Show Notes for Episode 376 – “Four-Color Flashback: American Born Chinese”


Total Run Time: 01:19:45

  • 00:00:25  – Intro / Guest
  • 00:03:00   – Main Topic
  • 01:15:45  – Outro / Next


  1. “‘But You Are Still a Monkey’: American Born Chinese and Racial Self-Acceptance” by Mike Cadden, The Looking Glass: New Perspectives on Children’s Literature
  2. “Secret Identities, Shifting Shapes: The Graphic Novels of Gene Luen Yang” by Dorcas Cheng-Tozun,
  3. “This Chinese-American cartoonist forces us to face racist stereotypes” by Joshua Barajas, PBS
  4. “Teaching American Born Chinese”,


  1. “Transformers (Theme)”
  2. “Nobody’s Asian In The Movies” by Maurissa Tancharoen, Commentary! The Musical (2009)