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Ep. #837: Aparna Nancherla

Aparna Nancherla discusses her return to standup and public life after taking time away to write a book of personal essays called Unreliable Narrator: Me, Myself, and Imposter Syndrome, when interviewers don’t engage with the things you make, being the child of immigrants and first generation anxiety, keeping up South Asian appearances, familial mental health stigmas and acceptance, an unforgettable joke, performing at JFL Vancouver on February 16 and 17, and much more.

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Ep. #827: Woods

Jarvis Taveniere from Woods discusses the sound and lyrical themes on their new album, Perennial, our shared love and interactions with the late David Berman, the work that Woods did with Berman in their band, Purple Mountains, a brief Wikipedia-like history of Woods and recalling former members like Kevin Morby, from digital to analog, the Woodsist universe, working on new music, touring, other future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #793: Ray Padgett

Ray Padgett discusses his remarkable new book, Pledging My Time – Conversations with Bob Dylan Band Members, his music journalism origin story, loving “Weird Al” Yankovic and MAD Magazine, first getting into Dylan and then the obsession with all things Dylan, why seeing one show is never enough and his excellent live Dylan newsletter, whether Dylan might be retiring, talking to people who rarely or have never discussed working with Dylan, learning more about the man through others, future plans, and much more. Supported by you on PatreonPizza Trokaderothe BookshelfPlanet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.