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The Birdy Num Num Indian podcast is all about inspiring the creative Indian.With over 35M views online spanning a career in IT and Stand Up Comedy, Indian-American comedian Sanjay Manaktala is the epitome of "because life begins after engineering." A good chunk of his guests also live by this philosophy. Every Monday and Thursday Sanjay talks creativity, dating, technology, life, current events and general life advice from the perspective of a 30 something Indian American guy traveling the world. Occasional guests from startups, mental health, stand up comedy, entertainment and much more. You can also catch weekly video episodes on the youTube channel "the Birdy Num Num Podcast." Join the family and pick and chose which episodes to binge. Tweet @SMANAK for guest requests or DM on Insta @sanjayComedy.

The Birdy Num Num Indian podcast is all about inspiring the creative Indian.With over 35M views online spanning a career in IT and Stand Up Comedy, Indian-American comedian Sanjay Manaktala is the epitome of "because life begins after engineering." A good chunk of his guests also live by this philosophy. Every Monday and Thursday Sanjay talks creativity, dating, technology, life, current events and general life advice from the perspective of a 30 something Indian American guy traveling the world. Occasional guests from startups, mental health, stand up comedy, entertainment and much more. You can also catch weekly video episodes on the youTube channel "the Birdy Num Num Podcast." Join the family and pick and chose which episodes to binge. Tweet @SMANAK for guest requests or DM on Insta @sanjayComedy.

Location:

India

Description:

The Birdy Num Num Indian podcast is all about inspiring the creative Indian.With over 35M views online spanning a career in IT and Stand Up Comedy, Indian-American comedian Sanjay Manaktala is the epitome of "because life begins after engineering." A good chunk of his guests also live by this philosophy. Every Monday and Thursday Sanjay talks creativity, dating, technology, life, current events and general life advice from the perspective of a 30 something Indian American guy traveling the world. Occasional guests from startups, mental health, stand up comedy, entertainment and much more. You can also catch weekly video episodes on the youTube channel "the Birdy Num Num Podcast." Join the family and pick and chose which episodes to binge. Tweet @SMANAK for guest requests or DM on Insta @sanjayComedy.

Twitter:

@smanak

Language:

English

Contact:

7144088338


Episodes

Cycling, Causes & Creativity: Four Women in Bangalore Share Their Stories

4/12/2021
Sometimes we need to rethink why we do things, and ironically take a step back in order to move forward. Having been a fan of cycling since the pandemic began, a fan of outdoor activities and an expert of ten years of Bangalore Traffic, I decided to chat with the folks at @BengaluruMoving to hear from a few ladies about their transport journey in the city. Remember, sometimes the journey is as important as the destination. And how you travel can be as important as where you travel...

Duration:00:36:10

Prediction: Renaissance Of Your Attention Span

4/6/2021
I think in 2021 we're all going to get a refund on paying for our attention. BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr kindly do the needful and review on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2Hn7H24 review and listen on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2KW5s5E review or listen on Google: http://bit.ly/2QNM7VB Social Media: Website:...

Duration:00:17:27

When You Don't Care How You Look, You Look Amazing

3/23/2021
It's good to be back! After doing what we all did during quarantine which is self-reflect (You have been right?) Sanjay is back with a podcast that I'm sure you thought about when you were forced to join those Zoom panels. BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr kindly do the needful and review on Stitcher:...

Duration:00:14:12

Yahoo! Engineer to 50M Views and TikTok Super Stardom

8/20/2020
Social Media is a jungle especially for anyone approaching it from a traditional career mindset. As the lockdown continues our digital consumption, Richard Sarvate shares his advice on stand up comedy, digital marketing, creativity and his own mental hacks to not go crazy. How do you get work done in such a noisy world? BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes:...

Duration:01:04:51

If Beyonce Needs to Market Why Don't You?

8/13/2020
Marketing gets a bad reputation especially amongst artists who think "well if my art or app is just that good, I won't need to market." BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr kindly do the needful and review on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2Hn7H24 review and listen on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2KW5s5E review or listen on Google:...

Duration:00:15:48

Low Tech Skills That Increase Your Sex Appeal

8/6/2020
These are some of the most important, non tech skills you need to focus on from a computer science engineer and comedian who knows the nuances of both worlds. BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr kindly do the needful and review on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2Hn7H24 review and listen on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2KW5s5E review or...

Duration:00:16:30

High Tech Skills That Increase Your Sex Appeal

7/28/2020
If you take the time to learn these things in 2020, on top of a normal education in whatever field you're in, you will probably have the best 2020 ever. Doctors and engineers, you also need to figure out these things! BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr kindly do the needful and review on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2Hn7H24 review...

Duration:00:25:27

Dating In Quarantine | #datingInIndia | Advice

7/19/2020
Lockdown and Quarantine might do wonders for the long term dating game. BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr kindly do the needful and review on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2Hn7H24 review and listen on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2KW5s5E review or listen on Google: http://bit.ly/2QNM7VB Social Media: Website:...

Duration:00:14:56

Mental Health When You're Probably Not Depressed

7/11/2020
Depression is definitely real, but what to do when you know you probably don't have it, but feel really hopeless and frustrated anyways? Sanjay discussed mental health for those who may not realize we need to update our minds daily the way we update everything else. BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr kindly do the needful and...

Duration:00:22:01

Relationships and Respect #DatingInIndia

6/8/2020
Respect is the secret sauce to your relationships with your wife, girlfriend, husband or self. BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr kindly do the needful and review on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2Hn7H24 review and listen on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2KW5s5E review or listen on Google: http://bit.ly/2QNM7VB Social Media: Website:...

Duration:00:16:10

How to Learn and Practice Confidence

6/1/2020
Confidence isn't rocket science so there is no need to make it out to be. But like space travel, it takes times to master and nobody really cares about the details. Until now. BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr kindly do the needful and review on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2Hn7H24 review and listen on Spotify:...

Duration:00:23:03

Vipassana or Hustle? | Quantity Over Quality

5/17/2020
A lot of people want to do things but question their friend's opinions of doing them. A lot of people also start spirituality and mindfulness with good intentions, but go down a rabbit hole. Sanjay answers a listeners question discussing both. BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr kindly do the needful and review on Stitcher:...

Duration:00:24:44

How To Get a Job When You Have Bad Grades

5/7/2020
How do you start or have a good career when you have bad grades? What's the secret way to get into big companies? Do grades matter at all, a little bit, or all the time? Would you hire someone with bad grades? BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr kindly do the needful and review on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2Hn7H24 review and...

Duration:00:26:01

A Million Views Means Nothing

4/28/2020
You can change who you love, so you can change what you love also. Just don't be addicted to the end result because in today's world, numbers mean nothing. BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr kindly do the needful and review on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2Hn7H24 review and listen on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2KW5s5E review or...

Duration:00:26:30

Couples, Quarantine & Digital Marketing

4/18/2020
How can we tie together spending time with loved ones and analogies from digital marketing? Let's try shall we? WELCOME TO SEASON 4 of the BNN! BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr kindly do the needful and review on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2Hn7H24 review and listen on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2KW5s5E review or listen on...

Duration:00:12:50

One Year Off Alcohol | Life Before and After

4/8/2020
After officially crossing 365 days off of alcohol and tobacco and pretty much any sort of substance (including 9 months off sugar), Sanjay discusses the hidden benefits he never expected. BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr kindly do the needful and review on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2Hn7H24 review and listen on Spotify:...

Duration:00:33:09

Work Now or Get a Masters?

3/27/2020
In America, so many Indians and overseas students spend $25,000 to $100,000 on masters degrees with various levels of effectiveness. I know friends who now have cushy bay area jobs, while others are in debt and in a dead end career. Which one will lead to a higher quality of life? Let's discuss. BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes:...

Duration:00:18:15

The Upside of Corona

3/19/2020
We're all at home unable to hit the bars or catch up over meals. We're using our brains, have higher levels of alertness and aren't as focused on small talks these days, since we look at the person in front of us. Could that be a good thing. BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr kindly do the needful and review on Stitcher:...

Duration:00:12:40

Do You Get Paralyzed by Social Media?

3/9/2020
There is social media addiction but also something just as dangerous. BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr kindly do the needful and review on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2Hn7H24 review and listen on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2KW5s5E review or listen on Google: http://bit.ly/2QNM7VB Social Media: Website:...

Duration:00:19:03

Should You Get an MBA?

2/26/2020
In 2020 do you really need to spend $100,000 on an MBA? Is an MBA worth it? Sanjay discusses the finer points. Not all MBAs are created equal. BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh My comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq please do the needful and review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr kindly do the needful and review on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2Hn7H24 review and listen on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2KW5s5E review or listen on Google:...

Duration:00:19:37