Latest Episodes

231: Nature, Comedy, and Authenticity with Ivy Le
July 11, 2023

On today's episode, I have the incredible Ivy Le, the creator of the podcast FOGO that explores nature through the eyes of the “most reluctant host” you've ever encountered. Join us as we unravel the secrets behind Ivy's unique approach to hosting and dis

230: Stars, Stripes, and Stories: A Fourth of July Special
July 04, 2023

As most of you know, I pose a thought-provoking question to my guests at the end of every episode: How would they define America in a single word or sentence? Today, in celebration of the 4th of July, I decided to turn the tables and pose the same questio

229: Reality TV, Comedy, and Cultural Adventures
June 27, 2023

Today's guest is the extraordinary Anna Hossnieh, a comedy producer at iHeartRadio and co-host of the thought-provoking podcast Ethnically Ambiguous. Join me as we dive deep into Anna's world, exploring her obsession with reality TV, her comedic journey,

228: Laughs, Characters, and Artistic Roots: Getting Real with Lucie Pohl
June 20, 2023

Join me as I chat with the wonderfully funny Lucie Pohl, the voice actor behind Overwatch 2 hero Mercy. We explore her comedic background, including her show "Hi, Hitler" and her connection to playwright Bertolt Brecht. After my interview on her podcast,

227: Unveiling Media Storm: Boldly Amplifying Unheard Voices
June 13, 2023

Join me on today's episode as we dive into the world of Helena Wadia, an accomplished journalist whose work has graced the pages of Evening Standard, NME, BBC, Channel 5 News, and London Live. If you need to get more familiar with these outlets, don't wor

226: Unmasking Our Emotional Identities
June 06, 2023

In this episode, join me as I sit down with Raha Francis, a business and legal strategist turned consultant. But we're not diving into the typical professional journey today. Instead, we explore the depths of what it means to be human beyond our careers a

225: Embrace the 'Good Enough' Job: Work, Life, and Finding Peace
May 30, 2023

In today’s lively episode, prepare to challenge the conventional wisdom about work! I enjoyed chatting with the incredible Simone Stolzoff, author of the captivating book "The Good Enough Job: Reclaiming Life from Work." Simone's expertise has appeared in

224: Storytelling Unleashed: Unveiling the Power of Narrative
May 23, 2023

In this captivating episode, I invite you to join us as we delve into the extraordinary life and work of Eshe Lewis. As a researcher focusing on the experiences of Afro-descendant women in Peru, Eshe has dedicated herself to illuminating their stories and

223: “I Am Always Enough Just Being” (2021)
May 16, 2023

Those who know me know that as someone who has always been open about my mental health journey, starting conversations about mental health is crucial. That's why, when Mental Health Awareness Month arrived, I jumped at the opportunity to reshare a great c

Behind the Pages: A Deep Dive into Sri Lankan Politics & Family with V.V. Ganeshananthan
May 09, 2023

I'm so excited to introduce today's guest, V.V. Ganeshananthan, who also goes by Sugi. She's a novelist whose work has appeared in many leading newspapers and journals, including Granta, The Atlantic Monthly, and The Washington Post. We had a great conver