It’s that time of the year when every blog or magazine that’s any blog or magazine has a “Year in review” section. Being part of one (Hint: you’re reading it), I figured I’d have to borrow the theme in some form or fashion. So I did. And I found one common thread running through the past year. 2016 was a year of polarization, where people … Continue reading One more time with a little less feeling
“Drug withdrawal is the group of symptoms that occur upon the abrupt discontinuation or decrease in intake of medications or recreational drugs.”- Wikipedia, circa 2010s Withdrawl, huh?. The insane urge to do anything, just about anything to get your stuff (or snuff). That inexplicable desire to drive an axe through the door, or to set yourself on fire, because your body has grown so used … Continue reading Withdrawl
See that word in the title? Yeah. That one. It means something. “What does it mean, Oh Handsome Writer?” You say. Well, hypothetical reader, thank you, and that word means awesome, which is the show in a word. Rick and Morty, created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon is an animated sci-fi comedy focused on the shenanigans that a genius and his not so bright … Continue reading Rick and Morty: The schwiftiest show that is currently on air.
“… and I would have been relected”, said former US President Jimmy Carter in a 2004 interview. The Nobel laureate and US President from 1977-81 is talking about his handling of the Iranian hostage crisis, which you might know from the Oscar winning movie, Argo. The Iranian hostage crisis began in 1979 and lasted 444 days It was huge. It began when a group of … Continue reading “I could have wiped Iran off the map… “
“This is gospel for the fallen ones, locked away in permanent slumber, assembling their philosophies…” -Panic! At the Disco For a long time, I always wanted to write about things I cared about. However a certain dread crept over me whenever I tried to get started on it. Even at those times I managed to pull through a few lines, lethargy swept me … Continue reading Everyone can write?
Why, hello there! What brings you here? The post your friend(s) shared on their wall(s), you say? Well, that’s as noble a reason as any other. There’s only about a month of the semester left, so hang in there, you can make it. Given that it’s probably taken you a lot of effort getting through the past ten weeks, we figured it might be a … Continue reading Editor’s Note
I’ve lived a vast majority of my life in a dominion where a minority (one-fourth) of the population wielded a disproportionate amount of power over the numerical majority. Much like the British did in colonial India. I speak, of course, of the great power bestowed upon my mother, by the unmentioned powers of the universe. Anyone even mildly familiar with display of said power would … Continue reading In Search of Swaraj
DISCLAIMER: The following article solely reflects the views of the author. Though written in first person some content has been added from others’ experiences and has been modified to convey the author’s point. What does it take to be a woman? People would give me many different answers. I have a friend who thinks women are naturally stupid. I have a friend who spent his … Continue reading I Was Wondering…