Silicon Valley Love

It was a Tuesday morning, and I arrive at approximately 9.15 am, in San Jose, regrettably late for the start of my day. Parking my car as close to the front entrance as possible, I grabbed my oversized purse, notebooks, laptop, homemade lunch and coffee, while closing...
Reflections of an Immigrant

Reflections of an Immigrant

She wakes up sweating. The heat inside the room had gone out of control. Before the walls close in on her, she hastily removes the comforter. Her eyes adjust to the bare whiteness all around – the walls, the closet, the comforter that covered her and the other...
The Gay Kiss of Death

The Gay Kiss of Death

There is a gay kiss of death in Bollywood. That seems to be the clear suggestion of veteran film critic and journalist Subhash K Jha. Jha has come up with a gallery of actors whose careers never “recovered” from a gay role. Or so the article alleges, blithely making a...
The Dil Mil-lennials

The Dil Mil-lennials

I peered into the screen myopically. There were pictures of girls swishing backwards and forwards. My son’s finger moved at a demonic rate. “Look at this app, Amol.” He was in a meeting with his intern, an intern hired by my millennial son to experiment with the...