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Gold

I am in the middle of reading Shashi Tharoor’s An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India. If you have been living under a rock like I was, then you may not have heard about his Oxford debate where he smashed his contemporaries on why Britain should do reparations to India. At this time, […]

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

As a child, I had seen Blade Runner … in fact that was when I first came across the phrase Android. Yes, back then android did not mean an operating system for a smart phone. The title of this blog post is a book by Phillip Dick, this book was adapted as the story behind […]

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A relic in a new age

Another day, another James Bond rumour. Of all the great franchises out there, 007’s—perhaps appropriately—seems to play its cards the closest to its chest. Eon Productions always rations information about where their legendary character is going right up to the point they are ready to announce his destination, and for what looks to be Daniel […] […]

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Logan and Wolverine

When the first X-Men released, it was more than 17 years back. It was not a major role since there were other heavy hitters in the movie as well. The character was rough around the edges and it always had a lone ranger kind of aura with it. The one word description for this character […]

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Moana the movie and Climate change

This Christmas eve, we took the kids to watch Moana the movie. As the story unfolded, I realized how relevant it is to the current times.

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Party De with the Fugay Family

For some reason, this song has just stuck in my mind on a loop this morning! I mean, it’s got a catchy rhythm and all. However, the term party de is such an intrinsic theme between college friends, especially within Maharashtrians, that creating a cultural meme out of this term makes sense. I remember as a […]

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Dr. Strange and the case of Disabling Constructs

Dr. Strange is a Marvel Superhero set in the Avengers Universe. The Marvel Comics Universe (MCU) has rolled out a fair number of movies in these past years. Dr. Strange is one of it’s top grossing hits for a single Marvel super hero (beating Iron Man, Ant Man, Thor and Hulk).