Important Cannes Festival Discussion Question! Is Maddy Pulling This Tux Off?

Thank you Angie for being our Maddy co-respondent!!!! And now I have a vital question I cannot answer on my own.

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Monday Morning Questions: What Do You Want to Ask Me the Day After Madhuri’s Birthday?

Happy Monday! I’m up at the lake house again. This week it is slightly too cold instead of too hot. On the one hand, that means I am absolutely not going into the lake itself or doing any lake-adjacent things (like kayaking and then following out and freezing). But on the other hand, it is so comfy and cozy to sit inside by the fireplace and look out at the lake.

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DCIB Book Club: Anne of Green Gables! The First Book in the Series, the First Sunday of Our Series!

Don’t worry, the discussion questions are going to be very general, so even if the last time you read the book straight through was years ago, you can still contribute. Personally, I was just going to sort of skim, and then I ended up sitting down and reading and crying for 2 hours straight yesterday and forgot to eat lunch. Basically the same as the first time I read it

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Sunday WatchAlong: 11am Chicago Time Sunday! Tezaab!!!!

Yes! Tezaab! For Madhuri’s BIRTHDAY!!!! It’s fun, it’s silly, it has truly GREAT songs, Anil’s hair is high and poofy, and young Madhuri is breathtaking. Also, Chunky Panday, no joke, steals the movie. He is truly phenomenal in this role, and it makes me respect him more for having this much talent, and being willing to just sit back and work hard and take whatever job he is offered to support his family.

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Thinky Post: “India Syndrome” Podcast, How Do You Decide What To Believe About Another Culture When it Interacts With Yours?

I listened to a really interesting podcast! One of those that circles around and around and doesn’t really answer any questions, but brings up some interesting thoughts. It’s called “Astray” and focuses on a few sample cases among many of young non-Indian men who went missing in Rishikesh, never to be seen again.

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Monday Morning Questions: What Do You Want to Ask Me the First Day I Go to the Lake House This Year?

Happy Monday! It is GORGEOUS today! Do other places have spring like this? Rainy, hovering around 50-60 degrees Fahrenheit, and then all of a sudden you have your first sunny 70 degree day and then it just keeps going sunny forever? Anyway, I’ve decided I want to drive up to the lake house after work, even though it hasn’t been fully opened for the season (no boats, no pier, no spring cleaning yet), and just camp out in the prettiness.

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Heropanti 2 Review (SPOILERS): A Script that Could Have Been Saved By Acting, But Unfortunately It Is a Tara Sutaria Movie

UGH! This was so FRUSTRATING! In my No Spoilers review I talked about how it is like a bad 90s movie, but such a mess and without standardized character types and things that it wasn’t fun-bad, it was just confusing 2020s bad. Now, in the SPOILERS review, I get to talk about how if it had been cast with actors who had the charisma and charm and willingness to go all in that is required, it could have worked. But Tara Sutaria is where charm goes to die, and Tiger struggles with…..everything.

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