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Desi Geek Girls


Swapna Krishna and Preeti Chhibber, two Indian lady nerds, talk geek pop culture, a lot of Star Wars, and some Bollywood thrown in for good measure.

Apr 28, 2018

In this episode, Swapna and Preeti talk about Avengers: Infinity War, Star Wars: Resistance, Hank Azaria's response to the Apu documentary, the Crazy Rich Asians trailer, unisex miniskirts on Star Trek, and more.

Timestamps: 

Star Wars: Resistance (16min15sec)

Infinity War (with spoilers) (26min38sec)

Infinity War discussion finishes at 1hour34min20sec

Star Trek miniskirts: https://www.dailydot.com/parsec/star-trek-discovery-minidress-unisex/

South Asian talent (Vanity Fair): https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2018/03/pilot-season-south-asian-american-actors-india-pakistani-greatest-american-hero-hannah-simone

Hank Azaria on Apu: http://variety.com/2018/tv/news/hank-azaria-apu-step-aside-1202786117/

Star Wars: Resistance: https://io9.gizmodo.com/star-wars-resistance-is-the-next-lucasfilm-animated-ser-1825546331

Crazy Rich Asians trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQ-YX-5bAs0

To many Indian Americans, Apu is offensive. To me, he’s my dad: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/posteverything/wp/2018/04/25/to-many-indian-americans-apu-is-offensive-to-me-hes-my-dad/?utm_term=.1315b995205f

Imran Siddiquee, The Other People in Springfield:  https://longreads.com/2017/12/29/the-other-people-in-springfield/