Satire Bran Stark Relinquishes Iron Throne After 4 Days; Says, Aayega Toh Modi Hi
Pointing out similarities between the Prime Minister and himself, Bran Stark says, “The next best option to us are men who know nothing.”Add to list
Politics Bye Bye Bhakts and Librandus: Now that Elections are Almost Over, Can We Go Back to Life As We Knew It?
Democracy’s true essence isn’t the elections, but the days that follow after it ends, when we shed our voting hats and return to the routine of being citizens. Everyday life does not depend on political beliefs. So despite what we may feel about our differences, we work and live alongside people without bothering to identify someone as “sickular”, “bhakt”, or “commies”.Add to list
Humour Confessions of a Rookie Author: Books Are Like Children and I am Dreading to Have Another
When your book pops out, you are full of hope. After nine months writing it, you start fervently posting pictures of it on social media the moment it’s ready. It seems flawless. And the only person who seems to agree with you, is your mother.Add to list
POV Remake Game of Thrones! Remove Robert Pattinson! Have We Reached Peak #FirstWorldProblems?
We’ve come to see petitions as a way to be loud when we’re tired of Twitter. From disgruntled fans demanding Game of Thrones’ final season be remade and Robert Pattison be recast as Batman, to actual do-gooders trying to save the environment, the online petition is the new outdoor rally.Add to list
Humour Harry Potter + Jurassic Park = Game of Thrones: I’ve Never Watched the Show, But This is What I Know
Ever since I learnt about Game of Thrones, I kept hearing, “Winter is coming.” It’s been some eight seasons and I still don’t know whether it’s winter yet. All I know is that, it is the middle of summer here and aayega toh Modi hi.Add to list
POV Does Vivek Oberoi Remind You of That Ex Who Still Stalks You on Instagram?
Thanks to Vivek Oberoi and his distasteful meme, plebeians like me know what it feels like to be Aishwarya Rai, if only for a few brief seconds. You know, the ex who lurks around your Facebook and Instagram profiles, passive-aggressively liking your photos from 10 years ago at 3 am? Vivek O reminds me of that guy.Add to list
Pop Culture How Game of Thrones Made Me Lose Faith in the Idea of Love
Game of Thrones has painted perhaps the glummest picture of love ever conceived in popular culture. Love does not last or make us better persons. Instead, it corrupts, handicaps, and burdens as much as any other responsibility in the world.Add to list
POV Friends With Benefits 2.0: Some of My Favourite People are Ones I Have Never Met
Emotional investment and familiarity with someone’s life isn’t a prerequisite for friendship any longer. The word of the year is instead, “mutuals” – people who share mutual friends and common interests.Add to list
Pop Culture 20 Years Of Sooryavansham: Our Sunday Afternoon Guilty Pleasure Before the Age of Binge-Watching
Purists may dismiss Sooryavansham as one of Amitabh Bachchan’s mediocre offerings, but two decades later, this sappy family drama has found itself a diverse and an ever-growing fandom: Some watch it for cheap thrills, some out of habit. The movie’s perpetual telecast has inspired legions of jokes and memes.Add to list
Satire Rahul Gandhi After Exit Polls is Every Weak Student Before Exam Results
I remember the results from 2014 like it was yesterday. I had managed to get the Congress party its lowest tally in history at 44 seats. Passing marks were 35, but there’s no pleasing some people. Now after the 2019 exit polls, everyone is saying that I’m going to fail again and Modi ji is going to top the class, says RaGa.Add to list
POV Does Vivek Oberoi Remind You of That Ex Who Still Stalks You on Instagram? Thanks to Vivek Oberoi and his distasteful meme, plebeians like me know what it feels like to be Aishwarya Rai, if only for a few brief seconds. You know, the ex who lurks around your Facebook and Instagram profiles, passive-aggressively liking your photos from 10 years ago at 3 am? Vivek O reminds me of that guy. Add to list