15 episodes

A podcast created and produced by Imran Ali Malik.

"The combination of intentional and aspirational representation, the lived experiences of Malik and his guests, and dynamic storytelling that switches between first and third-person narration create a show that unfolds in real time. Imran Ali Malik has created a wildly diverse yet cohesive show that invites the listener — no matter who they are and what their background is — to participate in the experiment of life alongside him." - L.A. Review of Books

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    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 61 Ratings

A podcast created and produced by Imran Ali Malik.

"The combination of intentional and aspirational representation, the lived experiences of Malik and his guests, and dynamic storytelling that switches between first and third-person narration create a show that unfolds in real time. Imran Ali Malik has created a wildly diverse yet cohesive show that invites the listener — no matter who they are and what their background is — to participate in the experiment of life alongside him." - L.A. Review of Books

    The Many Questions of Ramy Youssef

    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.

    • 34 min
    Fatima Bhutto — Pain, Power, and Politics: Making Sense of a Senseless Inheritance

    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.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    The Struggle of Memory Against Forgetting

    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.

    • 19 min
    Travel Is Mutual Unveiling: A Conversation with Sacred Footsteps

    Travel Is Mutual Unveiling: A Conversation with Sacred Footsteps

    A special episode with Sacred Footsteps, a muslim travel website dedicated to spiritual seekers.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Present: Catch Your Breath

    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."

    • 5 min
    The Discipline of Tripping Up: Bassam Tariq

    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.

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
61 Ratings

61 Ratings

SalamanBizTu ,

Real stories, real people

The deeply personal stories from this podcast are genuine, sincere, and absolutely beautiful. An amazing series!

musliminamerica ,

Good stuff

I teared up at the first episode. Powerful, moving story telling. Exactly what Muslim America is hungry for right now

هارون ,

Much needed podcast.

Really great content. Loving everything I’ve listened to so far.