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Oh god, one more podcast? That's right, one more. A podcast about South Asian media, including art, culture, film, and music. Hosted by the Maazes.

Oh god, one more podcast? That's right, one more. A podcast about South Asian media, including art, culture, film, and music. Hosted by the Maazes.
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United States

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Oh god, one more podcast? That's right, one more. A podcast about South Asian media, including art, culture, film, and music. Hosted by the Maazes.

Language:

English


Episodes

5: Konflikt with Karan

9/17/2019
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Since we were children, Karan Johar has provided us with numerous moments of joy, pain, flamboyant commentary, and trash Hindi-language productions. As a Director and Producer, he has won over our hearts using Shah Rukh as a puppet and sarcasm as bait. However, he has also manipulated the Bollywood landscape through his commentary and interviews on his famous talk show, Koffee with Karan. The Maazes tackle their hardest question yet: Is Karan Johar the good guy … or the bad guy?

Duration:00:49:27

4: Angrezi Babu

9/10/2019
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This week our judgy gaze turns to the use of English in Bollywood cinema. From its necessary use in classics like Lagaan, to Indian rappers adding obligatory (are they though?) mixed-language verses to every song, we examine the rise of English and hip-hop culture in modern day Bollywood. Does the advent of the Universal Language add to the storytelling of Bollywood films, or does it serve only to detract from the traditional feel of a Bollywood movie? Chalo, hum figure out karte hain.

Duration:00:52:08

3: The Sound of Maazic

9/3/2019
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You've heard them speak about their thoughts on Bollywood but … who even are the Maazes? In this mini episode, we learn the story of Desi Standard Time: Its beginnings, the men behind the mics, and the friendship that they share. We might be behind on sharing who we are, but hey, it’s called Desi Standard Time for a reason. Listen in to the Sound of Maazic and hear what connects our hosts besides the excellent name-choosing abilities of their mothers!

Duration:00:12:19

2: Kitne Door, Kitne Paas

8/27/2019
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The Maazes are tired of watching beautiful faces on-screen with very little talent to back them up. So instead of feeling happy for Bollywood’s nepotism and accomplishments, they’re here to be salty towards the likes of Arjun Rampal, Hrithik Roshan, and Katrina Kaif a new one. Learn how each of these talentless models got their starts, and their most egregious offenses to date. Finally, we take a look to the future and predict whether any of these statues of ineptitude could experience a...

Duration:00:39:38

1: We are hip!

8/20/2019
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In this episode, the Maazes explore the profuse use of hip thrusts in 90’s dances, and how the vaunted choreography has shaped many of into the men they are today. Everything from Govinda’s subtle hip extensions while making O-faces to Salman’s unapologetic pelvic advances, we examine the move itself, the best and worst examples, and the underlying misogyny that made Bollywood believe the hip thrust was okay to do.

Duration:00:47:17

1: Season 1 Trailer

8/1/2019
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What is Desi Standard Time? We're a podcast about South Asian cinema through the lens of culture, art, film, music, and more. Here we give you a taste of what this first season will all be about through chichora dance numbers that lead Bollywood films to succeed in the box office.

Duration:00:05:15