Ep. 56: Love Knows No Genres

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It's the Valentine's week and if you are confused about what music to play on the big day, IVM staffers, Navin, Kavita, Jaanam and Priyanka are here to help you out.

Here is a mixed bag of music across genres! Because like love knows no boundaries, love knows no genres.

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Ep. 55: Beware the Blue Moon

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Amidst interesting recommendations and wolf howls, Alika, Abbas and Navin come together this week on the day of the Super Moon to recount pop culture's most iconic werewolves, including Sanjeev Kumar and Rahul Roy. Yes.

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Ep. 54: Bingeing Ain't Easy

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This week on IVM Likes, we get ready for the long weekend with a bingelist that should help you get ready for your next (insert streaming service name) and chill session.

We also got cool recommendations for you in the form of a podcast, book and film.

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Ep. 53: GhazalHeads

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This week on IVM Likes, we have Priyanka, Amit and Jaanam who bring a fresh round of recommendations and discuss what musician death affected them the most and the reasons behind them.

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Ep. 52: All the Gold in the Globe

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It's a small family reunion with Sharanya and Josh joining Abbas and Navin for a whole new round of uber cool recommendations along with some charcha on the biggest moments from Golden Golbes 2018 and other award shows.

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Ep. 51: Nostalgia Swaad Anusaar

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The IVM gang comprising Navin, Jaanam and Abbas sit down this week and talk about their favorite things that they would like to recommend in the form of a docu series, article and short film.
We also discuss the sudden resurgence of '90s callback films and TV shows and wonder if too much nostalgia is bad for our overall sanity.

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Ep. 50: Absolute Resolute

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Happy New Year everyone!

To commemorate the beginning of the year 2018, Sharanya, Abbas and Jaanam come together to throw some peculiar recommendations at each other and also to discuss what their pop culture and personal resolutions are for the coming year. They also delve into the resolutions they couldn't follow, and promises they couldn't keep, and the dreams that never came true.

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Ep. 49: Take That, Santa!

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It's Christmas Time!
And just like any sitcom Christmas special, we have the whole family gathering around the table. To wind up the year, we talk about our favorite and our not-so-favorite moments from the year. And because we are so kind and generous, we shall leave you this year with the gift of some cool recommendations. Take that Santa!

What was your favorite 2017 pop culture moment? Write to us @ivmpodcasts

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Ep. 48: Everybody was Kung Fu Fighting!

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In the studio this week are Alika, Josh, Abbas and Navin.
Alika recommends an official soundtrack, Josh recommends a powerful article. Abbas recommends a movie about dark, depressing thoughts and Navin recommends the comedy styling of an offbeat comedian.
In the discussion round, they take a look at the history of fight choreography in films and what kind of combat sequences entice them the most.

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Ep. 47: Disaster in the Making

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This week on IVM Likes, we have Navin and Amit, who are joined by Jaanam (she's new to the IVM family!). Amit recommends a podcast that features covers of famous songs, Navin recommends a docu series on Hip Hop and Jaanam recommends a self-help book that teaches you how to give less of a fudge.

In the discussion round, they talk about cyclones and world-ending events as captured by disaster-movie specialist, Roland Emmerich. Yet as time passes by, his style of film-making is running out of fuel and charm.What is even the definition of a disaster movie? And just when you think the discussion couldn't get any more bizarre, Jaanam chimes in with her world-ending disaster dreams.

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Ep. 46: Bhojan Karenge

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On this week's IVM Likes, Shranya, Kavita and Navin come together to the table to recommend some cool stuff. While Navin recommends a crime-drama novel, Kavita recommends a documentary that shows the rise of a Cricket team, and Sharanya recommends a sitcom that has a kid with special needs at its center.

In the discussion round, the trio classify the different styles of food shows and how some of them have evolved in the modern day and age, making our love for food even more visually engaging in the process.

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Ep. 45: Bio-picky

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On this episode of IVM Likes, Sharanya is back in the studio alongside Navin and Abbas.
Navin recommends a documentary that captures an actor's crazy descent into method acting, Abbas recommends a book that takes a look at the early years of a famous comedian and Sharanya recommends a TV show that blurs the line between reality and fiction.
In the discussion round, they discuss why biopics in India fail to leave a mark. Is it the lack of interesting subjects or just too many people taking offense?

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Ep. 44: Hanging with the Homies!

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Joining the IVM Likes table this week are Navin, Alika and Abbas. While Navin recommends a music album by a prolific music producer, Alika recommends a fantasy book series that plays out in an alternate historical world, while Abbas recommends a film that has a priest as its troubled protagonist.

In the second segment, the trio discuss their favourite fictional hangout spots and talk about the merits and demerits of these familiar locales.

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Ep. 43: Biblioteca

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This week's IVM Likes features Navin, Priyanka, Amit and Abbas.
Priyanka recommends a facebook page that does fun stuff with texts, Abbas recommends a podcast that breaks down songs, Amit recommends a epic fantasy book series and Navin recommends a documentary series that delves deep into food cooking.

In the second round, they discuss what first fascinated them about books and their cherished book-related memories. They also end up having the eternal hardcover versus kindle debate. Who wins? Well, termites for one!

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Ep. 42: Aunt Agony

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On this episode of IVM Likes, Sharanya, Navin and Abbas go to the fringes of pop culture. While Abbas recommends a new album by a prolific rock 'n' roll band, Navin recommends a documentary that explores a broken genius, and Saranya Madam recommends a pop culture podcast featuring a highly opinionated mom.

In the second segment of the episode, they discuss Billboard's decision to give more weight to songs streamed through paid services. And if music charts even make sense in the modern day and age where accessing music and art is much easier.

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Ep. 41: Young-ish Adults

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On this episode of IVM Likes we have another 4 person panel of Sharanya, Navin, Abbas and Priyanka. In our recommendation round Navin recommends a sitcom revolving around mental health, Priyanka recommends a documentary that looks at a barbaric practice that's still followed in the 21st century, Abbas recommends a novel with a vivid central character and an intriguing twist and Sharanya recommends a podcast that uses the internet as a base to explore very interesting (and sometimes bizarre) journalistic stories.

In our discussion round we discuss why there's a lack of 'Young-Adult' genre films and TV shows in India, and what have been the few bright spots in the ones that have been made.

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Ep. 40: Crush Me Baby One More Time

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On this episode of IVM Likes, we are joined by Sharanya, Navin, Joshua and Alika. In our recommendation round, Navin recommends a new bleak Indian web-series while Josh recommends an award-winning Indian film that focuses on a road trip. Alika talks about a video game that forces you to make tough choices and Sharanya discusses a podcast dedicated to lesser-known celebrities.

In the discussion round, they talk fictional crushes; from teenage heart-throbs to literary loves.

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Ep. 39: Bros and Cons

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Sharanya, Navin and Joshua feature on this episode of IVM Likes. In our recommendation round, Josh reports from the regional/Malayalam film category with a period film starring Mammootty, Navin talks about a book written by a comedian who systematically breaks down his jokes and sets and Sharanya recommends a TV show that parodies true crime documentaries.

In the discussion round, they talk about what everyone is taking about right now; the Harvey Weinstein case, the reactions to it as well misogny and sexism closer home, specifically at events and venues.

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Ep. 38: Quizzing Reality

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On this episode of IVM Likes we're joined by producers Sharanya, Priyanka and Joshua. In our recommendation round Josh recommends a film that's a period thriller roughly inspired by a classic Russian novel, Priyanka recommends a podcast that explores people's loneliness, and Sharanya recommends a novel that cuts back between the present and a dystopian future.

In the discussion round Abbas joins in and the four of them discuss what happened to good ol' Quiz shows and game shows and how reality shows compare to them. We seem to have a major breakthrough in trying to define game shows and reality shows at the end.

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Ep. 37: Heard it Through the Grapevine

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In this week's episode of IVM Likes Sharanya, Josh and Navin join us. In the recommendation round Josh recommends a Youtube video exploring the change in pop music over the years, Navin recommends a harrowing film set in Cambodia, and Sharanya recommends an absurdist rom-com TV show. In the second half the three of them discuss how they consume pop culture given their busy schedules, and what convinces them to check out a show, movie or book, and if they have FOMO.

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