What if…

When combined, "what" and "if" are lethal. That's the stuff nightmares are made of. That being said, being humans, we are not immune to mistakes and regrets. Many a time, you can't help it. But some mistakes tend to eat away at your conscience, and you can't help but wish that time turners were real. … Continue reading What if…

My thoughts on ABC cancelling Castle…

Eight years ago, I was as crazy about this show as I still am. Castle was not just another cop show. I loved Castle's outlandish theories and his happy-go-lucky attitude, the perfect antithesis to Beckett's take-no-nonsense one. The entire cast was dynamic. Kate, Ryan, Espo, Martha, and Alexis had their moments too. But the highlight of … Continue reading My thoughts on ABC cancelling Castle…

A journey from snubs to spotlight

Only two things have the potential to make me haul myself off the bed at the very unearthly hour of 5 in the morning. The 'things' in question being The Academy Awards and examinations. All thanks to the nearly 13 hours and 30 minutes time zone difference between where I live and The Dolby Theatre, … Continue reading A journey from snubs to spotlight

Tragic, tragic tales

What's with tragedy and critical appreciation? They have a weird, twisted affair. I'm sure of that. I have always been confounded by the fact that some of the much-appreciated works of literature are tales so tragic, that I get depressed by the very thought of it. Consider the following works - Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth, … Continue reading Tragic, tragic tales

So much for inconsequential white lies

It goes without saying, that the first exchange of words in a chance, or a priorly scheduled meeting with a friend, family member, colleague or even a mere acquaintance, will irrevocably be Them: "Hey! How are you?" In most cases, your response will be limited to any of those indicated in my "sketch" (For want … Continue reading So much for inconsequential white lies