Archive for December 31st, 2006

On a spychopath!

December 31, 2006

Well, after I saw that word, I could not resist the temptation to do a blog post on the article 😉 Brian Cook mourns

a warm character, sacrificed on the altar of commerce—Casino Royale may attempt a meaningful pursuit of what makes Bond tick, but in the end, it’s all too willing to accept being a mere disposable pleasure.

Link via PTDR.

On Indian academic life

December 31, 2006

Here is a friend of mine on applying for faculty positions in India and women in Indian academia; of course, he posts once in six months or so–but then, those of us who knew Phani always knew that he is a man of few words! (Hat tip: Santa for the info on updation of the blog).

On Chola bronzes

December 31, 2006

Philobiblon reviews a Chola bronzes exhibition at  the Royal academy and is impressed by all those dancing Shivas and Karaikkal Ammaiyar.