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Punam Patel

20 Podcast Episodes

Latest 26 Nov 2022 | Updated Daily

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"Grape Culture" (w/ Punam Patel)

Las Culturistas with Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang

Well, there's only one word to say: Punam!!! The boys link up with Matt's Emmy-nominated co-star Punam Patel, who to this day regrets not meeting up with them in Mexico City, (COVID scare notwithstanding). Much is discussed with the "I Love That for You" star, from scamming yourself into an acting career through comedy, to the moment when your child's ass and penis are no longer yours to tuck. Also: establishments they look forward to visiting/avoiding on future CDMX visits, the angelic behavior of Aidy Bryant, AIM away messages that were emo as hell, and much more. Get ready to be completely awestruck by Punam's philosophy on haggling and how you can never cede the best of yourself to someone else, whether it's at West Elm or the bindi jewelry store. Stream "I Love That for You" on Showtime on Fridays or watch live, Sundays at 8:30ET/PT!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 31mins

18 May 2022

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Aparna Nancherla, Jo Firestone, Isaac Oliver, Punam Patel and Bryan Safi

Couples Therapy

It's episode 200! And to celebrate, we've invited our favorite friends of the show/friends IRL to drop by and answer one advice question each! We've got Aparna Nancherla of The Great North and Corporate; Jo Firestone, head writer for Ziwe and the woman behind the brilliant Peacock special Good Timing; Isaac Oliver, writer for GLOW and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel; Punam Patel of Special and I Love That for You; and of course Ask Ronna/Attitudes/9-1-1's Bryan Safi! It truly is A CAVALCADE OF STARS! If you'd like to ask advice questions, call 323-524-7839 and leave a VM or just DM us on IG or Twitter! Also, support the show on Patreon or with a t-shirt (or a Jewboo shirt) and watch us every once in a while on Twitch or check out clips on YouTube! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


26 Apr 2022

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Punam Patel: Buffet of Friendships

What Are Friends For

This week, Pallavi and Gabrielle are joined by actor and writer, Punam Patel. The three get real about being open and vulnerable with friends and when to set emotional boundaries. They also discuss Punam's experience with friendship on and off the set of Netflix's "Special". Follow us everywhere @waffpodcast Support the show patreon.com/waffpodcastSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


28 Sep 2021

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Punam Patel: Emmy-Nominated Actress

Having It All & Other Lies

Sara sits down with actress Punam Patel to talk about the hormonal madness and magic involved in being a woman,  learning to develop her sense of humor as a coping mechanism to never feeling like she fit in as a kid and why operating from a place of abundance helped her to begin an acting career in her thirties.


16 Jun 2021

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Ryan O'Connell and Punam Patel

Couples Therapy

You've heard Ryan O'Connell and Punam Patel on the show previously on their own, and now hear the creator and stars of the COMPLETELY BRILLIANT Netflix show SPECIAL here on the show TOGETHER! Guess what, Ryan and Punam are friends in real life and their platonic chemistry practically drips into your ears (ew?) in this episode. We talk about Special and on-screen (and off-screen) sex, Ryan's desire for a "cumspringa", about Punam's new bf and her potatoes PLUS, of course, we answer YOUR advice questions! If you'd like to ask advice questions, call 323-524-7839 and leave a VM or just DM us on IG or Twitter! Also, support the show on Patreon or with a t-shirt (or a Jewboo shirt) and watch us every once in a while on Twitch or check out clips on YouTube! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 21mins

15 Jun 2021

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Ryan O’Connell & Punam Patel

In the Envelope: The Actor’s Podcast

Ryan O’Connell and Punam Patel join the podcast together this week to discuss advocating for oneself as an artist, giving voice to communities underrepresented in entertainment, and their hit Netflix comedy, “Special,” which just premiered its second season. The two Emmy-nominated actors provide relatable advice to performers and writers looking to make their mark in Hollywood—confidently. “You can trust your own instincts no matter where you are in your career,” says Punam. “Just [believe] that you deserve to be there,” adds Ryan.Chasing a childhood dream of becoming a TV writer, the California-born Ryan turned the blog writing of his 20s into a memoir, “I’m Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves,” which Jim Parsons optioned through That’s Wonderful Productions. “Special,” which premiered as a 15-minute Emmy-nominated sitcom inspired by Ryan’s life as a gay man with mild cerebral palsy, made its way through development as Ryan wrote for the series “Awkward,” “Daytime Divas,” and “Will & Grace.” Punam, who was the only actor auditioned for the role of Ryan’s coworker and friend Kim on “Special,” studied journalism and theater in Florida, then comedy in Chicago, before moving to Los Angeles and booking “Kevin From Work,” “Time For Bed With Punam Patel,” the upcoming “I Love This for You,” and more.Next week, be sure to check out BackstageFest: a virtual celebration of the year’s best and buzziest TV! Visit join.backstage.com/backstagefest to RSVP.---Backstage has been the #1 resource for actors and talent-seekers for 60 years. In the Envelope, Backstage’s podcast, features intimate, in-depth conversations with today’s most noteworthy film, television, and theater actors and creators. This is your guide to every aspect of acting, from voiceover and commercial work to casting directors, agents, and more. Full of both know-how and inspiration, In the Envelope airs weekly to cover everything from practical advice on navigating the industry, to how your favorite projects are made, to personal stories of success and failure alike. Join host Jack Smart, Awards Editor at Backstage, for this guide on how to live the creative life from those who are doing it every day: https://bit.ly/2OMryWQFollow Backstage and In the Envelope on social media:- https://www.facebook.com/backstage- https://www.twitter.com/backstage- https://www.twitter.com/intheenvelope- https://www.instagram.com/backstagecastLooking to get cast? Subscribe here: www.backstage.com/subscribeBrowse Backstage casting listings: https://bit.ly/3mth68eCheck out our community-driven virtual programming, The Slate: https://bit.ly/2WDNXf0Backstage stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement: https://bit.ly/3cuMBt5Special thanks to...- Host: Jack Smart- Producer: Jamie Muffett- Social media: Katie Minard, Alysa Cirelli- Design: Mark Stinson, Caitlin Watkins- Additional support: Christine McKenna-Tirella, Kasey Howe, Samantha Sherlock, Benjamin Lindsay, Oriella St. Louis

1hr 5mins

20 May 2021

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The Diversity Hires with Christina Lee & Neha Potalia

Punam is an actress who has appeared on Netflix's 'Special', 'Kevin from Work', 'Alone Together', 'Adam Ruins Everything' and 'Space Force'. We talk about her start at The Second City in Chicago, being in the 2015 CBS Diversity Showcase and being tired of being the only person of color on so many sets.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thediversityhires/support


22 Sep 2020

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The Parent Experiment - Episode 21 - Punam Patel

The Parent Experiment

Episode 21 of Reena B. Patel's talk show, "The Parent Experiment".


13 Sep 2020

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Punam Patel

Couples Therapy

We just absolutely fell in love with Punam Patel ever since we saw her at a show at UCB, and have continued to love her in shows like Special, Space Force, The Cool Kids, Adam Ruins Everything and tons of other stuff. On this episode, she talks to us about "being a ho for life", vacation dating and of course, we answer YOUR advice Qs! Have an advice Q for us? Call 323-524-7839 and leave a VM or just DM us on IG or Twitter! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 9mins

25 Aug 2020

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Punam Patel & Exploring Wines!

The Wine Situation

This week Ellen is joined by Punam Patel, an Emmy nominated actor for her work in “Special”!First, Ellen and David give their hip sip tip: Ellen has been enjoying Tasmanian Pinot Noir and David is loving Malbec from Mendoza.Next everyone gets into this week’s wine: Barbolini “Lancellotto” Lambrusco di Grasparossa di Castelvetro! It’s a dry bubbly red from Italy and everyone agrees, a total winner.From their the conversation goes all over the map. Punam loves to travel for food and she has had adventures all over the world. They also discuss what they ate on the “Special” set and where she and her Second City group drank in Chicago after the show.Cheers! Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.


4 Feb 2020