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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


Ep. 17: Game Of Thrones, Popularity & Television

7/16/2017
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In advance of the Game of Thrones Season 7 premiere, Uday talks about why it's a television show and not a movie franchise, discusses the breadth of characters and why it's so important, and what makes the show marketable and popular.

Duration: 00:19:57


Ep. 16: Confederate Flags & Pokemon Go

7/11/2017
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In honor of the Fourth of July, Uday reflects on two relics of America's past.

Duration: 00:10:09


Ep. 15: Talent Evaluation & D'Angelo Russell

6/22/2017
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Uday takes a few minutes to vent about the D'Angelo Russell trade from the Lakers and the problem with talent evaluation.

Duration: 00:05:35


Ep. 14: The Movie Industry with Sagar Kamnani (Short Version)

6/12/2017
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Full (30 min) version available at: youtu.be/dLLj7BrpLhg Uday sits down with aspiring critic Sagar Kamnani to get his takes on everything Hollywood, including the 2017 summer movie season, critics and the tomato-meter, self-awareness and good comedy, whitewashing, franchises, timelines, building up goodwill, trailers, Netflix, horror movies, and more! Support Sagar at soggzblogs.com

Duration: 00:19:40


Ep. 13: The N-Word, Apology, & Consistency

6/7/2017
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Uday takes on a sensitive topic – the use of the N-Word. In the wake of Bill Maher’s use last week, Uday discusses context and consistency, the role of comedy and humor, and how to punish for the crime. Maher Clip: tinyurl.com/CS13Link1 Bus Video: tinyurl.com/CS13Link2 Dear White People Clip: tinyurl.com/CS13Link3

Duration: 00:10:13


Ep. 12: Cross - Multiplication And Asking The Question 'Why'

5/29/2017
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Uday talks about how people – especially kids – approach learning, how they should approach learning, the worst habits taught in schools, and deconstruction.

Duration: 00:13:09


Ep. 10: Video Games with Nitin Sadras

5/15/2017
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Uday sits down with longtime friend Nitin Sadras to talk about video games, including changing interests over time, the allure of indie games, the first-ever video game, and the best game soundtracks around.

Duration: 00:15:22


Ep 9 Why I'm A Vegetarian

5/1/2017
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Uday takes on some common questions that vegetarians get all the time, including the pivotal 'why' that dives into family history and religion.

Duration: 00:08:35


Ep. 8: High School Deep Dive w/ Rod Ziolkowski

4/24/2017
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Uday, in the second part of his chat with physics instructor Rod Ziolkowski (Mr. Z), discusses how to be an engaging lecturer, how to get people into teaching, the role of parents, and how his family dynamic affected his studies and career.

Duration: 00:19:57


Ep. 7: Accents & Linguistic Discrimination

4/19/2017
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Uday takes on racism — a lesser-known form of it — and explores why people have accents, how they're perceived, and different kinds of variations thereof.

Duration: 00:09:03


Ep. 6: Deep Dive Into Education With Rod Ziolkowski

4/10/2017
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Uday sits down with physics professor Rod Ziolkowski (CSULB, Whitney High School) a.k.a. Mr. Z to discuss whether college prepares students for industry, the fairness of grade distributions and curves, standardized testing, and his role in Fiddler on the Roof. (Part 1 of 2 // Part 2 will air on April 24, 2017)

Duration: 00:19:12


Ep. 5: Moral Questions & Flawed People

4/3/2017
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Uday Mehta delves into morality around the theme of rooting for flawed people, and discusses the case for people like Ray Rice, Chris Brown, Mark Wahlberg, Kobe Bryant, Anthony Weiner, Bill Cosby, and more.

Duration: 00:09:56


Ep. 4: A Universe Of Iron

3/26/2017
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Uday Mehta shares one fact that first got him interested in nuclear physics, a story which includes including explosions, stars, and particle smashing.

Duration: 00:09:58


Ep. 3: Outrage Culture

3/20/2017
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Uday Mehta discusses what the notion of outrage culture, with recent examples from Uber, Emma Watson, TMZ, and Dear White People.

Duration: 00:11:23


Ep. 2: Freedom of Voice & 'Stick To Sports'

3/13/2017
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Uday Mehta discusses Milo Yiannopoulos and his role in free speech, introduces the concept of 'freedom of voice', and explores how it applies to the controversial 'stick to sports' argument.

Duration: 00:13:52


Ep. 1: The Brown Bar

3/2/2017
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Uday Mehta, in his inaugural episode, discusses the bar set by notable Indian Americans in varying fields, including Dev Patel, Sim Bhullar, and Bobby Jindal

Duration: 00:08:42