Valentines 90s Week of Romance!!! Sleepless in Seattle and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, the Same Story Told Different

Woot! It’s 90s week!!!! Gotta start with the two most significant romances of the 90s, Sleepless in Seattle and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. Yes, HAHK and DDLJ were more important films in general, and When Harry Met Sally is more influential, but these two movies were the biggest romantic hits of the decade, the ones that you pull out when you just want to swoon over love and not worry about anything else.

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2020 Awards: Best Instagram Feed Overall! Karan’s Twins, Sid M’s Reading, Hrithik’s Grey Hair, or Harsh’s Sneakers?

This is a full year award. If you take 2020 as a whole, who has the best instagram feed? I’m going to nominate 4, but don’t feel limited! Bring up some more suggestions if you have them!

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2021 Wish List: What Gossip Story Do You Most Wish For Next Year?

It’s time to finalize our 2021 wishes! So we can write them down and burn them up at midnight on the 1st, or whatever ritual you want to do. I’m gonna have a series of more specific posts up over the next day or so, but I want to start us off with a big anything goes kind of brainstorming.

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Bollywood Wives! Things I Want to Talk To You About!!!!

My goodness, this is a dumb show! SUCH A DUMB SHOW! All these people are crazy and none of them have JOBS!!!! We must talk. Also, I feel very awkward because it is so mean to be talking about these real people. But they put themselves on the show, right? So it’s okay?

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Shahrukh Birthday Countdown, My Name is Khan! NO POLITICS!!!!

Remember, Happy Place Rules! Which is really hard with this movie, so I almost decided to skip reposting this review. But that felt wrong, so I am reposting. But with a reminder of Happy Place Rules. So you can skip reading this to protect your Happy Place, and if you comment, you have to find an inspiring/cheerful take in order to protect all of us in our Happy Place.

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Shahrukh Birthday Countdown, Kal Ho Na Ho! The First REAL Review!

I was looking for a review to repost and discovered I had done two mini-reviews, one about this film as showing a matriarchy, the other about it as showing an interesting idea of different kinds of love. But no actual regular review! So, time to write that. (previous posts on Matriarchy and on love triangles)

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Thinky Post: “Nepotism” and How a Harmless Word Turns Into a Weapon of Hate Speech

I decided in the past few months that I would no longer casually use the word “nepotism” or accept it’s usage in comments on this blog. You didn’t notice, because you all must have made the same decision consciously or unconsciously, somehow it just became a term we did not use any more. But I feel like that isn’t enough. Being passive is being complicit, I want to open up the argument to why and how this word is used as a weapon.

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Happiness Post: Karan on Instagram, Royal Babies in Bhutan, Salman in an Eid Celebration

This was a hard weekend in America, and a hard few months in the world. Anyway, time for a TOTAL HAPPINESS post. I’m starting us off with 3 super super happy things, and you can add on. I think this is something that’s supposed to be good for mental health, right? Forcing yourself to think of 3 happy things before breakfast or something? Anyway, think of it like that! A happiness homework for us all to complete!

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Karan Johar Coda: What Would Happen in Karan Johar Movies if Women Were Brave Enough to Say What They Think?

You thought we were done with Karan Johar, didn’t you? But no! I have one more thing to say that occurred to me while we were doing our Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham watch. And this thing will also, once again, give me a chance to rewrite the endings of Karan Johar movies which is my favorite thing of course.

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Karan Johar and Parents: Is It All About Love, or Is It All About Making Them Happy at the Expense of Yourself?

This is more of a thought experiment post. I want to try looking at all of Karan’s films through the lens of parenting, specifically BAD parenting, and see what we come up with.

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Wednesday Watching: What Are We Watching and Reading and Thinking and Listening To on Karan Johar Week?

Happy Wednesday! I love these short weeks. I always do a half day on Fridays, and I had Monday off, and Thursday is really just a slide into Friday, and the first day of the week is just a slow ramp up to productivity, so if you think about it this is my only real work day of the week. Huzzah!

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