Book Review: Slow… by Digonta Bordoloi

In his debut book Slow, Digonta sets the story in the most picturesque and beautiful places of North-East India. Slow is the story of Baba and his family who moves to various towns of the region, thanks to the Government job of Baba’ s father. As the tittle suggests, the author is in no hurry…

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Bissamcuttack Beauty

Originally posted on maverickbird:
Chatikona market was in full swing when we arrived there. Apart from me there was another foreign group, who ambled around the gorgeous market wide eyed and slack jawed in amazement. The strict enforced security measures seemed a bit out of place in that colourful place and police checked each and…

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10 things Indian non-footballing janta learned from #FIFAWorldCup2014

As I rightly predicted How Non-football media in India will cover World cup, I am back with some learnings that our non-footballing janta have learned from the World Cup. 1. Brazil Football team is like Spiltsvilla  Many youngsters in India decided to ditch Spiltsvilla for Brazil football team. And why not, there are babes, young,passionate and over-rated boys…

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Thoughts on World Population Day #Puns

Its the World Population day. I don’t know why this day exist: to celebrate the population, to create awareness, or to make more population. Its too obvious that they won’t be celebrating the population, which kinda suck because it is  one of few things where we can brag. Imagine a 19 year old Indian population fan…

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Book Review: Things a Little Bird Told Me by @Biz Stone

  Last Month, when the fellow Blogger Aman reviewed this book, he rated it 5/5 stars to which I felt that he was too generous with his ratings (you can checkout his review here). Anyway there was only one way to find out. Ever since the book was launched in April, it was high on…

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2014 Goodreads Challenge: Half-way Through

I had a decent run in 2013, if not amazing. I managed 26 books and completed my modest target of 25 book a year. I also managed to complete my target of reading atleast 10 books originated from India (I read 12). I think in the busy lives we have, if we can manage 25…

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Comic Book Review: The Best of the Spirit

If I just say that the Neil Gaiman’s  introduction was the best part of the book, then I will be undermining the awesome stories that comic book legend, Will Eisner has created with the The Spirit. The reason that Neil’s commentary was so impactful and long lasting to me was the way he creates the…

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Thank God I didn’t post that

Since we all are part of our sinister little world of broadcasting , where some of our friends are happy to even share the color of poop of their adorable dog. We all post at the speed of thoughts, thoughts which are deceived by the glitters like hunger strikes and Ferguson’s endorsement. Last week, WordPress…

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