Daily Archives: 11 January 2007

Which great writer shares your star sign?

Most journalists look down on astrological predictions, although the smart ones will always make sure that newspaper supplements are at least getting their star sign right—when no one’s looking. On the pioneering Korean citizen journalism website ohmynews.com, Michael Lomas does a montly astrology column which looks at the zodiac through the eyes and lives of…

Are our dirty politicians bloody celibates?

The sex lives of politicians is one of the Indian media’s best-kept secrets. We go hammer and thongs at their fiscal corruption but are stunningly quiet at their physical corruption. The ostensible reason is that we have no business poking our pesky noses into their private lives as long as it doesn’t affect their public…