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“Best foreign film? India, world’s largest film industry, shut out of #Oscars nomination for 10th year in row. Should Bollywood care? #hbxchat.” — Bharat Anand, Feb 22, 2015.
Professor, Harvard Business School
A Youtube video critical of Air India’s insensitivity went viral. Ticketed passengers who showed up 55 minutes before departure, were not allowed to board. One customer, visibly upset, begged impassive Air India staff, claiming her mother was in the ICU and in critical condition. Air India staff remained unmoved.
“Dressing up for a Gentleman’s game today. #BleedBlue”
— Roger Federer, February 14, 2015.
Federer’s Facebook post supporting the Indian cricket team got a quarter million likes. Now, that’s celebrity.
World leader Modi’s suit, hand-woven with a special jacquard technique that spelled out Modi’s name, estimated at a Rs 10 lakh (16K) price tag, was finally auctioned for Rs 4 crore ($694K). The Midas touch?
“That’s the way you do it, I wonder if the fabric was made from 100% worsted wool?”
j paul @carisbrook5
Feb 20, 2015
The ‘worst’ed joke on the Emperor’s new clothes?
Superbowl XLIX Advertisement: “After years of being treated like she was invisible, it occurred to Mindy Kaling she might actually BE invisible.”