Michael Edison Hayden

Arts & Letters
Drink in Peace

On the dive bar as a haven for the trend-bucking citydweller

01 February 2014
Arts & Letters
Who’s Laughing Now?

Personal liberty is an undervalued commodity; we often do not appreciate it until we find someone has taken it away

09 October 2013
True Life
A Child Without a Country

Why being born inbetween cultures may not be such a bad thing

17 July 2013
Zombies United

Pirated feeds, Toyota commercials in Arabic, long distance calls to Dad. The challenges and joys of watching the NBA Finals and other American sports in India

12 June 2013
Arts & Letters
Home Space

Malls in India offer expats a disturbing comfort of familiarity

29 December 2012
True Life
A Different Species

The mysterious world of a house cat

10 August 2012
Art & Culture
Not a Happy Ending

Liberty Cinema, one of Mumbai’s last surviving art deco classics, is struggling for survival

16 April 2012
The Tumblr Comedians

A bunch of social networkers on the web have kept tabs on Michael Jordan’s outfits, the late Kim Jong Il’s postures and other such absurdities to hilarious effect

09 March 2012
Power of Celibacy

Joseph S Alter’s book studies masculinity in modern India and spans territories as distinct—if linked—as wrestling, exercise and saving semen

23 February 2012


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