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An Unseemly Truth?
By Jonathan Daniel Luther · Are positive gay images hiding an unseemly truth? A look at Myntra and the politics of their 'lesbian ad' for Anouk.

Contents

The Ballard Engine

Right before the end, reality had become a bad sci-fi movie, the kind you watch at four in the morning, unable to sleep, unable to turn the T.V. off.  

Into the Desert

It was a solid plan; to fall asleep before the cold got to us. Or so we thought.  

Literary Festival Confidential

The author makes a virginal entry at Myanmar's Irrawaddy Literary Festival, and comes away with a few unexpected revelations.  

The Spirit of the Game

Over the past few years, India has been developing a taste for the unique sport of Ultimate Frisbee. We take a look at the state of the sport in the country today.  
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Interviews

  • Aarthi Parthasarathy

    Privilege and Prejudice

    In conversation with Aarthi Parthasarathy, the mind behind Royal Existentials, a groundbreaking webcomic that addresses issues of race, gender, and sexuality in India.
  • Anusha Parthasarathy

    For the Children

    In conversation with Anusha Parthasarathy, the creator of Meera, a one-of-a-kind comic strip for children in India.
  • Tanuja Desai Hidier

    Myth and Memory

    In conversation with Tanuja Desai Hidier, singer-songwriter and bestselling author of Born Confused and Bombay Blues.

Features

  • Jodhpur

    Into the Desert

    It was a solid plan; to fall asleep before the cold got to us. Or so we thought.
  • Irrawaddy Literary Festival

    Literary Festival Confidential

    The author makes a virginal entry at Myanmar's Irrawaddy Literary Festival, and comes away with a few unexpected revelations.
  • Ultimate Frisbee India

    The Spirit of the Game

    Over the past few years, India has been developing a taste for the unique sport of Ultimate Frisbee. We take a look at the state of the sport in the country today.

Reviews

  • Seahorse

    Book Review: Seahorse

    In Janice Pariat's debut novel Seahorse, time is tethered to love, to obsessions, to personal myths.
  • Pune 52

    Film Review: Pune 52

    Largely regarded as India's first Marathi neo-noir film, Pune 52 has all the elements one has come to expect from unconventional cinema in India.
  • Annie Zaidi Gulab

    Book Review: Gulab

    Annie Zaidi takes the tropes of the conventional ghost story and breathes new life into them.
The Oracle of Tripe #24

The Oracle of Tripe #24

By Chaitanya Modak and Benita Fernando
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