Karina Parikh loves to write...about film and television, art, books, food, and travel. With interests all over the place, it is no wonder that she studied Comparative Literature at Cornell University, from where she recently graduated (Go Big Red!). She is based in Chicago and New York City.
Tomorrow Never Knows: Race and Anxiety in 'Mad Men' | 10 Feb 2013 // 5:10 PM
Like a smartly crafted advertisement, there is more to Mad Men than meets the eye. Amidst the forbidden affairs, heated pitches, and endlessly flowing libations, race relations have risen to prominence during the show's fifth season.
Stealing a Glance at Food History with Raymond Sokolov's 'Steal the Menu' | 10 Jun 2013 // 6:05 PM
Raymond Sokolov details the history of contemporary cuisine over the past 40 years. But while to him best dishes are the simplest ones, his simplistic approach to memoir writing could use more 'salt'.
Growing Pains and Gains: Coming of Age ''On Sal Mal Lane' | 14 May 2013 // 11:05 PM
War is not just fought between armies, as the characters on Sal Mal Lane choose to believe, but it's fought in the home, at school, and at work. In fact, every character here is at war with himself or herself in some way.