Satyameva Jayate

TweetHave you seen the cult movie “Quiz Show”? Its about the scandal surrounding the 1950s TV quiz show “21”, a precursor of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire”. The show’s sponsor Geritol threatened to pull the plug, unless the ratings of “21” improved. So, the show was rigged by its producers in NBC, who favored […]

The Real History of Srilanka – Part 5

TweetPart-3 of this series dealt with the North Indian origins of the Sinhalas, which more or less coincides with the prevailing notion among islanders of their “Aryan” ancestry. Let’s explore this belief, shall we? A drama typically unfolds with the Dramatis Personae. Why should we be typical? I’ll tee off with who this post is […]