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Fellini’s Ghost, Save Me!

TweetI’m a movie fiend. When I watch a movie, I very thirstily & feverishly deconstruct its building blocks – Casting, Screen Play, Background Score, Dialog Delivery, Costumes et al. I’m passionately in love with movies. When I was a kid, I yearned to make movies. I used to stand before a mirror & emote, observing […]

Crispy Dosas in the Microwave Oven

TweetThis is a follow-up to Sukumar’s post on Why can’t you make toasted bread and crisp dosas in your microwave oven? A week ago, I saw an ad on the television about a new microwave. Whirlpool India has introduced MagiCook 22C Grey 22Ltr Convection Microwave with a Micro Tawa option, which can make a Dosa, Pizza, […]

The Real History of India – Part 4: A new IVC Symbology for better decipherment

TweetUpdated Feb 16, 2008: Priya Raju suggested 2 more dimensions – food and attire to the framework. I have added them below. Prolog: I pointed to a seal in my previous post with a link to Parpola’s interpretation. He interpreted the lower part brilliantly as the Seven Sisters (Sapta Kannika) which is the “Pleaides”. And […]

Our Iceberg Is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions

TweetIf you liked “Who moved my cheese”, you would probably enjoy “Our Iceberg Is Melting” as well. The author’s explain how change can be effected in an organization via the story of a group of penguins that is forced to relocate because their current iceberg of residence is melting. The story is about how a […]

A Thousand Splendid Suns

TweetJust finished reading Khaled Hosseini ‘s second novel “A Thousand Splendid Suns”. While reading the book, I could not help but compare this novel with the author’s first novel “The Kite Runner” – which I thought was glorious. I understand that the comparison may not be fair, but it is inevitable. Writing (or some would […]