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217. Spotlight: American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

Geeksplained Podcast

A tale as old as time… This week, our month-long spotlight series continues as host Aeric Azana dives into Gene Luen Yang’s American Born Chinese! A personal and introspective story about growing up as an Asian-American, this story tells three parallel narratives of identity, growth, and acceptance - from Jin Wang’s struggle to fit in, to the classic tale of the Monkey King! Time Stamps:00:00:45 Intro00:02:15 Spotlight on American Born Chinese00:40:55 Comics Countdown00:53:49 Wrap-Up Follow us!Twitter: twitter.com/geeksplainedpod?lang=enInstagram: www.instagram.com/geeksplainedpod/?hl=en Send us your questions for the Geeksplained Mailbag!Email: Geeksplained@gmail.com Music Sampled:"Sayonara" by SAKEROCK“In Another Life” by Son Lux

1hr

24 Aug 2022

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Sunday Comics - Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang

Data + Love

Sunday Comics - July '22 In this inaugural edition, we discuss MacArthur Genius Gene Luen Yang's book "Dragon Hoops" about the basketball team at Bishop O'Dowd High School in Oakland, CA where he was a teacher.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/datapluslove/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/datapluslove/support

27mins

11 Jul 2022

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Monkey Prince Spotlight with Gene Luen Yang

The Comic Source Podcast

Jace chats with Eisner-award winning writer Gene Luen Yang about the recently concluded first arc of Monkey Prince. The guys discuss the origins of the project, bring Eastern mythology to the DCU, Fan reaction and a whole lot more about one of DC's newest heroes. Then they bounce over to Marvel to talk about the legacy of Shang Chi and the challenges of updating him for a new generation. All this plus some American Born Chinese and Batman/Superman talk.

37mins

8 Jul 2022

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290. Gene Luen Yang on writing Shang Chi, American Born Chinese and Monkey Prince

The Sifu Mimi Chan Show

Gene Luen Yang is an award wining author and comic creator of American Born Chinese which is soon to be a television show on Disney+. He also shares updates on DC’s The Monkey Prince and Marvel’s Shang Chi. Gene is creating a new graphic novel called Lunar New Year Love Story with LeUyen Pham and an adaptation of video games Clash of Clans and Clash Royale.  The post 290. Gene Luen Yang on writing Shang Chi, American Born Chinese and Monkey Prince first appeared on Sifu Mimi Chan.

54mins

5 Jul 2022

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GENE LUEN YANG ...chats on Modern Minorities

Quarantined Comics

while Raman & Ryan are off saving the multi-verse, here's Raman's Modern Minorities conversation with award-winning comics creator Gene Luen Yang... Gene Luen Yang’s (comic book) American dream “Being an immigrant kid - your experience and your parents’ and your grandparents’ experiences are in three completely different worlds.” _** Gene Luen Yang is an award-winning cartoonist, storyteller, and teacher - whose been creating comics since the fifth grade. His 2006 graph_ic novel American Born Chinese will be a 2022 Disney+ TV series by Shang Chi director Destin Daniel Cretton. Two of Gene’s other two books - Dragon Hoops + Superman Smashes the Klan - won the 2020 Eisner (the Oscars for comics), and Raman’s reviewed them on his other podcast Quarantined Comics. Gene’s a former CS + Math teacher - who’s since gone on to work on some of the biggest name in pop culture and comics - including Avatar the Last AirBender, rebooting Shang Chi over @ Marvel Comics (before the hit movie), and having more than a few unique takes on DC’s Superman. Gene was named the Library of Congress’ fifth National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, and has also received a MacArthur Genius Grant. Gene advocates for the importance of reading diversely - and makes his kids finish all of their projects. Raman tried really hard not to fanboy over one of his personal heroes... LEARN ABOUT GENE LUEN YANG geneyang.com twitter.com/geneluenyang American Born Chinese: goodreads.com/book/show/118944.American_Born_Chinese Superman Smashes the Klan TRAILER: youtu.be/LQ5ID_k_iBA Dragon Hoops: goodreads.com/book/show/44280830-dragon-hoops MENTIONS COMIC BOOK: Cyclopedia Exotica goodreads.com/book/show/53317432-cyclopedia-exotica PERSON: Jason Shiga goodreads.com/author/show/469075.Jason_Shiga PERSON: Lark Pien goodreads.com/author/show/2679817.Lark_Pien PERSON: Derek Kirk Kim goodreads.com/author/show/150817.Derek_Kirk_Kim

45mins

20 May 2022

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"The Siege of the North, Part 2" with Gene Luen Yang

Avatar: Braving the Elements

It’s Book One’s spectacular finale episode, and we’re talking about it with the spectacular author of the first five ATLA graphic novels, Gene Luen Yang!Janet and Dante wrap up the recap side of BTE in the second-to-last episode of the podcast’s first season, and they’re doing it in style, thanks to Gene’s insight and perspective. Highlights include Gene’s own background (in teaching, which we love!) and how he came to the Avatarverse, the creepy coolness of Koh (and all the faces he loves to show off), and of course, a lot of talk around Princess Yue and a pair of very important fish. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

54mins

15 Mar 2022

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Gene Luen Yang’s (comic book) American dream

Modern Minorities

“Being an immigrant kid - your experience and your parents’ and your grandparents’ experiences are in three completely different worlds.”Gene Luen Yang is an award-winning cartoonist, storyteller, and teacher - whose been creating comics since the fifth grade. His 2006 graphic novel American Born Chinese will be a 2022 Disney+ TV series by Shang Chi director Destin Daniel Cretton. Two of Gene’s other two books - Dragon Hoops + Superman Smashes the Klan - won the 2020 Eisner (the Oscars for comics), and Raman’s reviewed them on his other podcast Quarantined Comics. Gene’s a former CS + Math teacher - who’s since gone on to work on some of the biggest name in pop culture and comics - including Avatar the Last AirBender, rebooting Shang Chi over @ Marvel Comics (before the hit movie), and having more than a few unique takes on DC’s Superman. Gene was named the Library of Congress’ fifth National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, and has also received a MacArthur Genius Grant. Gene advocates for the importance of reading diversely - and makes his kids finish all of their projects. Raman tried really hard not to fanboy over one of his personal heroes...LEARN ABOUT GENE LUEN YANG geneyang.com twitter.com/geneluenyang American Born Chinese: goodreads.com/book/show/118944.American_Born_Chinese Superman Smashes the Klan TRAILER: youtu.be/LQ5ID_k_iBA Dragon Hoops: goodreads.com/book/show/44280830-dragon-hoops MENTIONS COMIC BOOK: Cyclopedia Exotica goodreads.com/book/show/53317432-cyclopedia-exotica PERSON: Jason Shiga goodreads.com/author/show/469075.Jason_Shiga PERSON: Lark Pien goodreads.com/author/show/2679817.Lark_Pien PERSON: Derek Kirk Kim goodreads.com/author/show/150817.Derek_Kirk_Kim Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

47mins

10 Jan 2022

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Shang-Chi w/ Gene Luen Yang

Marvel's Pull List

Ryan and Tucker chat about this week's new comics including DARK AGES #1, AVENGERS #48, and THE LAST ANNIHILATION: WICCAN & HULKLING #1. Plus, to celebrate the release of Marvel Studio's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, writer Gene Luen Yang stops by for a Shang-Chi reading club!!What we're reading with Gene Luen YangShang-Chi (2020) #1-5Shang-Chi (2021)This week's new comics:AVENGERS #48CAPTAIN MARVEL #32DARK AGES #1DEMON DAYS: CURSED WEB #1HELLIONS #15THE LAST ANNIHILATION: WICCAN & HULKLING #1NEW MUTANTS #21SINISTER WAR #4STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC #9W.E.B. OF SPIDER-MAN #4

58mins

1 Sep 2021

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Gene Luen Yang On Writing Shang-Chi

Marvel's Voices

In anticipation of Marvel’s Voices: Identity #1 anthology, Angelique revisits a conversation from Season 3 with writer Gene Luen Yang all about writing Shang-Chi.

38mins

16 Aug 2021

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239. Gene Luen Yang on comics, education and AAPI issues

The Sifu Mimi Chan Show

Gene Luen Yang began making comics and graphic novels in the fifth grade. In 2006, his book American Born Chinese was published and became the first graphic novel to be nominated for a National Book Award and the first to win the American Library Association’s Printz Award. It also won an Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album-New. The post 239. Gene Luen Yang on comics, education and AAPI issues first appeared on Sifu Mimi Chan.

58mins

22 Jun 2021

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