The DIU Pod gang gather in the studio to open their birthday presents from Robin. But before that, Gavin talks about how Jack bailed on their planned triple date. Jack talks about getting a hangover on the day following his birthday.
9:20 – Rest in peace to Laoshu, a YouTuber who inspired Jack and countless others to learn languages. His sudden death due to heart complications was a tragic shock to fans everywhere.
12:21 – Jack talks about a new Facebook group he joined called the Black and Asian Alliance Network. His worldview gets changed!
17:49 – Jeremey Lin gets called “coronavirus” by another player during a game. We talk about the situation and how he handled it.
19:18 – in the episode’s first issue, we discuss the recent social media movement #StopAsianHate. Specifically, we talk about how Asian celebrities speaking out and encouraging the movement and how can “regular” Asians help the movement by spreading the word.
39:11 – A professional gaming team posted an insensitive meme on Twitter after losing in a qualifying match. The Tweet, which has since been deleted, seemingly pokes fun at a gamer who commits suicide because they lost a game.
50:52 – The Cantonese Ambassador teaches us some Cantonese phrases related to today’s lesson. Follow along by clicking here!
55:18 – We open the gifts from Robin!
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Rest in peace, Laoshu (via MEAWW)
The private Facebook group mentioned by Jack – the Black and Asian Alliance
Jeremey Lin gets called “coronavirus” (via the Guardian)
TSM under fire for insensitive Tweet (via Dexerto)