Eat Your Crust

Eat Your Crust
Two Asian-American girls navigating their way through post-grad life in the Bay Area, with a little help from our friends. Tune in during your lousy commute to laugh and chat with your hosts Crystal and Jeesoo as we ramble about tech, culture, family, …

Does the Asian American Sex Talk Exist
May 27 • 64 min
Today we discuss the Asian-American version of a “sex talk” and explore how our parents’ relationship impacts our understanding of love.
What Type of Gamer Are You?
May 20 • 57 min
We chat about the thought process behind game development and the different types of gamers.
Happy Hour Q&A
May 13 • 53 min
Our podcast journey, love languages, and most emotional quarantine moments.
Let’s Talk About K-Pop!
May 6 • 60 min
A discussion on K-pop’s stan culture and the different expectations of artists in Korea.
Adoption is Love
Apr 29 • 53 min
A heartwarming, hilarious talk on adoption and good parenting!
The Hustle Behind the Music (Ft. Drew Phomvongsa)
Apr 22 • 59 min
How to get a job in the music industry, and Asian-American artists!
Self-Care, Self-Love, Self-Improvement
Apr 15 • 69 min
We share our self-care practices and less talked-about types of self-improvement!
#GIRLKTALK: The Relationship Timeline
Apr 8 • 58 min
Tune in to find out whether sex comes before hand-holding in our ideal dating timeline!
Behind the Camera as an Asian-American Woman (ft. Grace Kim)
Apr 1 • 76 min
We discuss the creative struggle of “representing” the community, her journey into film, and the intersectional struggles she faced along the way.
Socially Distant and WFH
Mar 25 • 56 min
This week, we discuss our personal best (and most toxic) WFH practices and share what it’s like to be quarantined with your family or your boo!
The Christian, the Ex-Christian, and the Agnostic
Mar 18 • 76 min
We explore our personal journeys with Christianity/religion and discuss why so many Asian-Americans are Christian.
No, I Don’t Have Coronavirus
Mar 11 • 60 min
We jump on the hottest topic of recent, Coronavirus!
White-Washed Asians
Mar 4 • 52 min
A deep dive into “white-washed” Asians, cultural identity, and interracial dating!
College Parties (& Raves!)
Feb 26 • 61 min
We reminisce about our college partying days with our party animal friends.
Don’t You Know That You’re Toxic?
Feb 19 • 56 min
We explore the concept of toxicity in friendships, families, and ourselves.
The Balancing Act: Start-Ups & Sustainability (ft. Michelle Zhu, Tinctorium Bio)
Feb 12 • 54 min
We invite Michelle, CEO of startup Tinctorium Bio, to chat about how she finds balance in her life and explore how she took the leap of faith into co-founding a start-up.
TikTok Queens and Twitch Streams
Feb 5 • 54 min
We discuss the rise of streaming culture and the mystifying success of bathwater-selling e-girls!
Making It Big (Ft. Alvin Zhou, Buzzfeed’s Tasty)
Jan 29 • 63 min
This week we are excited to have Alvin Zhou from Tasty to talk about his unconventional journey to Making It Big!
Hello 2020
Jan 22 • 52 min
We recap 2019 and share our highs and lows for the podcast as well as our personal lives.
Social Anxiety - Just Me?
Dec 18, 2019 • 46 min
Dealing with social anxiety and learning to break out of our shy shells a little bit!
Adulting 101
Dec 11, 2019 • 56 min
Our clumsy navigation through the world of adulting - with or without our parents!
ACCEPTED: Med School ✅
Dec 4, 2019 • 64 min
How to become a doctor: first step, med school!
Mom, I’m Gonna Be A Rapper (ft. Son of Paper)
Nov 27, 2019 • 50 min
Today we bring on Son of Paper to discuss the journey of becoming a full-time rapper as an Asian-American!
How to Quit Your First Job
Nov 20, 2019 • 53 min
How to quit your job, job-hunt while employed, and stealthily interview during the workweek!
Solo Travel & Foreign Romances
Nov 13, 2019 • 52 min
Join us as we invite our friend who solo traveled for two months (!!) and had some magical movie moments along the way.
A Subtle Asian Dating Love Story
Nov 6, 2019 • 61 min
Discussions on meme groups and finding love online.
WARNING: This Episode is Haunted
Oct 30, 2019 • 48 min
In the spirit of Halloween, we share our supernatural experiences and stories of living in haunted houses.
Hello World: The Life of a Software Engineer
Oct 23, 2019 • 51 min
A software engineer’s journey through school, internships, and full-time jobs.
Asian (American) Beauty Standards
Oct 16, 2019 • 52 min
Asian American identity has become stronger and we are beginning to create our own niche of style and beauty.
Modern Romance: Tinder & the Friend Zone
Oct 9, 2019 • 56 min
Our single friends share their stories dealing with dating apps and the friend zone
Home Is Where The Heart Is
Oct 2, 2019 • 43 min
Take a trip down memory lane with us from our childhood homes to our college apartments!
The Post-Grad Survival Guide (Part 2): Grad School?!
Sep 25, 2019 • 45 min
How do you know if you should go to grad school, and how do you prepare? We don’t know either.
The Post-Grad Survival Guide (Part 1)
Sep 18, 2019 • 45 min
Listen to our tips and experiences dealing with post-grad adjustments.
Welcome To The LDR Club
Sep 11, 2019 • 54 min
A discussion on long distance relationships and our experiences with them.
Friend Groups 101
Sep 4, 2019 • 43 min
Today we dissect friend group dynamics.
The Boyfriend Special
Aug 28, 2019 • 49 min
We brought on Jeesoo’s “roommate” and Crystal’s “special friend” for a discussion on our personal relationship dos and don’ts!
Spoiled Kids & Rock Pillows
Aug 21, 2019 • 40 min
Today we catch up with our long distance friend!
#GIRLTALK: What Dating Has Taught Me
Aug 14, 2019 • 44 min
Today we chat about lessons we learned through relationships!
Students, Let’s Get That Bread!
Aug 7, 2019 • 47 min
We talk about our first job struggles and professionalism tips we picked up along the way!
Goal-Setters And Go-Getters
Jul 31, 2019 • 42 min
Goal setting and stories about goal successes and failures.
The Year of Asian Movies
Jul 24, 2019 • 34 min
Today we’re talking about the biggest Asian-American movies from the past year.
Love, Your Immigrant Parents
Jul 17, 2019 • 53 min
We reflect on our parents’ struggles as immigrants and our childhoods.
Let’s Go Out!
Jul 10, 2019 • 54 min
We chat about our going out personalities and how to avoid peer pressure!
Why Can’t You Be More Like ________?
Jul 3, 2019 • 43 min
This week we chat about growing up with family friends and constant comparisons.
A Day In The Life of Passion
Jun 26, 2019 • 40 min
A discussion on how to find passion in our lives.
How Extra(verted) Are You?
Jun 19, 2019 • 47 min
An extravert, an introvert, and an ambivert battle it out on today’s episode.
Damn, I Need Some Therapy
Jun 12, 2019 • 48 min
Join us this week as we chat about mental health and our personal struggles with it.
#GIRLTALK: Red Flags
Jun 5, 2019 • 67 min
Join us four girls on our first ever #GIRLTALK about red flags and relationships!
A Little Privacy PLS
May 29, 2019 • 52 min
Find My Friends, Facebook ads, spam calls… They’re always watching you!
Insta-ntly Addicted
May 22, 2019 • 51 min
Let’s chat about social media - instas, finstas, and baby instas!
Moving Out… Or Not
May 15, 2019 • 48 min
This week we are here to talk about what it’s like living alone, living at home, or living with a roommate.
Welcome, Friend
May 9, 2019 • 32 min
On this week’s episode we discuss what it means to be a good friend, what to expect from friends, and how your relationship status affects your friendships.