October 2014

Fear and loathing in America

By | 2014-10-13T15:18:55+00:00 October 12th, 2014|Good Read, Read|

“Superstar politicians and superstar quarterbacks have the same kind of delicate egos, and people who live on that level grow accustomed to very thin, rarefied air. They have trouble breathing in lower altitudes; and if they can’t breathe right, they can’t function.”

May 2012

Phony blogging

By | 2012-05-06T02:10:26+00:00 May 6th, 2012|Hmm|

Trying to blog from phone. Got Dorris Lessing's first novel by snail mail, this book is traveling for 29 years now :)

August 2010

The Best Cigarette

By | 2011-02-10T13:53:19+00:00 August 18th, 2010|Poetry, Video|

Smoking used to be sexy, it used to be a sign of that creative energy symbolized by Albert Camus and Hemingway and Picasso and Guru Dutt and MT Vasudevan Nair and a thousand other literary geniuses. Smoking isn't sexy anymore. Cigarette smokers are outcasts in almost all walks of life.

Prithviraj :)

By | 2011-06-20T03:39:48+00:00 August 12th, 2010|talkies, Video|

Another one :) Guess Prithvi speaks a little more than needed. httpv://   This is too funny not to post. httpv:// More Videos.

October 2009

November 2008

Michael Crichton

By | 2008-11-06T08:19:12+00:00 November 6th, 2008|Uncategorized|

Michael Crichton was my first favourite authour. Crichton showed us that science could be so much drama, beating Asimov in his own game. Crichton reintroduced dinosaurs, now we know that [...]

February 2008

Old man’s Papa

By | 2008-02-07T09:24:09+00:00 February 7th, 2008|Uncategorized|

I kept looking looking for symbolism in Fiesta. Didn't really get what it was all about, like I told you. This Time magazine article from December 1954 explains Papa Hemingway a [...]

December 2007

Watching words

By | 2007-12-20T14:38:11+00:00 December 20th, 2007|Uncategorized|

In his poem, "So That You Will Hear Me," Pablo Neruda evokes the frustration of using language that resists translation. His words, which have been tailored in relation to himself, [...]

October 2006

The Inheritance of loss

By | 2006-10-11T18:34:00+00:00 October 11th, 2006|India|

"In India you get up in the morning and there are ten people there to greet you and to discuss how you slept. Or you can call up someone and [...]

September 2006

In the line of fire

By | 2006-09-26T03:23:00+00:00 September 26th, 2006|India|

Pakistan's self appointed Head of state and erstwhile coup leader Pervez Musharraf has released his autobiography 'In the Line of Fire'.Key excerpts from the book has been published by BBC, [...]