64 episodes

With interviews, the news, extemp strategy, and more, the Extemper's Bible is the desperately needed podcast for the extemper community. Check out our website (extempers.org) or Instagram (@theextempersbible)!

The Extemper's Bible The Extemper's Bible

    • Education
    • 4.2 • 11 Ratings

With interviews, the news, extemp strategy, and more, the Extemper's Bible is the desperately needed podcast for the extemper community. Check out our website (extempers.org) or Instagram (@theextempersbible)!

    Host turned Harvard Champion! | Interview with Sruti Peddi

    Host turned Harvard Champion! | Interview with Sruti Peddi

    Ladies, gentlemen, and extempers, she's back: The iconic Miss Sruti Peddi! From being our beloved host to the Harvard Champion, enjoy this special episode with the whole crew!



    From some (not so subtle) self-promotion, to fangirling over Carl Azuz, enjoy this (totally not late) episode on the Harvard Tournament!



    (P.S. We're so glad she's back too ;)

    • 34 min
    Double Champions and Kate Squared | Interview with Kate Lee & Waleed Haider

    Double Champions and Kate Squared | Interview with Kate Lee & Waleed Haider

    At long last, Sruti and Kate chat with the UT Longhorn Winners Kate and Waleed–while trying not to get everyone's names mixed up. Join for a wide-ranging conversation on recruiting new teammates, practice schedule secrets, tackling hypos + triads, & why Bucky's is Texas's best attraction...plus, stay tuned to the end for a farewell!





    Thank you for all tuning into the pod throughout the years, and giving me the platform to talk with so many cool ppl. I'll miss this (yes, even w/ the editing) 3

    • 1 hr 23 min
    How to Cross-Extemp-ation!

    How to Cross-Extemp-ation!

    Vasu and Kate briefly chat about everyone's favorite (or least favorite) part of Extemp: CX!



    From clumsy cross stories to some ways you can practice, enjoy this short chatty episode!

    • 21 min
    AI Taking Over (...Extemp) | Interview with Siri Ural

    AI Taking Over (...Extemp) | Interview with Siri Ural

    Today, Sruti and Vasudevan speak with Siri Ural, the GMU Champion, and NSDA & NCFL finalist! Impromptu returns, along with advice on the best way to (not) prepare, writing your speeches on t-charts, and tournament banner drops. Oh–and don't forget–a news source better than the Economist??

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Extemp Hot Takes and Beating a Cow Dead | Interview with Lishore Kumar

    Extemp Hot Takes and Beating a Cow Dead | Interview with Lishore Kumar

    Beating out 100 other competitors at the Glenbrooks to become its champion, Lishore Kumar chats with Kate Liu (on her first solo host job!) on his thoughts on the tournament and extemp at large!

    From Lishore’s Hot Takes (100% trademarked), beating a cow dead (and then resurrecting it), and a memorable (totally not villain) origin story…welcome to the final episode of the Extemper’s Bible until next year ;)

    This is part three of our PodMas Special, and the lead up until January 6th— aka MBA! Whether you’re an extemper or ex-extemper.. stay tuned for what’s to come in 2024!

    • 56 min
    Heartwarming Wins & NY Rivalries | Interview with Eshaal Ubaid

    Heartwarming Wins & NY Rivalries | Interview with Eshaal Ubaid

    Sruti and Vasu (the second of our new co-hosts!) talk with Eshaal, the champion of the New York Invitational–aka Bronx–and Princeton. Topics include: the #1 book every Extemper should read, the burden of great hair, the tape of death, and a fan club for old podcast host Kevin Li? Whether an old competitor or new, you wouldn't want to miss Part Two of our PodMas Special! (and learn, duh.)

    • 1 hr 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Dahuja2 ,

Great host, great info, great podcast!

Ananth is a fantastic speaker, and this podcast is truly the Extemper’s guide to success. The info he provided and the interviews he arranges are priceless and really make the name of a bible true.

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