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The Ajay Thakkar Podcast

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Stand up comic Ajay Thakkar discusses events regarding the world of tennis and other cultural events surrounding politics and comedy. The goal is to bring unfiltered comedy and conversations into the forefront of our culture and to do so in a way that values funny above all.

Stand up comic Ajay Thakkar discusses events regarding the world of tennis and other cultural events surrounding politics and comedy. The goal is to bring unfiltered comedy and conversations into the forefront of our culture and to do so in a way that values funny above all.

Location:

United States

Description:

Stand up comic Ajay Thakkar discusses events regarding the world of tennis and other cultural events surrounding politics and comedy. The goal is to bring unfiltered comedy and conversations into the forefront of our culture and to do so in a way that values funny above all.

Language:

English

Contact:

781-354-2918


Episodes

The Ricky Gervais Special | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 141

5/26/2022
In this episode, I recap Andrey Rublev's first round Roland Garros win as well as his temper tantrum he threw on court after his first set loss. I also recap Stefanos Tsitsipas 5 set thriller with Lorenzo Musetti. In news outside of the tennis world, I discuss Liz Cheney being awarded a profiles in Courage award and Twitter being mad at Ricky Gervais for telling trans jokes. Enjoy!

Duration:00:50:22

John Mulaney Gets Blasted For Letting Chappelle Open | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 140

5/24/2022
In this episode, I recap Carlos Alcaraz 1st round Roland Garros win over Juan Ignacio Londero as well as ATP removing the ranking system from Wimbledon. In terms of news outside of the tennis world, I discuss George W. Bush mistaking Ukraine for Iraq when discussing a wholly unjustified and brutal invasion, Pete Davidson and Kyle Mooney leaving SNL, the Twitter mob going after John Mulaney for allowing Dave Chappelle to tell jokes at his comedy show, and my weekly pick! Enjoy!

Duration:00:55:01

Jordan Peterson Gets Roasted on Twitter | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 139

5/19/2022
In this episode, I discuss Jordan Peterson getting roasted on Twitter for not finding Yumi Nu attractive on the SI Swimsuit cover, Tucker Carlson calling Dan Crenshaw eye patch John McCain, and Joe Rogan's comments on Roe v. Wade. I conclude by detailing the Brendan Schaub drama with Tigerbelly and Trash Tuesday as well as the Pennsylvania republican primary with Dr. Oz potentially winning. Enjoy!

Duration:00:52:55

Novak Djokovic Wins Italian Open | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 138

5/16/2022
In this episode, I break down the Italian Open final between Novak Djokovic and Stefanos Tsitsipas as well as who I believe will have a better showing at Roland Garros between Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic. In news outside of the tennis world, I discuss Norm Macdonald's new Netflix special and Elon Musk Twitter deal on hold. Enjoy!

Duration:00:53:01

Denis Shapovalov Gets Mad and Tom Brady Gets Paid | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 137

5/12/2022
In this episode, I recap Denis Shapovalov's match at the Italian Open with Lorenzo Sonego and the memes that followed his outbursts as well as Novak Djokovic's straight set victory over Aslan Karatsev. In news outside of the tennis world, I discuss Tom Brady getting a Fox Sports analyst gig for 10 years $375 million after he retires and Kyle Kulinski's tax the rich tweet in response to the announcement. I conclude by detailing Rand Paul's intense exchange with Alejandro Mayorkas over the...

Duration:00:52:39

The Brendan Schaub Bobby Lee Beef | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 136

5/10/2022
In this episode, I recap the Madrid Open Final between Sascha Zverev and Carlos Alcaraz as well as Sascha Zverev complaining about the lack of rest given between matches in his post match remarks. In news outside of the tennis world, I discuss Bobby Lee on the H3 podcast confessing how Brendan Schaub allegedly threatened to blackmail his career, Pete Davidson addressing Kanye in his stand up set for Netflix is a Joke Fest, and my weekly pick! Enjoy!

Duration:00:52:54

Dave Chappelle Attacked on Stage | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 135

5/5/2022
In this episode, stand-up comedian Ajay Thakkar recaps the Madrid Open matches between Novak Djokovic and Gael Monfils as well as Andy Murray and Denis Shapovalov. In news outside of the tennis world, Ajay details Dave Chappelle getting attacked on stage at the Hollywood Bowl for Netflix is a Joke Festival, the Met Gala, and the supreme court potentially overturning Roe v. Wade. Enjoy!

Duration:00:51:54

Madrid Open Time | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 134

5/3/2022
In this episode, stand-up comedian Ajay Thakkar details Andy Murray and Rafa Nadal both believing Russian and Belarusian players should compete in the grand slam, Boris Becker going to jail for 2 and a half years due to tax evasion, and why Novak Djokovic and Sascha Zverev have the best chances of winning the Madrid Open. In news outside of tennis, Ajay discusses Trevor Noah's White House Correspondents Dinner and his weekly pick! Enjoy!

Duration:00:53:15

Elon Musk Buys Twitter | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 133

4/28/2022
In this episode, stand-up comedian Ajay Thakkar discusses Roger Federer returning to tennis in October for Basel as well as Wimbledon's official statement on their ban of Russian and Belarusian players from competing at the grand slam. In news outside of tennis, Ajay details Elon Musk buying Twitter for $44 billion and why it's a step in the right direction for the platform as well as Netflix having issues competing with other streaming platforms. Enjoy!

Duration:00:52:32

Carlos Alcaraz Wins Barcelona Open | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 132

4/26/2022
In this episode, stand-up comedian Ajay Thakkar recaps the Serbia Open final between Novak Djokovic and Andrey Rublev as well as the Barcelona Open final between Carlos Alcaraz and Pablo Carreno Busta. In news outside of the tennis world, Ajay discusses CNN ending CNN + after an abysmal showing, Bill Murray kicked off of Aziz Ansari's new movie due to inappropriate behavior, and my weekly pick! Enjoy!

Duration:00:53:37

Dominic Thiem Returns to Tennis | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 131

4/21/2022
In this episode, stand-up comedian Ajay Thakkar details Dominic Thiem's return to tennis with his loss to Jonathan Millmann. In news outside of the tennis world, Ajay discusses J.D. Vance getting in trouble on twitter for his Trump comments, Taylor Lorenz doxxing the owners of the Twitter account LibsofTiktok, and Kid Cudi stating he made his last song with Kanye on Pusha T's new album. Enjoy!

Duration:00:50:45

Stefanos Tsitsipas Wins Monte Carlo Yet Again | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 130

4/19/2022
In this episode, stand-up comedian Ajay Thakkar recaps the Monte Carlo Final between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alejandro Davidovich Fokina and why Stefanos Tsitsipas has the best chance to win the Barcelona Open. In news outside of tennis, Ajay discusses why Elon Musk "plans" to buy Twitter is another pump & dump scheme, Coachella and Hasan Piker attending, as well as my weekly pick! Enjoy!

Duration:00:53:46

RIP Gilbert Gottfried | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 129

4/14/2022
In this episode, stand-up comedian Ajay Thakkar details Novak Djokovic's loss to Alejandro Davidovich Fokina at the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters as well as his chances for the French Open. In news outside of the tennis world, Ajay discusses Elon Musk bowing out from Twitter's Board of Directors, Cam Newton saying women should stay in the kitchen, and comedy legend Gilbert Gottfried passing away at the age of 67. Enjoy!

Duration:00:51:19

U.S Clay Court Championships Recap | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 128

4/12/2022
In this episode, stand-up comedian Ajay Thakkar discusses the ATP Clay Court Championships final between Reilly Opelka and John Isner as well as Chris Evert saying Naomi Osaka must handle heckling better. In news outside of the tennis world, Ajay details T.I. getting upset at a comedian at an Atlanta open mic for telling jokes, Will Smith getting a 10 year ban from the Academy Awards, and my weekly pick. Enjoy!

Duration:00:53:56

Carlos Alcaraz a Future Goat? | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 127

4/7/2022
In this episode, stand-up comedian Ajay Thakkar discusses Wimbledon potentially banning Daniil Medvedev from competing this year due to his Russian affiliation as well as if Carlos Alcaraz has the potential to compete with the likes of Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic in majors won. In news outside of the tennis world, Ajay details Elon Musk joining Twitter board of directors and Amazon workers creating their first union. Enjoy!

Duration:00:52:18

Louis CK Wins a Grammy | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 126

4/5/2022
In this episode, stand-up comedian Ajay Thakkar details Carlos Alcaraz historic Miami Open final win over Caper Ruud as well as Daniil Medvedev out for 1-2 months due to hernia injury. In news outside of tennis, Ajay discusses Louis CK winning a Grammy and the Grammy in general, Jerrod Carmichael coming out in his recent HBO special, Will Smith resigning from the academy, and my weekly pick. Enjoy!

Duration:00:56:54

Nick Kyrgios Miami Open Outbursts | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 125

3/31/2022
In this episode, stand-up comedian Ajay Thakkar details Nick Kyrgios getting upset at the chair umpire in his match against Jannik Sinner and why he must control his emotions. In news outside of tennis, Ajay discusses Will Smith's IG Apology, Zoë Kravitz getting in trouble on Twitter for her IG post about the Will Smith Oscars slap, and NYC mayor Eric Adams attending a Wells Fargo credit card launch party with Cara Delevingne. Enjoy!

Duration:00:52:20

Will Smith Slaps Chris Rock Over G.I. Jane Joke | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 124

3/29/2022
In this episode, stand-up comedian Ajay Thakkar details Andrey Rublev's loss to Nick Kyrgios and how he will fare in the clay season. In news outside of the tennis world, Ajay discusses Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars for making jokes about Jada Pinkett Smith, Oscars going woke, Bill Maher saying Volodymyr Zelensky is proof masculinity is "sexy", and my weekly pick! Enjoy!

Duration:00:54:41

Kanye Barred from Performing at Grammys | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 123

3/24/2022
In this episode, stand-up comedian Ajay Thakkar discusses Rafa Nadal being sidelined for 4-6 weeks due to rib injury, Ashleigh Barty shockingly announces her retirement from the sport of tennis, and Emma Raducanu's Porsche deal. In news outside of tennis, Ajay talks about Amy Schumer wanting Volodymyr Zelenskyy to satellite in at the Oscars as well as the Emmys not allowing Kanye to perform due to his beef with Trevor Noah. Enjoy!

Duration:00:54:29

Taylor Fritz Crowned Indian Wells Title | Ajay Thakkar Podcast | Episode 122

3/22/2022
In this episode, stand-up comedian Ajay Thakkar recaps the WTA and ATP Indian Wells finals of Iga Swiatek-Maria Sakkari and Taylor Fritz-Rafa Nadal as well as if Rafa Nadal's Indian Wells loss will affect the clay season. In news outside of the tennis world, Ajay discusses Tom Brady holding off retirement to play for the Buccaneers, Joe Rogan deciding not to have Donald Trump on his podcast, and my weekly pick! Enjoy!

Duration:00:53:24