027 // Asian American Hate + Orion’s Peach Gummies

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In this week’s very special episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys chat about the spike in Asian American hate crimes that surged in early 2021. We can’t stay silent about this, and as Korean Adoptees, we’ve got some extra hot takes coming your way.

Oh, and we try Orion’s Peach Gummies at the end. Our verdict? They chewy!

026 // Nick Capicotto + Crown’s White Heim!

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In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with Nick Capicotto and talk about what it was like growing up in Buffalo, NY and what Whiting Out means. Nick also shares how he’s recently starting coming out of the fog, engaging with the adoptee community, and what steps he’s taken so far.

Later we try White Heim from the Much Addict subscription box. Spoiler alert: THEY GOOD!

025 // Pt. 1 Jordan VanHemert + Lotte’s Kancho!

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In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down for part one of a two part series with Jordan VanHemert! Jordan is a professor of music at Hope College in Michigan and a jazz saxophonist extraordinaire. We talk to Jordan about growing up in rural Michigan and his first eye-opening experiences of being Asian-American and an adoptee. He also shares how Charlie Parker took him down the path to jazz and what it means to represent in the spaces you find yourself in.

Later, Jordan joins us for chocolate covered biscuits aka Lotte’s Kancho (칸초) + Hello Panda! They’re good, they’re great, and dare we say, delicious?!

024 // Learning Korean + PORORO Churros!

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In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down and have a chat about learning Korean—what their experience has been like, the tools they’ve used and their dreams for Korean in the future.

After the break, we dive into Munch Addict’s Korea Snack Box and try out Pororo…CHURROS?! Aren’t these a Mexican dessert?!