Gay India

Will you accept your Gay Indian son?

(DISCLAIMER: NOT APPROPRIATE FOR READERS UNDER 18. GENERALIZATIONS ARE NEVER COOL, BUT WE MAKE THEM ANYWAY) Citizens of the world – the U.S. is slowly but surely getting its act together toward a more tolerant social structure. Gays-Lesbians-Bisexuals-Straights can all get married and our bosoms are fluffed with PRIDE! But not everyone’s happy, especially those who feel their conservative American values have been tarnished by RAINBOWS and FRUITS … Continue reading Will you accept your Gay Indian son?

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Movie Review: Hidden messages of Dil Dhadakne Do

Dil Dhadakne Do (DDD) has many flaws – Zoya Akhtar is no Rajkumar Hirani (Munnabhai series, 3 Idiots, PK) when it comes to narrating stories about social problems. Her movie’s characters cannot shout out loud like what Paresh Rawal’s character did in Oh My God. Nevertheless, Zoya has her own style of making you wonder about our problematic patriarchal culture and superfluous obsession with social … Continue reading Movie Review: Hidden messages of Dil Dhadakne Do

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Maggi in Messy Soup! What will we do now?

The news media is abuzz with news about elevated Lead and MSG levels in my beloved Maggi noodles. I scan packages of Maggi lining my junk food cabinet – a secret treat for myself and the family ready for consumption in just “2-minutes”. My head says throw out these DEADLY junky noodles away, but my heart says NO! Looking at that yummy, crinkly yellow, green package of Atta noodles, … Continue reading Maggi in Messy Soup! What will we do now?