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The Rhetoric Life

The Rhetoric Life

By Nitin Gupta
Welcome to The Rhetoric Life, a fun weekly podcast, where we discuss everything from music to books to movies and a little bit of gossip splashed here and there. If the life and thoughts of an ordinary college student in Kolkata who loves to talk (and is like *really* funny) interests you, well, you're in for a treat!
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Ep. 8 Entrepreneurship and More (Ft. Sabah Ali)

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Ep. 8 Entrepreneurship and More (Ft. Sabah Ali)

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On Episode 17 of The Rhetoric Life, Nasif Akhter, Srishty Tiwari and Pratik Saha join me to discuss Hindu phobia, hilarious comments from followers, the new Gillette ad which sparked a lot of controversies, and Srishty's hilarious photo shoot experience on the first episode that's also in a video format on YouTube! Featuring: Nasif Akhter Srishty Tiwari Pratik Saha MadBee Comedy Club, Kolkata Follow Us On Instagram: @asknitingupta @nasifakhter @srishtyyy_ @old._.monk._ @madbeecomedyclub
January 25, 2019
Ep. 16. College Politics - The Aftermath (Birthday Special)
My gift to you on my birthday!
December 8, 2018
Ep. 15. 4 Comics And An Iced Tea
On this episode I get three guests - Farjad Zaman, Sreyo Mukherjee, Rahul Singh, all really good comics and fun guys and just go on to blabber stuff about the comedy scene in Kolkata, stupid friends, Varun Thakur's latest video and a lot of other random bullcrap. But entertaining.
December 3, 2018
Ep. 14. College Politics - Rant
On this episode of The Rhetoric Life, I go on to rant about why college politics is stupid and share some really stupid things some people involved in all this horsepoop do. And, hence prove that I am the coolest person in the city.
August 6, 2018
Ep. 13. Exes and Uber Drivers (ft. Vik Pandya)
On another EXCITING episode of The Rhetoric Life, I invited Vik Pandya on the show and we talk about his journey as a comic, from bombing open mics to performing alongside big names like Vir Das and Zakir Khan and being cast on a web series, how Zakir messed around with him backstage, how it's not a good idea to hook up with people through your comedy, and more! So, yeah, best click play! Find him on IG @vpcomedy
July 5, 2018
Ep. 12. How to NOT Lose Your Virginity (And Other Things)
On this episode of The Rhetoric Life, I spit some real facts on how to NOT lose your virginity, haters, college life in general, and your nose that looks like a hobbit's. Just kidding, I love you (on the condition that you listen to this episode xx).
June 28, 2018
Ep. 11. Being Short
On the latest episode of The Rhetoric Life, I ramble about what its like to be short in a world of - more short people? Yeah, that's about it. Check it out if you're short (like me) or you hate short people (like me). We have so much in common. Yes, even I would click on play.
June 16, 2018
Ep. 10. You're Single Because...
On this EXCITING episode of The Rhetoric Life, I ramble about why you might be single. I mean if you have time to listen to my podcast, you are most probably single (not like I don't love you, I do - you're amazing). Let's dig into this and find out the reasons! P.S.: I also talk briefly about Kate Spade's death and how we need to take depression and anxiety seriously.
June 11, 2018
Ep. 9. Bihar and Public Transport
On this episode, I ramble about my home state Bihar and the state of autos and public transport there and in Kolkata. Oh and how can I forget about the creepy dudes?
June 4, 2018
Ep. 8 Entrepreneurship and More (Ft. Sabah Ali)
On this episode, I have a chat with Sabah Ali, a recent graduate and full-time entrepreneur. We talk about what one should do to "make it", Gary Vaynerchuk, and a penguin wearing a sombrero. Check her out @sabah.ali14 on Instagram.
May 26, 2018
Ep. 7. Most Misused Apps and Some Weird Tales (Ft. Tejash Datta)
On this episode we talk about some apps which are seriously misused, Tejash's weird dick pic story, a crazy cab driver and more hilarious stuff! Find him on Instagram @tejashnottejas
May 21, 2018
Ep. 6. Kanye vs Kanye
On this episode (rant) I share my two cents on everything that's been going on with the (in)famous black rapper Kanye West and try to put it in perspective and hopefully clear some wrong thoughts that people might have.
May 17, 2018
Ep. 5. Marvel vs D.C.
On this episode, I talk about Marvel and D.C. (from a sensible Marvel fans perspective). And basically, make jokes on D.C. D.C. fans are advised to watch after some mental preparation and after making sure that no ropes, ceiling fans and chairs are in sight.
May 13, 2018
Ep. 4. Long Distance Relationships Suck
In this episode, I tell you why I think long distance relationships just aren't worth the effort. Too much invesment and you don't even have enough sex.
May 7, 2018
Ep. 3. Talking Tinder (And A Crazy Date)
On this episode, we discuss Tinder and I recall a really crazy date I had (and it's really crazy - don't believe me? Just listen).
May 2, 2018
Ep. 2. Uni Life, Women, and Cat People vs. Dog People
On this episode we (I? I’m not sure why I wrote we, but that’s what everyone does and I’m a sheep) talk about my Uni Life, Women and how I really love them but there’s some stuff wrong with them too, and Cat People vs. Dog People!
April 28, 2018
Ep. 1. Great People On The Internet
On the first episode of The Rhetoric Life, instead of talking about what this podcast is all about, I talk about fuckall people on the internet and prove that something like this should not be in everyone's hands. I mean, THE CRINGE!
April 25, 2018