Sharing some thoughts and reads that I had already shared on Twitter, in lieu of an actual post.
First, the most important thing: laughs.
Programming Skills: PRIMARILY RUBY AND PYTHON BUT I CAN USE ANY TYPE OF GEM TO CONTROL ANY TYPE OF SNAKE— bandit (@UtilityLimb) October 19, 2011
Marketing pitch to me has the phrase "As a parent and influential blogger" Hahahahahaha I think the second part is funnier.— Unmana (@Unmana) November 9, 2015
On a more sombre note, check out this thread on abuse and not blaming the victim.This review of Any Schumer's “Trainwreck" made me watch the movie, and it WAS good https://t.co/mdnrqMzvMz by @annehelen— Unmana (@Unmana) November 9, 2015
Also, wow. People are awful.
The Strange, True Story of How a Chairman at McKinsey Made Millions of Dollars off His Maid via @thenation https://t.co/38XYs1jeeO— Unmana (@Unmana) November 11, 2015
The Ladies Finger has been killing it lately.
"Take the property papers and run, sister." Salman Khan learns to share in Prem Ratan Dhan Payo. Almost. https://t.co/mitrFb8PP3— Unmana (@Unmana) November 23, 2015
How We Got to Having 50 Percent Women at My Tech Startup. And How You Can Too - @AshOnIndia https://t.co/Xv7wOfee3e— Unmana (@Unmana) November 23, 2015
And some other stuff that I really liked.And of course you know that Indian women do 80% of farm work and own only 13% of farm land. https://t.co/NZK9eSwRj1 pic.twitter.com/CEPn8JZuaZ— The Ladies Finger (@theladiesfinger) November 23, 2015
Freedom from Gender: Imagining Equality for Men and Women in India https://t.co/Aa9wPcM65a a wonderful 2 year old piece by @nilanjanaroy— Unmana (@Unmana) November 23, 2015
Here's more stuff on Hamlet."I understand that there is a writer named Jonathan Franzen, but I have not read him." Rebecca Solnit is wonderful! https://t.co/Cz7STvEdTc— Unmana (@Unmana) November 20, 2015
Just watched a screening of National Theatre's Hamlet at @NCPAMumbai. Such a moving performance.— Unmana (@Unmana) November 10, 2015
Yes, it was awesome! I'm not even a Cumberfan. "Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet comes into its own on the screen" https://t.co/sshne72KqG— Unmana (@Unmana) November 11, 2015
Granted, I also think the plot of "Hamlet" is "Horatio learns there's a good reason you lose touch with people after college," but.— Sady Doyle (@sadydoyle) November 22, 2015
And George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion.@jhameia "More things in heaven and Earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy" "WHY IS ONE YOUR DEAD DAD TELLING YOU TO MURDER"— Sady Doyle (@sadydoyle) November 22, 2015
So I was rereading GB Shaw's Pygmalion and was surprised at how much I still enjoyed it.— Unmana (@Unmana) November 18, 2015
Higgins is insufferable, but the text does call him out. Eliza is amazing, and Mrs Higgins very charming.— Unmana (@Unmana) November 18, 2015
I must say I love saying Enry Iggins in my head. Such a breathless quality to it.
— Unmana (@Unmana) November 18, 2015
Also, this happened.And the end is so much better than the movie #MyFairLady. Eliza rejects the "strong men" and chooses the man who adores her.— Unmana (@Unmana) November 18, 2015
Gotta tell you, never been so relieved to see shit.— Unmana (@Unmana) November 20, 2015