On Satire

The recent terrorist events in Paris have unfolded in a most horrific way. So many killed in what can only be described as a mission to drive home the chilling message, yet again, that the sword, in fact, is mightier than the pen.


The Best Ads of 2014

Indian television is mostly ads punctuated with brief clips of scheduled programs. I don't know that any other country where I've lived has as many ads crammed into every show, regardless of whether it is news or entertainment or "infotainment" (a moniker that I'm very dubious about, but we'll discuss that another time).