Category Archive: Podcast

Hari Kondabolu and the Year 2042

New York-based comedian Hari Kondabolu is on tour armed with his album, “Waiting for 2042.” According to census data and obsessed media-outlets, 2042 is the year that white people will be the statistical… Continue reading

Deaf South Asian Americans: Shazia’s Story

Shazia Siddiqi is a Deaf Pakistani American doctor, born in Texas area and raised in California. Meeting a deaf doctor is not a common experience, so I asked her to share her medical… Continue reading

Deaf South Asian Americans: Smita’s Story

Smita Kothari was born and brought up in Mumbai, India. She finished her college degrees in Business and in Education in India, never having had interpreters. Smita moved here two years ago after… Continue reading

Deaf South Asian Americans: Zara’s Story

Zara Husain is a Deaf Pakistani American scholar from Columbia University, who divides her time between the east coast and Lahore, Pakistan. She was kind enough to share some stories from her life… Continue reading

Deaf South Asian Americans: Madan Vasishta’s First Days in America

The South Asian American Digital Archive, or SAADA, (whose president, Samip Mallick, was featured on APA Compass a couple years ago) is launching a wonderful new project called “First Days”, asking South Asian… Continue reading

Colored Pencils: Making Change

Air Date: 10/2/2012 on KBOO, 10/6/2012 on KZME:   I recently began producing work for Dmae Roberts and MediaRites Productions. My first piece, which aired on KBOO’s Stage & Studio, featured Colored Pencils as part of Dmae’s Making Change series. Making Change is… Continue reading