People are coming and enjoying your garden. There are holes in your wall. Children from all over, with sweaty palms and dirty feet, are swarming over your divine flora and fauna. They are screaming in joy over what you have built, how dare they? How dare they? Let no one come in. Let no one… Continue reading Build more walls, Giant
Recently, I read an article by comic artist and writer, David Hopkins, that revolved around the negative effect the F.R.I.E.N.D.S sitcom had on the cultural evolution of America in the last three decades. It argues that the sitcom celebrated stupidity by bullying intelligence, leading to a whole generation, who loved the series growing up, believing… Continue reading Our Absurd Love for the Thrones and the Cards
If you like cooking but hate chopping and prepping, read this!
Recently, I was binge-watching yet another, high-testosterone, power-trip drama based on American politics. I was hooked to the Baby-Boomer Machiavellianism, as is expected of a confused Gen Xer, in awe of both the generations preceding and following it. In one of the scenes, the central character, a senior politician, lands up in an unkempt apartment… Continue reading The mythical ‘First World’
Adult Coloring is today what Power Yoga was 5 years back – the shortcut to Nirvana. If the world got destroyed today and years later our social media pages were discovered, they might mistake ‘Game of Thrones’ for our religious text and ‘Adult coloring’ for our prayer rituals. I had tried Power Yoga then, what was… Continue reading Adult Coloring Disaster
I feel like doing it over, slower this time, savoring each second ! I wish I could remain in a loop, around the Western Ghats, drinking in their beauty. Such was my experience at Lonavala, where I toured with my bestie last weekend. I am game to do the Western Ghats as many times as… Continue reading Ghats and Glory
My brother introduced me to existentialist movies. Introduced is a soft word, he literally downloaded stuff on my devices and reminded me, at regular intervals, to do justice to them. We have this crazy sibling thing of feeling compelled to share experiences of great import. Despite his persistence, I dodged him for a while as… Continue reading Watching Movies in Pursuit of Meaning