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Sucheta Mahajan Episode 2

Farmbrook Interviews Podcast

     With exquisite guests and incredible stories, the Farmbrook Interviews Podcast encompasses a great deal in 30-minute episodes. Diverse, high-achieving guests provide inspirational content. And the hosts, Kai Sood, age 15, and Bernadette Mastrangel, a professional and adult, offer incredible perspectives. Outstanding hosts and guests come together for an engrossing 30-minute interview packed with insight, emotion and inspiration.


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Lady Kishwar Desai: Pilot Episode

Desai needs no introduction. With more than 4 books under her belt, she is a journalist, founder of the Partition Museum, trustee at the Gandhi Statue in Westminster, and is one of the most inspiring and accomplished figures you can meet!

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Leslie Boghosian Murphy: Episode 1 

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Leslie Boghosian Murphy is an amazing human being. She has been a journalist, working with CNN, ESPN, the YES Network and HDNet. Her exquisite stories and interviews earning her a variety of awards, including an Emmy for Societal Concerns Programming. Now, she is the Democratic Candidate for a seat in New York City Government, representing District 3, in Manhattan. She has numerous amazing accomplishments, which include her charitable activities with the Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights, her Tsunami Aid Efforts in Sri Lanka following a Tsunami, and her role in the establishment of the Hell's Kitchen Neighborhood Coalition to address recent homelessness and safety issues in the neighborhood, and so much more.

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Prashant Goyal: Episode 2
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Denis Hamill: Episode 3

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Tiffany Hsiung: Episode 4
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John D. Ruddy: Episode 5
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Krishna Das: Episode 1

A Little Intro To Krishna Das, Our Latest Interviewee: Krishna Das was born in New York and throughout his young life became curious about spirituality and in 1970 following a trip to India he met his Guru, Neem Karoli Baba, or Mahara-ji. Following this, he became inspired to start to spread the message of and the beauty of the faith that Mahara-ji held, through called Kirtan. "I will sing for you in the west" is what he told his Guru before coming back to the United States, and to this day he continues to sing! In 2013 he performed at the Grammies and was nominated for best New-Age album and he has written two award-winning books as well. With over 15 albums, Das has been described by the New York Times as "the chant master of American yoga"! This interview is hosted by Kai Sood and Bernadette 'Bernie' Mastrangel!

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Sucheta Mahajan: Episode 2

Premiering Tomorrow at 7:00 PM is our latest interview with Sucheta Mahajan! Here is a little intro to her! For our latest interview, we are thrilled to have Suheta Mahajan with us! Sucheta is a historian and professor at Jahawarhal Nehru University, New Delhi, She has been a Gillespie Visiting Professor at the College of Wooster, Ohio, US, a Fellow of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Fellow of the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Center, and a Visiting Professor at the Maison des Sciences de l' homme, Paris too. She is also an accomplished author and has written or edited 8 books, Her fields of interest span the short and long history of the twentieth century, its politics, political economy and social change, and the oral history of independence and partition of India. 

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Theresa A. Yugar: Episode 3

We are so happy to announce that our interview with Theresa A. Yugar will be coming this Saturday! Premiering 7:00 PM EST! Dr. Yugar is a Latinx Scholar who focuses on Latin American feminism with special attention to the intersection of women, ecology, climate change, and migratory patterns. Theresa is also an author, known for her book, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Feminist Reconstruction of Biography and Text, the first feminist in all the America’s, a subject Theresa also did a Ted-Ed video on. She has co-edited or contributed to numerous books as well. In addition to this, she co-founded the bilingual feminist blog called Circulando Juntas (Circling Together) and she has had an incredible career and her accomplishments are many! The video is linked below! Also, be sure to check out which includes links to Theresa's work!

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Hosted By Bernadette Mastrangel and Kai Sood

Dave Hill: Episode 4

We are so happy to have Mr. Dave Hill with us today. He is a truly multi-faceted comedian, musician, podcast host, and so much more. He is one of a kind in his combination of comedy with his many interests, whether it be music or interviews. He has also written three critically acclaimed books and he has written for a variety of magazines and newspapers including VICE, the New York Times, The Paris Review, & The Cleveland Plain Dealer. He has also appeared in numerous amazing productions in comedic roles, including the movie “Boy Band” and the shows “King of Miami”, “Inside Amy Schumer”, “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”, and so many more. We would be remiss if we didn’t mention his musical work which includes his composing, guitar playing, his band Valley Lodge, and so many more. The list of his amazing accomplishments goes on! Enjoy this glimpse into the amazing Mr. Dave Hill!

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Hosted By Bernadette Mastrangel and Kai Sood

Nila Varman: Episode 5

In this interview we talk to the incredible Nila Varman! Nila is the 21-year-old, award-winning host, of the “Nila Extract.” The “Nila Extract” is a radio show and educational platform founded by Nila that strives to represent a variety of communities and discuss a variety of issues. The “Nila Extract” has won numerous awards including the prestigious Diana Award, the SRA Award for Best New Comer, and so many others. Nila herself is arguably a pioneer in the representation of Tamil people and South Asian people collectively.

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