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Karen joined the Pop Rocket Podcast panel in January 2017, after having appeared as a guest on over a dozen episodes since 2015. Pop Rocket is a high-octane weekly discussion about the TV, music, film, and the arts and entertainment we all love to love. Combining comic, journalistic, academic and digital media expertise, along with racially and sexually diverse perspectives, the Pop Rocket team--Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Margaret Wappler, and Karen Tongson--keeps you up-to-date on the most exciting developments in pop culture every week.
Radio + Podcast Guest Appearances
Heat Rocks: Karen Tongson on the Carpenters’ A Song For You (1972)
A conversation with hosts Oliver Wang and Morgan Rhodes on the Carpenters’ 1972 album.
April 25, 2019
LARB Radio Hour: A Tale of Two Karens (KPCC, NPR Affiliate)
A full-length interview about Why Karen Carpenter Matters for the Los Angeles Review of Books.
April 12, 2019
KCRW’s Good Food with Evan Kleiman (NPR Affiliate)
Story segment about a group Filipino food crawl in Eagle Rock, CA
March 1, 2019
KPCC (Southern California NPR Affiliate), Take Two
Story segment on Filipino food in Los Angeles
reported by Elina Shatkin, food editor, LAist
February 5, 2019
NPR (National Public Radio), Code Switch
Febuary 14, 2018
NPR (National Public Radio), All Things Considered
Story segment on “Yoko Ono Joins John Lennon With Credit Line For Writing 'Imagine'”
reported by Neda Ulaby
June 17, 2017
The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat, “Greek to Me with Karen Tongson”
November 28, 2016