Monthly Archives: July 2013


Politicians are supposed to be cocksure, it comes with the territory. But New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner aka Carlos Danger, with his penchant for online penis exposure via lewd “sexts”, has set a new standard. Apparently no fewer than … Continue reading

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What do Bollywood villain Ajit, star investor John Paulson and Welsh singer Shirley Bassey have in common? The connection, admittedly not obvious, is that all three have an unshakeable association with a four letter word – gold. For those of … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Men

The Japanese are enigmatic. As a Gaijin business traveler to Tokyo, an out of body experience captured so masterfully in Lost in Translation, I was exposed to the impenetrability of Japanese business culture. Then came the spectacularly convoluted surrealism of … Continue reading

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