Bonus Episode: Sharing Asian America’s Stories

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About the episode

When we started Self Evident, we were surprised at how many people wanted a new show but hadn’t heard about all the Asian American podcasts already out there.

In this bonus episode, our team shares clips from a few other independent podcasts, showing a wide range of Asian American stories and conversations.

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Resources and Recommended Reading:

If you want to really dig deep into the world of Asian American & Asian diaspora podcasts, you can check out this extensive list of shows, maintained by the Asian American Podcasters group.

Here's what Cathy, Julia, and James share in this bonus episode:

Shout Outs:

We’ve been on a really long journey, with hopefully a long way to go! So we want to thank the podcasters and producers who took the time to give us advice and encouragement as we were creating Self Evident: Anne Saini, Erica Mu, Marvin Yueh, Vishal Janmohamed, and Stephanie Tam.


  • Produced and edited by James Boo

  • Sound mix by Timothy Lou Ly

  • Long Distance theme music by C. Light and the Prisms

  • Self Evident theme music by Dorian Love

  • Music by Blue Dot Sessions and Epidemic Sound


Self Evident is a Studitobe production. Season 1 is presented by the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), the Ford Foundation, and our listener community. Our show was incubated at the Made in New York Media Center by IFP.

About CAAM: CAAM (Center for Asian American Media) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible. CAAM does this by funding, producing, distributing, and exhibiting works in film, television, and digital media. For more information on CAAM, please visit With support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, CAAM provides production funding to independent producers who make engaging Asian American works for public media.