Episodes

117 // We're Still Here (pt 117)

Feb. 1, 2023

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with themselves and talk about STUFF. Like….how to talk to people and how they think about being adopted. Later, we get into another O…

116 // with Jonah Nigh!

Jan. 25, 2023

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with Jonah Nigh and talk about his experience as a domestic, transracial KAD, his time on season 1 of NBC's Baking It (along with othe…

115 // We're back, babyyyyyyyyy pt. 2: 2023 Edition

Jan. 18, 2023

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys aka Your New Best Friends, sit down for the first time in a long time to talk a lot about everything. Seriously though, KJ, Nathan, and Patrick …

114 // A Holiday Spectacular

Dec. 21, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys say ‘peace out 2022’ and chat about de-centering Christmas, what colors are typical for December holidays, and look ahead to what might await us…

113 // with Kim Park!

Dec. 14, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with Kim Park to talk about her story, from the trials and traumas of growing up to her recent return to Korea. Kim shares about the jo…

112 // Holy Conversation, Batman!

Dec. 7, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down and talk about K.J.’s current deconstruction journey. They dive into religion, their respective relationships with it growing up and no…

111 // with Sara Streeter!

Nov. 30, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with Sara Streeter to talk about her journey, growing up in the mid-Atlantic states, her reunion with her birth family, and how she st…

110 // National Adoption Awareness Month 2022 (NAAM)

Nov. 16, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys get together after almost a month away and talk about National Adoption Awareness Month (or NAAM as you might see on the web).

109 // Featuring Guest Co-Host Shene Randall!

Nov. 9, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with Shené Randall of Seoul Conversations to talk about what she’s been up to with her life and podcast. Also there's no Patrick becaus…

108 // 2022 Janchi Live Show (pt 2)

Nov. 2, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys continue with their live show in Dallas and break down Patrick’s return to Korea with the Overseas Korean Foundation, what he took away from the…

107 // LIVE with Stephanie Drenka!

Oct. 26, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with Stephanie Drenka to talk about her experience being raised in Southlake, Texas and how learning Asian American history has shaped …

106 // Rebecca Schumacher

Oct. 19, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with Rebecca Schumacher to talk about growing up in predominantly white spaces and the dynamic of being an only child for 7 years until…

105 // Bon Voyage, Patrick!

Oct. 12, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys chat about Patrick’s trip to Korea (p.s. He’s en route right now!) and whether or not they would have preferred to go to Korea at a different ti…

104 // The Adoption Apocalypse

Oct. 5, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down and talk about the LIVE SHOW in Dallas, and also whether or not we should try and reclaim language or reject it entirely for new vocab.…

103 // The complexities of our stories w/Hyeshil

Sept. 28, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, two of the Janchi Boys sit down with Hyeshil to talk about returning to Korea and what it means to discover your adoption documents aren’t what you thought they…

103 // Darcy Mittelstaedt

Sept. 21, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with Darcy Mittelstaedt and talk about growing up in the Midwest, how she discovered a whole new world (cue music) in college as she na…

101 // Is this another reflections episode?

Sept. 14, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down and talk about the first 100 episodes, the next 100 episodes, and a lot of things in between. Navigating pop culture after coming out o…

100 // 100

Sept. 7, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down for episode 100! Jerry Won, Executive Producer and host of Dear Asian Americans, joins KJ, Nathan, and Patrick for a special episode co…

099 // The last double digit-er

Aug. 31, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down for the last double digit episode before the big ONE ZERO ZERO! Patrick talks about his experience at the Podcast Movement, K.J. contin…

098 // And then there were four (ft. the Honorable Mayor Jenna Antoniewicz)

Aug. 24, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with the Honorable Mayor Jenna Antoniewicz for a fun, laugh-filled conversation that just begins to scratch the surface of her journey.…

097 // Paul DiGilio

Aug. 17, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys (minus Patrick, sort of) sit down with Paul DiGilio and talk about the journey he takes to reclaim his Korean and adoptee identities after growi…

096 // And then there were a different two

Aug. 10, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys are still missing a third member—but this week it's Patrick. So KJ and Nathan have a conversation about what's changed in the two years since th…

095 // And then there were two one time...

Aug. 3, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down minus one! That’s right, today is a KJ + Patrick duo episode as Nathan is on vacation and we missed last week 🤷🏻‍♂️(we miss you, Nathan…

094 // "That literally just re-wrinkled my brain..."

July 20, 2022

In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down and get into it. They talk about the weather. They talk about reclaiming language and how important it is to name that. They talk about…