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Simple is difficult

April 27, 2009 by

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Adam Richardson – Blog – The Difficult Things are Easy, it’s the Simple Things which are Difficult. Quotes a mind-boggling excerpt from By Design on the process Eames followed to create a simple, even spartan, chair.

Free is the easy way out.

April 20, 2009 by

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A Swedish court jails the founders of the Pirate Bay, a file-sharing website | Online pirates at bay | The Economist. The Economist’s headline says it all. The accompanying photo shows two cheerful-looking young people, one of whom apparently shared the verdict via Twitter. ┬áSo it’s clear that they believe they haven’t done anything wrong. […]

“Spielberg can’t do Bharatnatyam”

April 17, 2009 by

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That quote was from Kamal Hassan, who was a speaker at FICCI Frames. Yes, I know this post is a bit late considering it was held in Feb, but I know you’ll forgive me : ) . I always knew Kamal was a wonderful actor, but I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of his […]

Some characters ..

April 16, 2009 by

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You know, sometimes Desi movies are so predictable. For example, the fate of Heroine Number Two is to either bite a bullet meant for Heroine Number One or to marry the heroine’s reject. Any widowed maa generally ends up having to fend off the advances of the lecherous villain and/or praying lots to Bhagwaan. The […]