Why Diogenes Would be a Great Meme Curator

The godfather of cynicism shares striking characteristics with the modern millennial memer. He was irritable and edgy, and his anecdotes have been documented in Diogenes…


How do you like them apples?

Good Will Hunting (1997), the Bar Scene It was my friend’s birthday a few months ago, and being the…


Should We Wait Until We’ve Had Enough?

“We had no other choice.” Shalini Kumar, a student at Benaras Hindu University and one of the many women involved in the protests, did not have…


Meet Karl Marx: The Hopeless Romantic

“When I return from distant places To that dear home, filled with desire, A spouse holds you in his embraces, And clasps you proudly, Fairest…


The Lens

Harvey Weinstein’s disgraceful downfall seems to have been a tipping point; an inevitable avalanche of sexual harassment allegations has surfaced thereon in the entertainment industry….


Tickets to Bollywood

It is every child’s dream at some point to be in a movie scene. Many even harbour intentions of becoming actors and some go through…


Decreasing human attention spans: fake news?

And why a long article like this one won’t hold your attention beyond the first few lines. Before you get distracted by the buzz of notifications…


Unflinching in The Face of Cringe

People from Delhi and Mumbai came together on the 11th of September to echo the sickest beat on the block –  self-proclaimed Rap King Om…


Caste and the City

“If you are not considered human, human rights do not apply to you” – Hanns Heinrich Schumacher, German Ambassadorr at the International Network for Dalit Solidarity. A…


Why Sartre Matters

”It’s like this,” Garcin says, forming the question as a statement. ”It’s like this,” the bellhop answers in a bored tone. (No Exit, 1943) The “it”…