Beginner podcast

"Brought my week oodles of joy."

The Guardian

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Learning to

In 2003, Misha came to America with her family. Beginner trails the 24 year old Pakistani-American immigrant, as she learns to do the things she never did as a kid, and that are integral parts of an American childhood. Like riding a bike.

Since its release in January 2017, Beginner has been featured as a "buzzworthy podcast" on Spotify, trended at #2 on Pocket Casts behind Pod Save America, been written about in The Guardian and shared on NPR's The Big Listen. 




This podcast is possible because of Sammy Miller, Lisa Pollak, Charlotte Harrison, Jonah Bromwich, Max Raskin, Laura Sim, Issa Euceph, Devon Taylor, Maddy Russell-Shapiro, and Robin Miniter.

Special thanks to Euceph Ahmed, Sajeela Euceph, Noor Euceph, Emily Kane Miller, Nate Miller, Julie Miller, Gary Wexler, Micah Wexler, Emily Arrow, Yara Nasrallah, Martina DaSilva, Ayesha Shatzer, Frank Shatzer, and Sophia Shatzer for their appearances.