Archu From The Archive, General, Social, Tamil

Kumudam Reporter – Backlash on the Cover Story

Kumudam Reporter’s cover story on women’s leggings faces backlash from the social media – Long overdue and well deserved. When I scrolled across the social media pages last night, reading the outrage against this sexist story, I couldn’t help but let out a sigh of relief and smile. Smile? Seriously? Am I insane? I should have felt indignant and horrified.…

Continue Reading

Archu From The Archive, General

What’s with the vocabulary?

Dude, take it easy on the vocabulary! Seriously, come on! That is exactly what I feel like saying when I read a good piece of writing made complex for complexity’s sake, writing that screams more of the writer’s proficiency of the language than hooking the reader with its content. It is quite a common notion, especially in the context of…

Continue Reading

Archu From The Archive, General

Those Simple Moments of Happiness

Alcohol and Sex – Two things that give immediate high. But if we look closely, there are other things too that make us fly over the clouds, things that make our heart pump out a little extra blood to bring that beautiful blush on our cheeks. Simple things that makes us simply happy. I am not talking about the obvious…

Continue Reading

Archu From The Archive, General

Analysis on Astrology

I won’t be surprised if you get surprised reading about astrology from me. Of all the people, me, who is a self-proclaimed rationalist, and through my recent posts, a converted subtle activist. But in all honestly, let me admit that I am curious about astrology even if it might sound uncool among the intelligentsia. Belief is a strong word. I…

Continue Reading