Posts tagged “rohin guha”

  1. Rohin Guha's previous work for The Toast can be found here. BRB, setting up my biodata Tick tock tick tock. There is no technicolor line of cousins and relatives lined up and dancing at my wedding to bombastic bhangra. We are Bengalis; our weddings are somber affairs. That’s not why, though. The cousins and relatives who exist in my periphery–and seemingly only when there is a wedding or a funeral that brings us together–don’t…

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  2. Rohin Guha's previous work for The Toast can be found here.   "[E]ven though I knew nothing about Peach in terms of stats or character besides her princess status, the mere fact that she offered me the chance to play through the game as a girl felt like such a novel idea that I picked her immediately." --Kate McCallister, "Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Peach" When was I eight years old,…

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  3. Previously: Watching Bad Gay Movies With Autostraddle. Rohin Guha is currently executive editor at The Aerogram, an online magazine that provides a variety of South Asian perspectives on popular culture. He lives in Metro Detroit. He also has this really wonderful hairstyle that can perhaps best be described as a "casual pompadour," and he is my friend. Together we watched the inexplicable Touch of Pink. Some key facts: It is in fact named…

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  4. There is a singer. Her name is Lady Gaga. Have you heard of her? She did that one song that goes "rah-rah-rh-ah-ah" and the other one that goes "pa-pa-pa-poker face." But this palaver isn't entirely about her. It's about this other singer. Perhaps you've heard of her? Christina Aguilera? She has a song about finding out who you really are deep down inside that was once in a Disney movie. I was singing that song…

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  5. Friend of The Toast Rohin Guha -- who I can personally attest has terrific hair and is profoundly charming on Twitter (he also sends very pleasant emails) -- wrote something thoughtful and important about the narratives surrounding media darling Malala Yousafzai and media just-pleasant-acquaintance Nabeela Rehman earlier this week. Yousafzai’s voice is integral. Her story has enjoyed exposure across all major news networks and outlets. But as our news cycle’s fascination with her temporarily winds…

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