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The Best of 21st Century Horror Films: Volume 02

In Part 01 of this series, we talked about the Best Horror Films of the 21st century , focusing on the sub-genres of Slow-burn dread,  Old-school terror and  Gore fests. In this post, we will focus on the sub-genres of …

The Best of 21st Century Horror Films: Volume 01

You don't need Halloween to enjoy a good horror flick. But it sure does help add to the atmosphere! And what is a good horror film without the right atmosphere, be it a dark theater or simply watching it alone at hom…

Book Review - The Conspiracy at Meru by Shatrujeet Nath

Book : The Conspiracy at Meru  Author : Shatrujeet Nath Pages :388 Publishers : Jaico Formats available: Paperback / E-book Last year, I started my review of author Shatrujeet Nath's 'The Guar…

Somebody Caption That Dog!

A fortnight ago, I posted a picture of Snoopy the beagle and myself on Facebook (for those who are wondering, I am the one with the sunglasses). I wanted to see the creative captions that arose from my group of friends and yes, …

Recipe - Sannas ( Goan or Mangalorean Steamed Rice Cakes )

Mangalorean Sannas. Just saying those two words together makes my mouth water. Popular along the Konkan coast of South India, Sannas also go by the name Goan sannas or Goan steamed rice cake , if you want to get really fancy …

Bhool Gaya Nirbhaya

Last month, a woman who had been giving her opinion regarding the need for a war against Pakistan shared a screenshot of a private message she had received from a stranger who disagreed with her views. There were the usual insu…

Letters of Love 2017

Letters of Love is back. Last New Year, we brought a smile on the faces of thousands of children stuck in a war they did not ask for. And we did it from the comfort of where we sat without making a single extra effort. We gav…