The Odd Couple Podcast

The Odd Couple Podcast

Two's company and three's, well, just odd. Meet Dr. Sheesh, Sid, and The Guest. Our heroes are questers – they journey far and wide to discover assholes, take apart education, uncover secrets of the paranormal, and of course, prepare for the end of the world. Join them as they attempt to go where...No. That's not right. Join the intrepid trio as they boldly go where...No dammit. Join the trio as they boldly go nowhere. Yup.

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September 19, 2021 42 min

Have you ever been awake at 3:00 a.m. wondering how you were going to afford something you needed? If money was really tight, you might be wondering how you’re going to pay the rent next week? Later in life, the money thoughts that keep you up at night might centre around paying for your kids to go to college or having enough money to retire.

To put your mind at ease and let you have a good night's sleep, we have Ms. Mamtha Rao...

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In 1802, the ambitious project christened as The Great Trigonometrical Survey was started by Lt.Col. William Lambton to map the Indian Subcontinent. It took over 130 years to completely map it to inch perfection and even the height of Mt. Everest was calculated way before Edmund Hillary summited it in 1953. To tell us more about this fascinating survey we have with us Mr Udaya Kumar, a passionate Bengalurian & citizen historian...

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August 22, 2021 42 min

What exactly is Mental Health? Why is it so important? Why is there a Taboo to seek help from a professional? To guide us through this maze we have Dr. Vinayak Vijayakumar who completed his MBBS & DPM from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, and who went on to specialize in Addiction from King’s College London. He is a highly respected & widely published Psychiatrist who was the recipient of the International Scholars in Add...

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August 9, 2021 46 min
What can we do to build a more sustainable world? To answer that and to understand this world of sustainability we have Ramnath Vaidyanathan, Ram heads environmental sustainability for Godrej Industries & Associate Companies and is responsible for driving the Group’s green strategy. He has 12 years of experience in the sustainability sector, across a wide range of roles from regulatory/policy, to process engineering, operations...
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July 25, 2021 48 min

Today with us we have Dr Sujatha Thyagarajan, the lead PICU consultant at Aster RV hospital, JP Nagar.

In this episode we will explore what to expect in the coming Third Wave of this pandemic, how is it going to affect children, what symptoms to watch out for and how equipped are we as a country to combat this wave. Tune in right now and don't miss this episode!

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For the last few years and especially over the last few months the biggest buzzword apart from this Pandemic has been Crypto-currency! Bitcoin! DogeCoin! Blockchain! Etc. But what are they actually? To help us layman make sense of these buzzwords and delve into the world of Cryptocurrency & Investing we have Mr Pareen Lathia. Pareen is the AVP-Marketing at WazirX, India's largest crypto exchange. He has been a trader and a ...

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Join us this week as we talk to Shibi (Shivakami) Ravichandran is a Chennai-based lawyer, POSH practitioner and Diversity, Equality and Inclusion expert.

A keen advocate of equality at the workplace, she is passionate about adding value to and transforming workplace(s) in India. The issue of sexual harassment is insidious and pervasive and is very much present even in the 'New Normal' and in the current Work from Home situa...

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Meet Mr. Prashant Pillai, a writer, podcaster, teacher, mentor to creators and most importantly an acclaimed Music Director.

As a music composer, his music has appeared in award-winning films like Jallikattu, Shaitan, Mukkabaaz. He frequently collaborates with filmmakers and friends like Lijo Jose Pellissery, Bejoy Nambiar amongst others.

Some of the films mentioned have been screened in film festivals around the world & Jallik...

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May 10, 2021 77 min

Join us this week as we talk to the eminent War Photojournalist Thomas James Hurst. He first picked up a camera, an old Nikormat, at the age of 21 when he went to Bosnia in 1992. After returning to Bosnia a second time in 1993, he decided to study photojournalism at San Francisco State University.    

During winter and summer breaks, he travelled to Haiti, Afghanistan and Rwanda and also interned at daily newspapers. His work has a...

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April 18, 2021 53 min

Into The Wild

Meet Mr Vivek Menon a wildlife conservationist, environmental commentator, author and photographer with a passion for elephants. He has been a part of the founding of five environmental & nature conservation organizations in India and plays a pivotal role in advising the government on natural heritage conservation as a part of several committees including the Project Elephant Steering Committee and National Wildli...

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March 30, 2021 42 min
Suez Canal Crisis With the Suez Canal coming to a standstill due to the running aground of the Super Container ship Ever Given and with $10 Billion worth of goods on the line daily, we had to find out more. What will be the ripple effect of the temporary shutdown of the Suez for the whole world, how did it happen? All this and more as we chat with Siddharth Sathiaseelan, a veteran sailor who has traversed this very canal many a tim...
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March 21, 2021 38 min

The simulation of human intelligence in machines that are programmed to think like humans and mimic their actions has long been a dream of mankind or will these machines go beyond just being capable of Problem-solving and doing mundane tasks. Elon musk thinks the latter is not too far and could end with AI domination. Join us as we get to know more about the future of Robots and AI with Kashyap Chandrashekar Head of Advanced Roboti...

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March 7, 2021 52 min
With the world slowly waking up from the pandemic, the wanderlust within us has been rekindled. Join us as we pick the mind of Supriya Sehgal, a renowned Lonely Planet Travel Author, to uncover the lesser-known hideaways & hot spots on this special episode with your hosts Sid and Dr Sheesh. Follow our guest Supriya on https://twitter.com/supsonthemove https://www.instagram.com/supriyasehgal/ http://www.supriyasehgal.com/ Follow...
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February 21, 2021 41 min

Meet Ashwin Gangaraju, the protégé of legendary director SS Rajamouli of Bahubali fame. He takes us on his journey of finally bringing his directorial debut ‘Aakashavaani’ to life on the Big screen & also gives us a sneak peek of what goes on behind the scenes.

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February 7, 2021 41 min

Daughter, wife, entrepreneur, meet Archita Chandra who at an early age understood the need for economic freedom and its importance as a woman. Join The Odd Couple as we dwell into her life trying to understand her struggles, stigmas, sheer grit and tenacity all while trying to empower other woman through her e-commerce platform www.shreenaari.com 


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January 23, 2021 35 min

To vaccinate or not, that is the question.

The Vaccine is here and is not without it's controversies. Join us as we shed light on the Rollout, complications and it's implications with our special guest Dr Chinna Durai - Head of Critical & COVID Care at Aster Hospitals.

Let us together make headway through all this noise. 

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January 10, 2021 37 min

Guest Alert!
Meet Rudra. Lawyer, volunteer of the Blue Cross of India for 3+ decades, published poet and songwriter and author of The Onus of Karma and Brahma Towers. His third novel, Pondicherry Lodge, is due out soon. Rudy is also a Vegan for the past 10 years.

So what is Veganism? Fad diet or healthier lifestyle? Ecologically great but nutritionally not? How free exactly is cruelty-free? Join Dr. Sheesh, Sid and Arjun as th...

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December 27, 2020 27 min

Guest Alert! Dr Sheesh, Sid and Arjun are joined by their friend Sangeetha for this final episode of the year. Together they try to make sense of what exactly happened in their lives this year. Well, they tried.

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December 20, 2020 23 min

This week Dr. Sheesh, Sid and Arjun stumble upon the wreckage of a crashed alien ship!!! The Alien pilot is shaken but otherwise unharmed. Soon they find themselves being hunted by government agencies from a dozen countries. They have to somehow get the alien to the summit of Mt. Everest where he can signal his people for extraction but they are being hunted by lethal assassins who will stop at nothing to...Nah!! We're just tal...

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December 13, 2020 24 min

A Perfect World

As Lockdown eases across India, the discussion turns to how things were during the initial days of the Lockdown. There was a mood of the pandemic ushering in a new beginning as the air over cities cleared, people evaluated their old life choices and communities seemed to be getting closer. We were all in this together and after this passed there was to be a Brave New World.

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