NOC writers Lauren and Mike talk all things Matrix Resurrections, including the U.S. premiere, how it stacks up against the trilogy, what the Matrix franchise means for Asian representation, Keanu, and more! Spoilers for The Matrix Resurrections ahead.

Join Mixed Asian Media’s Lauren Lola and Michaela Ternasky-Holland as they discuss Mixed Pinoy experiences and adventures with the incredible host Patrick Strange (Kuya P) of The Nerd of Color’s Podcast ShoPowSho.

From the inaugural Mixed Asian Media Fest, September 15-19, 2021.

Episode 036: We welcome Author/Writer and fellow member of The Nerds of Color, Lauren Lola! The Author of “A Moment’s Worth” and “An Absolute Mind” shares her unique journey of exploring her mixed FilipinX ancestry. (x)

The Southeast Asian NOCs gather to discuss Disney’s latest animated hit fantasy.

To celebrate National Arts Month 2021, Rappler highlights how art continuously moves during the pandemic through the eyes of 5 different artists, in just 180 seconds. This video is co-produced by Rappler interns Kris Angel Ditan, Tara Mercene, and Sarah Villanueva.

The So Weird Podcast – Holiday Special 2020 In this episode of The So Weird Podcast, we discuss our favorite moments from So Weird’s Christmas episode, “Fountain” from So Weird and get ready for Holidays with fun gift ideas and media suggestions! Thanks to all the fans that participated in this fan interactive episode! We hope you all enjoy!

Lumpia with a Vengeance Review! #TheNewRevieW! #NRW! #NerdsRuleTheWorld!

Thank you once again to the fans that submitted videos for The So Weird Podcast: Halloween Special! (Full version of the episode can be found here.)

This week’s Hard NOC Life is the most ambitious crossover event in history as Dominic, Shawn, and Keith welcome a vast array of friends of the pod for probably the longest episode in the show’s existence.

Joining the regulars on Zoom for this special event are NOC contributors Lauren, Raymond, and Jason (plus NOC cub reporter Emi), Black Girls Create co-founders Bayana and Robyn, Middle Geeks co-host Swara, Fuckin’ Do It Cast co-host Jamie, and special guest from the For All Nerds podcast, DJ BenHaMeen!

Be prepared for extended discussions on fandom in a post-virus world, what everyone’s watching in quarantine, and impassioned defenses of various Star Trek and Star Wars properties.

Conversations with healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic and a call with The Park’s Finest co-owners Christine Araquel and Johneric Concordia about the Feed the Frontliners Project. It’s the final episode of the second season of Long Distance so Paola and Patrick have a chat and we hear from you, our listeners, on how you’re doing at this time.

Stories, anecdotes, thoughts, and experiences about being Filipino in the world today. Delivered through voicemail messages from Long Distance listeners.

Published on Nov 27, 2019  (Episode originally released on Aug 7, 2017)

THIS FILIPINO AMERICAN LIFE is collecting any stories in the Filipino American community. Here’s a bonus episode brought to you by TFAL superfan, Lauren Lola, about her great aunt, Justita.

An author, blogger, playwright, Lauren Lola does it all! Find out how her passions for reading and family have lead her playwriting at such a young age.

A compilation of messages, fanart, covers, poetry, and love from So Weird fans to those who made the show in honor of So Weird’s 20th anniversary. Thank you for helping to create an amazing show!

And huge thank you to all of the So Weird fans who have responded and submitted materials for this project!

Happy #SoWeird20 Everybody! Keep the Faith & Never Give Up on So Weird.

Christian high school graduate is challenged by social and peer pressure during his freshman year in a state university.

(NOTE: Lauren is an extra in Jude Johnson’s “Freshman Year.” See if you can spot her in the trailer. ;))

A trailer for Bindlestiff Studio’s “The Geek Show.” Purchase the digital download today from!

On Easter Sunday 2017 (4/16/17), Lauren’s first television interview aired on NBC, as a guest on “Asian Pacific America;” a weekly half hour talk show hosted by Robert Handa, that discusses newsmakers, events, and other unique perspectives of the Asian American community in the San Francisco Bay Area. Click here to watch the interview.

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Lauren is an author from the Bay Area in the United States. She talks about how she prefers people asking her ‘who she is’ vs. ‘what she is.’ She also reads an excerpt from her novel.

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