The Crash and Flow Podcast

A conversational podcast hosted by Yasin Dusoruth and Syed Raza.
We nerd out about stand-up comedy, movies, TV shows, animals, relationships, travel, life, MMA, and, anything else that interests us! We often have interesting and passionate guests as well! Come hang with us!

New episodes every Sunday night!

Episode 131 – Sensory deprivation therapy & competitive yoga

May 20, 2018

Yasin and Syed chat about self-defence and what to do when a man eating fried chicken tries to grind on you. Yasin shares his experience floating in a sensory deprivation tank and Syed explains how a toque can be used to win in hot yoga.

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Episode 130 - Alex Hope - E-sports, Shotzzy, & the love/hate relationship with Halo

May 12, 2018

E-sports host & analyst Alex Hope chats with Yasin & Syed about the Toronto e-sports community, the upcoming Canadian Smash Championships called “Get On My Level”, & arguably the best Halo player at the moment: Shotzzy. They also get into their ambivalent relationship with Halo and 343, Scuff controllers, & why E-sports hosts should hit the gym.

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Episode 129 – Hamzah Khan – Raptors heartbreak, theater confrontations, & Tekashi 6ix9ine

May 06, 2018

Hamza Khan returns to Crash & Flow for another entertaining episode. The guys talk about the Raptors’ heartbreaking game 3 loss, Cardi B vs. Nicki Minaj, & begrudgingly liking Tekashi 6ix9ine’s work. They also get into the Jason Bourne thought process and Hamza tells the thrilling story of a man that pulled out not one, but two phones in the theater. Buckle up people!

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Episode 128 - Recovering music snob & the dessert Tetris theory

April 29, 2018

Yasin and Syed talk about the beef between Nicki Minaj and Peter Rosenberg, the path to recovery as a music snob, and possible cosplay ideas for this year’s FanExpo. Syed goes on a rant halfway through the podcast and Yasin explains the dessert Tetris theory.

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Episode 127 - The angry Irishman, hickey removal, & Dad logic

April 22, 2018

The guys chat about “I told you so” Dad moments, how to properly employ gut feelings to predict weather, and the crazy rampage of Conor McGregor. They also get into John Krasinski’s recent movie: A Quiet Place (Minor spoiler) and rant about the Canadian sin of removing winter tires too soon.

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Episode 126 - Avin Ram - Weed, CBD, & time dilation

April 15, 2018

Avin Ram chats with Yasin and Syed about his vape hardware company: Haute710 and the new innovations in cannabinoid consumption for health benefits. Both Syed and Yasin share their experiences with Avin’s 99.7% pure CBD E-Juice and they tell a story a story about Charlotte’s web.

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Episode 125 - Singer-Songwriter Mileena - Potential beef with Drake

April 08, 2018

The incredibly talented singer-songwriter Meleena sits down with Yasin and Syed to chat about the music scene in the GTA, her influences, & the importance of getting chicken wing orders right. They get into Tomb Raider, the upcoming Rock movie with flying wolves, and try to figure out what DJing means to Paris Hilton.

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Episode 124 - The best Armageddon sequel movie pitch you've ever heard

April 01, 2018

Yasin and Syed talk about stress eating due to exams, getting tempted by meth, and raising chickens in Canada. They get into the reasons why they will never skydive and figure out ways to arm deadly animals to increase their threat level. Near the end, they work on their movie pitch for the sequel to Armageddon.

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Episode 123 - Marrying for the culture & Ninja playing Fortnite with Drake

March 25, 2018

Yasin and Syed chat about the importance of learning accents, boring banquet hall weddings, & marrying to experience new cultures. They also talk about popular pro gamer Ninja breaking records playing Fortnite with Drake, the new innovations in snorkeling mask technology, and hypothetical conversations with angry brown uncles.

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Episode 122 - UFC 223, Khabib time, wrestling & the Raptors

March 18, 2018

Crash & Flow regular and Khabib super fan Zia Ali stops by the studio to chat about the upcoming UFC card. The guys go on to talk about the golden age of wresting, the current awesome state of the Raptors, and where LeBron will play next season.

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Episode 121 - Gym class gang initiation

March 12, 2018

Yasin and Syed chat about the current state of the Raptors, finding someone to look at you the way Kyle Lowry looks at DeMar DeRozan, and the surprisingly entertaining Baywatch movie. Syed tells the story of the time he accidently witnessed a gang initiation at school and the ridiculous vehicles rich kids drove to his school.

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Episode 120 - Eric Vaz & Antoine Bridge - Black Panther

March 04, 2018

Crash & Flow's Marvel Specialists Eric Vaz & Antoine Bridge breakdown the Black Panther movie with Yasin and Syed. They go on to discuss their high hopes for the Venom movie as well as the other upcoming Marvel projects for 2018.

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Episode 119 - Salma Hindy - Stand up comedy for the Illuminati

February 25, 2018

The talented and always entertaining Salma Hindy returns to the Crash & Flow Podcast! She chats with Yasin and Syed about lessons learned as a stand up comedian, grading audience laughter, and bombing on stage while performing for the Illuminati. 

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Episode 118 - Waqas Yousafzai - Surviving a kidnapping & living in Mongolia

February 19, 2018

The well-travelled and laidback Waqas Yousafzai chats with Yasin and Syed about his 11 month stint in Mongolia, hanging out with fox hunting eagles, and the various ways to travel. Waqas goes on to tell the story of the time he was kidnapped in Syria and his subsequent rescue in the most nonchalant way imaginable.

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Episode 117 - Asad Moten - Dinner delivered via cannons

February 12, 2018

Crash & Flow regular Asad Moten returns to infect this episode with his lovable silliness. The guys talk about simplifying food (with the use of canons), bringing back tear away clothes, and how to apply an assembly line process to your daily showers. This is a podcast with answers to questions you've never asked.

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Episode 116 - Tam - Music, psychedelic drugs, & self discovery

February 04, 2018

Award-winning songwriter, musician, and psychonaut Tam chats with Yasin and Syed about his journeys around the world with his guitar as well as his internal journeys with psychedelics.

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Episode 115 - Good bad movies & Soul Calibur

January 28, 2018

Yasin and Syed become better friends after learning that they both had a Sega Dreamcast as their first console growing up. They became even better friends when Soul Calibur and Crazy Taxi came up. The guys also talked about their favorite "bad" movies, the comedic OG of YouTube Natalie Tran, and first paying jobs.

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Episode 114 - Curing video game anxiety with NLP

January 21, 2018

NLP practitioner and hypnotist Mohammed Sheikh returns to the Crash & Flow Podcast to chat about (halal-lol) hypnotism, the unconscious mind,and he also sheds some light on his recent sessions with Yasin. They get into how NLP has helped Yasin work through an odd stress response/anxiety regarding video games and Syed explains how certain NLP techniques has benefited him in the past 2 months. 

Learn more about NLP here: www.coachthemind.ca and www.Facebook.com/coachthemind

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Episode 113 - Mind clearing Punta Cana Vacation

January 14, 2018

Yasin, fresh off the plane from his vacation in beautiful Punta Cana, shares the highlights of his trip. They talk food, dune buggies, hookah diving, snorkeling, and resort related weight gain.

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Episode 112 - Toddlers fighting bears & the worries of sitting next to Putin

January 07, 2018

Yasin and Syed talk about the true story of Khabib Nurmagomedov fighting bears as a child and the mauling that took place in the octagon last week at UFC 219. Somehow the conversation gets to a point where Yasin explains his well thought out anxiety about sitting in the same row as Putin at an event.

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Episode 111 - Feud between brothers

December 31, 2017

Yasin and Syed get into the dramatic story of a bitter feud between two brothers. The struggle of a younger brother determined to prove himself, win the admiration of his parents and tell them what TIME it is... This will make sense when you hear the episode... They also get into their favorite TV shows of 2017.
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Episode 110 - Food poisoning and still mad at M. Night Shyamalan

December 24, 2017

They guys chat about what level of anxiety will cause them to stress eat, Tom Hardy's upcoming movie Venom, and why they're still super angry at M. Night Shyamalan. Yasin talks about his recent bout of food poisoning and Syed preps for his first dinner at a Michelin starred restaurant.
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Episode 109 - Matchbox - Dr Bano Murtuja & Faiza Khan

December 18, 2017

Co-directors of Matchbox, Dr Bano Murtuja and Faiza Khan chat with Yasin and Syed about their personalized matchmaking company and why offline dating is a better alternative to some of the services currently available. They explain how it works, the various services they provide, and what you get if you decide to go with the $10,000 package. Check them out here: www.yoursearchendshere.com
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Episode 108 - Aiman Ghori - Attack on Titan

December 11, 2017

Crash & Flow's first anime episode! Aiman Ghori chats with Yasin and Syed about Season 2 of Attack on Titan. They nerd out about the possible origins of the titans, who the heck is the beast titan, and why is Captain Levi's ankle rehabilitation taking so long?! [SEASON 2 SPOILERS!!!]
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Episode 107 - Eric Vaz - Thor: Ragnarok

December 03, 2017

C&F regular Eric Vaz sits down with Yasin and Syed to review Marvel's newest installment Thor: Ragnarok! They also discuss the current whereabouts of the Infinity Stones and predictions for the upcoming Black Panther movie! [CAUTION: SPOILERS]
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Episode 106 - Stranger Things & Cat vs Raccoon turf wars

November 26, 2017

Yasin and Syed sit down for a classic Crash & Flow episode to chat about Stranger Things season 2. They discuss the problem with Eleven drawing power from hate, possible Alien 3 influences, and Steve Harrington, Babysitter Extraordinaire. They also get into biological warfare over a locked staircase and turf wars...
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Episode 105 - Samera Munir - The perils of dating

November 20, 2017

The funny and ever entertaining Samera chats with Yasin and Syed about her experiences in the dating world. They get into first date plans, funny (creepy) Minder bios, and sad after parties. This episode will have you laughing and cringing in equal measure...
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Episode 104 - Sarmad Gilani - Reviving the Islamic Spirit convention

November 12, 2017

Sarmad Gilani from the RIS team chats with Yasin and Syed about the annual Reviving the Islamic Spirit conference. They talk about what goes on behind the scenes, the conference's exponential growth over the years, and how to shepherd lost lecturers. They also discuss the impact the conference has had on them, and their beards
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Episode 103 - Fahad Tariq - CEO of Shift

November 05, 2017

COE and founder of Shift, Fahad Tariq chats with Yasin and Syed about how he and his team are starting an energy revolution by using tech to turn cow waste into free, clean (non-smelly) cooking gas for those who are in desperate need it. He explains how the process works, the various benefits to using Shift instead of current available methods, and his vision for the future.
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Episode 102 - The New York Trip

October 29, 2017

Here's another roaming podcast from Crash & Flow! In this episode Yasin and Syed record mini podcasts at Washington Square Park, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the C&F studio. They talk about seeing Aziz Ansari at the Comedy Cellar, ordering cookies at 2am, and capturing an engagement in Central Park. Yasin gripes about getting randomly selected twice, and Syed shares the story of his confrontation with a New York rat. Be sure to also check out the video version of this episode as well as the Vlog on Youtube!
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Episode 101 - Hamza Khan - Marketer, entrepreneur, & keynote speaker

October 22, 2017

Award-winning marketer and accomplished entrepreneur Hamza Khan chats with Yasin and Syed about a lot of things you probably won't expect; like deconstructing Ja Rule's strengths and weakness, the differences between a stand up comic and a prop comic, and the various racial slurs they were called while growing up. They discuss Mr. Worldwide's original dreams, Transformer 5, and the design decisions of Greek sculptors. Yasin and Syed eventually pick Hamza's brain about morning rituals, how he structures his highly productive days and his new book the Burnout Gamble, which is available now on Amazon.com!
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Episode 100 - Eric Vaz - The Michael Bay movie method & handcuffed to a bedpost

October 15, 2017

EPISODE ONE HUNDRED OF CRASH & FLOW!!! The lovable and always entertaining Eric Vaz joins Yasin and Syed to talk about a whole lot of everything. They uncover how Michael Bay comes up with movie ideas, what to do if you are ever handcuffed to a bedpost, and why Megan Fox is better than Morpheus. Yasin rants about his deep rooted issues with Laurence Fishburne in the movie Predators and Eric introduces a new character he is working on.
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Episode 99 - Amar Singh - Stand-up comic

October 08, 2017

Stand-up comic Amar Singh chats with Yasin and Syed about his battle with his roommate's cat, the Toronto comedy scene, and how slam poetry eventually brought him to an open mic night at the Sin Bin. They also get into writing processes, if struggle is needed for good material, and the importance of asking before punching.
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Episode 98 - Funny goats, misfit prisoners, & state shifting

October 02, 2017

Yasin and Syed chat about questionable steaks, Chris Pine's undeniable charm, and devil goats. Syed talks about meeting the host of Cash Cab: Canada and Yasin explains what he learned from his recent NLP class on state shifting. Later, they try to figure out how a brown accountant could survive in a maximum security prison.
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Episode 97 - Jibreel and Bilal Moore from Mustaqeem

September 24, 2017

Yasin and Syed chat with the talented Jibreel and Bilal Moore from the contemporary vocal music (nasheed) group: Mustaqueem!!! Jibreel and Bilal explain how they produce their unique sound and their overall creative process. The musical duo also get into their experiences making music videos, their inspiration, and their future vision for themselves.
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Episode 96 - Locker room smells & asking cops random questions

September 17, 2017

Yasin and Syed chat about the specific locker room smells of various sports, their upcoming trip to New York, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Yasin talks about the random questions he's asked cops recently and and Syed explains his dreams of being a bouncer...
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Episode 95 - Asad Moten - Fear of dancing & the logistical issues of polygamy

September 10, 2017

Yasin and Asad chat with Crash and Flow regular Asad Moten about challenging random people to a dance off, MC’ing a wedding in Sesame Street costumes, and the logistical nightmare that is polygamy. They also get into what it’s like to snort a Listerine breath strip and Yasin tells a story about an upset auntie at a birthday party. This is one silly podcast.
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Episode 94 - Saba Rizvi - Art therapy, pain, & weed

September 03, 2017

Yasin and Syed chat with the talented and inspiring Saba Rizvi about how an accident that resulted in brain injury and fibromyalgia inspired her journey to painting and meditative artwork. She also explains her artistic process and how marijuana has helped her manage her pain and increase her focus.
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Episode 93 - Dragons, Johnny Depp’s money issues, and Baywatch

August 27, 2017

Yasin and Syed talk about last week's Game of Thrones episode (spoilers), why Jon Jones is a horrible human being, and Johnny Depp's ridiculous spending habits. They also get into their most recent Netflix binges and the awesome Baywatch remake.
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Episode 92 - Zohaib Naqvi Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Primer

August 20, 2017

The always entertaining Zobi from the Instant Replay Podcast joins Yasin and Syed to talk about the highly anticipated Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight. They discuss the press tour, Conor's trash talk game, predictions, and possible fight strategies. They also chat about Amir Khan's recent Twitter meltdown, the dirty tactics of the McGregor camp, and future UFC cyborg fighters.
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Episode 91 - MuslimFest Special ft. Maz Jobrani, Salma Hindy, Hamzah Moin, and more!

August 13, 2017

This is Crash & Flow's first audio documentary! Yasin and Syed took the Crash & Flow Podcast to MuslimFest to talk with vendors, performers, and award winners. They even got backstage access to chat with comedians Maz Jobrani and Salma Hindy, MC extraordinaire Hamzah Moin and Deputy Leader of the NDP Jagmeet Singh.
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Episode 90 - Therapy, Linkin Park, & genetic capsules for relationships

August 06, 2017

Yasin and Syed share their respective thoughts about their experiences in therapy and the benefits they've noticed along the way. They also get into the differences between Indian roti vs Trinidadian roti and the best place to get them in the city. Yasin pitches an idea on the best way to share your 23andMe results and Syed shares his deal breakers
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Episode 89 - Game of Thrones, Thor Ragnarok, & smart octopuses

July 30, 2017

Yasin and Syed chat about the first 2 episodes of Game of Thrones and the amazing Thor: Ragnarok announcement trailer. They discuss the difference between a million and a billion, why it might be a good idea to give away your pit bull before having a baby, and the life expectancy of a blue whale. Also, Syed insults Yasin's fish. Rude.
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Episode 88 - Eric Vaz & Antoine Bridge - Spider Man Homecoming Debrief

July 23, 2017

After a long hiatus, Eric Vaz is back! Also, Crash & Flow is happy to welcome Antoine Bridge to the nerd circle. Both Eric and Antoine help point out all the things that Yasin and Syed missed while watching Spider-Man Homecoming. They go through the many Easter eggs as well as filling in knowledge gaps. Yes, if you are Spider-Man fan, you need to see/listen to this episode. (Spoilers abound!!!)
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Episode 87 Marrying up, the brittle hands of Floyd, & the unstoppable Ben Affleck

July 16, 2017

Yasin and Syed chat about their shared hate of rompers, learning to ride a bike, and why the sport of Polo is enjoyable for the horse. They get into the concept of marrying up vs marrying weird and they follow Ben Affleck's struggle out of his crater of failure up to his role as Batman. They also talk about Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor's awesome and entertaining press tour.
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Episode 86 - Asad Moten Electrocution stories, lizard tails, and the Rajnikanth superpower

July 09, 2017

The always entertaining Asad Moten is back for another episode. The guys talk about electrocution experiences, homeless appendages, and the mutant powers of Rajnikanth. They also get into house lizards, clown phobias, and recovering from animal attacks. See the theme? THERE ISN'T ONE!
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Episode 85 - Whales used to be dogs & wasps are murderers!!!

July 02, 2017

Yasin and Syed talk about popping pigeons, the right way to kill a lobster, and witnessing a fight between a catfish and a 2x4. They chat about The Rock's surprising movie career and why they must watch all Michael Bay movies. Later, Syed blows Yasin's mind about the origins of whales. Some say he's still reeling from the shock.
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Episode 84 - EID SPECIAL!!!

June 25, 2017

EID MUBARAK EVERYONE! Yasin and Syed talk gifts for snot nosed kids and fond memories from past Eid celebrations. They chat about their favorite gifts, food, and random traditions picked up along the way. They end things with their resolutions and loud declarations...
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Episode 83 - Vengeance bear killing, Halo life lessons, & a falcon guardian

June 18, 2017

Yasin and Syed fight through sleepiness and a cold to chat about the life lessons Halo taught them, the true story of a grandmother hunting a bear for payback, and how a falcon eats pigeon. They also get into the Great Blackout of 2003 and how Yasin's grandfather fashioned weapons from car parts.
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Episode 82 - Traumatic Saving Private Ryan dreams & a traditional 10 course Chinese Wedding

June 11, 2017

Yasin and Syed talk about dreams. Syed shares his most recent vivid sleepwalking dream where he is forced to re-enact a scene from Saving Private Ryan and Yasin explains a dream where he lives a lifetime with a woman but can't remember her face when he wakes up. They discuss Kevin Hart being a gateway stand-up comedian, how to practice slaughtering livestock, and using belly flab as motivation. Yasin shares his first experience at a traditional 10 course Chinese Wedding and his first time eating sea cucumbers...
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Episode 81 - Volcano knife robbery, distracted taraweeh thoughts, & pretentious fruit chaat

June 04, 2017

Yasin and Syed chat about broken body parts, burp dispersal methods, and Syed's wife's high class fruit chaat. Yasin tells a true story of a volcano knife robbery and Syed explains what you should do at hypothetical kerfuffles during taraweeh (night prayer). Sometimes tossing a toddler and running might be the answer...
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Episode 80 - Islamic Relief's event ft. Trevor Noah, hunger induced convos, & owning your suit

May 28, 2017

Yasin and Syed chat about why male massage therapists are better, food, the deep feeling of happy you get from cooking over fire, food, and the recent Islamic Relief event that featured the very funny,Trevor Noah . They also get into falooda/alooda, food, importance of proper fitting clothes, and of course, food. It was the first day of Ramadan and these guys were hungry...
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Episode 79 - Butchering a goat like Tywin Lannister, Biggie's gun, & fighting an ocelot

May 21, 2017

Yasin and Syed chat about using the act of butchering a goat to enhance your monologues and arguments. Syed talks about his visit to the gun range and tries to convince Yasin that he would win a fight with an ocelot. They also get into the honeymoon phase of a relationship, wedding planning, and the wonder of eyebrows...
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Episode 78 - Shaz - UFC 211, the joys of driving, & snake phobias

May 14, 2017

Shaz joins Yasin and Syed to chat about simple pleasures, the joy of driving, and using newborns to overcome phobias. Before that, they break down the exciting UFC 211 card and make their predictions as well as mourn The Raptors.
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Episode 77 - Escapist alien dreams, king Kendrick, & dumpster diving

May 07, 2017

Yasin and Syed chat about Kendrick Lamar's newest album, what happens to homeless people when the Raptors win, and the art of bread making. Yasin talks about his reoccurring alien dreams where he escapes the mother-ship and Syed shares his odd amount of knowledge about wine.
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Episode 76 - The best Olsen sibling, future funny parents, & the sister tactic

April 30, 2017

Yasin and Syed talk about willful self-programming, Bob Saget's dirtiest jokes, and songs and movies they can no longer listen/watch. They also get into the importance of humor in their relationships, Louie CK's newest special, and stupid guidelines for corporate stand up gigs. A mixed bag of emotions...
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Episode 75 - Gerrard street's best kulfi salesman

April 23, 2017

Yasin and Syed discuss the effects of WD-40 on various bugs and how to trap mice. Syed talks about his new love of marinating and grilling meats while fighting off brown spiders. Yasin shares his experience meeting a 13 year old kulfi salesman in Toronto's Little India (Gerrard Street).
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Episode 74 - Asad Moten - Riding scorpions & Bruce Lee's diet

April 16, 2017

Asad joins Yasin and Syed once again to talk about a lot of nothing. They figure out: -What animal they'd like to ride (scorpion? ants? wolf?) -What Bruce Lee ate to make him awesome -How many halal hot dogs one can eat during a leisurely stroll and -How to avoid fights in a violent high school It got real near the end...
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Episode 73 - Shamil Creator of Salaam Love

April 09, 2017

Yasin and Syed sit down with Shamil, one of the 2 creators of a matchmaking service called Salaam Love. Shamil points out the various pitfalls in the current popular methods of finding a partner. He then explains what makes Salaam Love different from other matchmaking services and breaks down the unique Salaam Love experience.
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Episode 72 - Childish Simba, Dave Chappelle & cottage murder rooms

April 02, 2017

Yasin and Syed chat about the new Dave Chappelle double special, Donald Glover's role as Simba in the upcoming Lion King remake, and the Wachowski's 10 million dollar bold move to pitch The Matrix to Warner executives. Syed talks about his recent trip and Yasin tells the story of when he caught a virus that made it difficult to walk.
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Episode 71 - Eric Vaz Logan Debrief & Toronto Comicon

March 26, 2017

Crash and Flow regular, Eric Vaz, breaks down the newest Wolverine movie, Logan, with Yasin and Syed. They get into the nerd level details of the film and Eric explains the differences between the movie and Old Man Logan (the comic book that the film is loosely based on). They also talk about the most recent Toronto ComiCon and of course.... The Rock. (Spoilers abound!!!)
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Episode 70 - Asad Moten Pakistan's lawn war & the underside of flat earth

March 19, 2017

Yasin and Syed chat with Asad Moten about his recent trip to Pakistan. They talk about lawn season, cricket, The Coke Studio, and goat waste disposal systems. Asad gets into the good, bad, and not so pretty sides of his homeland and then eventually asks one of his quintessential hypothetical questions. Yasin and Syed end the podcast trying to describe what would be at the edges and the other side of a flat earth. No, don't worry, they're not flat earth believers!
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Episode 69 - Taste testing racoons & protecting your woman from Canada geese

March 12, 2017

Yasin and Syed chat about bullies getting a taste of their own medicine, what to do when a deer gives you attitude, and the most recent UFC yawnfest. Syed tells the story of when he had to face off against one of the greatest evils found in The North... A Canadian goose.
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Episode 68 - Sukaina & Akila Dada - A Bedtime Prayer for Peace

March 05, 2017

The inspiring and driven, Sukaina and Akila Dada, chat with Yasin and Syed about their upcoming children's book entitled, "A Bedtime Prayer for Peace". They share what motivated them to write the book, as well as the various lessons that can be learned from both the story and the beautiful illustrations. You'll get to hear the story in it's entirety at the end of the episode, so stick around!
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Bonus Episode - Zia Ali - UFC 209 pre-fight hype

March 02, 2017

BONUS EPISODE Yasin and Syed nerd out with Crash and Flow regular Zia Ali about the upcoming UFC 209.
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Episode 67 - Attack on Titan mustaches & mating shenanigans at the Jungle Cat World Park

February 26, 2017

Yasin and Syed chat about season 1 of Attack on Titan, Georges St Pierre's historic return to the UFC, and the colours they see when they think happy thoughts. Syed gets SUPER HYPED talking about his visit at the Jungle Cat World Wildlife park where he saw various big cats during feeding time and a sexually inexperienced Lynx.
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Episode 66 - Dr. Zainab Furqan Psychiatry Resident - University of Toronto

February 19, 2017

Psychiatry resident, Dr. Zainab Furqan chats with Yasin and Syed about cross-cultural psychiatry, the positive effects of social connections on mental health, anxiety, and a whole lot more. Get ready to write notes and Google things! This episode is full of useful info!
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Episode 65 - The perils of dating a Mauritian, Elon Musk, & racist astronauts

February 13, 2017

Yasin and Syed create an all brown cast list for a Silicone Valley hostage movie, talk about why trailers are evil, and discuss M Night Shyamalan's potential chance at redemption as a director. Yasin explains how a friend's extreme positivity pushed him into wedding photography and Syed describes the difficulties Shagoofta will have dating a Mauritian.
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Episode 64 - Cutting girls hair in the dark & Louie CK at the ACC

February 05, 2017

Yasin and Syed chat about seeing the great Louie CK at the ACC, the upcoming John Wick sequel, Spielberg hit and miss movies, and knowing when it's time to get Shwifty. Yasin tells the story of the time he dabbled as a candlelight hair stylist and Syed explains why people are boycotting a Bollywood movie.
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Episode 63 - Super Bowl primer & the Genghis Khan of the NFL

January 29, 2017

Yasin and Syed sit with sports fanatics: Zobi and Shaz to get pumped up for Super Bowl 51. They get into the highlights of both the Patriots and the Falcons, discuss possible game day strategies, and predictions. They also discover who can be considered the Genghis Khan of the NFL. Everything you need to jump on the football band wagon, or at least fake it while you are hanging with your friends watching the game.
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Episode 62 - Tamil Tiger altercation & racist Lord of the Rings

January 22, 2017

Yasin tells the story about how he almost got jumped by a Tamil gang due to an accidental stare down and Syed offers a possible backstory of how Azog The Defiler got his nickname. They also share their thoughts on the struggle of maintaining discipline and how they keep things on track.
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Episode 61 - Ode to Tilikum & friends that know how to use shovels

January 15, 2017

Yasin and Syed chat about Tilikum, the legendary orca from the movie Blackfish and how his actions (murders) ensured the freedom of whales in the wild. Syed shares which dog he's thinking of getting and Yasin describes the exact moment he decided a diet was in order. They both go through their contact list to figure out which of their friends would help hide a body if needed...
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Episode 60 - Salma Hindy - Hijabi stand up comedy

January 08, 2017

The funny and multi-talented Salma Hindy chats with Yasin and Syed about her first time performing stand up just a few weeks ago. She explains her writing process as well her plans for 2017. They also get into how stand-up can be used to make connections with people that might have never interacted with a Muslim before and to share stories from a unique point of view. That, and much more awesome comedy talk.
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Episode 59 - Zia Ali - Star Wars Rogue One review & completely wrong UFC 207 predictions

January 01, 2017

Nerd and UFC fanatic Zia Ali hangs out with Yasin and Syed to review Star Wars Rogue One. They discuss the profound impact the late Carrie Fisher had on the popular Sci-Fi series and nerd culture as a whole. The guys then make their predictions for UFC 207 and get almost everything wrong. Zia gets upset that Yasin missed his chance to date UFC Ring Girl Arianny Celeste. It's an emotional episode...
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Episode 58 - Undercover Christmas love & gangster carols

December 25, 2016

Yasin and Syed talk about how they experienced Christmas as Muslims growing up in Canada/Texas. They stumble upon a magical hip hop Christmas album called A Colt 45 Christmas and break down the insightful lyrics. Near the end, they discuss predictions on where they think this season of the Walking Dead is headed.
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Episode 57 - Human sacrifices, Genghis Khan, and a Westworld primer

December 18, 2016

Yasin and Syed talk about scary Genghis Khan's facts, Aztec human sacrifices, and harems that include goats. They share their experience at the UFC 206 weigh-ins, seeing Joe Rogan live for the first time, and trolls bad mouthing fighters during the Q & A.. They also get into HBO's Westworld but don't worry, no spoilers!
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Episode 56 - Conniving scumbag animals & how to survive a bear attack

December 12, 2016

Yasin makes Syed squirm in his chair as he describes what happens in America's most violent wrestling death-match and also explains why he's excited for the Rock's upcoming movie... Baywatch. Then, they go through a list of the world's most conniving scumbag animals and a PSA on how to survive attacks from various types of bears. This episode will probably save your life.
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Episode 55 - Arrival movie review & the enigma that is Kanye West

December 05, 2016

Yasin and Syed share thoughts about this year's best alien movie: Arrival, Kanye's newest shenanigans, and the man that convinces Klansmen to leave the KKK through friendship and open conversation (Daryl Davis). They also discuss if they think with words or images and if they have inner monologues...
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Episode 54 - Mohammed Sheikh Mind Coach / Life Coach

November 27, 2016

Mind coach, Mohammed Sheikh chats with Yasin and Syed about emotional blocks that prevent us from being at the top of our game, how hypnosis is used in his coaching sessions to tap into the unconscious mind, and some history about NLP (Neuro-linguistic programming). He also gets into the difference between anxiety and phobias and explains steps behind "the 10 minute phobia cure". Get ready to write some notes and do some Googling! This episode is full of useful info!
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Episode 53 - Bullies, the friend that made all the difference, and UFC 206

November 20, 2016

Yasin talks about less than awesome high school experiences, bullies, and the friend that helped him out when it mattered most. Syed shares his thoughts about his shifting view on life and how trying new things has lead him to a more fulfilled existence. Before all of this deep introspection, they talked about men punching other men in the face: UFC 206 and Conor McGregor's newest victory.
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Episode 52 - Eric Vaz - Dr. Strange Debrief & Infinity Stone Refresher

November 13, 2016

Crash & Flow regular and nerd guru Eric Vaz chat with Yasin and Syed about Marvel's newest movie Dr. Strange (SPOILERS). They go over the back story of the Ancient One and how the character differs between the comics and the movie (oh yes, deep dive nerd stuff) and later, they break down the status and locations of each Infinity Stone. This is all required knowledge people!
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Episode 51 - Nas Pasha - Storyboard Artist & Animator

November 07, 2016

Artist and animator Nas Pasha chats with Yasin and Syed about the tenacity required to finish a print he named "The Cursed Piece", manga vs anime, and the incredibly involved process behind traditional animation. Also, Nas shares a behind-the-scenes look at the awesome proof of concept: KAILU vs KAIJU and he reveals an excited upcoming project.
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Episode 50 - Zia Ali - UFC deep dive and Khabib love

October 29, 2016

Yasin and Syed hang with friend and fellow nerd Zia to discuss all things UFC. They talk about where they think the UFC is now headed with the new owners at the helm. They also get into the status of the current star power (Ronda Rousey, Conner McGregor), and predictions of the much anticipated, UFC 205. One of them declares their undying love for Khabib Nurmagomedov...
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Episode 49 - Yasin & Syed - Casey Neistat, Naruto, and tears

October 23, 2016

Yasin talks about his new internet guru Casey Neistat and tries to convince Syed to start watching anime; specifically, Naruto. They talk about how The Lion King is a ripoff of a Japanese anime called Kimba the White Lion. Later, Syed explains why Avatar: The Last Airbender is one of his all time favorites and how it's hard to love again.
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Episode 48 - Manal & Labina - Toronto Film Festival & stalking like a pro

October 16, 2016

Pro TIFF volunteers, Manal and Labina let Yasin and Syed in on the secrets of TIFF 2016. Want to know how tall Matt (Mattie) Damon is? Or how beautiful Kyle Chandler is in real life? Did Joseph Gorden Levitt give a what's up nod to a hijabi? Real questions are answered in this episode, people!!!
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Episode 47 - Zubair Khan - Head Coach at Warrior Muay Thai

October 08, 2016

The exceedingly humble Zubair "The Cobra" Khan sits with Yasin and Syed and chats about how he got into Muay Thai, his career as a professional fighter, and his transition to coaching. Zubair eloquently explains why competitive fighting is so addictive and how facing immense pressure allows him to realize his best and truest self.
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Episode 46 - Yasin and Syed - Inedible Octopuses & Sad Monkeys

October 02, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat about how far video games have come, how prepared they are for an apocalypse and how to exploit a cat to make enough money to retire young. Yasin explains why he doesn't eat octopus sushi anymore and Syed tells a sad monkey story.
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Bonus Episode Yasin & Syed - JFL & Hasan Minhaj

September 28, 2016

Coming down from a comedy high, Yasin and Syed chat about the stand up acts they saw at Toronto's Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. They talk about Trevor Noah's solid performance and dive deep into Hasan Minhaj's rollercoaster set which was both hilarious and surprisingly poignant.
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Episode 45 - Foad HP - Stand up Comedian

September 25, 2016

The very funny and multi-talented Foad HP chats with Yasin and Syed about life as a comedian in Toronto, his recent orgy audition and why we should all watch In Bruges as soon as humanly possible. Yasin explains the backstory of Dumbledore's assassin, a completely made up character in the Harry Potter lore.
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Episode 44 - Eric Vaz - Fan Expo Debrief

September 19, 2016

Yasin and Syed nerd out with Crash and Flow regular, Eric Vaz. Yasin explains how awesome it was to get into Fan Expo a few hours before the general public to go buck and Eric shares his thoughts on his experience this year as an exhibitor and his evolution as an illustrator.
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Episode 43 - Yasin & Syed - Prophets of Rage

September 12, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat about Trump trolling, Trevor Noah, medical marijuana and cancer. Syed tells us about his profound experience at the recent Prophets of Rage concert despite a newly operated knee. They then talk about the music that defined their youth.
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Episode 42 - Scott Walter - Personal Trainer

September 05, 2016

Yasin and Syed pick the brain of personal trainer and friend Scott Walter about working out, crossfit, stretching, and motivation vs discipline. Yasin shares his experience training with his conspiracy theorist trainer and Agenda 21. Stay woke folks.
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Episode 41 - Leena Latafat - CTV Reporter

August 28, 2016

The infectiously passionate Leena Latafat chats with Yasin and Syed about her journey from attending Ryerson's renowned journalism program to a news anchor at CTV Saskatoon and finally to her current position as a reporter for CTV Kitchener.
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Bonus Episode - Yasin & Syed - UFC 202 Post Fight chat

August 28, 2016

BONUS EPISODE Syed and Yasin nerd out about UFC 202.
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Episode 40 - Yasin & Syed - Police Chase & PodStart

August 20, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat about the Eminem and Drake beef, Action Bronson's show F*ck that's Delicious, and going buck wild at Red Lobster. Yasin talks about his new project podstart.io and Syed relives the trauma of being in a police chase.
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C&F Ep 39 - Yasin & Syed - Dancing Horses & the Stockton Slap

August 14, 2016

Yasin and Syed discuss Netflix's awesome new show Stranger Things and their predictions for season 2. They also talk about Bill Cosby, UFC 202 and the Olympics. Syed then enlightens us all about the wonderful world of dancing horses. Stick around till the end of the podcast, there's a short and profound speech from the late Alan Watts (Source: https://goo.gl/kMlqku).
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C&F Ep 38 - Eric Vaz - Suicide Squad Debrief

August 08, 2016

Yasin and Syed sit down with illustrator and nerd guru Eric Vaz to talk about the good, bad, and ugly of Suicide Squad. They also get into Marvel's upcoming movies as well as why everyone forgot about the dirt Mike Tyson has done in the past.
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C&F Ep 37 - Yasin & Syed - Pokemon Go & Furries

July 31, 2016

Yasin and Syed get deep into Pokemon Go. They share hunting stories and chat about leveling strategies and other tricks they've learned so far. They also get into Bronies, Furries, and UFC 201 predictions. Syed tells us how MIST Nationals is going and his goal of becoming the best Mist Bowl judge the world has ever seen.
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C&F Ep 36 - Hamzah Moin & Talha Tabish - Deemed High Profile

July 24, 2016

Crash and Flow's first 4 person podcast! The guys chat with Hamzah Moin and Talha Tabish from the very funny YouTube channel: Deemed High Profile. They share their origin story as well as the lessons they've learned along the way. The guys also get into beards, eyebrows below the nose, the risks of car surfing, flatulence yoga, and the importance of helping and working with up and coming content creators.
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C&F Ep 35 - Yasin & Syed - Tim Tam Slam and Guns

July 18, 2016

Yasin talks about his recent Tim Tam Slam Eid party and how it became an Eid tradition. Then, he and Syed talk about the increasing violence in the US and the nuttiness that is the election. They also talk about Reza Aslan vs Sam Harris and the loose ends of the ongoing debates. And finally, Yasin tells his WD-40 centipede story and how he learned that he's allergic to ants.
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C&F Ep 34 - Yasin & Syed - Sand moving fish

July 10, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat about how they are both uncomfortable in a club environment and how to avoid grinding. Yasin tells the story of the time he crashed a party using his camera as a prop and Syed shares the weird things he had to buy for Kardinal Offishall that was in his rider.
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C&F Ep 33- Yasin & Syed - Parmesan on watermelon

July 04, 2016

Yasin and Syed are fasting and really hungry during this podcast so they chat a bit too much about food. They both share stories about fights and arguments they've witnessed at a local restaurant called BBQ Tonight. Then, Syed tells the story of the time he sustained an injury during prayer and Yasin explains the downsides of growing up as an only child.
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C&F Ep 32 - Hassan Syed - Project Ramadan

June 26, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat with Hassan Syed who is one of the original founders of Project Ramadan. Project Ramadan is an organization that creates food packages for those in need in Toronto and surrounding areas. Hassan explains how the project started, how it works, and how we can get involved. They guys also get into some basketball talk and share how Fight Club and House of Cards motivates them.
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C&F Ep 31 - Nader Khan - Singer/Songwriter

June 19, 2016

Singer, songwriter, and arts educator Nader Khan chat with Yasin and Syed about his album entitled Water, his experience touring the UK, and how for him, the goal is to become the words he sings to sincerely convey his state (very interesting concept). He also tells us about his work with a Peel public school where he runs a workshop called "And The Beat Goes On".
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C&F Ep 30 - Ebad Khan - Islamic Relief Canada

June 13, 2016

Ebad Khan (Digital Media Specialist at Islamic Relief) talks with Yasin and Syed about his trip to Lebanon where he visited the Syrian refugee camps. Ebad describes the profound impact the trip has had on him and what we can do to help. He also talks about the various projects that Islamic Relief is currently running in that part of the world.
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C&F Ep 29 - Yasin & Syed

June 05, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat about the shooting of Harambe, zombie ants, and longbottoming. Also, Yasin explains why he's afraid of sending blood (or poop?) to Ancestry.com and Syed tries to change his mind.
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C&F Ep 28 - Yasin & Syed

May 30, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat about how good they are at charades and how Katt Williams was choked out by a high schooler. Yasin explains how serious Mauritians are about their tea and Syed tells a story about how comedy and knifes don't mix.
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C&F Ep 27 - Illustrator Eric Vaz

May 22, 2016

Yasin and Eric nerd out about the new Captain America Civil War movie and all things Marvel. So, if you've watched the movie, this will be a great debrief session since Eric's nerd knowledge runs deep. As deep as the voice of Thor; who also makes an appearance in this episode. Syed was MIA this time but he'll be back next week!
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C&F Ep 26 - Fahad Mallik (Psychonaut)

May 15, 2016

Our friend Fahad shares his experience of when he took part in an ayawaska tea ceremony. Ayawaska is brew that contains the most powerful hallucinogen known to man: DMT. Fahad describes how he prepared himself for the ceremony, the visions he saw during his trip, and the lessons he took away from his profound experience.
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C&F Ep 25 - Your Hosts

May 08, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat about the Iceman Wim Hof, Iliza Shlesinger's newest comedy special, and whether or not F1 racers are athletes. Yasin shares the story about how he discovered FM radio and Syed tells us about his experience in a sensory deprivation tank.
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C&F Ep 24 - Your Hosts

May 01, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat about what animals they would like to see fight humans in the coliseum and how Neil Degrasse Tyson needs to stop ruining movies with science. Syed tells us about his vacation in the Dominican and Yasin explains why he isn't digging the casting choice of Scarlett Johansson for the upcoming Ghost in the Shell movie.
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C&F Ep 23 - Your Hosts

April 24, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat about bear attacks, how to fend off a grizzly bear and Royce da 5'9''s comments about ghostwriting in hiphop. Yasin shares the story about eating Balut(duck embryo)in the parking lot of his work and Syed talks about his new found appreciation for paintings.
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C&F Ep 22 - Your Hosts

April 17, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat about mice electrocution, genetics, inherited fear and how it applies to basketball. They also rank their top 5 comedians and share how other podcast hosts have affected their own thought processes for the better.
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C&F Ep 21 - Bennett Naval

April 10, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat with Bennett about comic books, the best gun fight movies, Pride vs UFC and the awesome OpenMat Mixed Martial Arts Academy.
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C&F Ep 20 - Your Hosts

April 04, 2016

Yasin tells the story of the time he hit a cyclist while driving in Toronto and Syed explains why he needs an Alaskan Malamute. Do you really need more reasons to listen?!
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C&F Ep 19 - Your Hosts

March 28, 2016

Yasin and Syed share their thoughts about MIST and the up coming Smile Gala. Yasin updates us on the progress of his drone build and shares a story about him laughing at the worst possible moment. Syed tells us about his trip to New York and his visit to the legendary Comedy Cellar.
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C&Flow Ep 18 - Your Hosts

March 20, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat about the awesome Neil Degrasse Tyson lecture they attended, the sadness of zoos, and the comedians at the Oscars.
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C&F Ep 17 - Hamzah Moin

March 14, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat with the always funny Hamzah Moin (aka Maniac Muslim) about the evolution of his craft, stand up comedy and the beginnings of MIST.
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C&F Ep 16 - Eric Vaz

March 07, 2016

Yasin and Syed welcome back Eric Vaz to chat about the Deadpool movie, Micheal Bay ruining childhood memories and they all pick their favorite bad guy in film. Also, Jar Jar Binks makes an appearance at the end...
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C&F Ep 15 - Your Hosts

February 28, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat about seeing the legendary Dave Chappelle perform in Toronto, bonding with random nerds, cryogenic therapy and stem cell injections.
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C&F Ep 14 - Salma Hindy

February 21, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat with the inspiring and funny Salma Hindy about the Naseeha Muslim youth help line, her hilarious interview at CBC and counseling. They also nerd out about lungs. It's awesome.
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C&F Ep 13 - Your Hosts

February 14, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat about the awesome Brie Larson movies, the Zika Virus, how to deal with with dinner guests that blurt out "tossing salad" and they pitch an action packed drone movie to Micheal Bay (sorta).
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C&F Ep 12 - Photographer Noor Al-Mosawi

February 07, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat with the inspiring Noor Al-Mosawi about photography, wedding gigs, her creative process and angry uncle wedding stories. Follow her: https://www.instagram.com/thenoorphotography/ https://www.facebook.com/noorphotography/
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C&F Ep 11 - Your Hosts

February 01, 2016

Yasin and Syed chat about all things comedy as well as, a crazy drunk doctor assaulting an Uber driver, our favorite podcasts, and Syed's game plan for his start in stand up comedy.
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C&F Ep 10 - Aslam Abdulla

January 25, 2016

Yasin and Syed sit down with Aslam to chat about football, skydiving, car accidents, and whether or not Lance won so many times due to drugs or post surgery weight reduction.
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C&E Ep 09 - Your Hosts

January 18, 2016

Your hosts are back! Yasin shares with Syed stories from his vacation in Mauritius and the potentially life changing realizations he made during his time there surrounded by family.
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C&F Ep 08 - Your Hosts

December 21, 2015

Yasin and Syed chat about the crazy Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm fight, Mauritian cuisine, cycling in the city, and Yasin's journey of cultivating mindfulness through yoga, weightlifting, meditation and qigong.
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C&F Ep 07 - Graphic Designer Extraordinaire

December 13, 2015

Yasin and Syed (cofriend) hang out with the talented Wahiba to chat about her new business venture, taking the plunge and striking out on her own, food blogging, and dealing with creative blocks.
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C&F Ep 06 - Your Hosts

December 06, 2015

Yasin and Syed chat about what martial arts they'd teach their hypothetical kids, Michael Pena stealing the spotlight in Ant-Man, how they'd cast a version of themselves in the Harry Potter lore, and the awesomeness that is The Wire. Also, blue energy balls.
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C&F Ep 05 - Illustrator Eric Vaz

November 30, 2015

Yasin and Syed chat with illustrator and protonerd Eric Vaz about Fan Expo, the point in history where nerd culture became chic, his work as an artist, meeting your idols, and which burritos not to eat.
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C&F Ep 04 - Your Hosts

November 23, 2015

Yasin and Syed chat about traveling, male geishas, and how to deal with scary dogs during a bachelor party. Syed also shares his new interest: bow hunting. Yes, it's all amazing.
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C&F Ep 03 - Occupational Therapist Heather Lyons

November 15, 2015

Sister and occupational therapist Heather Lyons chats with Yasin and Syed about her work, Syed's broken nose, concussions, Will Smith's upcoming movie, and leadership camp.
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C&F Ep 02 - Educator Tyler Jackson

November 08, 2015

Teacher and friend Tyler Jackson chats with Yasin and Syed about education and what it takes to be a great teacher. He also sheds light on the unseen duties of an educator that tends to be overlooked by people outside of the field.
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C&F Ep 01 - Rafey Ansari

November 02, 2015

Syed and I sit down with Rafey to chat about Pakistani underground music, the evolution of how we access tunes, dreams about alien invasions, and how he found love.
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C&F Ep 00 The Launch - Your hosts

October 26, 2015

The official launch episode of Crash and Flow. Syed and I discuss why we decided to start this project as well as our back stories, how we met, graffiting a mosque and how to not be awkward at a day jam.
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