Season 2, Episode 3 - Grad School, It's Our Funeral! Plus, South Asian Activism ft. Barnali Ghosh & Anirvan Chatterjee

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This week we're talking about South Asian activism with the brilliant and inspiring co-curators of the South Asian Radical History Walking Tour, Barnali Ghosh and Anirvan Chatterjee. Also, Zainab learns a new white idiom. 

  1. Congrats Mrs. and Mr. Priyanka Chopra (Beginning two minutes)

  2. Noah Centineo from To All The Boys I Loved Before is Zainab's spicy white fave with hot privilege (2:00- 5:39)

  3. Some thoughts on Crazy Rich Asians (5:40 to 11:23 spoilers at 7:09-7:20)

  4. Lana Del Rey and her big Zionist energy and bizarre tweet (she canceled her Israel show after we recorded, shout out to BDS activists) (11:24- 15:17)

  5. Sidra teaches Zainab the meaning of the idiom "it's your funeral" and changes her life (15:18- 17:49)

  6. Trevor Noah called Imran Khan the Pakistani Trump honestly Trevor please calm down (17:50- 21:15)

  7. JFK put exactly 20 seconds of thought into his Harvard application essay, Zainab and Sidra effectively ruin their presidential campaigns before they even begin (21:15 - 24:40)

  8. Interview with Barnali Ghosh and Anirvan Chatterjee, a dynamic Desi duo that run the Berkeley Radical South Asian History Walking Tour and do amazing work! Hear them talk more about their work, and if you're in the Bay Area check out the walking tour asap! (25:20 - 58:00)

  9. WCW- Gemma Chan we love you (58:05- end)