A Letter to Geet

Dear Geet, I hope this letter finds you in the best of spirits. I know we haven't officially met yet, but I've admired you for as long as I've remembered. In fact, I think it is safe to say that I know a thing or two about you. Thank you for teaching me that life... Continue Reading →

On-Screen vs. On-Stage: The Case Of Heathers

Artistic expression has a tendency to be perceived differently with different mediums. Even when narrating the same story, mediums as similar as film and theatre can vary exponentially. An example of these differences and their subsequent inequal interpretations can be seen between the 1988 cult classic Heathers and its off-Broadway musical of the same title.... Continue Reading →

Celestial Dump? Say What?

In Early January 2018, a group of villagers in Gurugram were educated on ‘celestial gifts’ that fall from the sky. These teachings were in response to something that happened the same week, in the village of Fazilpur Badil. Rajbir Yadav, a simple farmer, was out on the fields when he encountered a mysterious ‘large rock’... Continue Reading →

Say What? Sand Theft in Jamaican Beaches?

The year is 2008. Imagine you're sipping a fancy cocktail while tanning on one of Jamaica's beautiful beaches. Ah! For those few moments, life is simply perfect. This was the dream a couple of developers were hoping to sell to tourists worldwide, except their beach got stolen. You heard that right. Here's what went down.... Continue Reading →

Santa’s Diary Entries: 25.12.19

Diary Entry - 25.12.19 Dear Diary,  So, I’m back and I now have a goatee. You remember how I told you yesterday that the missus wanted a change. Ohhh the woman!  How she managed! All the while I was busy looking at all the inventions by the Spy Department; they're meant to make my journey... Continue Reading →

How to Get Away with Murder? Say What?

Want to kill someone but don't want to get into trouble? Just lure your victim to the one and only Yellowstone National Park!  The best part? It's all legally acceptable! Sounds suspicious, right? Trust us, it’s not. In his 2005 Georgetown Law Journal article, ‘The Perfect Crime’, Michigan State law professor Brian Kalt brought to... Continue Reading →

KitKat Robbery? Say What?

Among the many safety precautions that come along with the act of buying a new car, the most obvious one is never to leave it unlocked. Nineteen-year-old Kansas University student Hunter Jobbins was in for a rude awakening when his oversight resulted in a costly personal loss – the KitKat in his glove box had... Continue Reading →

Rogue Goat? Say What?

In January 2009, two racketeers armed with machetes were trying to rob a car in Nigeria. They were noticed by police officers who were on patrol at the time. The hooligans successfully escaped like thirty per cent of all suspects do, but what is surprising is that one of them turned into a black and... Continue Reading →

Spotlights and Film Scores

You're in the theatre watching a movie, it's a Friday night and you want a break from the harsh real world, away from all your troubles.  The movie is Interstellar and you watch the sweet-talking protagonist Dr Cooper scurry across inter-dimensional portals & wormholes, exploring the depths of the universe, in an attempt to save... Continue Reading →

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