024 // Learning Korean + PORORO Churros!

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down and have a chat about learning Korean—what their experience has been like, the tools they’ve used and their dreams for Korean in the future. After the break, we dive into Munch Addict’s Korea Snack Box and try out Pororo…CHURROS?! Aren’t these a Mexican dessert?! [...]
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022 // The Janchi Family

In this week’s very special episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys take a backseat and pass the mic to their partners! Emily, Allison and Sara sit down with producer Jerry Won to chat about what it’s been like watching the Janchi Boys come out of the fog and journey together into understanding their Korean American Adoptee identities. [...]
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021 // Adoptee Advocacy + Munch Addict!

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down and talk about how we’ve changed as adoptees, advocating for ourselves, KJ’s intersectional identities and more! Patrick gets KJ’s name wrong, KJ gets the box name wrong, and Nathan does a really great job keeping us together—it’s a real Janchi! Big shoutout to Munch Addict for giving us their Korean snack box! We get INTO IT! [...]
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016 // Reflections + Haitai’s Peanut Crunch Snack!

In today’s episode, the Janchi Bois GET INTO IT. We reflect on 2020’s National Adoption Awareness Month and the show’s past episodes. It’s a moment to catch our breath after the awesome party that was episode 15. [...]
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003 // Meet the Hosts: K.J. Roelke + Jinro’s Soju!

In today’s episode, we wrap up the “Meet The Host” series with the final third of the Janchi Boiiisss: K.J. Roelke! We talk about his family, traveling the world at a young age and his passion for music. We also try Soju for the first time—with a surprise guest! Meet K.J. Roelke!(it’s pronounced REL-kee)  In this episode we talk about: Intro, a Brief Summation, & Growing Up in Texas (0:00) Cultural Influences, & Integrating with Other Cultures (11:11) Going Back to Korea, The Singing Guy, & Content Creation with His Wife (21:40) What’s KJ Learning Now? (46:00) What Are We Drinking? (51:23) Show Resources: KJ’s Soundcloud: http://soundcloud.com/kj-roelke KJ’s Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/kjroelke // Follow the Show! Online at janchishow.com Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @janchishow Join our Group! janchishow.com/afterparty Watch our Youtube Videos A Quick Janchi Show BioWe’re three Korean-American Adoptees spread out around the country [...]
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002 // Meet the Hosts: Patrick Armstrong + Nongshim’s Shrimp Crackers!

In today’s episode we speak with Patrick Armstrong, president and co-founder of the All Times Are Local Foundation and one-third of the Janchi Boiiisss! Patrick talks about growing up in the Midwest, his rap career that he later decided he was too good for, volunteering in Houston, TX after Hurricane Harvey and how that inspired him to found his own nonprofit. We also talk about his relationship with his fiancé and what it’s meant for him to learn about being a Korean-American, being adopted, starting that journey later in life than most, and where he goes from here. We also try Nongshim’s Shrimp Crackers for the first time, mild and spicy! Meet Patrick Armstrong! In this episode we talk about:  Intro, Growing Up, & Moving to San Diego (0:00) Music Career, Volunteering, and How You Met Your Fiancé (14:55) Starting [...]
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001 // Meet the Hosts: Nathan Nowack + Kimchi!

In today’s episode, we speak with Nathan Nowack, a professional photographer and 1/3 of the Janchi Bois! Nathan discusses his life growing up adopted in Tulsa, OK, the journey of finding his biological family, and finding love in Los Angeles with a fellow Asian country music lover. We learn how Nathan got to this point in his life, and what he’s most excited about exploring next. We also try Kimchi for the first time. It’s pretty great. [...]
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