Category: Culture

  • 4 New Indian Writers We’re Excited by
    A new year calls for new fiction. And while we are reeling in all the wonderful literature from across the world, it is safe to say that some Indian authors really stood out. In a country as diverse as ours, it’s important to give voice to the plethora of stories that form our collective narratives. Here are few that we reckon will shape
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  • Jingle All the Way: Start the Holidays on the Right Note
    It’s finally December! And if you know me, you’ll know that as soon as I flip the calendar page I’ve completely switched to holiday mode. Decorations are put up, festive recipes are found, and most importantly, Christmas music is played all day, every day. And because nothing quite inspires the holiday spirit like the right soundtrack, I’ve
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  • A Movement Towards Motion: Parkour in India
    For most people, flipping and flying through cityscapes is something reserved for a certain web-slinging superhero, but not for Delson D’Souza. Delson is a movement coach at Chaos Faktory in Bangalore, and an expert traceur — that is, a practitioner of parkour. When we sat down for a chat, he took us on a tour of the fast-paced, intense world
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  • What We Loved About This Year’s Tony Awards
    Broadway is known for being wild, dramatic, witty, and just great fun. So, the awards that celebrate excellence in Broadway theatre will obviously go down the same route. This year’s Tony Awards combined amazing performances with generous laughs and some very important messages. Here are some of our favorite moments from the show:  
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  • Hustle culture is a joke. And here’s why you shouldn’t fall prey.
    ‘Good things come to those who hustle.’ ‘Quit slacking. Make things happen.’ ‘Don’t stop when you’re tired, stop when you’re done.’ Unless you’ve been living under a rock, there’s a good chance you’ve come across these ‘inspirational’ quotes at least once. You’ll find them emblazoned across new-age office walls, coffee mugs in the cafeteria,
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  • Getting Over the Superhero Slump
    Introduction Superhero movies have always enjoyed a fair share of popularity since the time Christopher Reeves’ Superman hit the silver screen in 1978. The superhero ‘frenzy’, however, started with the advent of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) in 2008 with Iron Man. The film was received well by both critics and the audience, which allowed
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