Its Booker Prize season, and yes our favorite Bengali writer, Monica Ali is a 2-to-1 favorite for winning the Booker Prize. The other main bookmaker, Ladbrokes, picked as their 2-1 favorite “Brick Lane” by Monica Ali, who moved to Britain from Bangladesh as a young child and takes her birthplace as the setting for her … Continue reading Monica Ali 2-to-1 fav for Booker
Director and producer Ram Gopal Varma (aka “RGV”) has revolutionized India’s tradition-bound film biz, rejecting classic costume musicals and weepy melodramas for gritty, urban, low-budget realism. [ Salon.com ] Continue reading Bollywood’s Tarantino
Visionary Underground (UK) + Dhamaal Soundsystem (SF) + special guest DJ Tree (Mystik Alchemy), Friday 09.19.03 @ IACC Center (2210 Lincoln Blvd, Venice) Visionary Underground on FutureBreaks FM Tune in and listen to 90.3 KUSF for an hour long DJ/Tabla Set with DJ Feelfree and Aref Durvesh. Futurebreaks aires every Saturday from 4pm-6pm (San Francisco) … Continue reading Just a breakbeat bonanza
Okay you are hungry and are looking for a quick currydown where do you go to find the nearest balti place. If you are in UK, you click here. If anywhere else, well you are on your own. Continue reading How to win a free curry dinner?
MIT Technology Review is just out with its big TR100 list of cool and smart people in the technology business. Bunch of brown-faces in the digital centurions. About 12 percent of the total. Here are some noteables. (Well I could not come-up with catchy phrases for all of them) Dot.Net Daddy, Vic Gundotra Need a … Continue reading Dot.Net Daddy & Spam Buster