Lights, Camera, Action!

When was the last time you noticed your dark circles and regretted staying up late watching a movie? We’d say never! Movies are an essential part of our life. They play a vital role in the advancement of our culture…. Continue Reading →

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Remembering Time

 Afternoon, 27th September 2080 The season of fall had begun. The leaves had turned orange and were bidding goodbye to the trees which held them close to their hearts, to become one with the gentle breeze. Their journey now had… Continue Reading →

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The Uninvited

Trigger Warning: The following article contains a portrayal of characters suffering from severe mental illness. Readers’ discretion is advised.   Jane was driving her away from the glimmer of light towards the darkness, creeping deeper and deeper, until she was… Continue Reading →

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From A Jew Who Did Not Make It

[Trigger Warning] The following reading contains potentially distressing information about murders, violence, and brutality in relation to Nazi practices. Reader discretion is advised.   Have you heard of me? Of course, you haven’t. I am neither a Jew who survived… Continue Reading →

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Con Art 101

“Why do the Yankees always win? The other team can’t stop looking at the pinstripes.” The famous quote by Frank William Abagnale Jr., one of the popular con-men specialized in impersonation and forgery, can definitely be taken as the basis… Continue Reading →

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Laughing in the Face of Adversity

Picture a person going through a great deal of misery and sorrow because of some certain terrible circumstances they are in. What expression did you picture this person in? The majoritarian guess would probably be a sad and unhappy face…. Continue Reading →

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We Should Totally Just Stab Caesar!

“Why does Caesar get to stomp around like a giant while the rest of us try not to get smushed under his big feet? What’s so great about Caesar, huh? Brutus is just as cute as Caesar. Brutus is just… Continue Reading →

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DSZQUPHSBQIZ

What’s wrong with the title? Has there been a mistake or has the writer gone crazy? Would you believe me if I tell you that nothing is wrong at all? Here’s the trick-Replace each letter of the title with its… Continue Reading →

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Died to keep the dying alive

“How do you feel about this achievement? Your book is now one of the fastest-selling books!” asked one of the reporters. “I’m happy for this book’s success more than any of my other books. Because this book is not a… Continue Reading →

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A Head Full Of Dreams

In a world of change, the only thing constant is the effort to make a difference. While we all desire to be our finest selves, the path to being better is a rocky road. There are some days where we… Continue Reading →

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A Revolution dies, and Rock Music is born

What is common to a mullet-wielding, neon-donning 1980s American teenager and their Persian contemporary living in obscurity, confined in the clutches of Ayatollah Khomeini’s reign? Hint: it starts with ‘rock’ and ends with ‘music’. In 1979, at the heels of… Continue Reading →

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The Girl from Iztacalco

The palette sat on the table, its many children crawling to play with each other. I dip my brush into the palette, squidge it into the deepest shade of blue until the bristles get covered in blue up to their… Continue Reading →

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Purple in ‘The Color Purple’

To most, the color purple is just like another color and holds no special significance, other than to be one’s favorite color. It is a simple color resulting in a beautiful blend of red and blue colors. But in reality,… Continue Reading →

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Four Paws and a Heart

Love is unconditional. It’s received and given in many forms, but it’s said that the truest of love is when it’s without any limitations. A love for caring about others without demanding much for yourself. The love of acceptance and… Continue Reading →

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Half Heaven, Half Hell?

I’ve grown up reading great things about Kashmir’s beauty. In one of my textbooks, it’s also called “The Heaven on Earth” or in the local dialect, “Dharti ka swarg Kashmir.” From the icy mountain slopes to the lush green plains… Continue Reading →

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Understanding Akira

In any medium, there will always be a piece of work that will usher in a new age. It doesn’t have to be great; it doesn’t have to be good; it just has to be different. Something that can change… Continue Reading →

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The Art of Screen-Writing

Artists across the globe have not been credited enough for their work. These artists keep us entertained in our difficult times besides facing immense competition, worries of a short-lived career, declining engagement, and providing quality and original content to us… Continue Reading →

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The Nature of Good and Bad

Since the primitive days of human existence, we have come quite far as a civilization. While this advancement can be attributed to numerous factors, the ability to socialize takes the cake. This remarkable ability to express our feelings, work together,… Continue Reading →

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Not So Perfect Minds Of The World

Trigger Warning: The following content contains a description of abuse and murder which is potentially disturbing. Readers’ discretion is advised.   Did you know that Adolf Hitler was alleged to have paranoid schizophrenia? Many Psychoanalysts pronounced that he had mental… Continue Reading →

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A Note to the Alive

As I take a stroll in the graveyard observing my funeral, I find a few crying and the other meticulously bored by the doings. Yet it feels so light, death actually took away the pain of my congenital disease. But… Continue Reading →

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Evolution of Animation

“Animation is not the art of drawings that move but the art of movements that are drawn” ~Norman Mclaren. Some things in life don’t change, like the craze we have for animation. Right from adoring our childhood shows to never… Continue Reading →

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Aiding Tibet

Disclaimer: The facts mentioned in this article may vary with the actual ones. “To conquer oneself is a greater victory than to conquer thousands in a battle.” – Dalai Lama The second world war reached its final stage in 1945,… Continue Reading →

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Patriarchy Persists

Shashi is an amiable, poised, beautiful middle-aged Indian homemaker, and a mother of two, to whom family is both the beginning and period of her world. She may not be very professional but works overtime to fulfill her passion for… Continue Reading →

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Almost human-like robots

Russia, 2027. Isn’t it fascinating how we humans have evolved? Thriving for perfection, we’re in a race for continuous development. This century has seen tremendous changes that none of our ancestors would’ve ever imagined. And as we’ve evolved, so has… Continue Reading →

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Broken Promise

2nd February 2000 Dear Diary, Ugh! Waking up early every single day to attend school is so annoying. I wish we didn’t have school and exams so that I can enjoy myself at home all day long. But that can’t… Continue Reading →

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Seri, Sushant

Everyone knows Sushant from his popular movie MS Dhoni- the Untold Story. After MS Dhoni, he was seen in the film Chhichhore, which gave a beautiful message “Suicide is not the solution”. Many students found the movie relatable. After Chhichhore,… Continue Reading →

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