Important Disney Question! Is Your Favorite Mickey, Donald, or Goofy?

All men! Because we all know that a) Cartoon people are very close to being genderless; and b) female cartoons are super boring.

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Nephew Update Post! Because I Need to Cheer Myself Up!

I woke up on the wrong side of the bed today, that’s all. My hair is tangled and I can’t find a thing to fasten the end of my braid, so I can’t braid it and it is just going to keep getting tangled. And I started my work day by talking to my LEAST FAVORITE customer. On chat not on the phone, but still bad. And Albie Dog’s Adopt-a-versary gifts are delayed in shipping, so he won’t have any presents on the day itself. Oh, and worst of all, last night’s Columbo episode wasn’t very good. So, time to talk about babies and be happy!

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It’s Anupama Chopra’s Birthday, What Are Our Feelings About Her? Let It All Out

I feel like DCIB as a whole has Feelings on this topic. More Feelings than is, necessarily, logical and expected when talking about a film reviewer/writer. But that is why we come together, to share our Feelings-with-a-capital-F about topics that really make no sense to have feelings about.

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Amazing Real Life Fake Fiance Story That We MUST Make Into a Hindi Movie!!!! Starring Preity!

I just watched this amazing documentary, made by a TV producer/reporter who was completely conned by an evil doctor/boyfriend/person and fought back by turning their whole relationship (complete with home movies) into a TV special she hosted. Amazing real life story/heroine, that I want to turn into a movie so I can give it a happy ending.

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DCIB Book Club: Emily of Deep Valley or Ranson’s Folly? Heroic Boy Romance or Thoughtful Girl Romance?

Either of these is fine by me! I love Ranson’s Folly and am always ready for a re-read. And I have not yet read Emily of Deep Valley, but it gets amazing reviews and was specifically called out as a “perfect quarantine read”.

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Columbo and the Myth of Exceptionalism

Oh boy, a post about old American television shows! Perfectly on brand for a blog that started as being about Hindi film. Anyways, I love Columbo, and I want to talk about why I love Columbo, and then you also can love Columbo, and then we can use our Vast Collective Mental Powers to cast Shahrukh in a high budget Columbo remake on Netflix*.

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