Born To Be Blue. New film about Chet Baker, my most favourite musician in the whole world.  What an awful travesty, to take a slice of his life where he was at his worst, and sideline the amazing body of work he left behind.  This movie is, in my opinion, as uncreative and unlovely as […]

  Some time ago I read a really nice article by Saritha Rai in the global edition of the NYT called ‘Hairdressers Fight Caste Prejudice With Upscale Salons.’ It talked about Bangalorean barbers who have shed caste and discrimination, poverty and illiteracy to drive around in Rolls Royces visiting salon after salon in their chain […]