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Mar 31, 2021

"A wonderful waste of time." This week we've invited former big-box store employee Lisa Chen-Wing on the show to talk about the trials and tribulations of customer service and the hit show Superstore. Also discussed: Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Hong, the World Figure Skating Championships, and celebrity diving competitions.
Show notes:
Stars in Danger: The High Dive (The Daily Dish)
Linda Carter and Telly Savalas on Circus with the Stars (YouTube)
Battle of the Network Stars (YouTube)


Andrea W.:  "My White Adoptive Parents Struggled to See Me as Korean. Would They Have Understood My Anger at the Rise in Anti-Asian Violence?" by Nicole Chung (Time) 

Andrea G.:  Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (book)

Lisa C: The Power by Naomi Alderman (book) 

Lisa C-W: Minor Feelings, An Asian-American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong (book); Amber Ruffin, How Did We Get Here (TV)  


Music credits:

"Good Times" by Podington Bear
From Free Music Archive 
CC BY 3.0
Theme song "Pyro Flow" by Kevin Macleod

Intro bed: "OLPC" by Marco Raaphorst
Courtesy of Free Music Archive


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