Pothan’s Obsession with Everyday Things

Note 1: If you are not a Malayalam movie buff, I recommend you skip this post. Malayalam cinema is undergoing a radical change and Pothan team is its harbinger.  What amazes me about Pothan is obsession with making movies revolving around seemingly ordinary, everyday things.Maheshinte Prathikaram  starts with a classic "blue chappal"! Something every Malayali… Continue reading Pothan’s Obsession with Everyday Things

Book Review: Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey

Greenlights by Matthew McConaugheyMy rating: 3 of 5 stars They say everything is bigger in Texas. I say even Texas is not big enough for McConaughey and his ideals. This is the story of a Southern boy pouring out 35 years of his view of life into what he calls as an “approach book”.This is… Continue reading Book Review: Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey

Book Review – The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos

The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos by Christian DavenportMy rating: 3 of 5 starsWhy is everybody so hyped about SpaceX? Will Richard Branson and his Virgin Galactic ever send a tourist to space? What is Jeff Bezos doing in space? Where is NASA these days?These were some… Continue reading Book Review – The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos