Posts filed under ‘Pop Culture’
Desi (pronounced Day-C) is a Hindi term meaning Indian national. The odds were stacked against us when Hubby and I tied the knot or mangal sutra*. Numerous cultural and religious differences struck fear in the hearts of both of our families. While there are definitely challenges, we are both better people having found each other. In fact, I have acquired new and special abilities as a result of our version of East meets West.
In attempts to rehabilitate the image of beauty pageants, emphasis has been placed on the question and answer segment. Asked whether gay marriage should be legalized, Miss California may have cost herself the title of Miss USA by expressing her opinion on the matter. Personally, I prefer the evening gown part of the competition. (more…)
I do enjoy a good television show. Call it the idiot box all you want, but there’s something to be said about good, old fashioned, mindless entertainment.
Not long ago, I was listening to a report on National Public Radio. The spotlight was on the importance of skin bleaching in some Asian countries. Immediately my mind skipped continents and I thought about how sunless tanning has become all the rage in our nation. (more…)