Australia vs India 2020-21 : Reminiscing the Unthinkable

The kind of emotions sports evoke is sometimes hard to comprehend. For someone not bothered with it life goes on unfettered. For the rest, it's an emotional rollercoaster.

Podcast Review : An Oral History of The Office

★★★★★ With the soothing voice of Brian Baumgartner and expertly-edited oral history covering tidbits from the entire cast and crew, the podcast provides first-hand account of how the show that struggled initially (struggled is being rather moderate taking into account the abysmal ratings of the show after Season 1 !!) , but a crazy confluence... Continue Reading →

Nerd’s Eye View : Montmartre, Paris

No trip to Paris is complete without a visit to Montmartre, the hill overlooking northern central Paris, famous for its dazzling basilica and its lively narrow streets thronged with bistros, restaurants and artists. After the Eiffel tower, the Louvre and Notre Dame cathedral, Montmartre is one of the four must-see locations of Paris. Visitors walking... Continue Reading →

Movie Review : Whiplash

★★★★ If I tell you that this diabolically entertaining spellbinder is about a student trying to master the arcane art of jazz drumming at an elite music conservatory, you might get all bored and pass on it. That would be really stupid though !! Whiplash is a battle to the death. It’s also a well... Continue Reading →

Dale Steyn : Not Just a Modern-Day Great

Tearing in relentlessly, eyes popping, veins bulging, stumps splattering... Recency bias can often be misleading, but in case of Dale Steyn, there's no denying the fact that he's not just a modern-day beast, but rightly belongs in the elite list of all-time greats. Steyn has played the game with the same unbridled enthusiasm, and maybe... Continue Reading →

Pixar’s Masterclass : Coco

★★★★ Next up in the series of Pixar’s Masterclass is the movie that was set out to make a family-friendly cartoon about death with a trip into the afterlife. A story that is both simultaneously life-affirming and death-obsessed. This time we'll be exploring the great spectacle that is Coco !! "Coco" is the sprightly story of... Continue Reading →

Nerd’s Eye View : Keukenhof, Netherlands

Springtime brings flowering tulips, daffodils and other bulb flowers to Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse, The Netherlands. Keukenhof Gardens, also known as the Garden of Europe, is one of the largest flower gardens in the world, with about seven million flowering bulbs planted every year. The colorful tulips that have become symbolic of Holland are in... Continue Reading →

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