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161 // What we owe to each other

Episode Summary: In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down and talk about what’s been going on in the last month and a half. Then, we get into our thoughts on whether the adoptee space online is getting quieter or if it’s just the algorithm playing tricks on us, and what our role/responsibility is in that.Later, we try some Oriental Raisin Tea…..did we just drink tortilla chips?!ResourcesWe’re giving away a ticket to KAAN 2024! Click here and fill out the form, then join us on Instagram April 26 @ 4:30pm Central to find out if you won! [...]
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160 // Shattered Assumptions Theory & Ginsa!

Episode Summary: In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys FINALLY sit down and catch up! We get into the Shattered Assumptions theory, we do a backdoor pilot for an adoptee-dad podcast, and we talk about some books! Later, we try out all three flavors of Ginsa! Thanks to our friend and Ginsa founder, Juliet Kim Blake for sending some along!ResourcesGinsa: Sparking Ginseng TonicShattered Assumptions Theory (Wikipedia Article)Here After by Amy LinWhen Religion Hurts You by Dr. Laura AndersonEverything I Learned, I Learned in a Chinese Restaurant by Curtis Chin [...]
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158 // The Janchi Show has an existential crisis?!

Episode Summary: In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys talk about voyeurism and whether or not we should even have a podcast?!Later, we get into some Basak Chips by CJ (CheilJedang)…..does “upcycled” mean these are made of cardboard?!  [...]
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156 // Asian American Children’s Books

Episode Summary: In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down and talk about what’s going on with Kids Books these days! [...]
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154 // First banquet of 2024 aka we’re back, baby!

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys kick off 2024 the only way they know how….with a solo! The Banquet Boys catch up with each other post-holiday season, if we had any adoption-related holiday situations, and how we navigate Asian spaces. They also look ahead at the year to come.Later, they snack on a drink (spoiler alert: it’s watermelon-y!). Also, VOICEMAILS!// Support the Show!Online at janchishow.comSupport the show at janchishow.com/supportFacebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @janchishowJoin our Group! janchishow.com/afterpartyWatch our Youtube VideosLeave a voicemail! 972-677-8867The Janchi Show Quick BioWe’re three Korean Adoptees spread out around America and each of us are at different stages in life. We’ll talk about the Korean adoptee experience from our perspectives and learn more about our shared culture, usually with food. And it won’t just be the three of us; each week we’ll [...]
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152 // Post-Thanksgiving Chat

Episode Summary: In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys talk about Thanksgiving, what it meant to be a part of their respective families growing up, and how adoption colors that perspective. Plus, they talk about what they want to pass on to their kids.Later, we get into some Soboro Cookies by Crown! [...]
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151 // What if…

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys are back for a solo episode exploring the concept of “What If” scenarios, alternate timelines, and the multiverse in general, from how they approach things like community and religion differently after starting the show to appreciating the present despite the hypotheticals.Later, they dive into cold coffee pouches.Check out Adoption Mosaic: https://adoptionmosaic.com/ [...]
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150 // 150 Episodes?!

Episode Summary: In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down and reflect on 150 episodes and give some love to other adoptee creators!Later, we jump into a crispy potato snack…anyone got any mayonnaise? [...]
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149 // This is (Asian) America(n)

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down to talk about Asian American being an opt-in identity and what it means to each of them. They discuss the inclusion of some things, the absence of others, the differences in our definitions, and how we can hold space for all of it.Later we try a tasty treat and debate the efficacy of milk and Oreos. [...]
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