Dying Before Your Favorite Movie Comes Out

What if I die before an important movie (like Infinity War) comes out? What if I die before Game of Thrones Season 8 comes out? The very thought sends shivers down my spine, it turns my blood cold, it makes me want to seek out the secret to immortality so that I don’t miss out […]

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Many Relatives Under One Roof

When I was a kid, my parents and I lived in a one bedroom apartment in Bombay. We slept together on one bed and I remember we once woke up in the middle of the night because a mosquito had snuck into the room and was biting us. I remember my dad jumping on the […]

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Winter Terror

Have you ever been scared while driving? I remember driving back home one winter night in Toronto. A blizzard was passing through the city. Snow and ice everywhere – including the road, making it slippery. Make a sharp turn and your car is likely to skid and you’ll get into an accident. Slow turns are […]

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Spending Time Wisely

I wrote about Randy Pausch a week ago and I’ll be talking a little more about him today. When he was diagnosed with terminal cancer, he decided to make every minute count. For instance, when he was out buying groceries one day, he used the self-scan isle to save time (the line with an actual […]

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Gaming As A Female Player

Men: to understand the kind of creepiness that women go through in the real world at the hands of men, try playing as a female character in Grand Theft Auto: Online, an open world online multiplayer video game. You’ll learn what it’s like to be walking in public and have some random dude follow you […]

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When the world zigs, zag.

In the early 1980s, Levi Strauss wasn’t doing so well. The once iconic American brand was completely out of touch with their audience and nobody thought they were cool anymore. Their ad agency, McCann Erickson, had created such an atrocious ad campaign for them that every time people saw the ad, sales would go down. […]

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Have you ever wanted to skip Christmas?

When I was a kid, I thought America was a happy place during Christmas time because many TV Shows, cartoons and movies showed America as a snowy paradise with beautiful Christmas trees and lots of presents. But here’s the sobering reality: 45% of Americans wish they could skip Christmas due to financial pressures. I suppose […]

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