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BoJack Horseman: A Review for the Cynical Millenial

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At some point in our lives, we have all felt like we are truly alone. Like everyone has abandoned us, like we’ll never fit in, and like our lives have ended before they ever even truly began. One show that personifies every bit of negativity brimming inside us into its title character is BoJack Horseman. A brown horse, the washed ... Read More »

THE ASCETIC PARADOX – Pure Sri Lankan Metal

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  “The forsaken die for salvation While the chosen reign on their thrones When will I learn? When my soul burns?” -  - An Idle Mind is the Devil’s Workshop (Track 2) ‘The Ascetic Paradox’ is the 4th full-length album to be released by Sri Lankan Heavy Metal giants ‘STIGMATA’. The band made their emergence in the early 2000’s and ... Read More »

Alone at the Movies: “Moor” (2015)

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(Caution: Spoilers Ahead!) My story is one of confusion, an eternally ambiguous tale about the events of my life and how they cumulated into making me a man desperate for change. To cast further light on this and explain these numerous events would make for an interesting read but would prove diverging from the main point of this article. The ... Read More »

Music Is Here To Stay

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Not much of a music enthusiast myself, somehow I found myself in the midst of IBA Music Olympiad. I had seriously planned to just do a drop-in thing and leave after a couple of minutes. To my surprise, the longer I sat watching the more reasons I got to stay just a tad longer. Thoughts about hanging my shower-singing boots ... Read More »

The World Cup Song

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The Cricket World Cup is here once again and as usual, the nation has faced some major disappointments. How do they expect us to perform well with half of the team injured? Though there isn’t much that the fit players have been able to do either. *cries* However, another major disappointment which we have already faced is the World Cup ... Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: “A Million Little Pieces” By James Frey

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This was the most poignant book I have ever come across in my entire readership journey. James Frey, the author, was a raging alcoholic in real life and has spent significant time in rehab after which he wrote this book, about just that. The book starts off with him being a total mess, physically and mentally. After that the books takes us onto ... Read More »

Attack Of The Sequels

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2015 is going to be the year when the film industry (in this case: Hollywood) becomes a fratboy with a t-shirt cannon that shoots movies into our willing hands with the speed of a sub-machine gun. With highly anticipated titles like Avengers: Age of Ultron, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Furious 7 and Fifty Shades of Grey (we all know ... Read More »

Janoobi Khargosh

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Normally I refuse to stray from what some people call ‘safe music’. So I rarely listen to Indie rock, and by rarely I mean never. But then one fine morning (3:00 am to be exact) I found a little something called “Janoobi Khargosh” (Literally translated from Urdu, it means Southern Rabbit. Do follow them). During random, mindless scrolling sessions on Facebook ... Read More »

Desert Butterflies

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  ‘Desert Butterflies’ is the latest sonic masterpiece contrived by Israeli guitar virtuoso Yossi Sassi. It takes the listener on an acoustic roller coaster ride through the orient, meandering through the blues and jazz laden west, all subtly and intricately blended together, a bit like a modern version of Ravi Shankar’s and Yehudi Menuhin’s ‘West Meets East.’ “ I can ... Read More »

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