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Aparna Nancherla: Introvert Goes 'Corporate'

Comedian Aparna Nancherla dishes about interning at NPR, transforming her struggles with mental health into comedy, and working a soul-crushing office job. Then, she returns for a round of Fact Bag.

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Please Quit Your Day Job

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Touch (Four Tet Remix) Shura

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Sing The Phone Book

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Aparna Nancherla: Introvert Goes 'Corporate'

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Rawnald Gregory Erickson the Second STRFKR

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Before Their Time

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Closing Time

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Life's What You Make It Talk Talk

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Fact Bag With Aparna Nancherla

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Tired of Fighting Menahan Street Band

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Palindrome Thunderdome

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