Category Archives: Popular Culture

Santosh Desai Book Launch

I will be in conversation with Santosh Desai on Saturday at Oxford Bookstore at 7.00pm. Here’s the poster:

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Gour Mohan Sachin Mondal College Rescheduled

The ill-fated seminar on popular culture has been rescheduled to Thursday 25 March 2010 in the Lincoln Room of the American Centre Library. Gour Mohan Sachin Mandal Mahavidyalaya In collaboration with The American Library, Kolkata UGC Sponsored State Level Seminar … Continue reading

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Great Bong Comes to Town

Arnab Ray, May I Hebb Your Attention Pliss!, HarperCollins, ISBN 978-81-7223-937-4, Rs 199. Yes! Arnab Ray, known to his many fans all over the world as the Great Bong, Bollywood junkie, cornucopia of trivia, Dadaist and blogger extraordinaire, owner of … Continue reading

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The World of the Game

To continue my thread of posts on games. As you can see the debate is hotting up, and Deepak has weighed in with his considered opinion. Deepak Sharma, for those of you who don’t know him, is the artist of … Continue reading

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The Game and the World

Sorry about the hiatus: work has been eating too much of my time to bear thinking about. Currently edit pub is running, so I have a fourteen hour working day most days, at least four hours of which involve shouting. … Continue reading

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The End of the World As We Know It

Yes, the world of the cricket fan will never be the same again. Once was that people would actually come to a stadium/switch on their TVs NOT to watch Bollywood stars in muscle tees or halters, NOT to ogle at … Continue reading

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