Hairy Butthole

It’ll make you laugh, it’ll make you cry, it may make hair grow out of your butt



HB Ep. 50: I’m Always OK

But that’s not exactly a good thing


HB Ep. 49: Just Stop Being Depressed

Why is it so hard to get out of a depressive episode and reach out for help while experiencing them?


HB Ep. 48: What Do You Think About AANHPI Month REALLY?

Some real talk to close out the month of May


HB Ep. 47: With Or Without Kids

Can women really ‘have it all?’


HB Ep. 46: Jealous And Angry

How does your relationship with your family affect you as an adult?


HB Ep. 45: Growing Up Poor

What’s the difference between being Korean poor and American poor?


HB Ep. 44: Horny Single Asian Mom In Your Area

Don’t believe everything you’ve heard about single moms


HB Ep. 43: Is It Because I’m Fat?

Youngmi takes a deep, personal look at her history of disordered eating


HB Ep. 42: The Adults Are Not Alright

Relationships between teen girls and adult men are not ‘normal’


HB Ep. 41: Having A Baby Was Like, Hard?

A chat about the “joys” of motherhood, plus a listener writes in about what it’s like to be diagnosed with ADHD in Korea


HB Ep. 40: I Have ADHD, or as My Korean Mom Calls It, ‘No You Don’t’

What’s harder, a platonic or romantic breakup?


HB Ep. 39: Comedy and Tragedy (Divorce)

What does it mean to ‘always punch up?’


Hairy Butthole Ep. 38: Live Your Life… Or Not, Who Cares?

What it’s like living life on your own terms

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 37: Asian Women With White Guys

Youngmi introduces a new format to the podcast


Hairy Butthole Ep. 36: I Achieved My Dream and It Made Me Very Sad

Youngmi got a book deal! The feelings are complicated


Hairy Butthole Ep. 35: Wearing Pants While Being Orthodox (with Chani Lisbon)

An interview with a “comedian’s comedian,” about alcoholism, alopecia, and everything in between


Hairy Butthole Ep. 34: You Better Work

Are you lazy, or is it just capitalism burning us all out?


Hairy Butthole Ep. 33: A Korean in Thailand

What it’s like to travel through Thailand when you’re an Asian woman obsessed with race and gender politics


Hairy Butthole Ep. 32: Leaving Mino For One Month (with Mino Bowien)

Youngmi’s first podcast interview with her 8-year-old son


Brown Boi Love Ep. 2: Mama Knows Sex

And Mama knows best!