Latest avatars of Psychedelic Art

Psychedelic art gets a bad rap because of its origins. It took off with the hippie counterculture in the late 1960s, and initially referred to art created under the influence of hallucinogenic substances. With its vibrant and neon colours, metaphysical and surrealistic symbols, extreme depth, geometric patterns and captivating typography, it wasn't long before pop … Continue reading Latest avatars of Psychedelic Art

5 solutions for getting fat on the job

The desky nature of your job isn't the only thing to blame for the weight you have piled on since you started working. There are a number of reasons why your workplace is probably making you heavier: Issue 1: You work late into the night Some jobs (ad agencies, media houses) have late hours as … Continue reading 5 solutions for getting fat on the job

5 ways to stay fit on the job

Corporate corpulence is a modern-day monster that gets bigger as we advance towards 2020. You may have noticed a tendency to gain weight the further and further you move into your career; this is because as salaries get fatter, workload increases and so does desky paper work, pizza deliveries are more frequent and overtime becomes … Continue reading 5 ways to stay fit on the job

#TuesdayTalk with artist manager Savi Shrivastava

You can take the woman out of music but you can't take the music out of the woman. I've been an album reviewer for four years (2012-2015) and a music correspondent much longer, so try as I might I couldn't resist this. An interview with an essential component behind the scenes of an indie band … Continue reading #TuesdayTalk with artist manager Savi Shrivastava

Foolproof ideas to make money online

Earn £100 a week from home through simple side hustles, and by Christmas you will have made £1000. No, this isn't an advertisement or scam. Blogger Emma Drew has created a free 10-week challenge which she promises can earn you a side income, reports Siofra Brennan in the Daily Mail. All the things she recommends, you … Continue reading Foolproof ideas to make money online

Market void, zero funding and a killer idea

GetSetGig is an online marketplace to hire live performing artists within a 24-hour span. Corporate events, weddings, lounges and bars, malls and private parties... they are covering it all for budgets ranging from 5,000 bucks to 5 lakh rupees. With popular bands like Aaankhmicholi, Neeraj Arya’s Kabir Cafe, Daira, Aflatunes, Folk Masti and Bollywood singer Nupur … Continue reading Market void, zero funding and a killer idea

Cyberloafing could get you fired

Your colleague in the next cubicle is out for a late lunch and the boss won’t be returning from her meeting for another hour. Lunch over and done with, you are feeling the afternoon slump and won’t be productive till the coffee arrives. No harm in doing some online shopping while no one is looking, … Continue reading Cyberloafing could get you fired

Tara Kaushal: Why I write

The last time I interviewed Tara Kaushal, she was in the thick of researching Why Indian Men Rape [she still is]. This activism project spans two books and a documentary. How is Tara planning to pull it off while being a public figure, media consultant and wife? One can't deny that she is a force of nature. In a … Continue reading Tara Kaushal: Why I write

The feminist on a quest to find out why Indian men rape

[Gutsy media consultant Tara Kaushal on her ambitious crowdfunded project Why Indian Men Rape] What comes to mind when I hear the word "rape" isn't the highly publicised 2012 Delhi gang rape (etched in memory as the Nirbhaya case) but the images from multiple "eve teasings" on New Year's eves in Mumbai. Gateway of India, … Continue reading The feminist on a quest to find out why Indian men rape

Caturday chat with photographer Akiko DuPont

Welcome to the new series Caturday Chat. You will meet an interesting personality from the internet cat world every Saturday on this blog. I am starting off #CaturdayChat with the interview of stunning documentary photographer Akiko DuPont whose photos of her cat and grandpa's deep friendship went viral. iheartcats raved about it and so did … Continue reading Caturday chat with photographer Akiko DuPont