Star Trek by Michael Bay?

I had recently seen the trailer for the new Star Trek movie, Star Trek: Beyond – You can see it here if you so choose: I was unsure about how to react to it – you should know that after a modestly positive reaction to the first movie in the reboot, I was quite disappointed…

Hinglish – Humorous losses in translation!

So, I was interviewed recently by IndianComicsFandom and they very kindly gave me a lot of space to talk about things. It was a lot of fun and the fact that it was done in Hindi instead of English was a change of pace for sure! I’ll admit, that there was some google translate involved…

Deleted Scenes from Shakespeare (Part 1?)

Are you perchance a member of Goodreads? If you are, then like me you’ll probably have seen their current ongoing Shakespeare celebration – because the 23rd of this month is the 400th anniversary of the Bards death. SO! In honour of said occassion, they were running a bunch of “Deleted Scenes” from Shakespeare – some…

God of Gravity

So… I had a strangely hilarious little exchange with someone over at Google+ (yes, I’m one of those rare animals that actually uses it!) and it made me chuckle aplenty and even made me think of something I’d not really considered before about “gravity”, the think we take so for granted. …or I could just…

It’s A Stupider World.

I used to think maybe I was being mean or smugly-smart of a know-it-all or some such – but not so much anymore. Folks like me keep trying to give others the benefit of the doubt. We hope for the the best, we calmly try and discuss, we try and debate and converse and learn…

Thoughts on India’s Independance Day 2015

Patriotism. It’s an amazing thing – like most other systems of belief, it is powerful, inspiring and terrifying all at once. Don’t think it’s a “belief”? But it is, it’s believing in a cause, in an ideal, in something greater than you and all the people in your life. It’s something to rally behind and…