becoming the first Black designer at Louis Vuitton 7:55 - Losing three prominent African American figures in a small time frame (Chadwick Boswick, Kobe & Virgil)8:20 - How do you feel about people fighting cancers privately?9:30 - In Asian culture, illness is kept private 12:35 - Learning to enjoy our time here on earth while we have it14:00 - Simu Liu topic intro 14:30 - Simu hosts SNL16:45 - Shang-Chi getting a sequel even when people said it would flop17:30 - Leo hooped with Simu Liu 22 - Metaverse intro24 - How video games give you a glimpse of what the metaverse can become27 - Nike joining the metaverse30 - Metaverse will potentially change many industries37 - Tom Cruise deep fake 38 - Overall, is the metaverse good or bad?HOW TO RECEIVE EXTRA BENEFITS & CONTENT, BECOME A PATREON BELOW:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    Dan Go (Founder of High Performance Founder) - From High School Drop Out, Overweight, $15k In Debt & Headed Nowhere To A Successful Entrepreneur Coaching CEOs, High-achievers and NY Best Selling Authors

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 50:19

    For today's Spotlight episode, I'm excited to welcome Dan Go to the show.Dan is an entrepreneur and top body transformation coach. He helps CEOs, New York Times Best Sellers, and other high-achieving entrepreneurs make more money by getting their bodies into incredible shape with ease and minimal stress. In addition, Dan is the host of the "High-Performance Founder" podcast - a podcast focused on discovering all the high-performance secrets that founders and busy entrepreneurs use to ensure they stay fit and lean (no matter how busy they get).But prior to his success, Dan was a high school dropout who was overweight, $15k in debt and headed nowhere. In this episode, we'll learn how Dan overcame all his obstacles to become the successful entrepreneur he is today. So get ready. You guys are in for a treat. In this episode, we discuss:- "Fuck your culture"- His mom was his only supporter even when he showed no potential-Losing his mother at a young age- How he got into fitness- Growing up with friends who were bad influences and had no direction- Dan talks about an experience that was a lesson in disguise - Taking extreme ownership of every situation- Every skill you haven't learned is just a level you haven't ascended to yet- Why is there a disconnect between successful entrepreneurs and their fitness- What are the principles developed through fitness that can be applied to succeed in life?- What's a myth from your industry that people get wrong?- Think fuel and training vs. diet and exercise- How Dan was able to break away from worrying about what others thought of him to live his life as his true authentic self -Dan shares his best piece of advice- Where Dan sees himself in the next five yearsYou can follow Dan on Instagram at @danfounder.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    Dylan Yau (Model for Elite London & Modelwerk) - From Troublemaker To Established Male Model Working With The Most Recognizable Brands (How to become a model, a lack of Asian male models even in 2021, learning to embrace your culture & background

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 40:19

    For today's Spotlight episode, I'm excited to welcome model Dylan Yau to the show.Dylan Yau is a UK-based model managed by Elite London, the world's leading model management company and an icon in the industry, and Modelwerk, Germany's leading international modeling agency.Dylan has modeled for some of the most recognizable brands such as Louis Vuitton, Adidas, Super Dry, New Balance, off-white, to name a few. Today we're going to learn about how Dylan got into modeling, what life is like being a model and an Asian male model on top of that and just how different it is being British Asian vs. Asian American.In this episode, we discuss:- Attending a prestigious school as a kid- Going from private school to public- How he got into modeling- There is still a lack of Asian models even in 2021- Asians accounts for only 2% of the population in the UK- What does the day-to-day look like for a male model?- What's a myth about the modeling industry that people get wrong?- The coolest modeling gig Dylan landed- If you had to start all over again as a model, what would you do differently?- Dylan offers his best piece of advice- Where Dylan sees himself in the next five yearsYou can follow Dylan on Instagram at @dylanyau.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    [Barbershop Talk] - Happy Thanksgiving! (Thanksgiving as Asian Americans, experiencing our first traditional Thanksgiving with friends, what we're thankful for, what's our favorite Thanksgiving dish & more)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 29:43

    With Thanksgiving happening tomorrow, today's Barbershop Talk podcast is about our unique experience with this special holiday as Asian Americans. A special thank you to our supporters! We are incredibly grateful to have loyal listeners tuning into our show every week. We hope you guys have a great Thanksgiving with your families. Be sure to subscribe and leave a review if you enjoy the podcast!In this episode, we discuss:- Growing up in households where our parents didn't celebrate Thanksgiving- Experiencing our first "real" Thanksgiving with friends- The importance of Thanksgiving isn't about the food. It's about family and being grateful for the things you have- Leo & Mike talk about what they're grateful for- Rating traditional Thanksgiving foodSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    [Barbershop Talk] - Asian Men In The U.S. Are Becoming More Desirable...Even Fetishized? (OkCupid dating app revealed Asian men scored lowest on their platform, Asian men and women pitted against one another, is being fetishized a good thing? & more)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 39:46

    Today's Barbershop Talk podcast is a continuation of the "Squid Game" episode we did a couple of weeks ago, where we briefly discussed Asian men becoming more desirable, even fetishized, as some have pointed out. During this conversation, we dug deeper and explored the topic of Asian men being more desired because of shows such as "Squid Game" and having more Asian male leads in films.In this episode, we discuss:- Dating app OkCupid data revealed Asian men scored the lowest when it came to matching- Fetishizing has had its negative connotations with it- Bringing up comedian Mike Kim on how it's our time to be fetishized - Asian men pitted against Asian women- Asian male fetishization vs. Asian female fetishization - Although it appears we are in demand, women are interested in K-pop or Korean Asians.- Mike talks about his experience growing up in Dallas Texas- Growing up without any positive Asian male role models- The portrayal of Asian men in western media is the complete opposite of the accepted standard beauty of men in the U.S.- How did your perception of Asian guys affect your dating life?- Asian women are most likely to date outside of their race- Asian women are the most in-demand when it comes to datingHOW TO RECEIVE EXTRA BENEFITS & CONTENT, BECOME A PATREON BELOW:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    David "Panda" Chen (Former Deloitte Partner/Serial Entrepreneur/Venture Capitalist) - Letting Go Of Your Ego (Growing up dirt poor, becoming one of the youngest partners at Deloitte despite being a college dropout, finding true happiness & m

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 45:12

    For today's Spotlight episode, I'm excited to welcome David "Panda" Chen to the show.David Chen is a venture Capitalist, Serial Entrepreneur, board member of multiple companies, Motivational Speaker, Former Deloitte Managing Partner, and host of the Pandanomics podcast. Today we're going to learn about how David went from poverty to becoming a successful serial entrepreneur. If you're interested in business and entrepreneurship and love hearing about the rags to riches story, then you're going to enjoy this one. Hopefully, we'll learn some things or two from a seasoned veteran. In this episode, we discuss:- Growing up extremely poor to the point where having an egg sandwich for lunch was considered a good day- Knowing your niche- Asians fail because we don't support each other- Not having any mentors or role models while going through life- Having everything in the world but still felt unhappy- Chasing things that don't matter - Everyone can buy a Lamborghini if they work hard enough, but nobody can buy character- If you could start a business tomorrow, what would it be?- How big e-sport will becomeYou can follow David on Instagram at @davidchenpanda.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    [Barbershop Talk] - We Review & Rate Popular Netflix Series 'Squid Game' *Spoilers* (global success, becoming Netflix's biggest-ever series at launch, Asian men becoming fetishized, people of all races embracing the series & more)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 37:13

    Today's Barbershop Talk podcast is a review of the popular Netflix series 'Squid Game.' The 'Squid Game' series centers on a contest where 456 players, drawn from different walks of life but each deeply in debt, play a set of children's games with deadly penalties for losing for the chance to win a ₩45.6 billion prize.It is now Netflix's "biggest-ever series at launch" and has garnered over 111 million viewers in less than a month.We talk about the good, the bad, the ugly and give our rating out of 10.In this episode, we discuss:- Mike and Leo talk about their favorite and least favorite characters- How Hoyeon Jung went from 400k followers on Instagram to over 20 million.- The possibility of a "real" Squid Games existing today- Hidden clues/messages throughout the series - Asian men became fetishized after the show aired- People of all races embracing the characters from Squid Game- We give our rating out of 10HOW TO RECEIVE EXTRA BENEFITS & CONTENT, BECOME A PATREON BELOW:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    Mike Guevara (Performance Coach/Founder GBG Hoops) - How Mike Went From Coaching Girls' Youth Soccer To NBA/NFL Players (growing up in a military household, getting overlooked as an Asian American athlete, working with NBA superstar Anthony Davis &

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 39:25

    For today's Spotlight episode, I'm excited to welcome Mike Guevara to the show.Mike is a performance coach and the co-owner of GBG Hoops, where he helps top-level athletes elevate their game. Mike is considered one of the best top-performance coaches within both the NBA and NFL communities. In the NBA alone, he has worked with Anthony Davis, Rajon Rondo, and Jrue Holiday, to name a few. Today we're going to get a glimpse into how Mike went from coaching girls' youth soccer to coaching NBA/NFL players. In this episode, we discuss:- Growing up in a military household- Being overlooked as an Asian American athlete in high school and college- What exactly does a performance coach do?- Movement is essential to a healthy lifestyle- How to get professional athletes to buy into the program- How being the underdog as an athlete prepared him in his professional career- What separates a great athlete from an average one?- The best piece of advice- Where Mike sees himself in the next five years. You can follow Coach Mike on Instagram at @mrdoitmoving.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    [Level Up] - 4 Traits/Qualities That Will Help You Become A High-Value Man (Holding Yourself Accountable, Emotional Intelligence, Having Purpose/Drive, James Bond & More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 33:20

    Today's podcast is our Level Up (previously called Solo) segment, where we bring you actionable advice and tips to apply in your own life. We want the podcast to not only inspire you but to motivate you to take action.The topic today will focus on four traits and qualities that can help you become a high-value person. A high-value person is someone others aspire to be. They're the ones who value themselves highly without being self-centered. This type of person knows their self-worth, exhibits certain high-value traits, and sets high standards for others in their lives.In this episode, we discuss:- Doing your best to keep your word- Being unreliable devalues you- Being in control of your emotions- Who are the people you aspire to be? What kind of qualities do they exhibit?- Breaking down why men want to be James Bond- Having purpose and drive- Having money doesn't always mean you are high-value FOR FULL VIDEO PODCAST EPISODES, BECOME A PATREON MEMBER:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearFOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    Joon Lee (ESPN Staff Writer) - Making A Difference In The World of Major League Sports (Being One Of A Handful Of Asian Americans Sportswriters In Professional Sports, How Big Sports Culture Is In Boston, Going One On One With Stephen A. Smith & More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 36:20

    For today's Spotlight episode, I'm excited to welcome Joon Lee to the show.Joon Lee is a Major League Baseball writer for ESPN.com. He regularly hosts BBTN Live (Baseball Tonight Live), ESPN's streamed pregame show and has contributed to ESPN's MLB game telecasts. Before ESPN, Lee covered the NFL, NBA, MLB, sneakers, fashion, pop culture, and the Olympics at Bleacher Report. He also worked for The Washington Post and Boston Herald and has had bylines in The Ringer, S.B. Nation, and The Hardball Times. In 2018, Lee was named a Media Rising Star by Folio Magazine.Most recently, Joon was on live television to address insensitive comments made by Stephen A Smith on Angel's Player Shohei Ohtani on how a player who needs a translator can't be the face of the MLB. Today's focus is on Joon himself and his exciting journey to America and how he's been able to make his way to become one of a handful of Asian American sportswriters in major league sports. In this episode, we discuss:- Living in Boston as a Korean immigrant- How influential sports culture is in Boston compared to other places in the U.S.- When Joon realized he wanted a career in sports.- How the opportunity to speak with Stephen A. Smith about his comments on Shohei Ohtani came about- Wanting to make a difference and have an impact in professional sports- Have you always been vocal?- Joon landing his dream job and living the American dream- The best piece of advice- Where Joon sees himself in the next five years. You can follow Joon Lee on Instagram at @joon.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    Bryan Pham (Co-Founder of The Asian Hustle Network) - How To Create A Sustainable Community For Entrepreneurs (Where Bryan Gets His Hustle From, Why Was The Asian Hustle Network Created, What Does It Take To Be A Successful Entrepreneur & More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 43:34

    For today's Spotlight episode, I'm excited to welcome Bryan Pham to the show. He's the co-founder of the Asian Hustle Network, a network focused on highlighting, empowering, and amplifying Asian American entrepreneurs worldwide, and has amassed over 100K members in less than two years. In addition, Bryan is also the founder of The Asian Hustle Network Podcast where he has interviewed over 100 entrepreneurs worldwide.This episode will focus on Bryan Pham and his journey creating the highly successful community The Asian Hustle Network.In this episode, we discuss:- Bryan's upbringing and where he gets his hustle from- Asians being extremely segregated- Seeing a lack in the professional space for Asian Americans - When Bryan decided to take Asian Hustle Network to the next level- What traits/qualities are essential to become a successful entrepreneur?- How to create a sustainable business with the Asian Hustle Network- What is the long-term vision for The Asian Hustle Network- Ben shares his best piece of adviceYou can follow Bryan Pham on Instagram at @bryanvuongpham.SOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    [Barbershop Talk] - Cruises Are Making A Comeback -Should You Go On One? (Is it Covid-Safe, Where is CocoCay, Misconceptions About Cruises, Cruises Are Cheaper Than People Think For Traveling & More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 28:09

    Today's Barbershop Talk podcast is a conversation about cruises and why you should consider going on one. With cruise businesses slowly making a comeback, Leo and John discuss their recent experiences traveling on cruises. In this episode, we discuss:- Leo talks about his recent cruise experience- Where is CocoCay?- Leo talks about traveling way more ever since he got vaccinated - Being able to see seven different cities in less than a week- Cruises can take the edge off of people who live structured lives- There's a common misconception when it comes to cruises - What's the minimum budget you would need to enjoy a cruise?- Are cruises an opportunity to meet someone?HOW TO RECEIVE EXTRA BENEFITS & CONTENT, BECOME A PATREON BELOW:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    [Barbershop Talk] - We Review & Rate Marvel's 'Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings *Spoilers* (Never Expected To See A Lead Asian Marvel Superhero, Simu Liu Being The Perfect Person For Shang-Chi, Bridging East & West, & More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 48:23

    Today's Barbershop Talk podcast is a review of the hit Marvel film 'Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings' starring Simu Liu. Shang-Chi is about a young man working as a valet who is reluctantly drawn into his father's deadly criminal organization, known as the Ten Rings. Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, Simu Liu is the first Asian lead superhero in the MCU universe. We geeked out on this one, so be prepared! We talk about the good, the bad, the ugly and give our rating out of 10. In this episode, we discuss:- Discussing the pros of the movie- Seeing authentic Asian family dynamics- Growing up not expecting to see an Asian Marvel superhero in our lifetime- Appreciating the small details in the storyline- Western audience and Chinese audience dynamic - Original Shang-Chi comic book was racist- Does Shang-Chi fit into the MCU?- How powerful will Shang-Chi be relative to the other Avengers?- We give our rating out of 10HOW TO RECEIVE EXTRA BENEFITS & CONTENT, BECOME A PATREON BELOW:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    [Barbershop Talk] - Does Ken Jeong, Who Played Mr. Chow in 'The Hangover', Make Asian Americans Look Bad? (Why Do So Many People Hate Him, Can He Be Forgiven, How Has Ken Jeong Responded To The Backlash & More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 27:13

    Today's Barbershop Talk podcast discusses the impact of Ken Jeong and his character, Leslie Chow, from the highly successful comedy film "The Hangover." which went on to pull in a massive $1.4 billion at the box office.  According to a recent poll we did on our Asian Menswear Instagram, it looks like people's thoughts and feelings about Ken Jeong vary. Some people feel he sold out, others didn't see a problem with his character at all, and some don't agree with what he did but understand why he did it. Today's podcast will explore why so many Asian Americans hate him passionately and how Ken has responded to the backlash. Should people forgive him and move on or should people continue to criticize him? In this episode, we discuss:-Why Ken Jeong is a hot topic amongst Asian Americans-Why do people hate him -How Ken Jeong's participation in "The Hangover" propelled him into fame-How has Ken Jeong addressed the backlash -10 years later, should he be forgiven?HOW TO SUPPORT ASIAN MENSWEAR:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    [Barbershop Talk] - The Progression of Asian Male Representation In Films -Are We In A Better Place? (Film Budget vs. Box Office, More Revenue Means More API-Led Films, Shang-Chi, Why This Is Important & More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 32:37

    Today's Barber Shop Talk podcast discusses the progression of Asian representation in film, especially for males. We breakdown whether or not recently released Asian-led films were positive for us and, more importantly, how well they did at the box office. Representation is necessary, but that only happens if these films continue to drive revenue and profits. In this episode, we discuss:-How much films need to pull to break even -Minari (Steven Yeun)-Mortal Kombat (2021) (Lewis Tan)-G.I. Joe Snake Eyes (Henry Golding & Andrew Koji)-All My Life (Harry Shum)-Boogie (Taylor Takahashi)-Shang-Chi (Simu Liu)HOW TO SUPPORT ASIAN MENSWEAR:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    [Level Up] - Fashion Tips (First Impressions Are Vital, Essential Clothing Pieces Every Guy Should Have, How To Dress If You Are Shorter, Dress For The Occasion & More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 25:41

    Today's podcast is our Level Up (previously called Solo) segment, where we bring you actionable advice and tips to apply in your own life. We want the podcast to not only inspire you but to motivate you to take action.The topic today will focus on providing fashion tips for men. Why is fashion important? It helps build self-confidence, makes you look more attractive, and can give off the right first impression.HOW TO SUPPORT ASIAN MENSWEAR:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    [Weekly News Recap Show #76] - Los Angeles Angel's Shohei Ohtani Makes History Again, Golfer Collin Morikawa Wins $2 Million Bonus, Netflix Reveals First-Look At 'Cowboy Bebop' Starring John Cho & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2021 4:49

    Today's episode is a pre-recorded segment from my weekly Instagram Live Wednesday Whiskey News Recap Show for Asian Menswear. The purpose of the show is to update everyone on all of the news they might've missed. The report is centered around all the great things Asian men are doing in the U.S. and worldwide. Why is this important? It's good to provide real examples of Asian men doing more than stereotypical things to prove we are more than that. I hope you guys enjoy this new segment.HOW TO SUPPORT ASIAN MENSWEAR:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    [Barbershop Talk] - Asian American Olympians Bring It Home At The Tokyo Olympics (Asian American Winning Medals, Olympic Viewership Sees A Drastic Drop, Does The Olympics Matter Anymore & More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 22:57

    Today's Barber Shop Talk podcast is a discussion about the Tokyo Olympics. With the Tokyo Olympics coming to an end, we thought doing a podcast episode on the significance of this event and how Asian Americans fared overall would be an excellent topic to discuss.In this episode, we discuss:- Presenting all the Asian Americans who came home with a medal - People didn't want to watch because they instead are out and in about since being under lockdowns - Sunisa Lee representing for Hmong people - Olympic viewership witnessing a 42% drop compared to Rio, Brazil Olympics - Does the Olympics matter as much as it did before?- Half of the sports at the Olympics are not widely popular elsewhere - Michael Phelps and Simone Biles made Olympics interestingHOW TO SUPPORT ASIAN MENSWEAR:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    [Weekly News Recap Show #74] - Daniel Dae Kim Selected To Receive Beacon Award & Undefeated Boxer Brandun Lee Prepares For His Next Fight

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 4:05

    Today's episode is a pre-recorded segment from my weekly Instagram Live Wednesday Whiskey News Recap Show for Asian Menswear. The purpose of the show is to update everyone on all of the news they might've missed. The report is centered around all the great things Asian men are doing in the U.S. and worldwide. Why is this important? It's good to provide real examples of Asian men doing more than just stereotypical things to prove we are more than that. I hope you guys enjoy this new segment.HOW TO SUPPORT ASIAN MENSWEAR:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    Ben Kil (Professional Basketball Player/Owner of Top1) Part 2 - (Trying Out For The Korean Basketball League (KBL), 2 Million Dollar Adidas Deal, Wanting To Inspire The Youth, & Never Turning Down An Opportunity No Matter How Small)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 30:01

    (Part 2) For today's Spotlight Episode, I'm excited to welcome Ben Kil to the show. He's a professional basketball player, certified strength & training coach, and the TOP1 Performance/Travel Club owner. Ben represents a small number of Asian Americans who have been able to have a basketball career beyond high school. This episode discusses the not-so-known nuances of being Asian American in non-Asian-dominated sport. From fans throwing chopsticks at him during a rivalry game, being underestimated, and having to earn everything because he was different, Ben shares all his trials and tribulations and how he was to find the strength to overcome obstacle after obstacle in this podcast episode. In this episode, we discuss:- Trying out for the Korean Basketball League (KBL)- 2 million dollar Adidas offer on the line- Sharing his experience with trying out for the KBL and KBL draft night- Ben talks about the different types of professional basketball leagues around the world- Wanting to inspire the youth- Ben shares his best piece of advice- Where he envisions himself in the next five years You can follow Ben Kil on Instagram at @bkil10.SOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    [Weekly News Recap Show #73] - Surfer Kanoa Igarashi Takes Home Silver For Japan, 1. Jalen Green Makes History, Jalen Green Makes NBA History, Dominic Choi Makes History as The First Asian American Assistant Chief of the LAPD & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 5:58

    Today's episode is a pre-recorded segment from my weekly Instagram Live Wednesday Whiskey News Recap Show for Asian Menswear. The purpose of the show is to update everyone on all of the news they might've missed. The report is centered around all the great things Asian men are doing in the U.S. and worldwide. Why is this important? It's good to provide real examples of Asian men doing more than just stereotypical things to prove we are more than that. I hope you guys enjoy this new segment.HOW TO SUPPORT ASIAN MENSWEAR:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswear)

    Ben Kil (Professional Basketball Player/Owner of Top1) Part 1 - (Leading His High School Team To Best Record, Dealing With Racism As An Asian American Athlete, Trying Out For The NBA D-League, Becoming An All Star Playing Overseas& More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 47:06

    For today's Spotlight Episode, I'm excited to welcome Ben Kil to the show. He's a professional basketball player, certified strength & training coach, and owner of TOP1 Performance/Travel Club. In this episode, we discuss:- Growing up in a small town in Michigan and being the only Asian family in the neighborhood- His father owned the largest Taekwondo business in the midwest- Growing up around the gym- Lived in LA for a few years and roomed with Disney channel stars- Being in the gym 8-10 hours a day because all he wanted to do was play basketball- Being a freshman on the varsity basketball team at an all-black high school- Getting picked on as a freshman- Having chopsticks thrown at him during a rivalry game- Quitting basketball as a freshman in college because he had enough - getting an opportunity to play professional basketball - tried out for the NBA D-League to play for the Cavaliers sister teamYou can follow Ben Kil on Instagram at @bkil10.SOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patron.com/asianmenswear)

    [Weekly News Recap Show #72] - NBA Player Rui Hachimura Selected As Flag Bearer For Japan, Jay Litherland Becomes First Asian American Winner At The Olympics, Son Heung Min Extends Contract & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 5:21

    Today's episode is a pre-recorded segment from my weekly Instagram Live Wednesday Whiskey News Recap Show for Asian Menswear. The purpose of the show is to update everyone on all of the news they might've missed. The report is centered around all the great things Asian men are doing in the U.S. and worldwide. Why is this important? It's good to provide real examples of Asian men doing more than just stereotypical things to prove we are more than that. I hope you guys enjoy this new segment.HOW TO SUPPORT ASIAN MENSWEAR:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear CommunitySupport the show (https://www.patron.com/asianmenswear)

    Jay Lee (Krav Maga Instructor/Founder of Korean Tiger Studios) - Living Your Life for You, Not For What Other Expect Of You (Learning Martial Arts As A Necessity, Dealing With A Physically Abusive Father, Family Expectation To Become A Doctor, and More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 41:21

    For today's Spotlight Episode, I'm excited to welcome Jay Lee to the show. He's a Krava Maga and Muy Thai Instructor and the founder of Korean Tiger Studios, where he provides coaching and training on martial arts and defense techniques.Jay's inspiring journey into martial arts was born out of necessity. Being bullied in high school for being the only Asian kid in school to dealing with an abusive father at home, Jay found himself taking matters into his own hands when it came to defending himself. To make matters worse, Jay comes from a family with over 35 physicians who expected him to not only follow in their footsteps but inherit three family practices once he finished medical school. From the outside looking in, Jay had the golden ticket. All he had to do was follow the plan. However, Jay knew deep down instead this wasn't the life he wanted and he had to make the difficult decision to either live a life that was expected of him or ultimately live his life the way he wants.In this episode, we discuss:- Learning how to fight out of necessity - Having an abusive father who was an ex-marine in South Korea (getting drop kicked, father using weapons against him)- Having an abusive father who was an ex-marine in South Korea- Being in a family with over 35 physicians who expected him to follow in their footstep- Becoming the first Krav Maga certified Korean American - Family cutting him off after he made the decision not to pursue a career in the medical career- Having a chip on his shoulders - His thoughts on Asian Hate as someone who teaches self-defense for a living - Men should be able to protect their families - Sharing his best piece of advice - Where he envisions himself in the next five years. You can follow Jay Lee on Instagram at @trainerjaylee.HOW TO SUPPORT ASIAN MENSWEAR:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear Community

    [Weekly News Recap Show #71] - Comedian Bowen Yang Makes History, Golfer Collin Morikawa Becomes Champion, 'Warrior' Earns Emmy Nomination, Randall Park Gets TV Show, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 6:23

    Today's episode is a pre-recorded segment from my weekly Instagram Live Wednesday Whiskey News Recap Show for Asian Menswear. The purpose of the show is to update everyone on all of the news they might've missed. The report is centered around all the great things Asian men are doing in the U.S. and worldwide. Why is this important? It's good to provide real examples of Asian men doing more than just stereotypical things to prove we are more than that. I hope you guys enjoy this new segment.HOW TO SUPPORT ASIAN MENSWEAR:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear Community

    [Barbershop Talk] - Kim's Convenience (2021) TV Show Review *Spoilers* (The Show Touching On Unique Asian Experiences, Simu Liu Playing The Jock, How The Show Ending Abruptly Due To Internal Conflict, and More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 28:06

    Today's Barber Shop Talk podcast reviews the hit sitcom "Kim's Convenience,'" starring Marvel's next superhero Simu Liu in "Shang-Chi: The Legend of The Ten Rings." “Kim's Convenience,” a CBC Television sitcom based on a play of the same name about a Korean Canadian family who owns a convenience store in Toronto. We talk about the good, the bad, the ugly and give our rating out of 10. In this episode, we discuss:- How Paul Lee (Appa) denied his heritage growing up -Being able to see a multitude of Asian characters -Kim's Convenience touching on many Asian experiences that we resonate with-Asian culture reinforces the idea that we shouldn't talk about our feelings and keep them inside. -Leo talks about his favorite episode where they showed us the differences between Korean-born vs. an American-born person-Mike and Leo provides critical feedback on the show-The main characters didn't develop as much besides Kimchee. Everyone pretty much stayed stagnant, and the last season didn't seem congruent with the entire show -Why the production company decided to pull the plug on Kim Convenience-Leo talks about the season-ending episode -The backlash after Kim Convenience was canceled -Was the cancellation justified?-We give our rating out of 10HOW TO SUPPORT ASIAN MENSWEAR:https://www.patreon.com/asianmenswearSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear Community

    [Weekly News Recap Show #70] - Olympian Alex Shibutani Gets Appointed, Korean American Adoptee Yul Moldauer Heads To Tokyo Olympics, MLB Player Shohei Ohtani Wins Prestigious Award, And More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 9:12

    Today's episode is a pre-recorded segment from my weekly Instagram Live Wednesday Whiskey News Recap Show for Asian Menswear. The purpose of the show is to update everyone on all of the news they might've missed. The report is centered around all the great things Asian men are doing in the U.S. and worldwide. Why is this important? It's good to provide real examples of Asian men doing more than just stereotypical things to prove we are more than that. I hope you guys enjoy this new segment.SOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear Community (click here)

    [Level Up] - Have You Dealt With Imposter Syndrome? How To Identify If You've Experienced It & 4 Ways To Combat Imposter Syndrome (Doubting Yourself, Feeling Like You Need To Be A Perfectionist, and More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 33:50

    Today's podcast is our Level Up (previously called Solo) segment, where we bring you actionable advice and tips to apply in your own life. We want the podcast to not only inspire you but to motivate you to take action.The topic today will focus on Imposter Syndrome. What is Imposter Syndrome? Impostor syndrome is a psychological pattern in which individuals doubt their skills, talents, or accomplishments and have a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a "fraud." Despite external evidence of their competence, those experiencing this phenomenon remain convinced that they are frauds and do not deserve all they have achieved.We'll explore why over 70% of people have experienced this phenomenon, how to identify if you've experienced it, and talk about ways you can combat it. SOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear Community (click here)

    [Weekly News Recap Show #69] - David Choe's New TV Show On FX, Simu Liu On The Cover Of Entertainment Weekly, Shohei Ohtani Makes MLB History, And More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 8:10

    Today's episode is a pre-recorded segment from my weekly Instagram Live Wednesday Whiskey News Recap Show for Asian Menswear. The purpose of the show is to update everyone on all of the news they might've missed. The report is centered around all the great things Asian men are doing in the U.S. and worldwide. And why is this important? It's good to provide real examples of Asian men doing more than just stereotypical things to prove we are more than that. I hope you guys enjoy this new segment. SOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear Community (click here)

    Kai Chan Ft. Leo Chan (Fitness & Food Content Creator) - How Two Brothers Were Able To Go From A Traditional 9-5 Job To Working Full-Time As Social Media Content Creators

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 60:21

    For today's Spotlight Episode, I'm excited to welcome Kai Chan to the show. Kai Chan is a social media content creator specializing in fitness, food, travel, and most recently, the outdoor adventure space. Kai quit his corporate job at Target three years ago to become an influencer full-time. Many people may not know Kai's brother is none other than Leo Chan, the co-host of this podcast and a fellow influencer in the fashion and travel space. Today the two brothers sit down to share their unique journeys into this unconventional path.In this episode, you can expect to learn about what it takes to become an influencer, what people get wrong about the industry, and the pros and cons that come with this job. In this episode, we discuss:- When Kai made the jump into the influencer space- Leo's success as a men's fashion influencer inspired Kai to explore the possibility to become one himself- What their day-to-day looks like- The difference between being an influencer in NY v.s. LA- People can live in San Diego and still claim they are LA influencers - Brand paying Kai to travel all over Asia as part of their partnership- Being able to work with brands they never thought they would work with- Opportunity only comes to those who put in the work- The general public does not support influencer work, and the industry gets a bad rep- Being the only Asian guy in the room at events- What advice would you have for someone interested in going into the influencer space now?- Kai shares his piece of advice - Where Kai sees himself in the next five years You can follow Kai Chan on Instagram at @kaichaneatsworld.SOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleCONTACT US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN THE OFFICIAL ASIAN MENSWEAR COMMUNITY ON DISCORD:The Official Asian Menswear Community (click here)

    [Level Up] - 4 Tips On How To Avoid A Job/Work Burnout And How To Identify If You're Going Through One

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 28:36

    Today's podcast is our Level Up (previously called Solo) segment, where we bring you actionable advice and tips to apply in your own life. We want the podcast to not only inspire you but to motivate you to take action.The topic today will focus on work burnout. What is job/work burnout? Job burnout is a particular type of work-related stress — a state of physical or emotional exhaustion that also involves a sense of reduced accomplishment and loss of personal identity.Feelings of being overwhelmed, lack of motivation, a negative outlook, decreased sense of satisfaction, accomplishment, and emotional exhaustion can signify that you may be going through burnout. In today's episode, Leo and I share 4 tips on how to avoid being burned out.SOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleEMAIL US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY:Facebook Community (click here)

    Kevin Kreider (Entrepreneur/Model) - How Bling Empire's Kevin Kreider Is Changing The Way Asian Men Are Perceived By Taking Action (Being Adopted, Road To Becoming A Model, Being On Netflix's Bling Empire, Asian Representation and More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 49:50

    For today's Spotlight Episode, I'm excited to welcome Kevin Kreider to the show. Kevin is a male model, a fitness influencer, and one of the stars in the hit Netflix reality show called 'Bling Empire.'As a model, Kevin Kreider has been featured in publications such as Men's Health and Men's Fitness Magazine and was the first Asian-American to greet guests shirtless at the Abercrombie and Fitch store on Fifth Avenue in New York City.Aside from modeling, Kevin is a longtime advocate for positive Asian male representation and has done TEDx and Google talks around Asian Masculinity. He's also starred in the documentary "The Ugly Model," which explores the question "can Asian men be sexy?"In this episode, we discuss:- Adopted at the age of three by white parents- Growing up during a time before social media and mainstream media was dominated by white faces/culture- Going through self-hate- Asian issues get swept under the rug because Asians have it easier - Suffering from low confidence and low self-esteem - If you focus on things you can't control, then those things control you- People who say they don't need validation are lying - Who inspired him to go into modeling- Not being reached out to by modeling agencies even after the success of Bling Empire- Addressing critics of Bling Empire- How has life changed since Bling Empire came out- What were your expectations for Bling Empire- Bling Empire being renewed for another season. - His best piece of advice - Where he sees himself in the next five years You can follow Kevin Kreider on Instagram at @kevin.kreider. If you're interested in trying out Kevin's new supplement performance matcha, go here: https://kevinkreider.com/products/supplement SOCIAL MEDIA:Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleEMAIL US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY:Facebook Community (click here)

    [Barbershop Talk] - What's It Like Traveling Internationally Post-COVID? (Traveling To Iceland, PCR Test Procedures, Travel Forecasted To Increase This Summer Following Ease On Restrictions and More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 30:48

    For today's Barbershop Talk, Leo and I talk about traveling internationally post-COVID. With restrictions easing up, travelers are starting to plan trips outside of the U.S.  Leo recently had the opportunity to fly to Iceland for a work trip, and it was his first international trip since lockdowns. Leo shares his experience and helpful tips for anyone who is considering traveling outside of the U.S.  In this episode, we discuss:- Global air passengers  numbers dropped over 94% as a result of the pandemic from April 2019-April 2020- How business travel will look like post-covid- PCR test procedures - Iceland is the perfect place to travel after quarantine - Why Leo and his girlfriend were out in Iceland- Seeing an active volcano - Being the second fully vaccinated plane to arrive in Iceland- Summer traveling in 2021 expected to be busy- How other countries will perceive Asians post-COVIDSOCIAL MEDIA:Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleEMAIL US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY:Facebook Community (click here

    (Barbershop Talk) - Mortal Kombat (2021) Movie Review *Spoilers* (First Time Learning About Mortal Kombat, Bringing Up The Original 1995 Movie, Having An Asian Male As The Leading Actor and More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2021 26:22

    Today's Barber Shop Talk podcast reviews the film "Mortal Kombat," directed by Simon McQuoid, starring Lewis Tan, Joe Taslim, Ludi Lin, Hiroyuki Sanada, and more. Mortal Kombat is a 2021 American martial arts fantasy film based on the video game franchise of the same name and a reboot of the Mortal Kombat film series.The film boasts a predominantly Asian cast that includes an Asian male lead, making this the perfect movie to review for the podcast. We go over the good, the bad and give a rating out of 10 at the end. In this episode, we discuss:- Our first time hearing about Mortal Kombat was through the game- Leo being reluctant to see the movie because he's not fond of violence. - Mike brings up the 1995 "Mortal Kombat" movie version- The pros/cons about the movie- 1995 Liu Kang v.s 2021 Liu Kang- Questioning why they decided to create an entirely new character for the movie- Our overall rating for the movieSOCIAL MEDIA:The Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleEMAIL US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY:Facebook Community (click here)

    Bing Chen (President/Co-founder of Gold House) - Doing What's Right Even If It Means Creating Enemies (How Crazy Rich Asians Was Supposed To Be A Failure, Aiming To Be The Next Walt Disney, The Mastermind Behind The Iconic Youtube Gold Play Button)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 47:31

    For today's Spotlight Episode, I'm excited to have Bing Chen joining me. Bing Chen is the President & Co-founder of Gold House, the premier nonprofit collective of Asian founders, creative voices, and leaders dedicated to unifying the world's largest populace–Asians and Pacific Islanders–to enable more authentic multicultural representation and societal equity. Gold House is why many API-led films see success in Hollywood, which has opened up opportunities for other similar films to have a fighting chance. Aside from Gold House, Bing Chen was one of the original architects behind Youtube's multi-billion-dollar Creator Program, enabling creators to get paid. He was also the mastermind behind the iconic Youtube Gold Play Button awarded to creators who reached the 1,000,000 subscriber milestone - the list goes on and on. In this episode, we discuss:- Wanting to be the next Walt Disney- Parents coming from abject poverty to achieving the American dream- Reciting the first five minute of "Beauty and the Beast" during a job interview at Disney- The most significant power is letting something you love go- His involvement with Youtube's Creator Program and helping creators get paid- The birth of Gold House & Gold Open (The reason why many API led films have been successful)- First people to hate on Asians are other Asians- Understanding that media plays a massive role in shaping our perception of others. - Crazy Rich Asians was the only API lead film fully back by a studio in the last 25 years. - How much is Gold Open to thank for the success of Crazy Rich Asians?- Playing a factor in the renewal of Warrior Season 3- Learning to do things because you know it's right, even if it creates enemies- Bing shares his proudest moment- Bing sharing his best piece of advice- Where Bing sees himself in the next five yearsYou can follow Bing Chen on Instagram at @bingchenSOCIAL MEDIA:Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleEMAIL US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY:Facebook Community (click here)

    Ep. 41 I Harry Yuan (National Geographic TV Host) - How Harry Joined A Shortlist Of Asian American Television Hosts In America (Being the son of a famous actress, traveling the world, becoming a Nat Geo host, and more)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 74:55

    For today's Spotlight Episode, I'm excited to have Harry Yuan joining me today. Harry Yuan is a director, adventurer, traveler, and television host working for National Geographic, who also happens to be the son of a famous actress. He's had the opportunity to host shows such as "Kung Fu Motion," "Route Awakening," and "Day of Gluttony." This episode explores how Harry Yuan joined a shortlist of Asian Americans to host a TV show in the U.S. In this episode, we discuss:- First time hearing about Harry Yuan - Harry talks about what's it like to be the son of a famous actress (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)- Growing up in LA and going to military school at the age of 12- Growing up as a troublemaker - His mom gave him a once in a lifetime opportunity to travel the world - His experience traveling to over 28 countries and four continents with his best friend - How he got his start as a television host for National Geographic - How it felt to see himself on TV- Coming up with the idea of "Day of Gluttony" show- The logistical nightmare he had to deal with to film the show- Working conditions in the U.S. being vastly different compared to China- Conflict between Tastemade and contract problems - Best piece of advice - Where do you see yourself in the next five years?You can follow Harry Yuan on Instagram at @harryhyuan.SOCIAL MEDIA:Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleEMAIL US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY:Facebook Community (click here)

    Ep. 40 I (Barbershop Talk) - Through Adversity Comes Strength (Unity Amongst AAPI, Everyone Doing Their Part)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 37:01

    For today's Barbershop Talk, Leo and I talk about Asians coming together due to Covid and the violence against the Asian American community. In this episode, we discuss:- Living in a unique time with Covid and rise in violence against Asians- Everyone doing their part to represent the Asian American community, whether they like it or not- From the western perspective, we're all seen as Chinese. - Lacking representation in all areas. - A rise in activism during the #stopasianhate movement- Social media has allowed Asians to get their news from a few sources - Will things go back to the way it was pre-covid?SOCIAL MEDIA:Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleEMAIL US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY:Facebook Community (click here)

    Ep. 39 I (Barbershop Talk) - Life After Living Through A Year of Covid-19 (Initial Thoughts, What We Learned, What We Miss Most Pre-Covid & What's Life Going To Look Like Post-Covid)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 46:11

    For today's Barbershop Talk, Leo and I talk about life after living through a year of Covid-19. We went over our initial thoughts when Covid was first discovered in Wuhan, China, what was going through our minds during lockdowns, how Covid affected work life, what we miss most from pre-covid, and what post covid will look like. In this episode, we discuss:- Initial thoughts on Covid- What we were up to right before lockdowns happened in NY and CA (suit walk, work for Leo was picking up big time)- Leo explaining the influencer industry during Covid- Leo's last event before the lockdown was a packed broadway show- Toilet paper being sold out- Covid allowed us to reflect on life- What Mike and Leo did during lockdowns - Making the best out of the situation- Everyone on Instagram doing lives - Having a work-life balance- Leo launching Levitate Collection during Covid - Mike starting the podcast - What we look forward to most post-covidSOCIAL MEDIA:Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleEMAIL US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY:Facebook Community (click here)

    Ep. 38 I Jason Tobin (Actor) - The Man Behind Young Jun Of The Hop Wei Tong In Warrior Show Based On Bruce Lee's Original Writings

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 57:20

    I have Jason Tobin,  an actor best known for his role in the instant classic "Better Luck Tomorrow" and more recently as Young Jun in the hit show "Warrior" based on Bruce Lee's original writings. We talk about his struggles making it an actor in LA, getting his big break, how he got the role as Young Jun, Warrior getting renewed for a third season, and more. In this episode, we discuss:-Born in Hong Kong but moved around a bit due to his father's occupation -Went to boarding school where he first picked up the acting bug-How he wanted to be an actor but didn't know how to -Thought acting was for certain people only-Moving to LA to pursue acting full-time-How amazing it is to be a part of Warrior-Debunking the myth that actors need to be extroverted to be successful -One of his favorite things to do is people watch -If he walked around like he was Young Jun in real life, then he would be considered a douche bag- Started at the bottom with acting and struggled a lot-Director Justin Lin thought about Jason Tobin when he first wrote Better Luck Tomorrow -Better Luck Tomorrow for him is the gift that keeps on giving-There's a stereotype in the industry that says Asians can't act -The story behind the role for Young Jun-Realizing the significance of his role as Young Jun -Warrior being renewed for Season 3 -What to expect for Season 3-The best piece of advice -Where he sees himself in the next five yearsYou can follow Jason Tobin on Instagram at @jsntbnSOCIAL MEDIA:Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleEMAIL US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY:Facebook Community (click here)

    Ep. 37 I Tim Dessaint (Men's Fashion and Lifestyle Content Creator) - How Tim Was Able To Grow A Massive Following In The Fashion Space While Staying Authentic And True To Himself

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 48:10

    I have Tim Dessaint, a men's fashion and lifestyle content creator who helps guys dress better for today's Spotlight Episode, joining me. Tim has been able to amass a huge social media following thanks to his unique approach to content creation in the tune of 500k subscribers, 1.6 million followers on Tik Tok, and 240k followers on Instagram. We talk about his inspiration behind content creation, using fashion as a way to build confidence, struggling early on to gain traction, and more. In this episode, we discuss:- Living a nomadic life as a kid, moved around a lot due to. his parent's profession- How fashion helped him build confidence- How he got into content creation- Getting his first corporate job and realizing it wasn't for him- Realized he needed to find a job he enjoyed - Doing freelance work to make ends meet - Most new years resolutions made at the beginning of the year go incompleted - Making little traction on Instagram- Making the switch to YouTube- Tim talks about his mother having a difficult life- How Tim's mother felt about him jumping into content creation- Giving himself a deadline, and if things didn't work out, then he would get a regular job- Video went viral exactly on the deadline date he established- Seeing money from his content for the first time- How did you feel about your video going viral?- What his first real brand deal was- Being highly competitive - Tim shares his best piece of advice- Where do you see yourself in the next five years?You can follow Tim Dessaint on Instagram at @timdessaint.SOCIAL MEDIA:Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleEMAIL US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY:Facebook Community (click here)

    Ep. 36 I (Barbershop Talk) - Not American Enough For America And Not Asian Enough For Asia (Being Embarrassed of our Asian names, Being The Only Asian, ABC vs Immigrant, And More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 48:38

    For today's Barbershop Talk, Leo and I talk about our experience being Asian American in America. As a result of the #StopAsianHate movement, many Asian Americans have been sharing their experiences on what it's like to be Asian in America, so we decided to share our own experience for today's podcast. In this episode, we discuss:- Our Asian names- Being embarrassed about our names- Mike learning about the meaning behind his name- Mike talks about his experience being bullied- Being called "chino" in middle school - Being the only Asian at school- Having a hard time being proud of your ethnicity because we don't know our history in America- Leo facing discrimination - Leo growing up in an ethnically diverse environment- Dealing with ABC vs. Immigrants - Understanding the importance of unity, especially now- Experience being Asian in the workplace - Having a chip on our shoulders motivated us to become better- Why a majority of Asians take backend jobs- Is Chinese food American as Pizza?

    Ep. 35 I (Barbershop Talk) - Leo Shares His Thoughts After Attending The Rally Against Hate In NY (Over 10,000 Attendees, A Mother Getting Attacked On The Way To The Rally, Seeing Andrew Yang, MC JIN, & More)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2021 33:06

    For today's Barbershop Talk, Leo and I talk about his experience attending the Rally Against Hate In NY, where over 10,000 attendees came out to protest. In this episode, we discuss:- Rally being packed (over 10,000 people came out)- What the atmosphere was like at the rally - Rally provided a morale boost to the people- Seeing influential Asian Americans present at the rally - A mother was punched in the face on the way to the rally - Being able to see different perspectives - Addressing the issue with the older generation Asian Americans who are racist- Shaun King posting about anti-Asian hate - Have you seen other Asians attacking elders unprovoked?- Imagining all of the other attacks that haven't been reported or caught on video- Having non-Asian friends checking up on you- What kind of solutions are being created to combat the violence against Asian Americans- Drawing parallels from Warrior show to today's climate - 75-year-old Grandma who fought back against her attacker in San FranciscoSOCIAL MEDIA:Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleEMAIL US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY:Facebook Community (click here)

    Ep. 34 I Bart Kwan (Co-Founder of Just Kidding Films and Barbell Brigade) - How Bart Went From Comedy Skits To A Full-Blown Business Empire

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 49:01

    For today's Spotlight Episode, I have Bart Kwan, the Co-Founder of Just Kidding Films and Barbell Brigade, joining me. We talk about the early days of Youtube to creating a dream lifestyle for himself and his family.In this episode, we discuss:- His experience growing up in an ethnically diverse city- Moving from Cerritos, Ca to San Gabriel Valley, Ca and experiencing a culture shock (majority Asian population)- The original goal for Just Kidding Films was to bring Asians together- The start of Just Kidding Films- How getting into trouble in his youth forced him to take a route into the military- Feeling like he has to go harder in everything he does to challenge negative stereotypes- What's the coolest thing that's happened since starting Just Kidding Films?- What were your original aspirations, and have they changed?- The moment he knew he finally made it with Just Kidding Films- Finally seeing some returns after working so hard- How long has Just Kidding Films been around?- First time receiving money from Youtube Adsense- How are you able to maintain balance with so many projects/businesses going on simultaneously?- Why continue working so hard?- Pursuing your passion first then using your passion as a launchpad for other things- What's the one piece of advice you would tell someone?- Where do you see yourself in the next five years? You can follow Bart on Instagram at @bartkwan.SOCIAL MEDIA:Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleEMAIL US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY:Facebook Community (click here)

    Ep. 33 I Bobby "Hundreds" Kim (Creative Director/Co-Founder of The Hundreds) - Why Bobby Gave Up A Successful Career In Law To Print T-Shirts

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 61:53

    For today's Spotlight Episode, I have none other than Bobby "Hundreds" Kim, the Creative Director/Co-Founder of the iconic LA streetwear brand, The Hundreds. In this episode, we discuss:- Growing up in Riverside and not quite fitting in- Asian Americans killing it in every industry, but we don't hear enough about them- Being told he would never make it as an artist by his parents and teachers- Deciding to go to law school to make his parents proud- The pivotal moment Bobby decided to forego a successful career as a lawyer to make T-shirts- Having no regrets at 40 years old- How different his life would've been if he didn't go on to go all-in with The Hundreds- How he was able to overcome all the naysayers and those who didn't believe in what he was trying to do- The first time Bobby's father realized how successful Bobby was (book signing)- How vital media is to Korean culture- How becoming a father made him more proud to be Asian American- RetrospectionYou can follow Bobby on Instagram at @bobbyhundreds or visit www.TheHundreds.comSOCIAL MEDIA:Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleEMAIL US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY:Facebook Community (click here)

    Ep. 32 | (Solo Episode) - Sharing Key Takeaways We Learned In Our 20s (Part 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 43:40

    Today's podcast is are Solo Episode segment where we bring you actionable advice and tips to apply in your own life. We want the podcast to not only inspire you but to motivate you to take action. During this conversation, Leo and I break down the most significant learning lessons we took away from our 20s. We cover fitness, healthy, money, and work-life. Here's to episode 31! SOCIAL MEDIA:Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleEMAIL US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY:Facebook Community (click here)

    Ep. 31 I (Barbershop Talk) - Steven Yeun Becomes Second Asian American To Appear On Cover Of GQ And Why This is Important

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2021 22:33

    In this episode of Barbershop Talk, we have a conversation about "Minari" star Steven Yeun appearing on the cover of GQ. We talk about why Steven Yeun decided to wear cowboy attire for the shoot, why this milestone is important, and what this means for us in the future. SOCIAL MEDIA:Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleEMAIL US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY:Facebook Community (click here)

    Ep. 30 I (Barbershop Talk) - Open Discussion About The Attacks On Asian Americans And The Elderly

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 39:58

    In this episode of Barbershop Talk, we have a challenging conversation surrounding the attacks on Asian Americans and the elderly recently spotlighted by mainstream media. SOCIAL MEDIA:Asian Menswear Podcast -- @asianmenswearpodMike Tran -- @asianmenswearLeo Chan -- @levitatestyleEMAIL US:asianmenswearpodcast@gmail.comJOIN OUR EXCLUSIVE COMMUNITY:Facebook Community (click here)

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