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To Stop Sexual Misconduct, We Must Put An End to "Bros Before Hoes"

I’ve been thinking about the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal for a while. It just keeps getting worse. Apparently former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak helped Weinstein… 1,083 more words

Politics

Modern Romance

by Aziz Ansari
Nonfiction
4 of 5 stars

This came highly recommended to me and I loved how in-depth it is! This is a funny but well-researched book on how dating and romance have changed in the age of the Internet, and I found myself fascinated. 363 more words

Reviews

Mumbai: Stuck in the Middle

When you step off the plane at Mumbai’s sleek international airport, a few things immediately happen:

One, you’re instantly overwhelmed by the city’s scale. Before stepping out of the terminal, you get a sense for just how massive the experience that awaits you is. 453 more words

TRAVEL

Master of None: Ironically a Masterpiece

Who doesn’t love irony?

Indian-American comic Aziz Ansari co-creates (along with Alan Yang), co-writes and leads in Master of None, a Netflix original series following Dev Shah, who is a young kind-of-actor-kind-of-chef in New York, and is loosely based on Ansari’s own life experiences. 445 more words

TV Shows

Review: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

When we think about a book on dating, we immediately think of all the cringe-worthy clichéd advice, whether it’s waiting three days to get in touch  or using a certain kind of body language to make suitors fall at your feet. 1,027 more words

Reading

October Wrap Up, Part 1

I read a total of 14 books in October, but I somehow feel like I didn’t have a great reading month. While I read a few good books this month, I think I had a lot of disappointing reads and I wound up DNFing three books. 1,793 more words

Monthly Wrap Up

Should we ‘decolonise the canon’? What a ridiculous question: of course we should.

This is a subject that I feel very, very strongly about – as anyone I’ve ever taught will be able to attest. And, whilst I have often come at it from a feminist angle, purely because that is my ‘margin’ as it were (though it feels bonkers to refer to 50% of the world’s population as a margin of any kind) and it is the area about which I feel most knowledgeable. 473 more words

Society