American Submitter is a podcast about Muslims in the West and the spiritual teachings of Islam hosted by Imran Ali Malik.
Through a combination of long form conversation, audio documentary, and reflective narration the listener gets the personal story of a religious life.
American Submitter attempts to translate what it means to be a conscious Muslim in America by measuring the spiritual teachings of Islam with the reality of Muslims finding their way while living at the western edge of civilization.
The Many Questions of Ramy Youssef
Ha, Ramy? An intimate conversation with Ramy Youssef, a comedian and creator of the show Ramy on Hulu, with appearances from Amir Sulaiman and Azhar Usman, two writers on the show. This conversation is both an exploration of Youssef’s own spiritual journey and how that led to the creation of his show and the themes portrayed in it. Just hear the guy out.
Fatima Bhutto — Pain, Power, and Politics: Making Sense of a Senseless Inheritance
A conversation with Fatima Bhutto, novelist and cultural commentator. We discuss our current moment during the pandemic and political upheaval. We also explore Fatima’s memories of her grandfather and his vision of Pakistan. Over the course of the hour, Fatima discloses some of her most painful experiences, namely her father’s murder, and the journey of making sense of her pain and the world around her. We end the conversation with a discussion on her latest nonfiction work, New Kings of the World, in which entertainment industries of the East are making their mark on the world today.
The Struggle of Memory Against Forgetting
No answers—just words from our hearts about Black Lives Matter and the national protests against the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and countless others.
Travel Is Mutual Unveiling: A Conversation with Sacred Footsteps
A special episode with Sacred Footsteps, a muslim travel website dedicated to spiritual seekers.
The Present: Catch Your Breath
THE PRESENT is a series of reflections, stories, and moments captured during the global pandemic of Coronavirus. Hip hop artist Haider Syed (Dialectic) noticed that "for the first time in forever time is finally slowing down."
The Discipline of Tripping Up: Bassam Tariq
A conversation with Bassam Tariq, a Pakistani-American filmmaker about his latest film Mogul Mowgli, starring Riz Ahmed. We discuss the traces of religion, tradition, and history bleed together and form a voice for the South Asian diaspora.
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Real stories, real people
The deeply personal stories from this podcast are genuine, sincere, and absolutely beautiful. An amazing series!
I teared up at the first episode. Powerful, moving story telling. Exactly what Muslim America is hungry for right now
Much needed podcast.
Really great content. Loving everything I’ve listened to so far.