What is Asian, Not Asian?
"Asian, Not Asian" is a weekly comedy podcast with hosts Fumi Abe (Comedy Cental) and Michael Nguyen (Mcsweeney's, NBC News). 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.
— 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.