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12/31/15 Another Beginning

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Another year is over, which means it’s the season for reflecting. Instead of looking back in regret or disappointment, take a moment to consider all that you’ve done and learned–and the exciting part of continuing into 2016. Happy new year!

7/22/15 Jenny Yang

Photo by Jim Selda, NBC News
Photo by Jim Selda, NBC News

Brenda sits with Jenny Yang: comedian and writer, producer of Dis/orient/ed Comedy, co-host of Angry Asian America, and all-around badass. Jenny shares some experiences from her youth that helped shape the person she is today, the quarter-life crisis that she muscled through leading up to a career transition, and what it really means to be an artist.

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03/30/15 Edricdale Silla

Edricdale Silla, photo courtesy of Classy Deer
Edricdale Silla, photo courtesy of Classy Deer Productions

Brenda sits down with friend and former classmate, Edricdale Silla and catch up on life since graduation. They remember the days of art classes, and how exactly did Edric find his passion for film, editing, and most importantly, storytelling (those days of online RPing!). He shares his personal experiences of an unhappy job, the physical toll it had on him, the incredible turnaround that followed after, and some blunt but invaluable advice he has for twenty-somethings (and up!).

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10/16/14 Cultural Burden

Imagine some heavy weights on me or something.
Imagine some invisible weights on me or something.

Today’s episode covers Brenda’s perspective on being a 2nd generation immigrant, and what it feels to bear a cultural / child of immigrants’ burden, especially in today’s society. Hopefully this sheds some light on the subject and lifts the weight off the shoulders of some people!

4/02/14 I’m Still Alive (And How You Can Be Too!)

Yep this was rushed in Photoshop.
Yep this was rushed in Photoshop. No, I don’t care.

Hey. It’s been a while. How you been? Brenda talks about some reasons why the podcast was on an unforeseen break, as well as new developments in her personal life and passes on what she’s learned so far. YAY HAPPY FEELY LIFE LESSONS!

1/9/14 Starting Off 2014

This is supposed to represent productivity for the new year. Just go with it, yeah?
Clean workspace for a fresh start. This is supposed to represent productivity for the new year. Just go with it, yeah?

This is the first episode of 2014, bitches! Brenda shares some of her resolution progress about fitness, tips on not giving up, and then talks about how her mother is going to charge her rent. Yeah, HAPPY NEW YEAR! [Intro song: Bastille – “Pompeii”]

7/03/13 Living at Home & What to Expect

Moving back home after college? Plan to live with your parents and save money? Don’t know how to feel about it? Or you already live at home and f***ing hate it? Brenda gives new grads an idea of JOYOUS things to come! [Intro song: Stealers Wheel – “Stuck in the Middle With You”]