Rohit's Realm - May 2006

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May 11, 2006

My Life, as Absurdist Theatre

To say I am an individual who relies heavily on the sanctitude of logic would perhaps be an understatement. To acknowledge that much of the world is more than slightly irrational and that most people more often than not illogical would perhaps be a bit litotic. To conclude that this disparity is the primary cause of my cynicism would perhaps be redundant. Even so, every once in a while, one will encounter something so maddeningly nonsensical, so downright illogical, so completely ridiculous, that one can't help but wonder if he or she isn't the subject of a cruel Absurdist drama. Take MUNI for example.

May 14, 2006

Musings on The West Wing

Although it's probably been three years since I last tuned into the so-called idiot box with any degree of excitement, it's still hard to discount the medium as a whole. Today's series finale of The West Wing reminds one of the sheer dramatic power of a well-scripted, well-directed, well-acted television program.