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South Gaysian Boys

A JoySauce original video podcast from cousins Vik Chopra and Sundeep Singh Boparai


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HB Ep. 79: Hairy Butthole died

How do you parent a grieving child?

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HB Ep. 78: Total Recall (Autistic Edition)

Youngmi speaks with mixologist John deBary about being diagnosed with autism as an adult

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HB Ep. 77: Margaret Cho is mother

Youngmi and comedian Kate Moran talk adoption, imaginary mothers, and the indelible Ms. Cho

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HB Ep. 76: Just Google ‘Brittany Carney and horse’

Youngmi chats with the writer/comedian on her mixed race background and the state of stand-up

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HB Ep. 75: Diary of a Gay Kid

Youngmi talks with actor and comedian Jared Goldstein about the struggle to be cool—personally and professionally

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HB Ep. 74: Wangtta (King Reject)

Youngmi talks with comedian Ed Pokropski about his complicated feelings after visiting Korea

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HB Ep. 73: Photoshopping mom into my success

Youngmi talks with Charlene Kaye about the wildly taboo topic of mother-daughter competition

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HB Ep. 72: Parenting Your Parents

Umeko Motoyoshi, founder of Umeshiso, chats with Youngmi Mayer about how they found happiness and success despite a shitty childhood

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HB Ep. 71: Journalism versus TikTok ft. Tulika Bose

The pros and cons of social media and the news

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HB Ep. 70: Thailand One Year Later ft. Oak Laokwansathitaya

Youngmi and Oak discuss the one year anniversary of their trip to Thailand

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HB Ep. 69: Niche Asian Content Creators

Youngmi talks with TikTok creator Royce Akifumi Wilmot about how he fell into his content niche, and more

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HB Ep. 68: World Peace And Running Away

This week, standup comedian Lana Siebel joins Youngmi for a chat on the weird ways we band together based on religion, race, and other abstract factors


HB Ep. 67: Post Me On Main

This week, Youngmi chats with comedian Jes Tom about how sometimes small relationship problems signal larger issues

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HB Ep. 66: Jesus Was Korean

Youngmi talks to comedian Mic Nguyen about current events, Christianity, and culture


HB Ep. 65: Us. Vs. Them

As a biracial person, Youngmi shares her thoughts on governments’ habits of alienating and dividing people


HB Ep. 64: Beef Pho

In this episode, Youngmi talks about the busy year she’s spent writing a book, and how that’s impacted her son as well


HB Ep. 63: Amplifying Palestinian voices…from Alabama, with Atheer Yacoub

Youngmi talks with the comedian about growing up in the West Bank and Alabama and how it has shaped her work


HB Ep. 62: The Korean Vegan

Youngmi talks to the queen of plant-based Korean cooking, Joanne Molinaro


HB Ep. 61: Is It Because We’re Asian?

A conversation with special guest NBC News’ Kimmy Yam


HB Ep. 60: The Group Chat

Youngmi introduces the duo she texts daily and talks about the origins and importance of the almighty group chat