Idiot Box

Mother yells at me in an accurate depiction of the long-suffering matrons on primetime Sun TV soap operas. The boy grins at me sheepishly when I gape at Homer Simpson’s lines, remembering suddenly where I’ve heard them before. Everyone who’s anyone on my Facebook feed is talking about the latest ‘it’ show that I haven’t managed to catch since I

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The Neanderthal In The Nice Guy

I was watching ‘How I Met Your Mother’ (HIMYM) yesterday (and may I add what a tremendous improvement it is on the clichéd, hackneyed ‘Friends’?). Barney, (commitment-phobic bad boy) convinces Marshal (married, nice guy) to ‘stand up for his manhood’, which translates to refusing to help in the house and make sexist cracks at his wife’s expense. As expected, a

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Ideart: Sabu-Jupiter Jwala

Another edition of Ideart! It is most delightful to be able to gift something that you’ve put a little piece of yourself into. The boy is at the slightly flummoxed receiving end of this. Being a typical boy in all such manner of things, he’s a comics aficionado. Grave conversations have been had about the merits of desi superheroes over

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