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Every Monday and Thursday standup comedian Sanjay Manaktala talks 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. Tweet @SMANAK for guest requests.

Every Monday and Thursday standup comedian Sanjay Manaktala talks 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. Tweet @SMANAK for guest requests.
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Every Monday and Thursday standup comedian Sanjay Manaktala talks 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. Tweet @SMANAK for guest requests.

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@smanak

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English

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Episodes

How To Deal with Two Faced People

10/30/2019
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The liars, the gossip talkers, the folks you like but can't trust. How should you keep them in your life while continuing to try to learn, love, eat healthy, be a good person, make money and 50 other things? A listener on Twitter asked this specific question and I loved it! 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...

Duration:00:14:31

Are You In A Toxic Relationship? A Simple Test.

10/23/2019
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There is one simple word that can define if you're in a toxic relationship, or if the stress is worth it. It's something you do towards your parents, your teachers, and those you admire. Aretha Franklin even sang a song about it. BirdyNumNum YouTube Channel for This Episode: 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:00:20:03

Dealing With Negative People

10/17/2019
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"Hi Sanjay, can do podcast on negativity, or toxic people, how get rid of them. Even though you be nice to all, there are people who always try to pull your legs." In today's Birdy Num Num podcast I discuss how to turn negative people into an asset for yourself. 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:00:15:33

How Can Writing Funny Improve Your Career?

10/9/2019
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Writing jokes are difficult, but the lessons you learn from how to write comedy is far more useful than being a comedian. From keeping things short and "trimming the fat" to public speaking and insights, there's a lot you can learn from structure of a joke to apply to your everyday life. 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:00:25:52

Dating Indian Men | YOUR QUESTIONS | #datingInIndia

10/1/2019
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I asked you ladies questions that you wanted to be answered about brown dudes or Asian guys or Indian men so here we go. Video for this episode! More questions on dating in India or relationships? Get me on Instagram. 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:00:42:58

Keto Works Great and That's the Problem

9/24/2019
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A year after going on the keto diet for 2 months and losing 25 pounds (12 KGS), Sanjay reflects on if it was a good decision, if you should go on keto and some common misconceptions none of the blogs really tell you. Full Blog Write Up Video of this Episode 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...

Duration:00:20:55

There's No GPS to Find Yourself

9/13/2019
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In this week's episode of the Birdy Num Num podcast Sanjay discusses people who obsessed with the world being a better place when they should learn to be obsessed with making themselves better for the world. Video Version of This Episode: https://youtu.be/k-_wW9pDEKs the Video Versions on the BirdyNumNum YouTube!: 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...

Duration:00:20:38

How to Be a Bollywood Makeup Artist and the Met Gala | Sandhya Shekar

9/5/2019
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Sandhya Shekar is one of the top Makeup artists in Bollywood and Indian weddings. She sits down with Sanjay Manaktala to discuss what tech and the cosmetics industry have in common, working in the Met Gala in New York with Deepika Padukone and how the beauty business is actually big business. Are you blushing? (get it?) 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...

Duration:01:00:25

How To Do Stand Up Comedy (Your Questions)

8/29/2019
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I got about 40 questions on Instagram and 5 on twitter about How to be a stand up comedian in India, so if you're interested, well, I answer your questions from writing jokes to getting on stage to doing it while being an engineer. Please do subscribe and write us a review if you're enjoying this podcast! Video Version of this episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIUWDEsl15o the Video Versions on the BirdyNumNum YouTube!: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh my comedy sketches and standup on...

Duration:01:01:06

How to Make Friends After 30

8/22/2019
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A reader asked me: Hey Sanjay, regular listener of your podcast here and it's been helpful in more than one counts for me, thank you! Please consider discussing adult friendships in one if possible, how difficult it is to make friends now when you move out of your zone like a different country or even switch a job and everyone have their lives inside their phones! So here we go! the Video Versions on the BirdyNumNum YouTube!: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh my comedy sketches and standup on...

Duration:00:15:00

Overcomplicated Advice on Losing Weight.

8/16/2019
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How does one eat healthy in India with so many cheap and oily choices? Subscribe to SanjayComedy YouTube! http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr review on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2Hn7H24 Social Media: Follow me on Facebook: http://bit.ly/2EBY4KO Connect on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2SQBnFU RT and Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/2Br9Nb6 Earlier IT Guy Music Videos: IT Guy 1.0: the Anthem http://bit.ly/2EBYYaa IT Guy 2.0: the Offshore Remix...

Duration:00:09:37

Kubbra Sait on Sacred Games, Acting and Mindfulness

8/13/2019
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Breakout actor of Netflix's Sacred Games Kubbra Sait drops by the Birdy Num Num podcast to talk about getting her dream acting role, being at peace with yourself, managing your career, giving Mumbai an adequate shot, having multiple backup plans and a LOT more. You can currently watch Kubbra on Zee Five's REJCTX. Favorite Quotes: "My friend said you should try to turn anxiety into curiosity." "Acting is not about acting, it's about waiting." You may have only heard of Kubbra as Kuku in...

Duration:01:11:58

Are Indian Men Mama's Boys?

8/8/2019
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In this week's Birdy Num Num podcat Sanjay discusses the issue of Indian men not knowing how to handle their mothers after the age of 25. Blog this episode is based on: https://www.sanjaycomedy.com/itguy-the-indian-mamas-boy-paradox/ the Video Versions on the BirdyNumNum YouTube!: 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...

Duration:00:11:31

Why Working From Home is for Suckers

8/1/2019
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It takes a special discipline to work from home. It's like trying to get buff on your own without a trainer. Subscribe to SanjayComedy YouTube! http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr review on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2Hn7H24 Social Media: Follow me on Facebook: http://bit.ly/2EBY4KO Connect on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2SQBnFU RT and Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/2Br9Nb6 Earlier IT Guy Music Videos: IT Guy 1.0: the Anthem http://bit.ly/2EBYYaa IT Guy...

Duration:00:10:24

On Regret

7/24/2019
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You asked me about Regrets so here we go! Regret is something we all go through, and "no regrets", I regret to inform you is JUST BS. Except for that tattoo meme, which was pretty funny. We all have it, and the key to dealing with regret, failure, second chances, ego and much more in our lovely society is talked about this week. the Video Versions on the BirdyNumNum YouTube!: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh my comedy sketches and standup on SanjayComedy YouTube! http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq latest...

Duration:00:23:54

Quitting A Job You Hate

7/18/2019
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Someone emailed me that they're working as a doctor in a government institution and they're going crazy. Well, we've all been there, haven't we? the Video Versions on the BirdyNumNum YouTube!: 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 or listen on Google: http://bit.ly/2QNM7VB Social...

Duration:00:20:41

Stop Trying To Be Everybody Else and Do This Instead.

7/11/2019
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As you mature in your twenties into your thirties, you're constantly trying to improve and get better at so many things. But oftentimes the hardest thing you can be...is yourself. I was asked how to be happy with yourself and how to be natural on stage yesterday, so I wanted to record this podcast to discuss it with all of you on this week's episode of the Birdy Num Num podcast. the Video Versions on the BirdyNumNum YouTube!: http://bit.ly/2Voafjh my comedy sketches and standup on...

Duration:00:19:50

Guys: Cooking Has Some Pleasant Sided Effects

7/2/2019
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Cooking is way more than just eating. Getting in the kitchen and chopping those green chillies will do a lot more for your physical and mental health than you think bro. Subscribe to SanjayComedy YouTube! http://bit.ly/2rHtsiq review on iTunes: https://apple.co/2R4ARmr review on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2Hn7H24 Social Media: Follow me on Facebook: http://bit.ly/2EBY4KO Connect on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2SQBnFU RT and Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/2Br9Nb6 Earlier IT Guy Music...

Duration:00:19:38

Toit BrewPub | How I Started India's Microbrewery Business

6/30/2019
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Co-Founder of Toit, India's first successful Microbrewery and a Bangalore institution Sibi Venkataraju sits down to talk about our relationship with alcohol, opening a massive restaurant to sell food and alcohol, when to expand your business and much more. I've been a fan of brewed beer and also of the creative spirit to venture into a new industry, and this was a great conversation. We could have talked for hours. I'll add more show notes if you guys want, just DM me and will do. the...

Duration:01:02:26

Grooming, Hygiene, Bodyspray and the Indian Man.

6/22/2019
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Not wearing deodorant (like the real kind) is ruining your life bro-bro. Sanjay answers a question about grooming, telling someone they smell and improving your life and others. Sanjay Manaktala answers your questions from Instagram on doing a podcast with regarding to grooming. This isn't really shaving tips or hair care tips but actually, real talk about how simply taking care your body will take care of your life. Ironically I didn't shower or shave when I recorded this so you can see...

Duration:00:30:49