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80: Airport urinator - Minisode

1/21/2020
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Juvenile from the get go, looks like the lads have come full circle to what suits them best. This minisode features them looking at an airport pee-er from every angle and splitting hairs with much dexterity and a tiny bit of first-hand experience even. Best enjoyed in a place far far away from anything edible. You've been warned. + Music credit - Simon D’Souza + Write to us - hello@farfromfact.in (mailto:hello@farfromfact.in) + Follow us https://www.instagram.com/farfromfact/

Duration:00:11:52

79: Food bill heist - Minisode

1/14/2020
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A couple of moderately ambitious businessmen decide to dupe the Taj Mahal hotel and escape without paying the tab for banquet services. The lads jump in and help you look at it from both sides. First, the hotel’s POV, next they help you come up with your own strategies, should you desire to not part with money for food you enjoy and fine establishments of all shapes and sizes. Warning: Results may vary. + Music credit - Simon D’Souza + Write to us - hello@farfromfact.in...

Duration:00:14:07

78: New year Special

1/7/2020
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It’s 2020, a lot has changed, a lot hasn’t. The lads catch up and discuss how they party, how they don’t. They take a walk down memory lane and do a recap of some of the most memorable new year stories from their experiences. Grab that tub of ice cream this one is filled with a lot of pain, you will want to give them a hug by the end of it. + Music credit - Simon D’Souza + Write to us - hello@farfromfact.in (mailto:hello@farfromfact.in) + Follow us https://www.instagram.com/farfromfact/

Duration:00:22:11

77: CAA - NRC Special

12/31/2019
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The year is about to end and people everywhere are getting sentimental like an old friend is about to die. The lads would like to reassure you, there’s no real significance to this date, as time is a man made concept, this is just another rotation around the sun for our planet. That out of the way, the lads put on their Nehru jackets and go about dissecting the the burning CAA issue and what’s really going on. Catch them drop pearls of political insight, as they try very hard to sound...

Duration:00:26:37

76: Career Special

12/24/2019
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It’s X’mas eve, and the new year celebrations are just around the corner. Having doled out relationship advice, the lads turn their attention this week towards the dreaded C word that haunts every young person - Career. Featured in this episode is a rare sensible side that makes an appearance just as often as the Halley’s comet. So whether you are well into your career or are just starting out, here’s a good, healthy debate on what it takes to truly feel fulfilled as you navigate your...

Duration:00:33:25

75: Relationship Special: Part 2

12/17/2019
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Welcome to Part 2 of the relationship special. This week, as promised, the lads take on listener questions and answer them with much humour and plenty of kindness. Enjoy this liberal dose of free advice with a pinch of salt. Also, disclaimer: All stunts on the show are performed by trained professionals, do not try this at home.

Duration:00:28:45

74: Relationship Special: Part 1

12/10/2019
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The year end festivities are on like Saigon, King Kong and the phenomenon. Known as the lads from Far from fact, sentences are being broken midway, grammar being chucked out the window, and caution is being thrown to the wind. Brace yourself for a windy end of the year. Setting things off for the year-end la-la-la-la is this 2-part relationshit special, not a typoh! Nice try. Try again. + Music credit - Simon D’Souza + Write to us - hello@farfromfact.in (mailto:hello@farfromfact.in) + Follow...

Duration:00:33:25

73: Mannequin traffic cops, Chinese gaming crisis, Teacher’s Naagin dance

12/3/2019
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Hyper-primitive robots in the form mannequins are turning into traffic cops in Bengaluru, and lads must take the concept for a spin in this LOL fest. Followed by the sorry story of a Chinese guy who spent Rs. 93 crore on a video game character, only for his friend to sell it for Rs. 37000. And lastly, the teachers who got suspended because their Naagin dance went viral. Or was it because they did the Naagin dance? Listen to find out. Here’s a link, http://shorturl.at/acepT to the video. +...

Duration:00:23:10

72: Uber listening on trips, Duped senior citizen, Marathon heist

11/26/2019
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Fraud takes up a good chunk of this week’s giggles. But first there’s the case of Uber deciding to listen-in on all conversation as an act of security, and the lads break this down with ferocious ignorance. Next they unravel the curious case of a Mumbai senior who lost Rs. 1.5 Crore to a scamster on a European social networking app. And lastly, they turn their attention to the lo-fi heist where a bunch of thieves looted the cars of runners at a marathon event. Low in tech, but hi-fi in...

Duration:00:26:42

71: Iraqi protest lion, BMC pothole challenge, Missing millionaire son

11/19/2019
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The lads are back in character, after their short departure last week. Up top it’s the Iraqi protester who took a lion to an anti-government rally that catches their fancy. Next they move to the internet-friendly story of the Mumbai municipality giving away money for potholes they could not fix, in under 24 hours. And lastly, they dig into the heart-wrenching story of the 19 year old son of a millionaire who ran away from home and survived by working at highway eateries. Keep those tissues...

Duration:00:33:20

70: Ayodhya verdict special

11/12/2019
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Heads-up the lads do a deep dive with this hour-long special on the historic Babri Masjid - Ram Mandir dispute. Light on jokes, big on insight here’s a handy outline of what this episode has in store for you. 1. Timeline of events 2. Consequences of the destruction of the mosque 3. Allahabad High Court’s verdict 4. Description of the land under dispute 5. Explanation of the 3 main litigants and what they want 6. Implications of having a deity (Ram Lalla) as a plaintiff 7. Breaking down the...

Duration:00:57:40

69: Suicide helpline, Sex emojis, Hater love

11/5/2019
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The lads succumb to listener pressure and do a sex-special for their 69th episode. Let’s keep it juvenile, why not! First off they encounter the hilarious and thankfully incident-free story of the American college that misprinted a sex hotline number instead of a suicide helpline number. Followed by Facebook’s new policy on the eggplant and peach emoji use. Lastly, the lads muscle up and take on the haters, but give it back with a little love. Hate the game not the playa, playa. Disclaimer -...

Duration:00:35:35

68: Underwear sales, Foreign medical degrees, Man brews beer in stomach

10/29/2019
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The lads turn business analysts this week and try to crack open the mystery of falling underwear sales in India. Next, they train their eyes on the story about returning Indian students with foreign medical degrees and what it is that makes them not work in India. And lastly, the sad but entertaining story of a man who could not stop producing beer in his gut - using nothing, but the carbs in his food. Happy Diwali! + Music credit - Simon D’Souza + Write to us - hello@farfromfact.in...

Duration:00:32:03

67: Mounted police, Avoiding excess baggage, 8-Day alcohol rule

10/22/2019
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Horses are all set to come back into the Mumbai police force, and the lads are mighty curious. Catch them try to make sense of this rather peculiar decision. Next they move to the story of a young Filipina who avoids paying excess baggage simply by wearing all her clothes. And lastly they are out protect the basic rights of drinkers of all income brackets as they try to the solve the problem of adulterated alcohol in Delhi. Cheers! + Music credit - Simon D’Souza + Write to us -...

Duration:00:30:17

66: UN Deficit, Bigg boss ban, Male breast-causing pill

10/15/2019
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Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay USD 8 Billion in punitive damages for not revealing that side effects of a certain drug may cause breasts in some men. We begin this week with corporate greed, then the lads attempt to make sense of the ban sought on Bigg boss, and lastly the United Nations budget deficit that is causing them shut down even water coolers. Shocking. + Music credit - Simon D’Souza + Write to us - hello@farfromfact.in (mailto:hello@farfromfact.in) + Follow us...

Duration:00:26:05

65: Actor’s stolen awards, Gandhi’s mortal remains, Saudi Arabia tourism

10/8/2019
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This week takes the lads on a speculative journey that loosely revolves around theft. What starts in Mumbai at an actor’s home ends in Bhopal at a trust that used to house Bapu’s mortal remains. This is quickly followed by the problem-solving, passive-heroism that we so love them for. This week, their calling takes them to Saudi Arabia to help the languishing Saudi Arabian tourism industry. Ahlan-wa-sahlan. + Music credit - Simon D’Souza + Write to us - hello@farfromfact.in...

Duration:00:21:56

64: Tetris challenge, PNB buffalo loan, Onion hoarders

10/1/2019
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The weekly quest to make sense of our world continues through juvenile analysis. The lads go deep into the Tetris challenge, and peel off layer after magical layer to arrive at the core truth of all internet behaviour. Next, they jump into the odd case of the CBI investigating a PNB officer for a Rs. 1 lakh bribe in connection with a buffalo loan. Lastly they put on their capes and go after evil onion hoarders in an attempt to save farmers and consumers alike. This is a job for Far From...

Duration:00:29:09

63: Ban on e-cigarettes, DGCA on Tik Tok, Fake Dawood gang member

9/24/2019
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Big news for e-cigarette fans. Let’s rephrase that, bad news for e-cigarette fans. That’s not the only ban this week though, the DGCA has banned cabin crew and pilots from making tik tok videos while at work. But first, the story of a Mumbai resident who got into a world of trouble for impersonating a Dawood Ibrahim gang member. Join the lads in yet another juvenile trip around the country. + Music credit - Simon D’Souza + Write to us - hello@farfromfact.in (mailto:hello@farfromfact.in) +...

Duration:00:25:06

62: Fake 81-year old, frog marriage, Pakistani investor conference. Feat. Naalayak

9/17/2019
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The lengths some people would go, to achieve their goals. In the case of a young man from Ahmedabad, it was his desperation to migrate to the US, for people in MP it was pleasing the rain Gods, and for one Pakistani Minister it was attracting foreign investment. Catch the lads as they LOL these sitting ducks and try and make some sense of the crazies. Also featured on this episode is banging indie band Naalayak, with their single Meri Kahani. Take it away. + Music credit - Simon D’Souza +...

Duration:00:28:38

61: Best of episode

9/10/2019
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An amazingly juvenile compilation of the best ignorance money can buy. The lads go all nostalgic and teary-eyed in this rewind down memory lane. Enjoy! Distance learning - Episode 39 Dancing at work - Episode 16 Street vendors - Episode 10 IRCTC pantry cameras - Episode 28 Lizard muffin - Episode 27 Nigerian president - Episode 24 Lost board papers - Episode 38 Ganesh Visarjan - Episode 13 + Music credit - Simon D’Souza + Write to us - hello@farfromfact.in (mailto:hello@farfromfact.in)

Duration:00:58:29