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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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147 // with Bay2LA (Live in LA)!

Episode Summary: In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with the good adoptees of Bay2LA and talk about the language we’ve learned as adoptees to express ourselves, and how we can continue to grow our community and the vocabulary we share.ResourcesComing to Consciousness by JaeRan KimHer Janchi Show Episode (#18)Side by Side Project by Glenn MoreyHis Janchi Show Episode (#12) [...]
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141 // What it means to be (Asian) American

Episode Summary: In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys talk about how we learned what it means to be (Asian) American—the key figures and parts of culture that had the most influence on us, and how what we’ve previously thought of ourselves informs who we want to be moving forward.   Later, we try Haitai’s Deep Choco Butter Ring cookies….IS ONE COOKIE REALLY 500+ CALORIES?!?!?   (spoiler alert, they aren’t, but we didn’t know that before we finished the episode!)   —   // Support the Show!   Online at janchishow.com / @janchishow Support the show at janchishow.com/support Join our Facebook Group! janchishow.com/afterparty Watch our Youtube Videos Leave a voicemail! 972-677-8867 Write us a note: janchishow@gmail.com   The Janchi Show Quick Bio The Janchi Show focuses on exploring intersectional identities and current events through the lens [...]
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138 // IKAA, Han, and a whole lotta Nutz

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys are back in the saddle and talking all kinds of business! We dive into Patrick’s trip to Korea, dealing with loss of personal histories, the concept of Han and its associated feelings, and navigating a birth search. We also talk about the IKAA Conference, Korean food, and silly moments from the trip. Later, we try some nuts. It’s……..wild! ResourcesJoin us in Los Angeles for Bay2LA!: http://www.aka-sf.org/bay-to-la-2023-registration-is-available/Vote for Patrick’s SXSW Panel ‘Adoptees: More than a Plot Device’: https://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/132835—// 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 [...]
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137 // Recapping KAAN, Looking ahead to IKAA

Episode Summary: In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down and recap KAAN, talk with Patrick about being in Korea, and look ahead to IKAA!Also, due to travel and schedule and stuff, we’ll be taking a small break ?—// 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 have other adoptees from all over the world joining us to talk about what makes us similar and what makes us [...]
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133 // Vacation, Appropriation, Appreciation

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down and have an interesting discussion about finding the line between appropriation and appreciation. Like, is it okay if a white parent wears a hanbok? What about a Korean adoptee calling their parents “Umma” and “Appa?” Later, we try some hard candy. It’s………………..edible? Technically?—// 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 have other adoptees from all over the world joining us [...]
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131 // Choosing Joy during APAHM

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down and choose joy! We talk about what things keep us motivated to continue the show, and why we think it’s important to identify as an adoptee.Later, we try Jardin’s Our Tea (Orange & Grapefruit flavor). Like Ted Lasso says, “I always imagined tea tasted like garbage water.” But do we?!—// 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 have other [...]
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