Book review: In The Body Of The World - 6 months ago
Eve Ensler's latest book conflates her battle with uterine cancer with the battle against rape by women in the Congo.
Puff the magic cigar - 6 months ago
Cigar-smoking — stylish, new and oh-so addictive — has become the new go-to activity in urban India, finds Apoorva Dutt.
Book review: The Storyteller - 6 months ago
Picoult's latest offering contains within it a powerfully-told story of surviving the Holocaust. Unfortunately, that's only half of the book.
The naked truth - 7 months ago
A petition to make watching porn illegal has raised liberal hackles. But for every porn video that reignites a relationship, there is violent porn that brutalises women and children and must be banned, finds Apoorva Dutt.
100 years of Indian cinema: Naveen Kasturia leaves engineering to become an Assistant Director. - 7 months ago
They may not be the poster boys of the Indian film industry but are critical for a film's success.
Book Review: Zoo Time - 7 months ago
Howard Jacobson's latest sticks to the author's usual narrative of a childless Jewish man with forbidden sexual longing and diminished personal worth – but this time in a post-literate world, finds Apoorva Dutt
Comic book trends: Big, green and gay - 7 months ago
A homosexual Green Lantern, a gay marriage in Archie Comics, a female Hulk and now, a transgender roommate for Batgirl. Why has the usually conservative world of comic books suddenly placed itself firmly at the forefront of inclusivism? Apoorva Dutt reads between the panels
The mad men of India - 7 months ago
What's common between an American TV show set in the '60s and India's advertising scene? Plenty, it seems. Apoorva Dutt connects the dots.
The lost faces of Facebook - 8 months ago
Desperate families often post images of their missing children on Facebook with pleas for help. The photos are circulated widely. But has this ever helped?
Every dog has its party - 8 months ago
A party for dogs can be very much like a party for human beings. Apoorva Dutt sits in and watches the chaos ensue