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.
“Anyone can tell a story that resembles a dream, it’s the rare artist, like this one, who can make us feel that we are dreaming it ourselves” – New york times book review There are different kinds of fiction. Sometimes it is about building a story maybe a fantasy world, a deception, a mystery, a romance or a drama. Other times there are books … Continue reading Book Review: Kafka On The Shore
The reason I’m still writing this article: Some time before I was born, while we were still living in the States, my mother walked a few blocks, I forget now the specific number, to buy a set of Beatles CDs because they were on sale. Abbey Road, Rubber Soul, The Beatles (The White Album). The Beatles have been one of the biggest parts of … Continue reading BeatleLove
What is wuxia? The short answer (if you’re too lazy to read the rest): Chinese martial arts fiction featuring heroism usually set in imperial China. The long answer: All of us must have seen some wuxia movies,famous ones being Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon and Hero.While these are not ideal examples, they should give you a general idea. A quick and dirty way to explain it … Continue reading Walk The Jianghu
One of human kind’s weirdest obsessions has been with cats. This goes from the ancient Egyptians to feudal Japan to the internet today. It’s not explainable except for maybe the fact that they’re cute and cuddly. But they’re not always so. Sometimes they’re mean. And rude. And act like royalty and love lasagna. And some are wise and give a lot of detention. But we … Continue reading Cats of Ages
“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” And that opening line, ladies, and gentlemen, sums up the entirety of the plot of “Pride and Prejudice,” as Austen’s subtle humor allows us to watch the Bennets attempt to dispose of their five daughters as honorably as they may, to worthy … Continue reading Pride & Prejudice: Why All The Women Love Mr. Darcy
If there can be a book equivalent of a cup of hot chocolate taken along with the cheesiest pizza, it would be Wonder. Wonder follows the tale of a ten-year-old boy who suffers from a rare condition called “ mandibulofacial dysostosis” that causes his face to look like a prehistoric swamp monster. So long, he had been homeschooled by his mother, however this year he … Continue reading Wonder: A Book Review
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster -by Ramakrishna R M This children’s classic is a treasure trove of lazy philosophy, half baked ideas, quirky humor, silly puns and overwhelming imagery. Yes, I called it a treasure trove, despite it’s very obvious flaws.This is because, Norton is a genius who masterfully weaves the fine threads of silly, nonsensical, punny humour with a gentle of dose of … Continue reading A Pocketful of Book Reviews