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Episode 102: New Year Celebrations and Resolutions

1/8/2019
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We reflect on New Year celebrations and resolutions, with a dose of realism

Duration:00:12:28

Episode 101: Delivery Guy Eats Order

1/4/2019
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A deliveryman for Zomato is caught on camera eating from customer orders. We discuss

Duration:00:09:56

Episode 100: Indian cricket commentators /Harsha Bhogle

1/1/2019
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We discuss Indian cricket commentators from Doordarshan legends to the ultra-cheerful Harsha Bhogle

Duration:00:37:22

Episode 99: Domestic Flights in India

12/28/2018
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Domestic flights in India. We discuss.

Duration:00:16:46

Special Episode: The Art of Festive Branding

12/25/2018
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We discuss the art of branding products that draw on traditions, festivals, and social rituals.

Duration:00:18:31

Episode 98: Cow Belt Election Shock

12/17/2018
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The Congress takes back three states in the BJP's comfort zone. Anti-incumbency, farmer anger, or too much cow too little development? We discuss

Duration:00:11:03

Episode 97: The BJP's insane ad spend

12/16/2018
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The BJP spends a colossal sum on advertising. Anxiety, good strategy, or just modern politics?

Duration:00:13:20

Episode 96: Diasporic Desi Spitting

12/13/2018
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Gujarati expatriates in Leicester are fined for spitting paan product. We discuss.

Duration:00:11:10

Special Episode: Food in Delhi

12/3/2018
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Thoughts on Delhi food, since Bunty travels there this week.

Duration:00:12:38

Episode 95: Dog meat contraband

11/27/2018
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Dog meat found in train from Rajasthan to Chennai. We discuss.

Duration:00:14:17

Episode 94: Indian Honour and Touchiness

11/23/2018
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We discuss the Indian proclivity for demanding symbolic honors and respect, especially among some communities

Duration:00:16:01

Episode 93: Of Statues and Men

11/21/2018
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We discuss the giant statue of Sardar Patel built by the Modi government

Duration:00:11:10

Episode 92: Kohli's Nationalism: Just Not Cricket

11/18/2018
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Virat Kohli says Indians should only appreciate Indian cricketers. We discuss.

Duration:00:11:35

Episode 91: Low level politicians and their threats

11/15/2018
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We discuss the false bravado and toxic masculinity of low-level politicians in North India

Duration:00:12:02

Episode 90: Bunty Sees Tiger

11/7/2018
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Bunty sees a tiger in an Indian wildlife reserve, and reflects on all that the experience taught him

Duration:00:22:46

Episode 89: Pakodas, taxes, and money in India

10/26/2018
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A raid on a pakoda-seller yields Rs 60 lakhs. We discuss wealth, income, and cheating on taxes in India

Duration:00:10:27

Episode 88: Indians on Planes

10/15/2018
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We discuss weird Indian behavior on planes

Duration:00:15:59

Episode 87: Shilpa Shetty and Australian Airplanes

10/6/2018
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Shilpa Shetty screams racism when she turns up late for an Australian fiight and can't take a bag on board. Does she have a point or is it desi attention-seeking?

Duration:00:10:57

Episode 86: How to become an Indian godman

10/1/2018
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How do you become an Indian godman? What would a school for Indian godmen look like? We discuss.

Duration:00:15:20

Episode 85: Modi's broom adventure

9/26/2018
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Modi struggles to clean a piece of plastic with his broom, while lecturing school kids on the virtues of cleanliness

Duration:00:12:26