Awful and Awesome Ep 189: International Emmy Awards, Boy Erased, and Life Ahead

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Awful and Awesome Ep 189: International Emmy Awards, Boy Erased, and Life Ahead
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Talking about the children Madame Rosa, a holocaust survivor, takes care of while discussing The Life Ahead:

Rajyasree: Tell me, a one-and-a-half-year-old will walk around without any assistance? Won’t they fall down?

Abhinandan: It depends. Some may, some may not. I mean some of us started walking much later, but when we started...

Rajyasree: When did you start walking?

Abhinandan: Maybe at two. Before that I was too fat to walk.

Rajyasree: What rubbish, absolutely! I was walking at five months.

Abhinandan: Yeah, you were born walking. You walked out of your mother’s womb...

Rajyasree: I was writing a novel!

Abhinandan: And said, “Hey doc, what’s up? I’m Rajyasree Sen. I’m cooler than anybody else. I am an expert on everything from plumbing to coding, so don’t mess with me!”

Rajyasree and Abhinandan burst out laughing.

This and a whole lot of other stuff awful and awesome as Abhinandan Sekhri and Rajyasree Sen discuss the films Boy Erased and The Life Ahead; the TV series Bicchoo Ka Khel; the animated short film If Anything Happens I Love You; the 48th International Emmy Awards, and ad controversies.

Timestamps

00:01 - Introduction

01:16 - Subscriber letters

07:35 - Boy Erased

18:04 - Subscriber letters

21:34 - Bichhoo Ka Khel

28:48 - Subscriber letters

33:25 - The Life Ahead

43:25 - Subscriber letters

50:13 - Bingo ad controversy

54:36 - Dollar Ultra ad

1:00:55 - If Anything Happens I Love You

References

48th International Emmy Awards

‘Delhi Crime’ Wins Best Drama Series At International Emmy Awards

Boy Erased

Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, and Family by Garrard Conley

The Life Ahead

The Life Before Us by Romain Gary

Bicchoo Ka Khel

If Anything Happens I Love You

Bingo: Beta, aage Kya Plan Hai

New ‘Bingo!’ ad mocks Sushant Singh, claim social media users; company dismisses allegations

Dollar Ultra Thermals ad

‘Dollar Ultra’ ad portrays Kashmiris as ‘thieves’; netizens demand pulling it down

Peter Sellers & Sophia Loren - Goodness Gracious Me

Recorded and produced by Jude Weston, edited by Samarendra K Dash.

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