On this episode, Jamie, Caitlin, and special guest Atsuko Okatsuka discuss The Farewell.
(This episode contains spoilers)
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Here's the Variety article that discusses "Why The Farewell flopped in China" - https://variety.com/2020/film/news/why-farewell-flopped-in-china-awkwafina-tzi-ma-maoyan-1203471209/
Here are two articles about Awkwafina's tendency to appropriate Black aesthetics:
"On Awkwafina, appropriation, and Asian American identity" - https://www.dukechronicle.com/article/2020/01/on-awkwafina-appropriation-and-asian-american-identity-golden-globes
"Who Really Owns the Blaccent?" - https://www.vulture.com/2018/08/awkwafina-blaccent-cultural-appropriation.html
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