Nandini Ramachandran

Nandini Ramachandran is wannabe hippie trapped within the education of a lawyer. She likes inventing animals and discovering cities apart from stunting eyesight and emotional growth through chain-reading. Further victims of her analysis can be found over at her blog:

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The Big Bad Universe: Good and Evil According to Joss Whedon | 7 Apr 2011 // 4:00 PM

Most of Joss Whedon's work has been characterized by Big Bads. But the lines separating Good and Evil are more complex than one might expect.


Barbara Ehrenreich and the Brahmin Fantastic | 3 May 2010 // 4:00 PM

In Barbara Ehrenreich's Bait and Switch, she experiences an exclusive corporate culture in America that is disturbingly similar to India's privileged genetic intelligentsia; also know as the caste system.

Howard Zinn: The Dying of a Light | 21 Feb 2010 // 3:00 PM

A tribute to the signature interwar polymath: the historian, activist, dramatist, dockyard worker and teacher Howard Zinn.


Power and Contestation: India since 1989 by Nivedita Menon and Aditya Nigam | 18 Feb 2010 // 2:59 PM

Nigam and Menon remind us of the rich history non violent protest has had in subaltern India, and that the recourse to violence is a measure of desperation rather than entitlement.


Leaving Home: The Indian Ocean Story | 5 Apr 2010 // 4:00 AM

The Indian Ocean movie -- Leaving Home -- tells the story of this glorious, path-breaking band. Despite the recent loss of it's vocalist, Indian Ocean seems determined to move ever forward and on.

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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