Modern Love Podcast: Confronting Asian-American Race on the First Date

By | November 20, 2020
Modern Love Podcast: Confronting Asian-American Race on the First Date

Trendy Love Podcast: Confronting Asian-American Race on the First Date

Andrew and Sarah met on a relationship app. Their first date was simply imagined to be espresso, however it lasted 9 superb hours. They talked nonstop throughout 4 San Francisco neighborhoods.

However by 2 a.m., Sarah had an admission to make. She informed Andrew, who’s Asian-American, that his “race is perhaps a difficulty.”

Andrew was shocked. The kicker? Sarah can also be Asian-American.

At this time, we hear either side of this story — and discover out the place Sarah and Andrew are actually.

“I felt a sizzling disgrace,” Jerico wrote in her Tiny Love Story, about her response to first studying the time period “manic pixie dream woman.” “I liked somebody who wanted me to remain that method. A person who wanted me to stay a fantasy endlessly out of attain.”

Hosted by: Daniel Jones and Miya Lee
Produced by: Kelly Prime and Hans Buetow
Edited by: Wendy Dorr
Music by: Dan Powell
Manic Pixie Actual Lady” written and skim by: Jerico Mandybur
When a Courting Dare Results in Months of Soul Looking,” narration by: Ewan Chung and produced by Ryan Wegner and Kelly Rogers
Govt Producer, NYT Audio: Lisa Tobin
Assistant Managing Editor, NYT: Sam Dolnick

Particular thanks: Nora Keller, Mahima Chablani, Julia Simon, Laura Kim, Bonnie Wertheim, Anya Strzemien, Joanna Nikas and Choire Sicha. The tip of the episode featured an interview with Sarah Chen and Andrew Lee.

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