Archive for the ‘Popular Culture’ Category

Last week, a colleague distributed these gorgeous papery pink roses to celebrate Chinese Valentines Day. A friend of mine jokingly thus said: The Chinese have their own version of everything. So true! Advertisements


I am not sure if the video will embed correctly via my Nexus but here’s hoping. Reading all those reviews about what a great song Adele’s Skyfall is (I mean come on, reviews were written based on a 90 second clip, crazy right) I was looking forward to listening to the song myself. And I […]


I am not ashamed to admit I sobbed like my heart was breaking when Mufasa, Emperor of the Pride Lands fell to his death, pushed by that awful Scar. And my 9 year old heart did break. It was one of the saddest things I had ever experienced. So when my 26 year old self […]


Some time in 1996, heavy rains were lashing Calcutta and I had just finished with my final exams. I was really disappointed that night since my dad had promised to take me out and get Michael Jackson’s History album. I remember watching TV and cursing the weather, when my dad came in and said ‘Do […]


Be Glee-Ful

01Aug10

I love Glee. Here’s why. In the past couple months, American Television has been giving me much needed exultant high-spirited joy. I have never been as entertained as I am when watching some of my favorite TV shows which have come out of Uncle Sam’s TV broadcast industry. One of the shows that not only […]


So many names on my GTalk list. And I can’t ping even one of them at 3 am complaining about insomnia. Yet, there will be the usual hi what’s up instant messages that lose steam after the ‘nothing much.’ Non stop chatter on Twitter. A race to get as many followers as possible. A race […]


Film has provided fashion inspiration for audiences and fashion designers alike; costumes not only help create a character, but can spur real-life trends and runway looks. Click on the link below to see 15 of TCM’s 15 favorite fashion trendsetting movies: http://www.tcm.com/dailies.jsp?cid=254416