Pathikrit Sanyal

OPEN TO OPINION

Pop-culture fanatic, meme junkie, potterhead, pun overlord.

HUMOUR

 |   3-minute read

VARIETY

 |   6-minute read

What BJP aims to achieve by stoking Padmavati controversy

The ruling party is obsessed with preserving history - an 'alternative' history they take pride in.

Pathikrit Sanyal
@bucketheadcase

ART & CULTURE

 |   6-minute read

Allegations of sexual misconduct against Louis CK raise age-old question: Is art separate from the artist?

Four of five accusers claim that he masturbated during interactions with them.

Pathikrit Sanyal
@bucketheadcase

VOICES

 |   4-minute read

Why WhatsApp crash didn’t grind my life to a halt

It’s not that I hate WhatsApp, but it’s something I can happily live without.

Pathikrit Sanyal
@bucketheadcase

VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

How an Indian teen and his disabled father became victims of vicious memes

Without absurd and dark captions, Durgesh and Sanjay's photos wouldn't have meant much.

Pathikrit Sanyal
@bucketheadcase

VARIETY

 |   5-minute read

Kevin Spacey molested a 14-year-old. His coming out as gay doesn't matter

It is only a matter of time before the mighty, whose influence kept the silence of victims going, eventually fall like a house of cards.

Pathikrit Sanyal
@bucketheadcase

VARIETY

 |   6-minute read

Why a Facebook list of alleged sexual predators in academia has spooked vocal Indian feminists

There seems to be an underlining presumption that only a certain kind of men are capable of committing rape/sexual harassment.

Pathikrit Sanyal
@bucketheadcase

VARIETY

 |   8-minute read

Indian men slut-shamed a woman for polyamoury because how dare she make sexual choices

For the uninitiated, it is the practice of engaging in multiple sexual relationships with each partner consenting to the arrangement.

Pathikrit Sanyal
@bucketheadcase

ART & CULTURE

 |   4-minute read

Why Eminem's vulgar rap against Trump has acceptance

Ignoring the voices of the marginalised PoC and empowering the rap star, is more or less, why America is in a fix.

Pathikrit Sanyal
@bucketheadcase

VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

Should we be happy with Anupam Kher's appointment as the chairman of FTII?

His stellar contribution to cinema is well known.

Pathikrit Sanyal
@bucketheadcase