What's Up With...

What's Up With...

season 1
, 4 episodes

The stories and history behind some of India's most eccentric habits. Are Indian mothers obsessed with feeding their children? Do Indian men get off to bhabhis? Our team of investigators is itching to find out.

Episodes in What's Up With...

  • bhabhi What’s Up With India’s Bhabhi Obsession?

    In the first of our "What's Up With" series, we explore India's fascinating bhabhi-devar relationship. Why is "bhabhi" one of India's most searched porn keywords and what’s behind the popularity of shows like "Bhabhi ji Ghar par Hai"? The answer goes further back in time than you'd imagine.

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  • Lynching What’s Up With India’s Sudden Lynching Obsession?

    The sharp rise in #lynchings in India, and the details that have emerged following the Hapur exposé, are cause for alarm. How have we suddenly adopted this reputation for mob justice in 2018? And how do we stop it?

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  • homophobia What’s Up with India’s Homophobia

    As the Supreme Court prepares to take up the contentious Section 377, we look back at India's relative tolerance to homosexuality, and attempt to figure where it all went wrong. Turns out we have another thing to thank the British for...

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  • NavelObsession What’s Up With India’s Navel Obsession?

    It's no secret that Indians have long been smitten by the humble navel. But in the age of internet porn, why are navels still so titillating? And exactly how did this unique obsession begin?

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