Vijayendra Mohanty on media, culture, and creativity. A podcast about where India came from and where it is going.
Religious rituals, philosophical biases, and YouTuber scandals
This episode had us talking about the best way to oppose casteism in your family functions, scandal in the YouTube world by a well-known motivational guru, and more.
Religion, entertainment, and how Hindutva is hijacking the ex-Muslim movement
This episode went from discussions on the nature of religion, to Buddhism, to the ex-Muslim movement, to intelligent design. Tons of material in here.
Ghalib Kamal on India, Pakistan, and the future
Ghalib Kamal is a Pakistani science communicator who has been hard at work fighting irrationality and religious bigotry on YouTube. We will talk with him about how he got to where he is and where he thinks we all might go from here.
Aiman on separating art from artists
Sat down for a discussion with my Instagram friend Aiman about separating art from artists and all that is tangentially related to this matter. In recent times, we have come across multiple instances of authors and creators who used to be loved by everyone, come out as bigots and supporters of discrimination. This is a discussion between me and Aiman about what can possibly be the right thing to do in times like this.
The angry Arts student
The Humanities are devalued in the Indian education system. This is no secret. But what goes unnoticed is the ways in which this devaluing ruins us on a cultural and sociological level. This episode was about the things an Arts student needs to get off his chest.
AMA session: TV shows, atheism, and books
An off-the-cuff episode episode after a long time with no agenda. We talked about all manner of topics.