Yes, an Amitabh Bachchan reference in an American Marvel comic!!!! How can you not want to read this?Continue reading
Monthly Archives: June 2021
Sherni Review (SPOILERS): 10 Steps Backward 1 Step Forward, Goverment Good, Industry Bad
Good movie, well-made movie, depressing movie about the impossibility of holding on to anything good in today’s destructive change obsessed world. Also, Vidya looking good without make up.Continue reading
Wednesday Watching Post: What Are You Reading and Watching and Thinking and Listening to the Week I Sort Of Move?
Happy Wednesday! Happy day I try not to freak out! Tomorrow I take residency of my building and pay a large deposit to a roofer! AAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!Continue reading
Saturday Morning WatchAlong in My NEW APARTMENT! What Should We Watch?
By Saturday, I will be living ALONE! Sort of. I’ll be camping out in the empty unit where my friends’ will eventually be living, so they are gonna be painting and plastering and all kinds of things. But at night, ALONE. And NOT WITH MY PARENTS. Anyway, what should we watch to celebrate?Continue reading
Discussion Post: Alcohol! Do You Like It? Do You Not? Should I Try It?
This is a very self-centered post. I mean, I want to hear all your alcohol stories too of course. Not the “I got so drunk I threw up in a mailbox” ones, but more the “I never liked beer until my friend got me to try this thing when we were on a trip once” stories. But also, you get to give me advice!Continue reading
People! Explain This New Akshay Video To Me!
Thank you Angie! You are doing a better job keeping up with stuff than I am right now! And I watched this video and now I need y’all to help me understand it.Continue reading
Annual Discussion Post: RD Burman or AR Rahman? Who is Better and Why?
Yes, the eternal question! Let’s see if anyone cares to enter the debate this year! Or if we are all beyond these petty rivalries and don’t care.Continue reading
Sherni Review (No Spoilers): Pretty Forest, Frustrating Story
I’m doing it! I’m reviewing a new movie I watched! Just like my life is not in uproar and confusion!Continue reading
Monday Morning Questions: What Do You Want to Ask Me the Day after RD Burman’s Birthday?
Happy Monday! I have 3 more days at my parents and I am just crawling through. My parents are lovely people of course, but I’m in that zone of “I can’t do anything now, but OMG I will have so much stuff to do in 3 days” which is stressful in a particular way. I keep obsessive planning like that’s gonna make things easier.Continue reading
DCIB Book Club: First Chapter of Ms Marvel Vol. 3 “Crushed”!
Woot! Comic books!!!! I am on SUCH a comic book kick right now. They are the perfect thing to read when life is crazy and you can’t focus. And Ms Marvel is, like, THE BEST.Continue reading
Saturday Small Talk: Chat Away While I Recover from a WILD PARTY!!!
Happy Saturday! I am so tired! If I had my own place, I would order pizza and sit on the couch and watch TV and not do anything. But instead I am at my parents, so I will hide in my bedroom and try to avoid them and not do anything.Continue reading
Saturday WatchAlong: Sonu Ki Titu Ke Sweety! 7:30am Chicago Time!
Happy Saturday! Sorry I overslept a bit!Continue reading
Pride Post TGIF: Which of These is the Gayest Photo?
You understand I mean “gay” as a good thing, right? I was gonna do “Queerest”, but that headline just doesn’t sound as good.Continue reading
IMPORTANT QUESTION: What Do I Get My Nephew For His Second Birthday?
Sister, you can read or not read this post. I leave it up to you. Just don’t read it out loud to Nephew and spoil the surprise. Also, I don’t care that you don’t want things that beep or bang or make a mess, IT’S HIS DAY!!!! I WANT TO BE THE FAVORITE AUNT!!!!Continue reading
Saturday Morning WatchAlong: Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety! 7:30am Chicago Time! For PRIDE!!!!
So excited about this one!!!!! Especially for those of you who haven’t seen it and think it is your standard sex comedy! I mean, it is a little bit. But it’s mostly a gay romance and it is DELIGHTFUL. And the female characters have a surprising amount of agency.Continue reading
DCIB Book Club Returns! With My Favorite Volume of Ms Marvel
I considered doing a straight through read through, but that’s a lot to as of folks both in time and money. So instead, JUST MY FAVORITE VOLUME. Volume 3, “Crushed”, ASIN B00WUNKR4O, Amazon link below. It is also probably available to you through the “Hoopla” library app.Continue reading
Saturday Morning WatchAlong: What Shall We Watch This Saturday to Keep Me From Being Stressed?
THERE’S TOO MUCH HAPPENING!!!! My parents are moving, I’m moving, my closest friends are moving, I have to pick and confirm a roofer, I have a work social event on Friday, I am STRESSED!!!!! So this Saturday morning, we need a movie that will make me caaaaaaaaaalm. And also, is Pride themed.Continue reading
Wednesday Watching Post: What Are You Reading and Watching and Thinking and Listening to One Week Before I Move?
Happy Wednesday! In a week and a day, I get to get OUT of my parents apartment. Still not moving into my real apartment, but at least moving somewhere new. I’ll be sleeping on the floor and camping out in the empty upstairs apartment where my friends will be living. Still better than being at my parents. I need MY OWN SPACE.Continue reading
My Dad and I Have Been on a Bad 1970s Disaster Movie Binge (Poseidon, Airport, etc.)! What Disaster Movie Could We Make in Hindi Film?
The thing about 1970s disaster movies is that they are so SILLY. It’s not like “a tornado!” or “an earthquake!” it’s all “this very fancy modern something or other has one small flaw and now a variety of famous actors must work together to escape”.Continue reading
Pride Month Post: Dedh Ishqiya and Love Beyond Gender
Yaaaaaaaaaay, we watched Dedh Ishqiya this Saturday! Yaaaaaaaaaay, it was really good! Yaaaaay, it dealt with two women who loved each other in an incredibly warm and careful way!Continue reading
In the Heights Review (SPOILERS): A Lovely Consideration of Immigrant Identity
Finally getting around to writing the “spoiler” review! Hopefully some of you have seen it by now? Because I love talking movies with y’all!Continue reading
Monday Morning Questions: What Do You Want to Ask Me the Day After a TORNADO?
Happy Monday! I was woken at 11:30 last night by a friends text chain sharing tornado stories. Very exciting! Chicago doesn’t often get tornados! And then I had to get up early to drop off bagels at the house of a friend who’s basement flooded, and zip by and check on my new two flat to make sure it didn’t flood. HOMEOWNERSHIP!Continue reading
Happy Father’s Day! Shahrukh Style!
Happy Father’s Day! I gave my Dad a magnetic toilet bowl cleaner. Because they are moving and I knew he wouldn’t want “stuff”, but he also is in charge of cleaning the toilet.Continue reading
Saturday Very Small Talk: Chat Away While I Recover From Appliance Shopping
Happy Saturday! Later than usual! I had a very rush-rush day, including appliance shopping with my parents which took foreeeeeeeeever. I remember it took forever the last time I did it (when I was 3), and it was exactly the same this time! Except last time I brought a bag of dolls with me and this time I just had a stupid smart phone.Continue reading
Saturday WatchAlong: Dedh Ishqiya! 7:30am Chicago Time!
Happy Saturday! I am very excited about this movie and very nervous that I might have to leave before the end. I have an appointment at 10:30 and, depending on traffic, I may not have enough time. Oh well, y’all can finish without me if you have to, and I can watch the last 20 minutes on my own. Or, traffic will be good and I can stay straight through.Continue reading