The ruling heard across the rainbow, and why it’s pivotal to our nation.

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As it has come to most of our notice, partially thanks to the rainbow-filled timelines on facebook, the Supreme Court of the United States of America has ruled that Same-Sex marriage is a legality and a right, throughout all 50 states of the country. This historic decision is a culmination of more than a decade’s worth of struggle and hardwork, and we here at Baigan Chronicles are jubilant over this ruling! However, context is important and there are many hurdles that still persist not only in our country, but also in the United States of America, that must be crossed on the path that is ushering our species through the modern-era, and we must acknowledge these roadblocks and get through them.

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Calvin and Hobbes Revisited

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Another dreary Monday afternoon. Thanks to the sublime decision making skills and timeliness of the power board, the electricity has put on an invisibility cloak while I desperately try to get some cool air to flow within the room. My eyes fall upon one of my old book shelves. Its mostly empty now bar a couple of leftover novels that I was too lazy to put back, and a mix of random quiz books and encyclopedias that every typical Indian parent shoves down their child’s throat. I decide to clear the bookshelf and try and do something productive to distinguish myself from a polar bear hibernating in the winter. Little did I know that I was going to be met with a surprise. Continue reading

The Great Gatsby

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As kids, most of us enjoyed listening to fairy tales, in one way or the other. They lulled us, gave us a sense of security and most of all, left us enchanted. The Great Gatsby, per se, is a fairy tale in disguise. It has beautiful backdrops, fascinating characters, and impeccable costume design. The acting is top notch, and even the cast is as glamorous as the setting. Continue reading