It’s Guy Fawkes day! The day we celebrate Guy Fawkes’ failure to blow up Parliement by…blowing stuff up? Honestly, I feel like if “Guy Fawkes” didn’t have such an amazing name, we wouldn’t still be talking about him. Anyhoo, let’s look at some big revolutionary Guy Fawkes-like songs. (yes, this is partly an excuse to put up my favorite Malayalam rap song again)Continue reading
The history streak continues!!!! This time, focused on that early 1900s era right before independence. And I am pretty sure I can come up with a whole other 10 films. Also, prepare yourself for a whole lot of versions of “Rang De Basanti” (yes, according to contemporary accounts, Bhagat Singh did sing it while preparing to be hung) and “Vande Mataram”.Continue reading
This is one of those gossipy personal posts, ignore if you don’t care. But I had a surprisingly good day yesterday, followed by a surprisingly bad day today, and I need to brag/vent!
I just spent the entire weekend with Sacred Games, first watching it and then writing about. Which has me thinking about other options for multi-season Netflix style miniserieses that I want to see.
Happy EASTER!!!!! Not many posts today or yesterday, because I have been very busy doing Easter stuff. So I thought I would report on that to you, in my usual song-filled way.
2017 is not starting out well for me! Which normally I would keep from all you nice people, but there is a good chance it is going to start affecting my posting schedule, so I thought I might as well tell you. Plus, I kind of wanted to vent.
So, I sat down to watch this before work on Independence Day, and I ended up having a much larger breakfast than planned, because that whole last hour of the hunger strike just had me going “ooo, maybe I’ll have another glass of milk! And toast! Toast with my eggs!”