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Episode 76: Asrologer's Day

7/6/2018
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An Indian astrologer predicted Argentina would win the World Cup. We discuss the role of astrology in the Indian imagination.

Duration:00:11:16

World Cup: Spain-Russia part 4

7/1/2018
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Our concluding episode on the Spain-Russia match, wherein we discuss the shock defeat of Spain

Duration:00:10:54

World Cup: Spain-Russia part 3 (half-time reflections)

7/1/2018
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Part 3; half-time report

Duration:00:09:09

World Cup: Spain-Russia Part 2

7/1/2018
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Part 2 of our podcast

Duration:00:06:51

World Cup Spain-Russia: Part I

7/1/2018
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Part I of our parallel podcast commentary on the Spain-Russia match

Duration:00:06:14

Episode 75: Mice and Money

6/30/2018
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Rats shred notes in an Assam ATM. We discuss

Duration:00:06:46

Episode 74: Nagaland Argentina Fans Union

6/28/2018
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The Nagaland Argentina Fans Union has a list of demands from Indian bureaucrats

Duration:00:05:14

Episode 73: FIFA Gupshup

6/26/2018
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We shoot the breeze about the football World Cup, especially India's unique relationship to it

Duration:00:12:02

Episode 72: Swaraj Attack

6/25/2018
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We discuss the recent Hindu rightwing troll attack on BJP minister Sushma Swaraj

Duration:00:10:20

IPL Special 2018

6/20/2018
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The IPL and MS Dhoni phenomenon

Duration:00:10:39

Episode 71: Dancing Uncleji

6/17/2018
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We discuss the dancing uncleji who broke the internet a while ago

Duration:00:07:51

Episode 70: AAP Ka Education

6/8/2018
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We discuss AAP's laudable achievements in education

Duration:00:14:37

Episode 69: NASA Natak

6/3/2018
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We discuss the ingenious attempt to use a bogus NASA connection as part of a scam

Duration:00:09:41

Episode 68: Karnataka Elections

5/27/2018
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We discuss the drama around the 2018 Karnataka elections

Duration:00:15:53

Episode 67: Kalki the bureaucrat

5/25/2018
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An Indian govt employee claims he had to miss work since he is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu

Duration:00:11:21

Special Issue: A conversation with Snigdha Poonam about her book Dreamers

5/20/2018
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A conversation with Snigdha Poonam about her remarkable new book, Dreamers, on the hopes and challenges of small town India in the age of globalization

Duration:00:32:51

Episode 66: Mishraji

5/16/2018
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We discuss the concerns and worries regarding the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India, including allegations about his proximity to the BJP

Duration:00:16:42

Episode 65: Women Trouble

5/11/2018
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We discuss the epidemic of violence against women in India

Duration:00:12:00

Episode 64: Rat Control

5/6/2018
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We explore the relationship between rats, corruption, and overbilling in the Maharashtra government

Duration:00:08:39

Episode 63: Restaurant Reinvention

4/24/2018
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We discuss how an old building found new life

Duration:00:09:59