About

A conversational podcast hosted by Yasin Dusoruth and Syed Raza.

We talk about anything and everything that interests us and we often have guests as well! Come hang with us! New episodes every Sunday night!

Latest episodes

Episode 76 - The best Olsen sibling, future funny parents, & the sister tactic Aired on Apr 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...

Episode 75 - Gerrard street's best kulfi salesman Aired on Apr 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).

Episode 74 - Asad Moten - Riding scorpions & Bruce Lee's diet Aired on Apr 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...

Episode 73 - Shamil Creator of Salaam Love Aired on Apr 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.

Episode 72 - Childish Simba, Dave Chappelle & cottage murder rooms Aired on Apr 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.

Episode 71 - Eric Vaz Logan Debrief & Toronto Comicon Aired on Mar 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!!!)

Episode 70 - Asad Moten Pakistan's lawn war & the underside of flat earth Aired on Mar 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!

Episode 69 - Taste testing racoons & protecting your woman from Canada geese Aired on Mar 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.

Episode 68 - Sukaina & Akila Dada - A Bedtime Prayer for Peace Aired on Mar 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!

Episode 67 - Attack on Titan mustaches & mating shenanigans at the Jungle Cat World Park Aired on Feb 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.

Episode 66 - Dr. Zainab Furqan Psychiatry Resident - University of Toronto Aired on Feb 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!

Episode 65 - The perils of dating a Mauritian, Elon Musk, & racist astronauts Aired on Feb 12, 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.

Episode 64 - Cutting girls hair in the dark & Louie CK at the ACC Aired on Feb 5, 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.

Episode 63 - Super Bowl primer & the Genghis Khan of the NFL Aired on 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.

Episode 62 - Tamil Tiger altercation & racist Lord of the Rings Aired on 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.

Episode 61 - Ode to Tilikum & friends that know how to use shovels Aired on 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...

Episode 60 - Salma Hindy - Hijabi stand up comedy Aired on January 8, 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.

Episode 59 - Zia Ali - Star Wars Rogue One review & completely wrong UFC 207 predictions Aired on January 1, 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...

Episode 58 - Undercover Christmas love & gangster carols Aired on 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.

Episode 57 - Human sacrifices, Genghis Khan, and a Westworld primer Aired on 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!

Episode 56 - Conniving scumbag animals & how to survive a bear attack Aired on 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.

Episode 55 - Arrival movie review & the enigma that is Kanye West Aired on December 5, 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...

Episode 54 - Mohammed Sheikh Mind Coach / Life Coach Aired on 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!

Episode 53 - Bullies, the friend that made all the difference, and UFC 206 Aired on 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.

Episode 52 - Eric Vaz - Dr. Strange Debrief & Infinity Stone Refresher Aired on 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!

Episode 51 - Nas Pasha - Storyboard Artist & Animator Aired on November 7, 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.

Episode 50 - Zia Ali - UFC deep dive and Khabib love Aired on 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...

Episode 49 - Yasin & Syed - Casey Neistat, Naruto, and tears Aired on 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.

Episode 48 - Manal & Labina - Toronto Film Festival & stalking like a pro Aired on 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!!!

Episode 47 - Zubair Khan - Head Coach at Warrior Muay Thai Aired on October 8, 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.

Episode 46 - Yasin and Syed - Inedible Octopuses & Sad Monkeys Aired on October 2, 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.

Episode 45 - Foad HP - Stand up Comedian Aired on 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.

Episode 44 - Eric Vaz - Fan Expo Debrief Aired on 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.

Episode 43 - Yasin & Syed - Prophets of Rage Aired on 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.

Episode 42 - Scott Walter - Personal Trainer Aired on September 5, 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.

Episode 41 - Leena Latafat - CTV Reporter Aired on 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.

Bonus Episode - Yasin & Syed - UFC 202 Post Fight chat Aired on August 20, 2016

Syed and Yasin nerd out about UFC 202.

Episode 40 - Yasin & Syed - Police Chase & PodStart Aired on 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.

Episode 39 - Yasin & Syed - Dancing horses & the Stockton Slap Aired on 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).

Episode 38 - Eric Vaz - Suicide Squad Debrief Aired on August 8, 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.

Episode 37 - Yasin & Syed - Pokemon Go & Furries Aired on 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.

Episode 36 - Hamzah Moin & Talha Tabish - Deemed High Profile Aired on 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.

Episode 35 - Yasin & Syed - Tim Tam Slam and Guns Aired on 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.

Episode 34 - Yasin & Syed - Sand moving fish Aired on 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.

Episode 33 - Yasin & Syed - Parmesan on watermelon Aired on July 4, 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.