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Overrated Ep. 19: Elon Musk's Controversies, Jimmy Butler Saga + Fake Trades, and Bumble in India

10/12/2018
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Sagar 'J' Kamnani and Uday Mehta break down the many controversies of Elon Musk (2:00), including the SEC's lawsuit and eventual settlement regarding Musk's tweet about taking Tesla private (4:45), the defamation lawsuit brought by a rescue diver involved in saving Thai children from a cave (13:30), and delve into the 'cult' surrounding Musk (22:00) as well as comparisons to fellow pioneers like George Lucas and Steve Jobs (33:45). Then, they lay out the timeline of the Jimmy Butler trade...

Duration:01:23:18

Overrated Ep. 19: Elon Musk's Controversies, Jimmy Butler Saga + Fake Trades, and Bumble in India

10/12/2018
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Sagar 'J' Kamnani and Uday Mehta break down the many controversies of Elon Musk (2:00), including the SEC's lawsuit and eventual settlement regarding Musk's tweet about taking Tesla private (4:45), the defamation lawsuit brought by a rescue diver involved in saving Thai children from a cave (13:30), and delve into the 'cult' surrounding Musk (22:00) as well as comparisons to fellow pioneers like George Lucas and Steve Jobs (33:45). Then, they lay out the timeline of the Jimmy Butler trade...

Duration:01:23:18

Ep. 32: Channeling Lindsay Graham, Blockchain for Lettuce, Sexism at CERN, & USMCA Trade Agreement

10/8/2018
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Uday comes in hot, delivering a Lindsay Graham-esque rant to close out the Brett Kavanaugh ordeal (2:00). Then, he takes a look at Walmart’s investment in blockchain to track produce (25:00), breaks down Prof. Alessandro Strumia’s controversial talk at CERN (36:00), rounds up the latest in tech news surrounding Airbnb and Blue origin (49:35), and hashes out the details of the US-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement (57:00). Plus, a closing rant on the idea of ‘virtue signaling’ (1:10:10).

Duration:01:13:22

Overrated Ep. 18: Disney's Streaming, Yandhi Expectations, & Reviewing Trailers

9/30/2018
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Sagar 'J' Kamnani and Uday Mehta provide an update to the streaming wars in light of Netflix's insane September run and the possibilities of Disney's new streaming service, posit questions that Brett Kavanaugh should have been asked in his confirmation hearing, set appropriate expectations for Kanye West's upcoming album Yandhi, and give their thoughts on some newly released trailers (including Fantastic Beasts II, Creed II, Captain Marvel, and X-Men: Dark Phoenix). Plus, 'Would You Do It?'....

Duration:01:06:18

Overrated Ep. 16: John McCain's Legacy for Millennials & Looking Back on 'Who Is America'

9/8/2018
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Sagar 'J' Kamnani and Uday Mehta give their lasting takeaways on the life of John McCain (1:00) including his 'Maverick' label (5:30) and his association with Sarah Palin (20:00), and also look forward to the midterm elections (28:30). Then, they break down Sacha Baron Cohen's show 'Who Is America' (46:15) by trying to understand Cohen's brand of humor (50:20), critically analyzing where the show could have been more impactful (1:07:00), and taking a special look at the OJ Simpson segment...

Duration:01:18:50

Ep. 26: Steel Tariffs, Iran Nuclear Deal, Cambridge Analytica, Dodd-Frank, & Stephen Hawking

4/2/2018
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Uday breaks down every aspect of the recent tariffs in context (03:53), revisits the Iran Nuclear Deal with the appointment of John Bolton (15:30), hashes out consumer responsibility in the Cambridge Analytica breach (26:45), discusses the importance of the legislation to roll back Dodd-Frank (35:00), and gives an homage to Stephen Hawking (37:36). Plus, a recap of previously covered stories (02:04) and a rapid-fire rant segment called 'The Diatribe' (49:00).

Duration:00:52:13

Overrated Ep. 6: Religious Holidays, FX's Deadpool, and NBA Injury Impact

3/30/2018
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Sagar "J" Kamnani and Uday Mehta sort through the predominantly Christian holidays that populate the American working calendar (2:10), discuss the circumstances surrounding the premature cancellation of Donald Glover's deadpool (17:30), assess how they would handle the injury landscape in the NBA (30:00), and play their grossest round of 'Would You Do It' (38:10).

Duration:00:42:56

Overrated Ep. 5: Streaming Wars, Betsy Devos, Student Loans, and Time Travel

3/17/2018
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Sagar "J" Kamnani and Uday Mehta hash out the latest updates in the streaming wars for Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, HBO, including marketing in India, and draw the parallel to music and Spotify. They then explore the incompetence of Education Secretary Betsy Devos, the system of choosing the cabinet, and potential improvements in student loan reform.

Duration:00:47:00

Overrated Ep. 4: DACA, Russia on Reddit, Hope Hicks, & Donald Glover

3/4/2018
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Sagar "J" Kamnani and Uday Mehta discuss the developments in DACA and the extents of immigration policy, the extent of Russian influence on Reddit and how it compares to Facebook, the gendered treatment of Hope Hicks, and the 'tortured genius' archetype as it applies to Donald Glover.

Duration:00:46:57

Ep. 25: Emperor Xi Jinping, CPAC, Snapchat, Blue Apron, & Black Panther

2/27/2018
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Uday talks about the potential for political turmoil in China (01:18), takeaways from CPAC with a tangent on the NRA (11:53), Kylie Jenner's effect on Snapchat (25:29), the Blue Apron-style harvest boxes for SNAP recipients (31:49), and flaws in Black Panther (37:26).

Duration:00:42:20

Overrated Ep. 3: Parkland Shooting & 2nd Amendment, Valentine's Day, Black Panther

2/16/2018
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Sagar "J" Kamnani and Uday Mehta go back in time to discuss the formation of the 2nd Amendment and how it relates to the Parkland school shooting, analyze trends in Valentine's Day, and talk about the larger cultural significance of Black Panther.

Duration:00:37:00

Ep. 24: Lakers Trades, Lady Doritos, Elon Musk's Flamethrowers, Seated Mike Pence, & Waymo v Uber

2/11/2018
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Uday sorts through his feelings surrounding the recent Lakers trade, gets mad at Elon Musk for his new flamethrowers, quells the outrage around Lady Doritos (and stokes it against Tide Pods), re-litigates the Waymo and Uber relationship, and laughs at Mike Pence for sitting down.

Duration:00:42:10

Overrated Ep. 2: The Superbowl, The Post & Oscar Bait, & State of the Union

2/2/2018
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Sagar "J" Kamnani and Uday Mehta discuss the overrated Superbowl and popularity surrounding American football, the definition of "Oscar bait" and how it applies to The Post, and quick reactions to the State of the Union address.

Duration:00:44:23

Ep. 23: Gov Shutdown, Casey Affleck, Meltdown & Spectre, Cape Town Water Crisis, Tennis Rule Changes

1/28/2018
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Uday talks about the how the government shutdown works and how it affects you, the public exile of people like Casey Affleck and James Franco, the logic behind the Intel chip flaws 'Meltdown' & 'Spectre', the water crisis and day zero in Cape Town, and how the new tennis rule changes will affect the popularity of the game.

Duration:00:34:39

Overrated Ep. 1: Aziz Ansari, Jeff Flake, and Pay-2-Poop

1/19/2018
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Sagar "J" Kamnani joins Uday for a brand-new podcast where they discuss things they think are overrated. This episode covers the recent sexual harrassment allegations against Aziz Ansari, the false conscience of hypocrites like Jeff Flake, and whether you would get paid to poop.

Duration:00:38:53

Ep. 22: H&M / Iran Deal / Lavar Ball / #MeToo

1/14/2018
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Uday relaunches 'Coming Soon' with a new format. Each episode will discuss five stories (one each from the worlds of entertainment, politics, sports, social issues, plus a bonus) that have been either under-reported or are worth giving a take. Episodes will run longer, and new episodes will be released every two weeks. This week: the controversy over the 'coolest monkey in the jungle' t-shirt modeled by a black child by H&M, the continued enforcement of the Iran Deal, the effect of the...

Duration:00:37:18

Ep. 21: Take A Knee, Cadet

10/1/2017
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Uday takes a post-think-piece look at whitewashed protests, official military songs, lazy critiques, and the importance of getting the message right.

Duration:00:14:51

Ep. 20: Sheltered Racism & Anti - Blackness

9/22/2017
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Uday talks about points surrounding his article 'Slave Ships & Crocodile Tears' after a week's worth of pondering, including discussions about empathy, political viability, the 'racist' label, and whether minorities can be racist at all.

Duration:00:22:47

Ep. 19: Detoxifying Words

8/23/2017
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Uday deconstructs the oft-maligned words "privilege," "racism," "heritage," and "intellectual," and discusses how we can reconcile the divide in their interpretation.

Duration:00:21:18

Ep. 18: Venmo, The King Of Social Networks

8/15/2017
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Uday explores why the best social network isn't really one you'd expect.

Duration:00:06:59