Ep. 122: Pika Pika Part 2: Electric Boogaloo

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Gotta Catch 'Em All!
On this episode, Abhineet, Karthik, Alika and Darus give out their pop-culture recommendations in the first half and in the second half, they talk about the movie: Pokémon Detective Pikachu.

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Ep. 121: Dissecting TVF's Kota Factory

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On this episode, Abbas, Madhuri and Abhineet give out their pop-culture recommendations in the first half. In the second half, they are joined with the whole cast of TVF's original series, Kota Factory, starring Jitendra Kumar, Mayur More and Ahsaas Channa. They talk about the lives of IIT aspirants, their struggle to live in Kota, the coaching center based in Kota and more.

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Ep. 120: How old is F.R.I.E.N.D.S?

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"We are all mature until someone brings out the bubble wrap". It’s been more than two decades since the group of 'FRIENDS' first convened at Central Perk. On this episode, Abbas, Madhuri, Zoya and Abhineet give out their pop-culture recommendations in the first half. In the second half, they commemorate the 25th year of the iconic sitcom, FRIENDS, by talking about their favourite moments, characters, and catchphrases from the show.

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Ep. 116: Indi Pop 90s

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To all those 90s kids out there, this episode is specially for you ! This week on IVM Likes Abhineet, Madhuri, Zoya and Radhika - "The Newbies" take over the IVM studio to give out their recommendations in the first half and deep dive into the 90s never ending pop music in the second half.

Tune in to find out more and be a part of the never ending conversation.

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Ep. 106: Who Watches the Watchlist?

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How many times has it happened that you see a trailer/poster/teaser of something interesting and add it to your watchlist in the hopes of SOMEDAY finding time to watch it? We feel you. On this episode Jaanam, Abbas and Alika discuss what has been on their watchlist for the longest time and why they put it there, and are they any close to catching up with it?

In the first half Abbas recommends a documentary about a disastrous music festival, Jaanam recommends a reality show about neatness and Alika recommends an album that's goth but also optimistc...in a way? Also, we have a guest recommendation by none other than Amit Varma, the host of 'The Seen and the Unseen'.

We love when you send us your recommendations on twitter. Tweet to us @ivmpodcasts and we'd love to check it out!

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Ep. 105: The Coming Of Age

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Social awkwardness and the raging hormones - on this episode of IVM Likes we are discussing the coming of age. Jaanam and Abbas sit down with writer and performer - Pooja Sivaraman to recommend some new stuff in the first half. If you liked Netflix's Sex Education and are looking to watch similar stuff, we share a hot-list of our favorite coming of age TV shows!

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Ep. 103: Mind Your Language feat. Supriya Joshi

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K-pop fanatic, comedian and over-all cool person Supriya Joshi joins us for this episode of IVM LIKES. We talk about pop-culture in foreign languages that we have been hooked to and why does it take so long for us to get around content in languages other than English and Hindi. Alika and Supriya also bond over both their dad's love for Kung Fu Movies!

In the first half, Supriya recommends an anime, Alika recommends a comic book, Abbas recommends a novel and Surbhi recommends a movie!
Completely spoiler free discussion, go crazy listeners!

We love when you send us your recommendations on twitter. Tweet to us @ivmpodcasts and we'd love to check it out!

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Ep. 102: Talking Bird Box

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DUN DUN DUN if it isn't the new Sandra Bullock starrer Netflix Original Bird Box!
Major Spoiler Alert! If you haven't seen the movie yet - please turn a a blind eye/ear to the second half of this podcast.
The first half is safe where Jaanam, Abbas and Surbhi list out a bunch of recommendations you should totally check out!

We love when you send us your recommendations on twitter. Tweet to us @ivmpodcasts and we'd love to check it out!

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Ep. 97: Pika Pika

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In this special episode, Abbas takes care of the recommendations while Alika, Karthik and Surbhi lose it over the new Pokemon movie - Detective P.I.kachu.

Karthik remembers all the moments from pokemon that made him cry passionately. Abbas asks some noob questions like if it's okay to be romantically interested in your Pokemon. We also give each other Pokemons based on our personalities!

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Ep. 96: Homecoming: Podcast vs TV Show

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On this special episode, we talk about Homecoming - a hit podcast adapted into a TV show starring Julia Roberts. Surbhi watched the show while Abbas heard the podcast- listen in as they breakdown the differences between the two!

  • SPOILER ALERT: Skip the part after the break if you haven't watched the show or heard the podcast yet.

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Ep. 86: The Rom-Com Special

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On this special episode, Sharanya and Mae join the gang to talk about our favourite things - romantic comedies and rom-com tropes we never get tired of!

In the first round, Sharanya, rather aggressively recommends a Japanese show, Mae recommends a Canadian band, Abbas recommends an Egyptian TV show (which is very concerning) and Surbhi recommends yet another American podcast that makes her cry!

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Ep. 85: Alive and Side-Kicking

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Dun Dun Dun! This episode we talk about our favourite side-kicks. In the recommendation round, Surbhi and Alika recommend some good music while Abbas tries to take the fun out of a really good stoner movie.

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Ep. 84: Oh, The Horror!

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This week on IVM LIKES, we talk about mirrors, basements and dolls holding knives. No, we haven't totally gone insane. We discuss the horror movie tropes that scare the bejusus out of us! Catch Surbhi, Jaanam and Alika recommend some of their current favourite pop-culture stuff on this rather creepy episode.

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Ep. 65: App-ily Ever After

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This week, IVM staffers, Jaanam, Priyanka and Gaurav recommend an Instagram page, a Marathi film and a TV show, respectively.

In the second round, they pick on their choice of the top three apps that they simply can't do without. It's definitely a mixed bag of interesting choices!

Tell us! What's on your list of your top three favourite or most used apps?

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Ep. 61: Big Little Screens

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This week on IVM Likes, it's Movie Buffs against Television Show Junkies. IVM Fights returns with crew, Abbas and Navin (Team Movies) debate with Alika and Jaanam (Team TV Shows) about which of the two entertainment mediums is superior.

Whose side are you on?

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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. 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. 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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Ep. 36: Horrorific

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On this episode of IVM Likes Joshua, Abbas and Sharanya join us in the recommendation round where Josh recommends a movie that portrays Kerela's student politics in great fashion, Abbas recommends 3 podcasts with a common theme that are documenting America under the presidency of one Donald Trump and Sharanya recommends a Norwegian sitcom that tries to portray the everyday problems of VIkings.

In the second half Joshua and Navin have an in-depth conversation about horror films and TV shows-what makes a good horror story, what were their earliest horror film memories and what still scares the pants off them.

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