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The Tommy Kono Story

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Uploaded: The Asian American Movement

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Asian American Podcasts

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I listen to a lot of podcasts.  I used to read a lot of books, but in this day and age of the distraction economy, I find it easier to listen to podcasts.

When authors promote their books, they usually run the podcast circuit.  So an author who's promoting his "lessons from the Navy SEALs" book will appear on the Tim Ferriss podcast, then the Art of Manliness podcast and then the Art of Charm podcast.  During their interviews they give a synopsis of their book and its main points.  You don't even have to read the book at that point, because the author told you the stories and lessons from the book.

I always try to find Asian American podcasts.  At first they were few and far between.  The early pioneers of Asian American podcasting were Fallout Central, the Fighting 44s and BigWoWo.  The Fighting 44s forum had some interesting podcasts with debates between Will from Better Asian Man, Jenn Fang from Reappropriate, the Asian Playboy JT Tran and Byron from BigWoWo.  By…