“In any case, ghosts are unusual among movie monsters in that they’re more often female than male, perhaps because their origins lie in the Gothic romantic tradition, which so often features haunted houses, madwomen in the attic and sinister nocturnal goings-on. It’s a particularly female branch of the horror genre, but appeals to male viewers as much as to female ones since it subverts the conventional view of woman as a passive, obedient creature and supposes that the angry, violent, retributive urges suppressed in life may emerge after death in twisted malevolent form.” – The Guardian
Post the social dilemma hangover, the audience is petrified on what are the ill effects of social media, and in what ways can it polarize the users. But are we polarized after the emergence of social media? And what is the cause behind this?
Societal and gender norm is one of the root causes of gender discrimination. Every gender is expected to behave in a certain way. In this poem, I talk about toxic masculinity, which harms men as well as society.
“Culture is constantly changing. So what is the point of culture? Culture is about the preservation of continuity of a people. Culture does not make people. People make culture” – Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie.
If a culture prescribes oppression as a means of control, it is time to reject it.
A culture shouldn’t cause fear.
A culture shouldn’t teach hate.
A culture shouldn’t spread anger.
Culture is about preserving humanity, not destroying it.
Most of us are fans of the superhero franchise, Marvel or DC. We definitely know that these superpowers are unreal and impossible for humans to possess. But did we ever think about the possibility of a common man having superpowers? If yes, what could it be?
When it comes to CAA/NRC, Assam is the favourite state of all media houses in the country. Now, when the flood-affected state needs their support, the same media takes one step further in alienating the 40 million victims of the disaster. Here is a story of a small family living in the town of Dhubri, Assam.
New places . New people. That’s great.
What can go wrong? Nothing until you realise what you had before you came. Missing friends is a very normal thing. It happens to everyone at least some point in their life. What hits harder is you not being able to say it out loud. Thinking that maybe they don’t miss you the way you miss them. Thinking that maybe they found people better than you.
Quarantined? At least you’re sure of surviving it. However about 37% of our population are not. Lockdown is crushing the poor working class and labourers. The schemes being rolled out by government just can’t seem to put an end to their woes. Read on to find more…