I watched Uttama Villain a week after its release, successfully resisting the urge to read reviews and analyses. I came out of the theatre feeling disappointed, but what was even more disappointing was the positive buzz I saw everywhere. Is that all it takes? Some references to the star’s … Continue reading Who is the real villain?
I present to you GPS - short for Golden Penis Syndrome. Ha! Did you think I was going to talk about the Global Positioning System and the annoying voice that recalculates the distance every time you make a wrong turn? (I could talk about that too, considering … Continue reading GPS
The detective went about investigating. He asked the man who played chess with himself at the park, he asked the owner of the pharmacy. He asked the teenager with a skateboard. Oh, that wagon, she bought some pot and OD’ed on it.
They said Adamant (and not ambitious) Brash (and not bold) Fast (and not friendly) Inflexible (and not independent) Loud (and not lively) Stubborn (and not strong willed) They also said Too thin (or too fat) Too dark (or not fair enough) Too opinionated, they complained A … Continue reading The ideal woman
I lay still in the darkness praying sleep takes over me Maybe it is my friends’ footsteps I hear trying to outrun the bullets Yesterday there was life and laughter In the morning light I shall see rubble and ruin and blood. Yay! This … Continue reading A place to hide
OK Kanmani has released and everyone has expressed their opinions (encompassing “Mani Ratnam...return to form” and “Good but something is missing” and “Better than Kadal and thank God for that”), I am curious as to why nobody thought of it as some kind of science … Continue reading Trying to understand caste
He picked up on the fifteenth ring. Where are you?? He did not want to talk. His toes, fingers and nose were numb. He pulled his hat closer over his ears. Can someone go blind from the cold, he wondered. Almost there. She was saying … Continue reading Today’s special