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Apr 20, 2019
Hi, Hitler: What creators looking to satirise the Führer must remember about the perils of parodyThere’s a sense of inevitability about the internet and Hitler jokes, one would argue — at this point, the phenomenon is approaching axiomatic status.
Apr 10, 2019
Of 'miserable Hindoo ladies' and barbaric tribes: Reading Favell Lee Mortimer's 'educational' book on IndiaAccording to Mrs Mortimer, mothers were the bane of Hindostan. Remember, she was never here and it can be safely said that she was never a Hindoo mother herself but again, she doesn’t let that stop her.
Apr 09, 2019
Favell Lee Mortimer's Far Off: How a 19th century Englishwoman wrote about India — without having seen itThe author of Far Off, Favell Lee Mortimer, was best known for a book called 'The peep of day, or, A series of the earliest religious instruction the infant mind is capable of receiving' which has been called “one of the most outspokenly sadistic children's books ever written”.
Jan 09, 2019
Bandersnatch or Bandar's Naach? The Black Mirror 'event' isn’t all it’s cracked up to beit seems the purpose of Black Mirror: Bandersnatch was: Give the masses a shiny new toy to play with, devoid although it may be of substance and finesse, and watch the monkeys dance. Bandar’s Naach anyone?
Aug 19, 2018
World Photography Day 2018: Celebrating the art behind making of the frame19 August also celebrates World Humanitarian Day to recognise efforts of the humanitarian workers.
Jun 23, 2018
Watch: Raja Kumari releases new single 'I Did It' featuring mix of Indian ethnicity and hip hopFor Raja Kumari, the new single is about "believing in yourself at all costs while finding a way to stay authentic to who you are".
Jun 19, 2018
Shraddha Srinath on reuniting with Vikram Vedha star Madhavan in Maara: Seems to be film's biggest selling point right nowShraddha Srinath on reuniting with Vikram Vedha star Madhavan on Maara: It seems to be the biggest selling point right now.
Mar 22, 2018
We are what we forget: From Get Out to Alias Grace, pop culture's play on human memoryWhat we choose to remember, and forget, has made for powerful onscreen stories, be it the breakout horror film Get Out, Netflix's Alias Grace, or the evergreen Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind | #FirstCulture
Mar 14, 2018
Stephen Hawking in The Big Bang Theory, Simpsons, Star Trek: A brief history of his pop culture appearancesA close look at the various appearances, caricatures and portrayals of Stephen Hawking over the years.
Dec 26, 2017
The A to Z of Hollywood, pop culture in 2017: Reboots, Oscars envelop-gate and Harvey WeinsteinHere's a guide to everything in Hollywood and pop culture from 2017 with some of the biggest entertainment stories of the year.