686: Umbrellas Up
A Slow Boat to China
Producer Diane Wu goes to a party. A Chinese flag party.
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Act Two: The Lonely Island
For the last year, writer Karen Cheung has been watching her hometown of Hong Kong change in big and small ways under a new law, and wondering when and if leaving will be her last resort.
Act One: The Cursed Generation
A bunch of 22-year-olds from Hong Kong explain why they are cursed and what that means for their and Hong Kong’s future. (17 minutes)
Act Two: The Fight
Ira and Emanuele go to a protest and get tear gassed in front of a Ruth's Chris Steakhouse. (6 minutes)
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Act One: Many a Thing She Ought to Understand
Our producer, Diane Wu, spent most of her life thinking she doesn’t have a unique and personal take on The Sound of Music.
Act One: Started From Phle-Bottom, Now We’re Here
When Adele wrote into our show last summer, she described herself as “the worst phlebotomist in the whole hospital.” Producer Diane Wu couldn’t resist calling her up to find out exactly what she meant by that.
Act Three: Many a Thing She Ought to Understand
Our producer Diane Wu spent most of her life thinking she doesn’t have a unique and personal take on The Sound of Music.