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Shantesh

Superhero Fatigue

Once the credits for Avengers: End Game had begun to roll by, my primary feeling was one of exhaustion. As good as Marvel’s superhero movies have been I felt like I couldn’t take another one of these for a long…

I Fell Down A Rabbit Hole

If you fell down a rabbit hole, what do you think you’d find? I found myself falling further and further until I landed with a thud on a bed. I looked up to see a little boy staring at me…

Message In A Bottle

If you have found this message and bothered to read it in its entirety, then you and I both believe in serendipity. This message does not reveal an extraordinary secret from the past or a clue to the future. All…

Of Switzerland and Contraceptives

It was the year 2008. It was my first time ever outside of my own country. There were many wonderful things that I saw and experienced in my 15 days there. However, this is one experience I have often told…

Lone Fox Dancing

I have always loved Ruskin Bond’s stories ever since I read his very first one that had appeared in one of my school books. His love for nature always came through. At the same time I was always intrigued about…

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

I’m a self-confessed dinosaur nerd so any movie with dinosaurs in them is essentially review proof. It’s been 25 years since the first Jurassic Park was released and one thing we can agree upon is that there will never be…

The Price of Digital

While this post is written from an Indian perspective some of it applies irrespective of where in the world you are. I was recently in a conversation with someone, let’s call him Mr M who asked me “So, from where…

Dilbert

I don’t read any particular comics regularly, aside from a very special one called Dilbert. Creator Scott Adams insight into the workplace culture and all of his characters biting social commentary on everything is incredible. How he has managed to…

Young Sheldon

Despite what many people feel about The Big Bang Theory, it still has the highest viewership among sitcoms even today. Young Sheldon is a spin-off series that I had heard about sometime back. I initially assumed that it was simply…

This Is Us

A scripted family drama was not something I thought I would ever find myself watching. I began watching This is Us somewhere towards the end of the year. One episode in and I was hooked. What makes it so special…