Can a Pun Champ Conquer the Comedy-Writing Scene?

Rekha Shankar is an emerging comedy-writing force who built her career on something other comedians call cheap: puns.

Where India & Mexico Meet: Right at Your Mouth

In a meeting between Mexican and Indian food who wins this battle royale? History says: anyone with a mouth.

Could Modi's Break With Diplomatic Tradition Help Trump?

For decades, India has studiously made sure it can't be accused of picking sides in foreign elections.

Will Modi Play a Role in Splitting the Indian American Vote?

Tensions between Democratic candidates and India could create a window for Republicans to target a community that has largely ignored them.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

Why British Labour Is Losing Indian Voters

Indian voters in Britain have long been seen as a shoo-in for Labour.

Bucket List: Boating Through Lily Pads the Size of a Man

A drive out of Asunción rewards you with a trip through a marvel of nature that has recently reappeared.

The Mesmerizing Spiderweb Lace of Paraguay

This embroidered, intricate craftwork has become a symbol of a mysterious nation in the heart of South America.

Should Authors Write Outside Their Cultural Identity?

Literary experts chime in on the cultural appropriation debate at the colorful Jaipur Literature Festival.

Smashing Stereotypes of Being Brown in America — With Comedy

Second-generation American Muslims are tired of the stereotypes, and they’re fighting back with humor.

Colorblind Racism and the Model Minority

Indian-Americans are blind to racism within their own community.


When Katty Met Carlos

From the BBC and OZY comes a fresh perspective on the debate about America’s future as a nation and its relation to the world during the 2020 US election.

The Accidents of History That Shaped Global Migration

Migration flows often start as a trickle and become a flood.

Don't Call Him the Next Aziz Ansari

Ravi Patel is on track to be the next big name in comedy.

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