040 (SOLO) // How old are you? Confucianism (Yugyo) and Korean Age!

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In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with the Korean Culture Dictionary and talk about Yugyo! We learn exactly what Yugyo is (not to be confused with Yugioh!) and how Confucianism relates to it. We also discuss the important of age in Korean culture and try and figure out how old we are/when our birthdays are.

It’s great fun!

039 // Journey to self-love with Heart & Seoul author Jen Frederick!

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In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with Jen Frederick and talk about her journey as an adoptee and her upcoming book, Heart & Seoul! Jen shares about growing up in Wisconsin, going back to Korea, and the journey towards self-love. We also discuss how her adoptee experience informed Heart & Seoul’s protagonist, Hara, and why her story is the one we need right now.

Later, the bois eat a food and talk (book)shop about Heart & Seoul!

038 (SOLO) // History of Kimchi with the Korean Culture Dictionary

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In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys continue their journey through the Korean Culture Dictionary! This week finds the guys talking about Kimchi. We learn some history. We learn some fun facts. We learn that the average Korean consumes about 48 pounds of Kimchi per year (and that’s a declining trend!).

Got stories or fun facts about kimchi? Holla at us on our social medias!

037 // Korean meets Italian with Katie Cadamatre of Tigerboom Creative!

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In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with Katie Cadamatre of Tigerboom Creative and talk about connecting to Korean culture as adoptees! Katie shares her adoption story, growing up on the east coast, and traveling to Korea. She also talks about the origins of Tigerboom Creative and what she’s got in the works for the future!

Later, we don’t have food! WHAT.