What Makes Hip Hop The Most Influential Genre Of The 21st Century ?
How does rap, an American music genre that has been associated with violence and thuggery come to be so highly influential? It is one of the most popular genres in the world today. Since 2017, Hip Hop surpassed Rock in popularity to become the biggest music genre in the United States. According to Reuters, Powered […]
The “Ordinary” Mass Murderer: Inside The Mind Of A Nazi War Criminal
In 1960, The New Yorker, published a series of articles concerning the trial of Adolf Eichmann written by Hannah Arendt. Later, the articles were compiled into a book titled Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil. Arendt was a German Jew who fled Germany in 1933 in the wake of Hilter’s rise […]
Bunny Chow: The Indian Origins Of A South African Delicacy
On the streets of Durban and for the people of South Africa, Bunny Chow is a staple delicacy. It is a widely popular street food. A loaf of bread, hollow, filled with meat or vegetarian curry in the bowl of bread is a hearty meal which can keep people going for an entire day. It […]
Why India Needs Data Localisation
The data economy provides a plethora of opportunities for both businesses and citizens in the world’s largest democracy. India’s data consumption is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 72.6 percent by 2022. This presents a promising future for India’s homegrown technological ventures catering to the needs of Indian audiences. Along with […]
The Aryan Khan Drug Case Reveals Serious Problems With The NDPS Act
It’s not surprising that the Aryan Khan drug bust is unfolding in stark similarity to the Rhea Chakraborty trial. There are several speculations regarding the country’s star kid. From political motivations to a Bollywood-drug cartel nexus, the media is truly having a field day playing with the public imagination. However, upon deeper inspection, the most […]
Watching A K-Drama: An Experience In Itself
My first experience of viewing a Korean drama was like eating a sinfully decadent slice of chocolate cake. At the risk of sounding like someone who has experienced cultural shock, I was mesmerised. For someone who scours the content universe I jumped on the Korean bandwagon very late. In 2018, while studying in Singapore, I […]
What Are The Kardashians Famous For, Again?
Last week, clad in a hot pink velvet bodysuit, Kim Kardashian West hosted Saturday Night Live…and what a scene! The sketch comedy show which has produced big stars from Chris Rock to Tina Fey, Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler and Adam Sandler, and invited some of the most iconic people in the world, added Kim Kardashian […]
The Office: The Show That Almost Didn’t Make It
From casting an ordinary bunch of people and hiring amateur writers, to sidelining a love story, how the show capturing the mundane lives of a group of people became a recipe for satisfying television. The Office was the most watched series in 2020 across all streaming platforms, according to a Nielsen report, with viewers watching […]