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American Desis Podcast

American Desis

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American Desis is a podcast geared to sharing what it's like to be a South Asian in America through fresh, funny, and insightful interviews. Comedian Akaash Singh and actor Arjun Gupta employ a vulnerable style as they discuss who we are today and th...Show More
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26:07 | Jan 2nd, 2018

Start off your new year with a quick reminder of all the amazing tips and tricks from our guests this season. And thank you for all the love and support of our new format!

57:11 | Dec 13th, 2017

In the last interview of our health & wellness season, we talk to someone who was crucial to Arjun's personal wellness journey - meditation coach Jon Aaron. Jon gives us some advice about slowing down amid the chaos of our busy lives and making the t...Show More
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39:56 | Dec 5th, 2017

In the seventh episode of our health & wellness season we get to one of our most requested topics: AYURVEDA. We speak with Monica Bhanote of Sundays in Saffron and talk about moms carrying cardamom, running like deers, and why hot water is still cool...Show More

49:12 | Nov 29th, 2017

Episode 6 of our health and wellness season starts off with one of Arjun’s PSAs on mental health but eventually we get to talk to Navin Dargani about why therapy and mentalizing are important, and why cultural competence matters in mental health. Yo...Show More

43:21 | Nov 22nd, 2017

In episode 5, we talked to transplant psychiatrist Akhil Shenoy about psychiatry in the desi population as it interacts with parenting, alcoholism and why Akhil's dad still wishes he was a surgeon. Producer note: When we recorded this episode in J...Show More
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