Episode 60 – Parenting and Fitness

“Lose weight” and “Exercise more” are 2 of the most common new year resolutions every year. On this episode Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are joined by fitness trainer Ishav Mehta Lamba to discuss some of these and a lot more. Ishav Mehta Lamba is a ACE Certified Professional Trainer and Health Coach based inContinue reading “Episode 60 – Parenting and Fitness”

Episode 59 – We turn 1

It’s one year since Nadir Kanthawala & Peter Kotikalapudi released the first episode of Pops in a Pod To mark this occasion, they decided to make their debut on video. Nadir Pop and Peter Pop look back at the unforgettable episodes, their learnings and everything in between. Here are the episodes they spoke about TheContinue reading “Episode 59 – We turn 1”

Episode 58 – Parenting in Cobra Kai Pt. 2

New year and new season of Cobra Kai. In September, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop discussed parenting in the first 2 seasons of the karate themed series. This past weekend the Pop duo binge watched the 3rd season of Cobra Kai on Netflix and met after 9 months to talk about it. They discuss theContinue reading “Episode 58 – Parenting in Cobra Kai Pt. 2”

Episode 57 – 2020 Wrap Up

It’s the last episode of 2020. Nadir Pop and Peter Pop look back at the year. They also reflect on an important question What would 2020 look like if COVID did not happen? Last year before launching the podcast, we had a list over of 50+ topics ready however due to the pandemic we coveredContinue reading “Episode 57 – 2020 Wrap Up”

Episode 56 – Entrepreneur Parents – Sanjay Chakrabarti – Tag8

The year 2020 has passed by quickly, we are on our 56th episode and already in the last week of 2020. Our guest this week is another Entrepreneur Parent. In July we started the monthly series with guests who started a business post becoming parents. We have a variety of guests who have shared theirContinue reading “Episode 56 – Entrepreneur Parents – Sanjay Chakrabarti – Tag8”

Episode 55 – The Little Prince

Earlier this month, Peter Pop and Nadir Pop read the French classic novella, the Little Prince/Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, released in 1943. Now the novella is classified for children but take it from them, this book is meant for adults

Episode 54 – Musician Dad – Gaurav Chintamani (Advaita, The Dirt Machine)

In the past year, we’ve had only one musician guest on the podcast so far, ace guitarist Warren Mendonsa . He told us about Bedtime with The Beatles an album where musician Jason Falkner transformed The Beatles songs into lullabies. This episode is also connected with the The Beatles. Earlier this year in June, PeterContinue reading “Episode 54 – Musician Dad – Gaurav Chintamani (Advaita, The Dirt Machine)”

Episode 53 – Travel in the time of a pandemic

This was the most “looking-forward-to” event in 2020 – going away for a short trip over a long weekend. We would get excited to go for coffee run before this happened to us. So you can imagine what a huge upgrade it felt like; leaving behind the city vistas and going to a place closer to nature.

Episode 52 – Games People Play – Lalit Parmar – Hasbro India

As kids we played a lot of games and I just don’t mean outdoor games but also indoor ones. I personally had a huge collection of G.I. JOEs and HE-MAN and conjured up some crazy imaginative worlds within the confines of my home. But the one that really challenged me and my imagination was Monopoly. This game has broken friendships and family ties more than diplomatic breakdowns between two countries.

Episode 51 – Paternity Leave needs to be normalised

Recently the Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli was in the news for all the right non-cricketing reasons. His wife, famous actor and producer, Anushka Sharma is in her final trimester and Virat has requested the BCCI (the cricketing body in India) for a paternity leave. To start off with, it’s a great move. ViratContinue reading “Episode 51 – Paternity Leave needs to be normalised”