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Articles labelled ‘columns’

  • Young Lust

    Grant Morrison's Kill Your Boyfriend is brilliant because it is darkly humorous, satirical, and poetically unjust.
  • Village Vignettes: Opium for Dinner

    For most of us, opium usually paints a picture of the messy tangle of the narcotics trade, undercover dealings, and sometimes, a withered Chinese lady smoking a pipe.
  • Einstein and Faith

    Einstein maintained that underneath the discernible laws of physics, there is a mysterious force that is responsible for the harmony that we see around us.
  • Cinephilia: Albert Pinto’s Wrath

    Maybe Albert is not so angry after all. Maybe he’s just irritated, or insecure, or jaded.
  • U-bends: Rishikesh

    When the river rises, the platform is submerged and Shiva rides the current, swells of water lapping against his thighs.
  • Wonderful Indeed

    Mister Wonderful is not a book I would read too many times, but definitely a book I would want everyone to read at least once.
  • Village Vignettes: An Officer’s Apathy

    He sat in a lazy slump in his rotating chair, complete with the mandatory towel that graces every government officer’s throne.
  • No Such Thing as First Class

    A few rules that might save you some time and money when you're flying, and ensure that you don’t miss the last five minutes of the in-flight movie.
  • Cinephilia: No Orchids for Miss Blandish

    This isn’t the kind of bad film that has become everyone's punching bag over time. Far more humiliatingly, it has just been ignored.
  • U-bends: Nachiketa

    What must have begun as golden pinpricks had turned into monstrous orange tongues, cutting down giant trees like they were brittle winter twigs.
  • Lucky Cheng’s

    I’ll say it again: Drag Queen Cabaret Bar. Sizzle!
  • The Great Thirst (Part One)

    When fighting against forces much greater than yourself, and so much beyond your control, there’s only two ways to go about things.

The Tap #14

By Ramya Sriram