043 // Hanna Lee & McDonald’s x BTS Meal!

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In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with Hanna Lee and talk about growing up as a Korean adoptee in Topeka, Kansas and how that led her to eventually write an adoptee-centered fictional tale, The Ones Who Misbehave (out now!). Hanna shares about how her life and the lives of others she’s met on her journey are reflected in her writing and why it was important for her to utilize her voice during the pandemic and the rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans.

Later, Hanna joins us for a very special snack surprise! SMOOTH LIKE BUTTER!

042 (SOLO) // Formal or Informal? Jondaetmal and Banmal Explained!

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In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down and just banmal each other (because we’re family)! We learn about the culture of formalities, the right and wrong uses of Jondaetmal and Banmal, and a looooooootttttt more. We also cover a number of other topics, from the time zones we grew up in to broccoli slaw. You don’t want to miss this one!

041 // Chris Wheeler & Couque d’Asse, revisited!

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In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with Chris Wheeler and talk about moving around the country and how proximity to BIPOC and KADs affects how we see ourselves. Plus, Chris reveals what’s most exciting about his journey thus far—and what’s most daunting!

Later on we try Couque d’Asse again! HOW DO YOU EVEN PRONOUNCE IT?!