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Our Last Week
Our Last Week is a fortnightly podcast by neuro-science researcher and physicist Anuvab Pal and world renowned philosopher Kunaal Roy Kapur. They come together to create an event horizon that looks at the black hole of human existence with a gravitational lens trained specifically on the human week that just went by. They’re just two guys trying to make sense of it all. Deep, bruv.
Who has the rights to M.S. Dhoni’s life? Does anybody know what the middlemen are for? What is the worst punishment for a human? Can Indians give feedback?
Coldplay, SRK, Demi Lovato and PM Modi at a music concert. People quietly stand in queues at ATMs and banks. Soldiers protect our borders.
Money was money and leaders were better, than us. Alas, no more.
Succession in India. Baba to Saab. Phone charge anxieties. WhatsApp groups. Feminist taxis
Loyalty pointlessness. Bouncy castles for 40 year-olds. Pointless meetings – they’re all in vein.
Zombie attacks, Bollywood extras and ‘perks’ for compulsory military service.
Hearing without listening. The pointlessness of fashion. Self-expression through hired help.
Join Kunaal Roy Kapur and Anuvab Pal on another round up of conundrums: safety net for freelancers, immigration in America and paperwork in India.
Olympics fever. The Indian education system. Dictatorships and discipline.
As the railway tracks become rivers, should trains be gondolas?
More conundrums about too much specificity, using apps for sex, and self-driving cars.
Plus Football, Brexit, Big ideas in ecommerce, cow fodder.
Cats that sh*t coffee beans, paying to be peed-on and an app for every errand —welcome to another week in India
Anti-terror tunes. Yucky Smoothies. Human-animals in the zoo.
World before antibiotics, chaotic airports, medieval workplace and the dreaded millenials.
Election slogans, TIME 100, ‘imagi-neering’ and the philosophy of disruption.
IPL: when cricket is not enough, non-patriotic Harsha Bhogle and the magic of Zubin Mehta
Anuvab wants to be on the Panama list. Kunaal wants Syed Kirmani to whisper in his ears.
New-Age Cabs vs. Kaali-Peelis. Questionable Casting. Territorial Brokers.
Bollywood controversies. Alternative Holi plans. Mallya’s flight.
Oscar winners change the world. Fiscal Deficit Nakedness. Kunaal’s weight-loss.
Bollywood never gets real | The Wolf of Dalal Street | Gravitational Waves
Weird YouTube Trends | Pretentious LitFests | Bollywood Film Sets
The Villains of the ’80s| | Cleopatra’s Affairs | Attending a Book Launch
A Game of Dead or Alive | New Year Resolutions | School Reunions | Indian Weddings
Recapping the best conundrums and philosophical discussions from this year’s episodes of Our Last Week.
Ruining a Ruin | Weather Forecasting| Pakistani Generals
Tolerant, Intolerant | #DesiJamesBond | Terrorism & Voyeurism
Emasculating a Policeman | Franchise-crazy Indians | Award Wapsi
India’s (Lack Of) Cinema Etiquette | Our Problem with Saying Sorry | Birthdays & Immortality
The Rise of Big Data | Uniquely Indian Smells | Sickly Beauty
Authenticity vs. Casting Directors | Who defined India? | Are your children cheating on you?
Defining Continental Food | Donald Trump’s Popularity | Performance Anxiety
Media on media action | Fat-Only Diets | Political Speeches
The FTII Protests | Putin’s Machismo | Unrealistic Porn | Freelancer Problems.
In this special episode of OLW, Andy Zaltzman, comedian, writer and co-host of the legendary podcast ‘The Bugle’ joins Anuvab & Kunaal.
Uniquely Indian Scraps “abbey teri toh”. Addictive ailments. Emo Batman. Hypochondriac Bengalis. Olympic antakshari.
Isaac Newton & gravity. Negotiations in India. Dinner parties at 40. Russell Brand apologising for colonisation.
Maggi after 40. Buying a husband. Kareena Kapoor’s samosa. Climate, don’t change.
Kunaal test-drives a tractor. Anuvab encounters 10 yo’s with angst. Customised Tinder for India. Panditji’s domestic espionage service.
Movie credits for people in a hurry. The enthusiasm of MCs. Single-malt name generator. Interest rates in Iran.
Salman Khan fans. Airhostesses as schoolteachers. Young people are foolish. Birthdays at the bank.
Ronnie Screwala dreams. Elon Musk visits Dharavi. Pakistani spies in Mumbai. NaMo lookalikes.
- The Intersection
- Samanth Subramanian and Padmaparna Ghosh
- Your search for fascinating stories ends here.
The Real Food Podcast
- The Real Food Podcast
- Vikram Doctor
- Fables at the table.
The Myth & Culture Podcast
- The Myth & Culture Podcast
- Devdutt Pattanaik and Jerry Johnson
- Ancient myths in contemporary culture.
Ask Aakar Anything
- Ask Aakar Anything
- Aakar Patel
- You have questions? Aakar has the answers!