Seema Iyer is an attorney and host of The Bollywood Laywer Podcast.
April 5, 2018
Negin takes a break from the political maelstrom to blow off steam with some of her favorites, including a surprise cameo by comedy podcast legend Paul F. Tompkins (SPONTANEANATION)! Other panelists in the mix include Rory Albanese (The Daily Show), Mike Pesca (The Gist), Scott Blakeman (Laughing Liberally), Seema Iyer (The Bollywood Lawyer), and Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi (Throwing Shade). They gab about how to have a good relationship, why being blunt can be useful, and how thinking like an old person could make you happier.
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January 25, 2018
Scott Blakeman (Laughing Liberally) and Seema Iyer (The Bollywood Lawyer) join Negin to talk about Trump’s shifting stance on DACA and his proposed border wall. They also look at the promising statistics about women’s role in the resistance. Plus, Negin and the panel dig into the Oscar nominations and weigh in on Mo’Nique’s call for a Netflix boycott.
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August 10, 2017
Huddle up! It’s time for a dream team lineup of some of Fake the Nation’s smartest and funniest guests. Maeve Higgins (Maeve In America) and Seema Iyer (The Bollywood Lawyer) ponder how to take control of their emotions. John Fugelsang (Tell Me Everything) and Dean Obeidallah (The Dean Obeidallah Show) discuss interracial dating and look ahead to America’s mixed race future. Plus, Stephanie Butnick (Unorthodox) and Azhar Usman (Ultra American) take a deep dive into cultural appropriation.
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July 7, 2017
To celebrate Fake the Nation’s one year anniversary (!) Negin is joined by two of her favorite guests: Maeve Higgins (Maeve in America) and Seema Iyer (The Bollywood Lawyer). They discuss the latest salacious Trump tweets, North Korea’s nuclear push, and the annual G-20 summit. They also ponder what Trump and Putin will talk about in their first meeting and share strong views on the American obsession with work.
February 22, 2017
Christian Finnegan (Black and White) and Seema Iyer (The Bollywood Lawyer) join Negin to discuss what’s been going on while our heads were up Putin’s fur cap. They debate whether or not the media should give a voice to people like Milo Yiannopoulos, and whether or not comedy and politics make a good pairing. Plus, the nascent GOP resistance and Scott Pruitt’s history with the EPA.
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December 23, 2016
If variety is the spice of life, today’s Christmas grab bag episode is zesty af. Negin shares a newsy dispatch from under parents’ roof in Palm Springs before talking with Seema Iyer (The Bollywood Lawyer) and Charlie Pickering (The Weekly) about why really obnoxious people sometimes become super successful. Next up: comedian Becky Donohue explains her love of all things delivery. Finally, Sarah Pappalardo (Reductress) and Frank Conniff (Mystery Science Theater 3000) ponder the value of not being in the moment.