2016 – A Pretty Good Year?

That header, the title above, seems strange to type out and read – saying it and hearing myself say it is even stranger. At this point I have to admit even I’m not sure if I’m being sarcastic or not. But was it really that terrible a year? As horrible as we’re all imagining it?…

Is this Jesus? Or is it not?

I found this on the internet (where else) and besides my amusement, I was genuinely curious and looked it up and it actually seems not too far fetched! Plus you gotta admit, Cesare looks a lot more like this quintessential image than what the actual Jesus would have looked like – i.e., more like this…

The power of a picture to open minds.

I received this video clip on my phone and in a rare instance, really wanted to share it (originally from Huffpost somewhere/when). A photographer named Platon talks about how a photograph he took without even realising some details about what he was shooting turned out to be not just uniquely powerful, but also showed how…

Thoughts on Devyani Khobragade’s op-ed on Indrani Mukherjea and Feminism

A friend sent me the following article by the previously infamous Devyani Khobragade, she who is/was the India Foreign Service officer accused of unfairness, slavery and such and was poorly treated when she was arrested and held by the American authorities. In this article, she ponders on the unfair treatment of the current leading lady…

West Papua: Another example of a larger failing.

I’ve been reading bits and piece about this for some time and once again, it’s simultaneously remarkable that such actions exist even in todays more connected and enlightened world and that both the media and average people who have the world at their fingertips are either ignorant of it, in denial of it or just…

5 Seriously Dumb Myths About Copyright the Media Should Stop Repeating

I came across this article today and felt compelled to share it – for all my fellow creatives out there, be you writer, artist, sculptor, graffiti artist, musician, dancer or what have you… This is a very honest, rational and remarkably short-and-sweet reading of the weird conceptions people often have and idiots often try and…