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Don't Say The D Word: Rohith Ashok Experiences, First-Hand, The Wisdom Of The Nicobari Tribe

Don't Say The D Word: Rohith Ashok Experiences, First-Hand, The Wisdom Of The Nicobari Tribe

We city folks often believe that we know more than those who remain rooted to more traditional realities. The truth, however, is that the joke can often be on us

03 June 2022
Theatre Of The Absurd: Reeling In The Droll

Theatre Of The Absurd: Reeling In The Droll

Ennui and anxiety seem to excite Gen Z’s obsession with droll videos of people doing ‘meaningless’ things

29 May 2022

Life, Laugh, Like: The Kashmiri Stand-Ups In Viral Acts

For the scarred Valley, humour has turned out to be the best medicine; the perfect balm for the bruised body and soul.

A Nation Without Humour: Why Is India Afraid Of Stand-up Comics?

A Nation Without Humour: Why Is India Afraid Of Stand-up Comics?

Make no mistake, these are the best times for comedy, humour and satire. A comic will speak till the cows come home. Try stopping and you shall be the next...

05 January 2022

Channing Tatum And Steven Soderbergh Reunite For 'Magic Mike 3'

The third and final instalment of 'Magic Mike' will reunite actor Channing Tatum and filmmaker Steven Soderbergh. The project, titled 'Magic Mike's Last...

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04 September 2021
Humour And Urdu Poetry In Indian Courts: What A Lawyer’s Book Reveals

Humour And Urdu Poetry In Indian Courts: What A Lawyer’s Book Reveals

Supreme Court lawyer Ejaz Maqbool’s new book shows that humour and Urdu poetry have played a significant role in handling even the tensest situations and...


21 February 2020
‘Shiva Express Now Entering…Menstruating Women Move Away’: How Warrior Trolls Of Kerala Are Fighting Hatred, Communalism

‘Shiva Express Now Entering…Menstruating Women Move Away’: How Warrior Trolls Of Kerala Are Fighting Hatred, Communalism

Irreverent, hard-hitting, extremely creative trolls have become the most effective means of political communication among the Malayalees. They entertain,...


10 September 2019
Confessions Of A Failed Comic

Confessions Of A Failed Comic

"I know people accuse me of shooting off my mouth but I’m a comedian; that’s what we do. I can’t stand there in front of the TV cameras knowing the whole...


17 March 2018
How To Laugh In Malayalam

How To Laugh In Malayalam

Comedy is serious—and devilish—business in God’s Own Utopia. A quick history of laughter.


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