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VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Comics, Rene goscinny, Albert uderzo, Asterix

How Alberto Uderzo's Asterix comics made me get through Kashmir's lockdowns

As a boy, sitting in my room overlooking the Dal through Kashmir’s many lockdowns, I rolled with laughter at the wit of Rene Goscinny and the artistic genius of Alberto Uderzo.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Asterix, Snowy, Adventures of tintin, Tintin

In an age of fake news, why Tintin is the reporter-hero we need

Tintin was no macho Sunny Deol who'd beat his enemies to pulp for purely personal reasons. He believed in dialogue and seeking the truth. We'd do well to revisit this young journalist who just turned 90.