Why Too Much Success is Overwhelming (Sometimes)

Over the last two or three weeks, I have made a conscious effort to make my life better. I’ve been thinking happier thoughts, I’ve been more charismatic and easygoing around my friends, and I’ve done everything I possibly could to make my life better. And it’s been working! Two days ago, my friend and I won the city semifinals of a quiz competition, and won … Continue reading Why Too Much Success is Overwhelming (Sometimes)

A Drive Back Home

For once, the traffic wasn’t bad. It was evening, and I was coming back home from a relative’s house. To get home, we needed to pass through what, in my opinion, is the best part of Hyderabad. HITEC City. Hello, auto rickshaw! In case the name doesn’t already give you a hint about the place, let me give you one: It’s full of computers. It’s … Continue reading A Drive Back Home

A Tale of Two Thanos

By Michael Miller

What’s the plural of Thanos?  Would it be Thanos?  Or Thanoses?  Or Thani?  I don’t know but I still kind of like the ring of this title anyway so I’m sticking with it.  Once Avengers: Infinity War was finally upon us, one of its most discussed features was the character of Thanos.  I’ve read many reviews or essays examining the film which make the point Avengers: Infinity War is more a film about Thanos than any of the superheroes, something writers/directors Joe and Anthony Russo have said themselves.  What struck me most about Thanos when I first saw Avengers: Infinity War (and has continued to warrant further reflection with each subsequent viewing) is how different his motivations are in the film from the comics. Continue reading “A Tale of Two Thanos”

Being Independent

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will. — Charlotte Bronte Why Being Independent Matters So Much It boosts your confidence. Independence and the ability to hold yourself high is a big boost to your self-confidence and self-esteem. To most, the idea that they don’t need to depend on someone else for their own … Continue reading Being Independent

Remembering Atal Bihari Vajpayee-The Statesman of India

A battle with death! What a battle it will be! I had no plans to take her on, We had not agreed to meet at that curve, Yet there she stood, blocking my path Looming larger than life. How long does death last? A moment, perhaps two — Life is a sequence, beyond today and tomorrow. I have lived to the full, I will die … Continue reading Remembering Atal Bihari Vajpayee-The Statesman of India

Mission: Impossible or James Bond? – Why I’m an M:I Kinda Guy — My Comic Relief

Growing up as an adolescent of the ‘90s the discussion of whether you preferred Mission: Impossible or James Bond for your spy-faring feature films was a resurrected area of pop culture discourse. In 1995 Pierce Brosnan would debut as James Bond in GoldenEye, the first Bond film in six years, the longest gap ever between […] via Mission: Impossible or James Bond? – Why I’m an … Continue reading Mission: Impossible or James Bond? – Why I’m an M:I Kinda Guy — My Comic Relief

Women in India-Then and Now. – Site Title

-written by ANATHIII Of all of the rich G20 nations, India has been labelled as the worst place to be a woman. But, how is this possible in a country that prides itself on being the world’s largest functioning democracy? The fact that we’ve had a female president and a prime minister means very little to the everyday scenarios faced by Indian women. Even with … Continue reading Women in India-Then and Now. – Site Title