Leap of Faith

This was it. The final train ride back home.

I studied in Delhi and my parents lived in Mumbai. Every year of college I would travel in the Rajdhani Express at least 6 times. It left from Hazrat Nizamuddin station at 5.30 in the evening and reached Mumbai Central at 8 in the morning- a nice, comfortable, (almost) overnight train journey. Continue reading

New Management

Jesus hated having Sunday brunches with his dad. Who invites their son for a brunch on a Sunday? He didn’t want to sound sexist here, but isn’t that what married women going through a midlife crisis did? But what could he do, he couldn’t defy God after all. Actually he could, but then he’d have to spend the rest of his life in eternal damnation and that was such a drag. And after all, he could suffer though 1 hour with his dad if it meant God left him alone for the rest of the week.
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True Detective Season 2: The Good, The Bad and The (Mostly) Ugly

 

I was SUPER pumped up for True Detective Season 2. Season 1 was some of the best TV I had seen in a long time since The Wire. And I know that’s a very lofty comparison but some of the lines that Rusty says were deep yet pretty epic in a non pretentious way (cue “Time is like a  . . .”). So Season 2 had a lot to live up too. And I was afraid too. Maybe not afraid but I definitely had some trepidation about it. So much of what was right about Season 1 was gone by Season 2- Cary Joji Fukunaga, Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson (and Alexandra D’addario).
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