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bio if necessary: TWO PEOPLE, ONE SOUL, THREE EGOS, AND A PAIR OF WASHING UP GLOVES Shy Teli and Ilyas Kassam navigate the complex world of truth, romance, hell and housework. With a penchant for nonsense as well as philosophy their realisations are as comic as they are profound. Sometimes insightful, sometimes funny, always absurd, these two oddballs journey towards the abyss of ridiculousness, hoping to stumble upon enlightenment without exerting the slightest effort to do so. If you are looking for an existential comedy to heal you from the banality of existence and the pains of washing up, this may well be the sonic lexiprone you are looking for.

bio if necessary: TWO PEOPLE, ONE SOUL, THREE EGOS, AND A PAIR OF WASHING UP GLOVES Shy Teli and Ilyas Kassam navigate the complex world of truth, romance, hell and housework. With a penchant for nonsense as well as philosophy their realisations are as comic as they are profound. Sometimes insightful, sometimes funny, always absurd, these two oddballs journey towards the abyss of ridiculousness, hoping to stumble upon enlightenment without exerting the slightest effort to do so. If you are looking for an existential comedy to heal you from the banality of existence and the pains of washing up, this may well be the sonic lexiprone you are looking for.
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United Kingdom

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bio if necessary: TWO PEOPLE, ONE SOUL, THREE EGOS, AND A PAIR OF WASHING UP GLOVES Shy Teli and Ilyas Kassam navigate the complex world of truth, romance, hell and housework. With a penchant for nonsense as well as philosophy their realisations are as comic as they are profound. Sometimes insightful, sometimes funny, always absurd, these two oddballs journey towards the abyss of ridiculousness, hoping to stumble upon enlightenment without exerting the slightest effort to do so. If you are looking for an existential comedy to heal you from the banality of existence and the pains of washing up, this may well be the sonic lexiprone you are looking for.

Language:

English

Contact:

07740429219


Episodes

S2 E4: Ambiguity

3/17/2019
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In this episode Ilyas and Shy discuss the joys of ambiguity, and why they hold such an affinity for the ambiguous. This of course leads them into the world of poetry, truth, and dyslexia; leaving Ilyas, as always, uncertain of his existence.

Duration:00:35:03

S2 E3: Identity

3/3/2019
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In this episode Ilyas and Shy discuss their identity, and whether they are the ones who construct it. This inevitably leads them to explore Judgement, Instagram and Shy's Turkish roots.

Duration:00:37:03

S2 E2: Home

2/17/2019
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In this episode Ilyas and Shy discuss home; what home is, what makes them feel at home, and the places they look for it. This leads them into the world of love, death and epistemological nihilism.

Duration:00:26:54

S2 E1: Faith

2/2/2019
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As they return for season 2, Ilyas and Shy discuss Faith; what it is, where it lurks, and how it is grown. This inevitably leads them into the murky waters of Nihilism, God, and Ikea furniture.

Duration:00:39:23

S1 E27: Love (ft Ma Anand Sheela)

12/23/2018
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On their quest to understand Love, Ilyas and Shy journey to Switzerland to visit the infamous Ma Anand Sheela (Queen of free love, Star of Wild Wild Country, Leader of the Osho commune (Rajneesh puram), and international criminal accused of bio terror attack on Wasco county, Oregon) They discuss the philosophies of love, sex, marriage, and this overwhelming feeling Sheela had for Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (aka OSHO) that may or may not have led her to commit the atrocities she has been accussed...

Duration:01:17:10

S1 E26: Telepathy

12/9/2018
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In this episode Ilyas and Shy explore their obsession with synchronicity; trying to ascertain whether there really lies any meaning in such moments. This obviously takes them into the telepathic realms of Poetry, Karma, Noetics and Mcdonalds.

Duration:00:46:01

S1 E25: Suicide

11/25/2018
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In this episode Shy and Ilyas explore suicide: why we do it, why we don't, and if its as dramatic and abhorrent as we often consider it to be. This inevitably leads them into the realms of existentialism, meaning, star signs and mental health.

Duration:00:34:01

S1 E24: Prayer

11/11/2018
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In this episode Ilyas and Shy discuss Prayer; why we do it, its relationship to God, and the importance of gratitude. This inevitably takes them into the realms of food, sex and paradoxes.

Duration:00:42:23

S1 E23: Truth

10/28/2018
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In this episode Ilyas and Shy explore their contrary views on truth; whilst delving into the world of language, intimacy and story - all as a feeble attempt to satiate their desire for chinese food.

Duration:00:42:10

S1 E22: Fetish / Past Lives

10/14/2018
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In this episode Ilyas and Shy chaotically explore shame, past-lives, fetishes and Mario Karts as they delve into the psyche of a high class prostitute that they met at a dinner party.

Duration:00:35:59

S1 E21: Meaning

9/30/2018
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In this episode Ilyas and Shy ponder the meaning of their lives, and consequently the universe, as they graze the surface of nihilism, happiness and beauty.

Duration:00:33:12

S1 E20: Doubt

9/16/2018
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In this episode Ilyas and Shy contemplate their indecision and their tendency to doubt themselves. This leads them to explore the i-ching. vegetarianism, and their erections, all whilst wishing they were in Birmingham.

Duration:00:25:20

S1 E19: Loneliness

9/2/2018
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In this episode Ilyas and Shy explore Lonliness, and why their mums are so adamant that marriage is the solution to their lonliness. This takes them into the realm of Connection, Attachment, Onomastics and Art.

Duration:00:29:11

S1 E18: Memory

8/19/2018
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In this episode Ilyas and Shy, explore the tenuous grasp they have over their memory, and their unconscious impulse to distort their pasts; whilst taking us into the world of butterflies, truth, and identity. To read a full account of Ilyas and Shy's experience with Butterfly Man, and to vote which story is true, please visit :https://www.karlmarxdoesthewashingup.com/episodes

Duration:00:33:30

S1 E17: Philosophy

8/5/2018
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In this epsiode Ilyas and Shy explore the purpose of Philosophy and their obsession with asking Why, whilst traversing the boundaries of truth, impotence, and rationality.

Duration:00:24:29

S1 E16: Fashion

7/22/2018
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Despite their unhoned pyjama chic style, In this episode, Ilyas and Shy discuss the subliminal world of Fashion, and their failure to evade its presence. This takes them down the rabbit hole of technology, identity, nudity and pineapple symbology.

Duration:00:24:29

S1E15: Violence

6/24/2018
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In this episode Ilyas and Shy discuss the impact of physical and emotion violence, whilst exploring power, illness, fear and insanity.

Duration:00:30:03

SE1 E14: Heroes

6/10/2018
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In this episode Shy and Ilyas explore the role of a hero, whilst discussing vulnerability, Gandhi and polytheism.

Duration:00:25:24

S1E13: Love

5/27/2018
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In this episode, Ilyas and Shy contemplate the erratic world of Love, and their relentless desire to say I love you; whilst discussing God, egos, Five Guys, and aerial economics.

Duration:00:31:21

S1E12: Spirits

5/6/2018
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In this episode Ilyas and Shy contemplate the existence of Spirits, whilst touching on gravity, curses, and the importance of well sculpted vitamin C.

Duration:00:28:48