We use the word 'art' to describe things that are beautiful, touching, impactful and speak to us in some way. Anime definitely meets the criteria.
Yes, Hannah Gadsby’s ‘Nanette’ is Totally Worth the Hype
When the two-part joke becomes a three-act story, we see the whole picture, and it’s not usually rosy, it’s terrifying.
For TV and movie writers, balancing unimaginative network executives with the urge to create good stories is a hard task.
Are TV Serials Making Us Dumber or Are They ‘Pure Entertainment’?
Here's a breakdown of our beloved serials' most-used (read: abused) tropes.
Hari Kondabolu’s Netflix Special Is an Unapologetic, Nerdy Triumph
'Warn Your Relatives' gives us more of what Kondabolu is so good at doing – being funny without being offensive.
‘Woke’ Twitter Needs to Educate Itself about Ekta Kapoor
'Woke' Twitter called out Indians for being ignorant about PewDiePie but chose to remain ignorant about Ekta Kapoor themselves.
YRF’s ‘Mahi Way’ and the Case for Progressive Indian TV
In a pop-culture landscape that still remains ruthlessly unforgiving to any woman who doesn't have a runway model body, 'Mahi Way' allowed its protagonist to be a well-rounded, complex …
‘Powder’ Goes Well Beyond Tired, Old ‘Bad Muslim’ Tropes
Eight years after it first released, 'Powder' is still that rare pop culture find – one in which Muslims characters are deeper than just their religious identity.
Looking for Positive Queer Stories in Indian Media
Away from mainstream media, Indian ad and short filmmakers are telling transformative, positive stories about being queer in India.