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It was telecasted more than a month ago, but I watched the Discovery Channel’s Man vs Wild program only today. In this much-advertised episode, the host Bear Grylls takes the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Mr Narenda Modi on a short walk inside the jungle of Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand. I have been to this park, one of the largest in India and the home to Bengal Tigers and many other wild animals – when we went in the summer of  2015 we were not allowed inside the core jungle and so we saw only birds, monkeys and…

There is a timeless beauty to simplicity. More than a decade ago, when my son was a few years old, I remember watching a TV series for kids on Cartoon Network. Originally made by Nickelodeon, “Oswald” was about a fun-loving…

Superstore is a comedy TV series by NBC that’s been running for four seasons and, I kind of like it. It is about what happens in a store of a large supermarket chain called “Cloud 9”, covers the interpersonal issues between the employees working there and makes fun of the rigidity of corporate policies. The story of each episode is mostly ordinary, some episodes even being dull, but the series overall impresses you, thanks to brilliant character definitions – a Christian manager who is extremely nice, a hard-working illegal immigrant and gay “Mateo” (played superbly by Nico Santos), a teenage…

Amazon’s original TV series Forever (2018),  is such a dull & clueless show, I gave up watching halfway through the first season. It is about a middle-aged childless couple Oscar (Fred Armisen) and June (Maya Rudolph), who are leading a routine…