Standing up for Comedy: Funny Bones of Kerala

By George Vivian Paul “Why don’t you guys sit down?”, is what was heard after I spent almost an hour explaining Stand up comedy to my relatives in Ernakulam. Kerala is yet evolve into a robust scene for stand up comedy, but has immense potential and a mature audience which […]

August 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles

Understanding Vs Misunderstanding

By Shobha Diwakar There often comes a challenge in life when you stand at crossroads wondering which road to take, which reminds me of Robert Frost’s very apt poem, The Road Not Taken. Many times, you are confused and your mind seems to block your personal responses to a certain problem […]

August 8, 2016 · 4 comments · Articles

Uninformed, Unarmed, and Under Fire

By Mark Antony Rossi Aldous Huxley warned us of science and technology outpacing ethics and morality. The latest project in that category, The Human Genome Project, is a classic case in point. Billed as humankind’s most ambitious and beneficial scientific endeavor ever undertaken, The Human Genome Project’s incredible mission is […]

July 31, 2016 · 4 comments · Articles

Child Soldiers of the West

By Mark Antony Rossi “The future belongs to the youth” is an old adage proven beneficial to fascist regimesong to the aiming to convert the most impressionable members of a population to their sinister agenda. Centuries ago evil Japanese Ninja clans raised their young in training schools to become professional […]

July 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles

Barking Dogs Seldom Bite

By Shobha Diwakar I suppose everyone is quite familiar with this idiom or proverb, call it whatever you will. Everywhere you hop around, I mean walk down or up the road, and you find barks thrashing your ears from all around. You look to the left, then to the right, […]

July 17, 2016 · 2 comments · Articles

Seeing the Forest and the Trees

By Mark Antony Rossi  The notion of communion with nature declined steadily moments after the first sizeable city was founded upon cleared forestland, slaughtered buffaloes and Native Americans nearly extinguished in the crossfire of broken treaties and mad gold rushes. “Taming the Wild Frontier” is an ugly misnomer invented to […]

July 17, 2016 · 4 comments · Articles

My Word Is Law

By Shobha Diwakar Men, men, men; God created them in his own image I have heard and the tender Eve from his raw bone! only if he had not done so, poor Eve would have suffered less but then stories are stories and mythology mere mythology, either you believe in […]

July 3, 2016 · 4 comments · Articles

The Foolishness of Forever

By Mark Antony Rossi Despite age-old arguments Science and Religion are not incompatible but incredibly out of synchronicity in the expansive realm and reality of human existence. Each historical force pushes and pulls people to be more than flesh and bone without ever intelligently explaining the vast ramifications of being […]

July 3, 2016 · 2 comments · Articles

The Quest for Quiet

By Mark Antony Rossi  We live in day where bold colorful commercials, intertwined between serial dramas and music playlists, are designed to significantly increase the volume on your television, radio and computer. This sonic onslaught produced by marketers to grab your attention is annoying and troublesome. A nameless somebody sitting […]

June 26, 2016 · 3 comments · Articles

Mark Menace

By Ranjit K. Sahu No other single factor has been affecting the future of the Indian Generation next as a sheet of paper with scores by which  individuals are evaluated  and stratified based on their performance in one or more exam (based on results which may have been as erroneous […]

June 19, 2016 · 2 comments · Articles