Gentle Readers, I bid farewell to you for the next few months. Enjoy yourselves. Have wonderful summer vacations. Leave me comments with cheerful news. CM will return on September the 12th, 2006. A break of sorts. You can read my latest rant on Bernard Lewis here.
What a terrible and heinous attack. There is news here here and elsewhere. I find myself bereft of words but my prayers and hopes are with the people of Mumbai and India.
France was my pick for a while – for all the non-soccer reasons like diversity and for soccer reasons like Zidane. Pdcs penned a wonderful ballad to Zizou, even, to hype the finals. And then. Watch the beginning closely and Materazzi‘s hand in particular. Well, I am staying with Zidane. And, if there is any [...]
Last night, I happened to catch the beginning of a Law & Order episode [don't ask me which variety but it starred Pvt. Pyle] which was set in the ‘tech’ world. The story, though, quickly moved beyond the use of a pringles can for wireless into torture at Gitmo and an army psychologist who decided [...]
As I picked up the Onion, I couldn’t help but notice the headline. The type says, “NameoftheGirl*. Half Indian. Half Pakistani. Was photographed in NY.” etc. Dov Charney creeping his way to sub-continental peace [after solving M.E.]. My blog sucks. Officially. I blame you. *At the request of the model, I am removing any traceable [...]
“His special powers are modest by western standards, though spectacular enough by local standards.” Don’t really know what to say about that, but here is a review of ‘the first superhero movie’ from India. Of course we know that Superman is the first Indian superhero movie. Also, didn’t Dharmendra have a series of movies, in [...]
All the best for a speedy recovery to our Roger Ebert!
Jorge Ben is singing and I am almost over the horrid game played by Brazil. No doubt that the great Zidane deserves that win. Still. Oh, I am sorry, you are here for the history carnival aren’t you? You don’t want to hear about football matches. You are right. First things first: have you read [...]