7 episodes

Switch Up: The Podcast is about switching up what you usually see in American media. Desi boys Taranvir Johal and Neelay Patel discuss the first- and second-gen immigrant experience from a South Asian lens, tackling all kinds of relevant issues. Casual, funny, and witty, Switch Up is for anyone and everyone looking for a good time ;)

Switch Up: The Podcast Taranvir & Neelay

    • Society & Culture

Switch Up: The Podcast is about switching up what you usually see in American media. Desi boys Taranvir Johal and Neelay Patel discuss the first- and second-gen immigrant experience from a South Asian lens, tackling all kinds of relevant issues. Casual, funny, and witty, Switch Up is for anyone and everyone looking for a good time ;)

    Episode 7: Navigating the World of Relationships as a First-Gen Desi Kid

    Episode 7: Navigating the World of Relationships as a First-Gen Desi Kid

    WE ARE BACK!!!

    After a short hiatus (thx a lot Zoom U), Taran (@taranvirjohal) and Neelay (@neelay__patel) are back to discuss everything related to relationships and Desi people, whether it be sneaking behind your parents' back to go to the movies with your boo or marrying a gori/gora. They wrap it up with an absolutely outdated analysis of the NBA playoffs (congrats in advance, Bron). Don't forget to follow @switchupthepodcast on IG & Facebooj and hit us on tiktok @taranandneelay!

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Episode 6: Doctor, Lawyer, or Engineer?

    Episode 6: Doctor, Lawyer, or Engineer?

    Choosing a college major can be difficult. You always gotta be thinking, what major will med and law schools like? On this episode, Taranvir (@taranvirjohal) and Neelay (@neelay__patel) chop it up about the career paths that immigrant parents want us to take, the legacies of people who are at the top of their respective fields, and wrap it up with a recap and predictions for the first round of the NBA playoffs. Don't forget to follow @switchupthepodcast on IG & Facebook and hit us on tiktok @taranandneelay!

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 5: Education, Career Expectations, Philosophy, and Fitness (feat. Raeef Rahman)

    Episode 5: Education, Career Expectations, Philosophy, and Fitness (feat. Raeef Rahman)

    If you like hearing a bunch of inspirational quotes and deep conversations, this episode is for you! Longtime friend Raeef Rahman (@raeef_r) joins Taranvir (@taranvirjohal) and Neelay (@neelay__patel) to discuss expectations surrounding education and careers in the South Asian community, various philosophical ideas, and the importance of staying fit and active. Don't forget to follow @switchupthepodcast on IG and Facebook and hit us up on tiktok @taranandneelay!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 4: High School, Is College a Scam?, and the Raptors are FOR REAL

    Episode 4: High School, Is College a Scam?, and the Raptors are FOR REAL

    Were you awkward af in high school? If so, this episode is not for you - get outta here loser. Nah we're just playing. On this episode of Switch Up, Taranvir (@taranvirjohal) and Neelay (@neelay__patel) discuss their experiences in high school and college, share their thoughts on the flaws of the higher education system, and reflect on the first few games of the NBA restart. Don't forget to follow @switchupthepodcast on IG and Facebook and hit us up on Tiktok @taranandneelay!

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Episode 3: Early School Life, Sleep & Meditation, and the NBA Bubble WORKS?!

    Episode 3: Early School Life, Sleep & Meditation, and the NBA Bubble WORKS?!

    Did you finish your Kumon homework yet? If not, stop this podcast right now and go finish that ish. No but actually, pls listen - we need the views! On this episode of Switch Up, Taranvir (@taranvirjohal) and Neelay (@neelay__patel) chat about their experiences in school all the way through middle school, the importance of sleep and meditation, and the miraculous success of the NBA bubble. Shoutout Adam Silver. Don't forget to follow @switchupthepodcast on IG, Tiktok, and Facebook!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 2: Arranged Marriages, Indian Matchmaking, Never Have I Ever, and Life in the NBA Bubble

    Episode 2: Arranged Marriages, Indian Matchmaking, Never Have I Ever, and Life in the NBA Bubble

    Hi I'm Sima Aunty from Mumbai... Heard this in the last week? Well, on the second episode of Switch Up, Taranvir (@taranvirjohal) and Neelay (@neelay__patel) talk the new Netflix show Indian Matchmaking and how it ties to the concept of arranged marriages as a whole. They also talk about another Netflix show about South Asian culture, Never Have I Ever, and wrap it up with their NBA segment. Don't forget to follow @switchupthepodcast on IG, Tiktok, and Facebook!

    • 58 min

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