Shoes Off

Shoes Off
stories about Asian Australian culture

S01E05 - No Rice, No Spice
Oct 15 • 30 min
Preference. It’s the word people use to describe the sorts of people they’re attracted to. How does race play a role in sexual attraction amongst gay men? And what does it really mean to have a preference for one race over another?
S01E04 - Eye of the Tiger
Oct 8 • 21 min
Tiger mums have been spoken about a lot in the media, the overbearing, controlling mother who wants straight A’s and musical prodigies. In this episode we’ll speak to a couple of kids of tiger mums, how it affected their life, and what they think of it…
S01E03 - Diana Nguyen
Oct 1 • 23 min
A daughter of refugee parents from Vietnam, Diana sort of fell out and then back into celebrating her culture and heritage, and ended up creating a web series about her mum. In this episode, we explore what it’s like growing up as the daughter of a single…
S01E02 - Bobalicious
Sep 24 • 15 min
From just a couple of tea shops in Taiwan to a multi billion dollar industry. How did this seemingly simple drink become a worldwide phenomenon? And why do Asians have such an affinity to it? In this episode we explore the craze that is bubble tea.
S01E01 - Say My Name, Say My Name
Sep 24 • 27 min
What’s in a name? Particularly in Australia, having a distinctly foreign name has its positives and negatives, and I’ve always had this inkling that there’s a different way we think about names in Australia compared to Chinese culture in particular, but I…
Trailer - Welcome to Shoes Off
Sep 1 • 1 min
Welcome to Shoes Off, the new podcast about Asian Australian Culture. Each episode we’ll look at a topic or issue or just a cool person, exploring what it’s like to be Asian in Australia. Subscribe to get this cultural goodness in your ears, because we do…