When he’s not busy watching old cricket matches and reaction videos on Youtube, or marvelling at how bad screenplays in Hindi cinema can get, this guy teaches English literature at a university in West Bengal, besides taking an interest in Indian (not just Hindi!) cinema, popular culture and global media industries. He can be reached on Twitter at @ronypatra, and on Mastodon at @firstname.lastname@example.org.
What it means to be a superhero
Picnics and the art of littering
Can sportsmen be moral icons?
Daddy, should I fear my God?
Reflections on cinema and the fringe
The unknown connection of a teacher with pop culture
The (possible) extinction of digital memories
Living in the Gangsterocracy
In our everyday lives, we all are spies
Lights, Camera and the idea of Home
Hello, listening hurts
What is a writer’s happily ever after?
Why so many epidemics originate in Asia and Africa –...
What if this mad, forced, pilot of work from home...
Why a Roman philosopher’s views on the fear of death...
Is queer love not ‘love’ enough?
How Chinese people came together when separated by quarantine, creating...