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Staying In

Let us advise you on how to stay calm and avoid cabin fever. Let us give you entertainment recommendations. Let us give you constant updates on the squirrel vs. bird war happening right outside our window. Let us not talk about the C word at all. And most of all, let us take all of the proceeds from this podcast and spread it amongst charities that are helping those who are hit hardest by this quarantine.


Meet Emily V. Gordon

Emily V. Gordon is a writer, producer, and podcast host. She was nominated for the 2018 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for The Big Sick, a semi-autobiographical romantic comedy written in collaboration with her husband, Kumail Nanjiani. Emily and Kumail co-hosted The Indoor Kids, a Nerdist network podcast, from 2011 to 2015. Prior to her work as a writer and comedy producer, Emily worked as a family and couples therapist.


Meet Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Nanjiani is a comedian, actor, screenwriter, and podcaster known for his role on HBO’s Silicon Valley and for co-writing and -starring in the romantic comedy The Big Sick, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay alongside his wife, Emily V. Gordon. Named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2018, Kumail is set to star in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film The Eternals in 2021.