Ep. 333: Feat. Writer Devang Pathak

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On this week's episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by writer, journalist and founder of 'Was That Funny' - Devang Pathak. Cyrus and Devang talk about:

  • The first meeting between the two (which Cyrus totally forgot)

  • Why critiquing Indian stand-up comedy is necessary

  • What gave Devang the idea to start wasthatfunny.in

  • The English-Hindi divide: is it real or a myth?

  • Has the scene changed post the #MeToo movement?

Follow Devang on twitter: @DevangPat 

You can check out Devang's reviews and coverage of Indian stand-up at www.wasthatfunny.in

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Ep. 332: Cock & Bull feat. Kajol Srinivasan, Amit, and Abbas

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On this week's Cock & Bull, Cyrus is joined by stand-up comedian Kajol Srinivasan, Amit and Abbas. The four of them have a heated discussion about Hardik Pandya & K.L. Rahul's appearance on Koffee with Karan. They also discuss Rajkumar Hirani's sexual harassment case, Rahul Gandhi being accused of sexism, Indian army chief's statement about homosexuals not being allowed in the army, the filed charge sheet in Kanhaiya Kumar's sedition case, and Whatsapp co-founder selling his Porsche's.

You can follow Kajol Srinivasan on twitter @LOLrakshak

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Ep. 331: Feat. Entrepreneur Revathi Roy

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On this week's episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by entrepreneur Revathi Roy, founder of HeyDeeDee - India's first all women delivery service. She talks to Cyrus about:

  • Her entrepreneurial journey

  • Her love of cars & driving

  • Participating in a car rally while 8 months pregnant

  • How positive thinking helped her through tough times

  • Being on the cover of Forbes magazine

Check out Revathi's website: http://revathiroy.com/

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Ep. 330: Cock & Bull feat. Vivek Kaul, Amit and Abbas

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On this week's Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by author and columnist Vivek Kaul along with Amit and Abbas. The 4 of them have a lengthy chat about India's first ever test series win in Australia. They discuss shortcomings of the Aussie squad, the emerging Indian players and the impact (or non impact) of this series on the 2019 world cup and the IPL. They also briefly discuss the trailers of 'Thackeray' and 'The Accidental Prime Minister', the nature of political films and the new quota bill allowing 10% reservation to the economically weak.

You call follow Vivek Kaul on twitter @kaul_vivek 

You can order Vivek's Easy Money trilogy here

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Ep. 329: Feat. Habit Coach Ashdin Doctor

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On this week's episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by habit coach Ashdin Doctor. Cyrus and Ashdin talk about:

  • Making tiny positive changes in your life

  • The importance of meditation

  • How nutrition, sleep and anatomy affect mental health

  • How Ashdin got into coaching

  • His new podcast called 'The Habit Coach'

Listen to all episodes of the Habit Coach here: http://ivmpodcasts.com/the-habit-coach

You can follow Ashdin on instagram @ashdindoc

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Ep. 17: (Rebroadcast): Ashwin Mushran

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This week we're digging into our vaults and rebroadcasting an early episode where Cyrus spoke to actor Ashwin Mushran.

On this episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus & Ashwin talk:

  • Pedestrian/motorist angst

  • Growing up in Bihar

  • Ahsiwn's cameo appearance in 'Star Wars: The Phantom Menace'

  • Led Zepellin's Bombay Sessions

  • Working on a daily soap

  • Cyrus answers listener questions

Follow Ashwin Mushran on twitter: @ashwinmushran

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Ep. 25: (Rebroadcast) Feat. Azeem Banatwalla

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This week we're digging into our vaults and rebroadcasting an early episode where Cyrus spoke to comedian Azeem Banatwalla.

Cyrus talks to Azeem about

  • How he got into comedy

  • Azeem talks about getting his engineering degree

  • Azeem's viral Gujarati tourist bit

  • Nipples so much talk about nipples.

  • IPL team bans & legalized gambling

  • The astounding scale of Vyapam

  • Bobby Jindal

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Ep. 328: Cock & Bull Year End Rewind feat. Amit and Abbas

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It's the last Cock & Bull of 2018 and rightfully so we're looking back at the very long, arduous but also fascinating year that's gone by. Joining Cyrus on the year end rewind is producer Abbas Momin and the boss man Amit Doshi.

The three of them try to cram in as much of the year as they can into the episode. Some of the topics discussed include the state elections in India, US immigration, Indian #MeToo, Trump's Stormy affair, viral memes, Elon and Zuckerberg, FIFA world cup, Sanju, royal weddings, ICC rankings and much more...

Plus we try and imagine what 2019 will bring for us.

Thanks to everyone who has been listening in, sending us fan mail and AMA questions throughout 2018, we hope you have a fun year in 2019.

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Ep. 327: Satyajit Roy & Raachyeta Sharma of The Open Library Project

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On this week's Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by Raachyeta Sharma and Satyajit Roy of the Open Library Project. The 3 of them discuss:

  • Raachyeta's jump from a banking job to running a library

  • Why Satyjit is called 'Onion Knight'

  • Cyrus's favourite books and obsession with history

  • Satyajit and Raachyeta's podcast ablut books called 'Paperback'

  • Reading habits in India

You can listen to episodes of Paperback here: http://ivmpodcasts.com/paperback

You can follow the Open Library Project on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/openlibraryproject/

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Ep. 326: Cock & Bull feat. Amit, Jaanam and Surbhi

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On this week's Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by Amit, Surbhi and Jaanam. The four of them discuss:

  • Zomato firing a delivery guy due to a viral video

  • Shashi Tharoor's statement giving Kamalnath the 'benefit of doubt'

  • Is smelling socks a fetish?

  • Tim Paine and Virat Kohli's war of words

  • Cardi B and Offset's concert shenanigans

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Ep. 325: Feat. Roshan Abbas

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On this episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by the man who dons many hats from RJ, TV host, filmmaker, entrepreneur, poet, storyteller to now an author - Roshan Abbas. Cyrus and Roshan talk about:

  • Roshan's days in Hindu college

  • His unique deal with the college Principal

  • How he winged his way into All India Radio

  • How he forayed into event management

  • What he learnt making his first film

  • How Kommune & Spoken fest came about

  • His new book 'Speechless' about public speaking

Follow Roshan Abbas on instagram @roshan1970

Order Roshan's book here 

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Ep. 324: Cock & Bull feat. Kautuk Srivastava, Amit and Abbas

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On this episode of Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by author and stand-up comedian Kautuk Srivastava, Amit and Abbas. The 4 of them talk about:

- Kautuk's debut novel 'Red Card'

- Kevin Hart's Oscar hosting controversy

- Vijay Mallya's extradition

- The Cut's controversial article about Priyanka Chopra

- Beyonce & Hillary at the Ambani pre-wedding ceremony

- On demand services vs. traditional TV

You can order Kautuk's novel 'Red Card' here: https://amzn.to/2LcXrrN

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Ep. 323: Feat. Bachi Karkaria

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On this week's episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by the iconic journalist and writer Bachi Karkaria. Cyrus and Bachi talk about:

  • Her education in Kolkata

  • Working with Khushwant Singh in the late 60s

  • Putting local stories onto the front page

  • The inane questions she gets for her column 'Giving Gyan'

  • An in -depth look at the speakers, themes, panels and sessions at the upcoming Times Litfest in Mumbai.

Follow Bachi Karkaria on twitter at @bachikarkaria

The Time Litfest takes place from the 14th to 16th of December 2018 and you can see the list of speakers, attendees and session schedules at https://timeslitfest.com/

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Ep. 322: Cock & Bull feat. Aakash Mehta, Swati, Amit and Abbas

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This week on Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by comedian Aakash Mehta, Swati , Amit and Abbas. The 5 of them have a heated discussion about:

  • What is a 'gotra'? Why is politics around gotras a big deal?

  • The correct pronunciation of 'Genghis Khan'

  • The farmers protest in Delhi

  • The similarities between the Nigerian President and Sorabh Pant

  • Whether news channels should pay a penalty for wrong/fake news

Follow Aakash Mehta on twitter @kuchbhimehta

Listen to Aakash and Navin's podcast 'Varta Lab' here: http://ivmpodcasts.com/vartalab/

Listen to ep. 86 of 'The Seen and the Unseen' here: https://ivm.today/2Qxm5s8

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Ep. 321: Feat. Namita Devidayal

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This week on Cyrus Says, Cyrus talks to author, journalist and exponent of Indian classical music Namita Devidayal. Cyrus and Namita talk about:

  • Her start in journalism

  • Her music classes at Kennedy bridge

  • Journey of 'The Music Room', her first book

  • Singing in front of Mick Jagger

  • The upcoming Times Litfest and its curation

  • Her new book 'The Sixth String of Vilayat Khan'

You can order Namita's new book here 

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Ep. 320: Cock & Bull feat. Trupti, Abbas and Swati

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On this week's Cock & Bull, Cyrus is joined by actor Trupti Khamkar, Swati and Abbas. The four of them discuss:

  • US missionary killed by an isolated Andaman tribe

  • The nature of political rhetoric and what counts as "playing dirty"

  • The crumbling Great wall and the straightening tower of Pisa

  • Can we be "objectumsexual"?

  • Mary Kom becoming a six time boxing champion

Follow Trupti on instagram at @actortrupti

You can also listen to Trupti on our comedy podcast with Aadar Malik and Navin Noronha 'Sun Lo Jee, Sonulogy' - http://ivmpodcasts.com/sunlojee

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Ep. 319: Feat. Varun Duggirala

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This week on Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by Varun Duggirala - marketing and advertising profesional, co-founder and content chief of The Glitch, and podcaster. Cyrus and Varun talk about:

  • Varun's days as an intern at Mtv and producing shows for Channel V

  • His oddball jobs from a call centre employee to a whiskey promoter

  • His college days in Pune and Bangalore

  • The Glitch's origin story

  • His new podcast on IVM called 'Advertising is Dead'

Follow Varun on instagram @dailydement

Listen to Varun's podcast 'Advertising is Dead' at: http://ivmpodcasts.com/advertising-is-dead

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Ep. 318: Cock & Bull feat. Sriraam, Amit, Swati and Abbas

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On this week's Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by stand up comic Sriraam Padmanabhan, Amit, Swati and Abbas. They discuss:

  • T.M. Krishna's concert cancelled by the airport authorities

  • What is "BDE" in light of Oxford dictionary's word of the year

  • Mithali Raj becoming India's highest run getter in T20s

  • Abhijit Mitra Iyer's arrest

  • Sriraam's cross to bear with reality shows

  • Jack Dorsey's comments on fake news

Follow Sriraam in twitter @sriraamp 

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Ep. 317: Feat. Saurav Mehta

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On this week's 'Cyrus Says' Cyrus is joined by comedian Saurav Mehta. Cyrus and Saurav discuss:

  • The Indian concept of 'bakshish'

  • Saurav's school and it's (in)famous alumni

  • Living near the CM's house

  • Going from CA to stand-up

  • Being the first Jain comic

Follow Saurav on instagram @sauravmehta90

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Ep. 316: Cock & Bull feat. Kajol Srinivasan, Amit and Abbas

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On this week's episode of Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by stand-up comedian Kajol Srinivasan, Amit and Abbas. The four of them discuss:

  • Virat Kohli's "leave the country" comment

  • Trump's scuffle with CNN journalist Jim Acosta

  • Should we be allowed to legally change our age?

  • Is Congress the new BJP?

  • China's first AI newscasters

  • Remembering Stan Lee

Follow Kajol on twitter @LOLrakshak 

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