In our season finale of Banana Boys, Viknesh takes over the hosting duties as we discuss marriage. And specifically, marriage in Tamil culture. Gajan explains why after 13 years in a relationship, 5.5 of which while married, he's a veteran of "kalyanamcronology". Viknesh tries not to get divorced before he gets married. And Nisant changes his name to a song. You don't want to miss this! Stay tuned.
It's our CHRISTMAS SPECIAL of Banana Boys where we take some time to look back at what Christmas was like in our Tamil households. Turns out some of us didn't always get a lump of coal. The fun continues as we talk about what we enjoy, and may not enjoy, during this festive season now that we're older. From our homes to yours... Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
It's here! The one year anniversary of Banana Boys. Let's be honest, we didn't think we'd make it here when we started, but low and behold... we are not only here, but stronger than ever thanks to our passionate community! In this very special episode, we go down memory lane and look back at our journey to where we're at now. And yes, this could be our funniest episode yet! Enjoy.
In this very special episode of the Banana Boys, we try something new. We dive into the catalog and watch three Tamil music videos from our childhood and react to them with 2019 lens. Do these videos stand the test of time? How would we rank them? And does Nisant have a moral compass? Listen and find out!
After a three-week hiatus, the Banana Boys are BACK! And in this September episode, we talk about what it was like to go back to school as Tamils! Shopping for school supplies, the hopes of our parents, and the woes of our school year. You don't want to miss this!
It's officially summer time and the Banana Boys go back to the beach. What was it like growing up and looking forward to that annual family trip to beautiful sands and clear waters? We can't tell you, because that wasn't the type of beach we went to. Oh, and do any of the Boys know how to swim? Let's find out.
In this very special episode of the Banana Boys, we are joined by local comedian and equal rights advocate, Sunthar V. We get to talking about being a Tamil content creator and what that even means. We also look at both sides of the influencer relationship and through the comedy, try to bring some healthy discussion to the topic. Trust us, you DON'T want to miss this episode. Enjoy!
Yes, we've been gone for some time but we're back now! The Banana Boys have returned after spending a week in Iceland. Has this trip brought us closer together? Or did we just realize that we hate travelling with each other? And importantly, did we have to call dibs for the washroom?! All will be discussed in this very honest episode of Banana Boys.
The Banana Boys are back and DAMN do we have some stories to share. Well, this is gonna sound more like therapy. After a short trip to New York, the Bananas are here to talk about what it's like to travel with your friends. Whether it's a boys trip or girls trip, there's plenty to relate to on this show. OH! And this episode is definitely NSFW! Enjoy.
In this episode of the Banana Boys, we talk about the dating scene. Specifically, share those embarrasing stories of us trying to woo our better halves. What was your first dates like? When did we tell our parents? And especially, how did they react?! Find out all that and more in this very special episode. Enjoy!
In this SPECIAL episode of the Banana Boys, we are joined by Mathusha of Dash The Curry, one of the premiere podcasts on the internet right now. Together, we spend the better part of an hour talking about some Tamil wedding traditions. Why do we do certain things? Can we change for the better? And will Viknesh be alive to see his wedding day after what he says on this show? You'll have to listen to and find out for yourself. Enjoy!
In our Valentine's Day Special, the Banana Boys discuss the pros and cons of both a love marriage AND an arranged marriage. I mean, we can expand on that in the description but you're just going to have to listen to the show for yourself to hear what happens. From our hearts to yours... Enjoy!
In this episode of Banana Boys, we talk about Tamil Heritage month and what that means to our culture. The Banana Boys then talk about the preservation of that culture. Do Tamils have to marry Tamils to keep our culture strong? And Gajan tries to not swear as much moving forward. Let's see how that goes. Enjoy!
The Banana Boys air out ALL the dirty laundry in this episode. Some might say it's the funniest epsidoe yet. This week, we talk about all the sibling-related issues that we endured growing up. No punches were pulled in the making of this episode. Or knees. Yes, that's an inside joke that you'll defintiely want to hear about on this show. Make sure to follow @TheRiskyFox for even more great content. Also, if you enjoyed the show... LEAVE A REVIEW! It definitely helps us and allows others to find the show easier. Now, with that out of the way, enjoy!
Happy New Year Banana Band! We are back after some time off for the holidays and are excited to bring you ANOTHER episode of the Banana Boys! In this epsiode, we ring in the new year and go on a tangent about New Years resolutions. And then we jump into our topic of the week, who the fuck are the Banana Boys? We answer questions and hopefully provide some laughs along the way. The episode ends on a surprise from Gajan. You won't want to miss this! Enjoy.
In this episode, the Banana Boys discuss body size. It's something that is always a topic of conversation amongst Tamil uncles and aunties. When did you first think about it? How did you handle the situation? And how do we move forward? Oh, and like any episode, we share some of our most embarrasing stores. Make sure to follow us at http://www.instagram.com/TheRiskyFox and share this show with your friends. Enjoy!
In this episode, the Banana Boys discuss the age-old topic of skin colour. It has been rooted in Tamil culture for generations, and does not show any signs of slowing down. When did you experience it? How do you deal with it? And what would we do about it?
The boys re-unite to talk about the ancient tradition of Deepavali (not to be confused with Diwali). They share their early memories, the trials and tribulations, and even get a little political at the end. Uh oh... This can't be good. Well, it was nice knowing you all!
In our third episode of Banana Boys, the crew discuss the wrath of a mother scorned. And if that wasn't enough, they dive deep into Amma's arsenal of weapons. Listen, some of you might just flinch listening to our show but we had to do it! Make sure to share our podcast with your friends and leave a review if you enjoyed the show!
Banana Boys is a podcast where three Canadian Tamils talk about growing up in the Tamil culture and how it shaped them. Listen, this is first and foremost a comedy show where we share and laugh at our pain. We hope you do as well.
Banana Boys is a podcast where three Canadian Tamils talk about growing up in the Tamil culture and how it shaped them. Listen, this is first and foremost a comedy show where we share and laugh at our pain. We hope you do as well.In our inaugaral episode of Banana Boys, we introduce the show and get straight to it: what's a tamil? What are some stereotypes? How do we introduce ourselves? And more! We ain't calling ourselves experts either. But we sure have opinions! Enjoy.