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Kumail Nanjiani

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Idiocracy I Kumail Nanjiani and an impossible-to-top satire

Galaxy Brains with Dave Schilling and Jonah Ray

Mike Judge's Idiocracy is a comedy about a dystopian future where the president is a former pro wrestler, the environment is tapped out, and capitalism has driven America to distraction. Is this satire so on the nose that no other film can top it? Kumail Nanjiani of Silicon Valley and Marvel's Eternals joins Dave and Jonah for a dive into the making of great political comedy and the future of the genre. Welcome to Costco, we love you.Want to hear your Galaxy Brain take on our show? Leave a voicemail at (213) 570-8069Follow us on Twitter @galaxybrainsReach out to us galaxybrains@polygon.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


26 Aug 2021

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05 The Big Thicc (Kumail Nanjiani)

Loud & Browed with Chad & Stacie

Listen to Chad and Stacie talk about his comedy genius, Kumail Nanjiani, and his sexy fur brows.This conversation goes from his love of X Files to his Marvel action figure from the Eternals! We also get into Rip Taylor and Torn and Adele....there's something for everyone in this podcast!These eyebrow heavy hitters leave us tongue tied...mostly in the case that Stacie can't even say Kumail's name correctly until the end of the podcast.


24 Jun 2021

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Best of In the Bubble: The Big Suck (with Kumail Nanjiani)

In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt: Our Shot

Enjoy this Best of In the Bubble episode in which Andy (and Zach) chat with actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani. They talk about the scary, early days of COVID, how the pandemic impacted Kumail’s mental health, and what it was like living with an immunocompromised person through it all. Plus, Kumail’s wife, Emily V. Gordon, stops by to tell us the couple’s top 3 “cool things to do at home.” Follow Kumail on Twitter and Instagram @kumailn. Check out In the Bubble’s Twitter account @inthebubblepod. Keep up with Andy in D.C. on Twitter @ASlavitt and Instagram @andyslavitt.  In the Bubble is supported in part by listeners like you. Become a member, get exclusive bonus content, ask Andy questions, and get discounted merch at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/inthebubble/.  Support the show by checking out our sponsors! Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NEJFhcReE4ejw2Kw7ba8DVJ1xQLogPwA/view Check out these resources from today’s episode:  Catch Kumail and Emily on their podcast Staying In with Emily & Kumail: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/staying-in-with-emily-kumail/id1503412182 Watch The Big Sick here: https://www.amazon.com/Big-Sick-Kumail-Nanjiani/dp/B07193L7RD To follow along with a transcript and/or take notes for friends and family, go to www.lemonadamedia.com/show/in-the-bubble shortly after the air date. Stay up to date with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia. For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


2 Jun 2021

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Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani

Stage 4 Clinger

Y’ALL!! We have author Emily V. Gordon and her comedic hunny Kumail Nanjiani join us for a TRUE bucket-list conversation. They talk about what it was like writing Oscar-nominated The Big Sick about their own love story, Kumail explains his upcoming role in Marvels Eternals to Claudia (it's hilarious), and Kate is just in awe of these two who have as much respect as they have a love for one another. This is nuts, we can’t even believe it, go listen now! 

1hr 18mins

2 Feb 2021

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'The Big Sick' (2017), Written by Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani

Best Original Podcast

It’s actually really rude to heckle a podcaster, so no shouting “Whoo!” while you’re listening to this episode—or else we might fall in love. I talked about what makes ‘The Big Sick’ so delightfully charming, revolutionary for the romcom genre, and a milestone for cultural representation on film. The movie may not have won any Oscars, but it won my freaking heart! 2 films down, 393 go. Please wish me luck in my future endeavors of watching an insane amount of movies.  Listen and subscribe on Spotify Subscribe to us, rate us, and review us on Apple Podcasts Follow us on Twitter @PodBestOriginal We’re also available on Stitcher, Google Podcasts, or wherever else you listen to all your silly little shows Best Original Podcast is a proud member of Light Switch Podcasts. Follow us on Twitter @LightSwitchPod, and be sure to check out the other outstanding shows we have to offer: Half Asian Half Hour, Popcorn Restaurant, Long Live King Bitch, and Want To Game Link to Andrew Marantz article “Kumail Nanjiani’s Culture-Clash Comedy” Link to Justin Chang podcast “'The Big Sick' Is A Wonderful Movie And An Imperfect Milestone’” Link to Marlow Stern article “Kumail Nanjiani on the Art of Crafting a Masterful 9/11 Joke and That Time He Was Accosted by Trump Supporters” Link to Proma Khosla article “Bollywood's dad, Anupam Kher, on the unique warmth of 'The Big Sick’" Link to Terry Gross interview with Emily & Kumail Link to Yohana Desta interview with Holly Hunter

1hr 1min

26 Jan 2021

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Kumail Nanjiani Watches Veronica Mars

Too Long; Didn't Watch

Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley, The Big Sick) adds Private Investigator to his resume when he sits down with us to watch VERONICA MARS. Will his signature sarcasm help solve the mystery of what happened to Lilly Kane?See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


19 Jan 2021

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Kumail Nanjiani’s Saucy New Physique Sparks Steroid AND Racism Accusations

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7 Jan 2021

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Kumail Nanjiani Returns

You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes

Kumail Nanjiani returns (for the 9 year anniversary of You Made It Weird!) to make it weird again!

2hr 31mins

21 Oct 2020

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10th Birthday Quiz With Kumail Nanjiani And What's Making Us Happy

Pop Culture Happy Hour

Ten years ago, we started Pop Culture Happy Hour. And ten years later, it's time to celebrate. Recently, we invited one of our great pals, actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani, to join us for a quiz looking back at 2010. And this time, Linda wrote the questions, but she didn't come up with the right answers--our listeners did.


14 Aug 2020

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Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon

Couples Therapy

It's episode 102, baby! Andy and Naomi are newly podcast network independent, and you know what that means! Catching up with their e-friends, power comedy couple Emily Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani! The two duos chat about becoming LA-ified, navigating the difficulties of being couples in showbiz with differing statuses and of course LOTS O' LAFFS! Check out the Twitter @NaomiandAndy and Instagram @couplestherapypod and check out their live show streaming on Twitch every Wednesday at 2pm PST!See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 3mins

16 Jun 2020