Author: Anjishnu Roy (Anjishnu Roy)

How the FIFA World Cup ends the Obtuseness of Existence: An Ode
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How the FIFA World Cup ends the Obtuseness of Existence: An Ode

If you have seen the David Fincher film that I’m not supposed to talk about or read the Chuck Palahniuk masterpiece, you might have found yourself questioning a very simple precedent. “Why did the narrator, played by the brilliant Edward Norton in the film adaptation not have a name?” It’s the year 1942. The United States...

Of Illusions of Space and Time: Gracias Don Iniesta
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Of Illusions of Space and Time: Gracias Don Iniesta

It was late in the night and I was watching this video essay by Dan Golding titled The Meaning in the Music: Hans Zimmer and Time on YouTube and it had me captivated. In the video, the narrator quotes Michel Chion’s “synchronized sound made cinema an art of time” critique and goes on to argue that GIFs can load slowly or...

Of Football and Time: The tale of two geniuses
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Of Football and Time: The tale of two geniuses

It was late 2012. My Dad had just returned from a three-month-long service away from home as an Inspector in the police department. His job often required him to be months away from home, and every time he returned, I used to longingly wait for him. This particular instance, however, he returned with a gift. It...