Articles tagged aravind adiga

12 Apr 2009 // 9:00 PM

India Shining?: America’s Indian Moment

Perhaps Slumdog Millionaire is an elaborate, cinematic version of Bobby Jindal. Perhaps Western audiences have so deeply appreciated Boyle's film because it subtly reiterates a symbolic order that is as familiar as colonial conquest.

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The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

Disarming and fiercely persuasive, the author's portrait of India may not be sacred or exotic, but he continues to clothe the country in binaries -- if not stale ones, then divisions of his own.

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"Rock Never Dies" Takes Shots at Celebrity Culture In a Surprisingly Effective Episode

// Channel Surfing

"Season 12's best episode yet isn't perfect, but well-done, with an excellent swan song performance by Rick Springfield.

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