Pop Culture Rajinikanth and the Futility of Decoding Thalaivardom
As a genuine Rajinikanth fan, it is our duty not to wince at how our hero is mutilated through a plot line or the lack thereof, if he makes it in politics or not, but to accept it as a lesson in fortitude and move on.Add to list
What's Up With... What’s Up With India’s Suhaag Raat Obsession?
If there's one thing Indians know how to do well, it's the shaadi. And it all builds up to the hallowed first night -- with kesar doodh and a literal bed of roses. Stay with us through the big night, as we ask: What's Up With India's Suhaag Raat Obsession?Add to list
What's Up With... What’s Up With India’s Hindutva Pop Obsession?
From India's hinterland comes a new music sensation, where popular songs are painted saffron. In the run-up to India's general elections, we're asking: What's Up With India Obsession with "Hindutva pop"?Add to list
Pop Culture A Song of Ice and Fire and Global Warming
Game of Thrones, this rollercoaster of tits and dragons that we’ve been riding for the last few years, is a veiled allegory about the threat of climate change.Add to list
What's Up With... What’s Up with India’s Homophobia
As the Supreme Court prepares to take up the contentious Section 377, we look back at India's relative tolerance to homosexuality, and attempt to figure where it all went wrong. Turns out we have another thing to thank the British for...Add to list