What is Asian, Not Asian?
"Asian, Not Asian" is a weekly comedy podcast with hosts Fumi Abe (Comedy Central) and Michael Nguyen (Mcsweeney's). Our elevator pitch is this: Two Asian guys not from Asia talking about American issues no American cares about.
Asian, Not Asian has received the highest accolades in the form of write-ups, social media shoutouts, and naughty DMs by outlets such as Vulture, Hyphen, The Slant, PAPER Magazine, Banana Magazine, and Bustle. It has also been part of the curated Spotify comedy podcast playlist “Laugh Out Loud” multiple times.
— Hyphen Magazine
Meet The Hosts
Fumi recently opened for Ronny Chieng from The Daily Show at Carolines on Broadway and the Comedy Cellar. In addition, he was a semi-finalist in the Stand-Up NBC competition in 2017 and 2019.
Mic Nguyen (@nicepantsdude) is a writer and comedian who has written for such illustrious websites as NBC News, Racked, and his mom’s 60th birthday e-vite. When he’s not tweeting you can find him doing stand-up onstage, working on a sci-fi short story about sneakers, or co-hosting the Asian, Not Asian comedy podcast. He lives in Brooklyn.