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The Rise Of Sneaker Culture

While the on-court action is the heart of the game, the ‘sole’ belongs to the sneaker culture that has been a part of the sport’s fabric since 1917, when Converse released their All-Star basketball shoe. Chuck Taylor would help launch… Continue Reading →

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4:33 A.M.

Spoiler Alert: The following write-up is inspired by, and includes major spoilers of the book “After Dark” by Haruki Murakami.  Chapter names of the book are time-stamps. [Trigger Warning] The book contains descriptions of violence and injury. Reader discretion is… Continue Reading →

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Little Women: Big Comparison

“Christmas won’t be Christmas without any presents”, and while I’m a bit late to the party (package falling off the sleigh and all), I am delighted to declare that Little Women will serve as the perfect latish present. It is… Continue Reading →

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Redemption

There wasn’t a soul in sight in the dark alleyway, its contours illuminated by the faint light of the moon. A perfect night for some quiet and speed she thought. Nyx fastened the helmet on her head. She plugged her… Continue Reading →

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An Alternate Ending – The Bell Jar

The city was covered in snow as if a white blanket were placed on it. The fresh scent of vanilla pines made me want to bottle it up; something to remember the asylum by,  besides its people.   A Week:… Continue Reading →

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Locke and Key: The Return Of The Magical Keys

Disclaimer: This is a review of the Second season of Locke & Key, which premiered on Netflix on October 22, 2021. Although there are no major reveals of season 2, this article may contain a few spoilers from Season 1,… Continue Reading →

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Thalaivii – A Review

The Parliament scene that happened thirty-two years ago in March 1989 was the turning point of Tamil Nadu politics. The movie starts with this unforgettable assembly scene that turned the tables on upcoming politics in Tamil Nadu. Four-time National film… Continue Reading →

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Found purpose? Means will follow

Every time my dad and I go on a long drive, we always tend to have serious discussions that range from my career choices to a wrong selection in the Indian cricket team for an important match. On one particular… Continue Reading →

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Bridgerton Review: period dramas’ new it-thing

“Dear reader, if there is a scandal, I shall uncover it.” Welcome to Regency London, where debutantes attend balls every second day, a mysterious gossip column wreaks havoc across London, and Ambitious Mamas shove their children down the aisle with… Continue Reading →

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The White Tiger – A Review

‘The White Tiger’ is a freakish story about a man with an unfortunate past and a future enjoying fortunes. This story that Ramin Bahrani, the Iranian-American director, adapted from the 2008 Booker Prize-winning best-selling debut novel by Aravind Adiga, the… Continue Reading →

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(Not) A Comprehensive Guide on How to Cook

This summer, master a skill that will isolate you regardless of a pandemic! Step 1: Look up ‘recipes for beginners’. Scratch that. Search ‘easy recipes for dummies’. If you are using an optimal search engine, open the link you find… Continue Reading →

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Quarantine Binge Fest

Trigger warning: The following article is a review of three Indian psychological thriller web series which feature strong and abusive language, hate speech, discriminatory actions or attitudes towards certain sects and contain a graphic depiction of child sexual abuse and… Continue Reading →

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Revisiting the Classics of Indian Television – Ramayan and Mahabharat

Now, before you prepare yourself to yawn and look down upon this article as an obsolete one, let me remind you that one of these shows has surpassed Game of Thrones’ viewership records. So brace yourself to travel thousands of… Continue Reading →

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Must Watch Documentaries and Podcasts in Quarantine

2020 has been a disaster so far with the deadly virus, the lockdown making us stay in our homes, juggling between our broken sleep cycles, helping with house chores, and trying out new recipes. We are watching a huge amount… Continue Reading →

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Chhapaak : Bravery in Adversity

A strong message-oriented story closely related to intense real-life incidents is something we’ve come to expect from Meghna Gulzar’s movies from recent years. And here she’s with yet another bold attempt ‘Chhapaak’. The Deepika Padukone – starrer released on the… Continue Reading →

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Not All Heroes Wear Capes

While we look for real heroes throughout the world to seek inspiration from, we find one amidst our own. The hero that lives under the same roof as us, the first face we see after waking up each morning and… Continue Reading →

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Harry Potter: A story about magic which works on mystery

Before every Potterhead in a 400-mile radius starts planning a murder because I dared to use the words “Harry Potter” and “bad“ in the same sentence, I would like you to think of a reason why each of the Harry… Continue Reading →

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Winter is here, for the last time!

Note: The following content may contain spoilers “When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. There is no middle ground.”~Cersei Lannister Season 8 is right around the corner.  That’s right, people! The wait is finally over…. Continue Reading →

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Things to know before you watch Avengers Endgame.

The Marvel Cinematic Universe had sent fans into a frenzy after the Avengers Infinity War’s devastating ending. However, in ‘Avengers Endgame’, we will hopefully see the fall of The Mad Titan – Thanos. The MCU has efficiently woven fiction and… Continue Reading →

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Marvel and Oscars 2019

Marvel has successfully completed 10 years in the cinema industry in 2018. A lot of its movies had made it to the Oscars but couldn’t get hold of one. Including the very first movie in the banner, Iron Man, most… Continue Reading →

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