Has Superman become the Ubermensch?

Since young, I have always been fascinated with comics, superheroes and anything out of this world because they provided me with a healthy dose of escapism and a good role model worth looking up to. (Plus who doesn't like to see explosions, people flying and running at the speed of light.) Obviously, it does not … Continue reading Has Superman become the Ubermensch?

Dolph Ziggler, The Villain I call my Hero

Professional Wrestling. Some say it’s fake, scripted, stupid. But I remain an ardent fan of professional wrestling. Pro-wrestling is a theatre, where wrestlers are actors who temporarily transfigure into larger than life characters , crafting beautiful narratives of scripted violence. In the world of wrestling, where one indulges in it as escapism, through watching two behemoths … Continue reading Dolph Ziggler, The Villain I call my Hero

Aesthetic Politics.

I believed I could make blogging/ writing a more consistent habit in my daily life on top of my rituals of going to the gym and reading. But I have failed so spectacularly. Today, I try to revive this habit again. There was one painting that has been embedded in my subconscious, an image that recurs … Continue reading Aesthetic Politics.