Maisha Savani

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Hello, my name is Maisha. As an Indian- American, I'm someone who's too Indian to be an American and too American to be Indian. Therefore, in many ways, I'm someone who never really has a home. However, on another note, I'm someone who will ALWAYS find time for TV, and Hollywood and Bollywood movies. Always. Hence, my posts deal with these ideas- cultures clashing, my family, and my love for television.

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‘Searching for Sugarman’: A Review

‘Searching for Sugarman’: A Review

| April 26, 2016 | 1 Comment

‘Searching for Sugarman’ — unlike what the title suggests, it has nothing to do with sugar.

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What I Learned From My Extended Family

What I Learned From My Extended Family

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

My conjoined family is what is rooted behind everything I do and care for, and my most cherished memories are with them. However I can’t say I’ve always appreciated them, and it wasn’t until the summer of 2007, when I had to live with them, that I had to.

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Americanization and What This Means for the Future

Americanization and What This Means for the Future

| April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

While globalization is a wonderful phenomena, it often leads to the loss of cultural identity. And who are we without our culture?

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Revisiting High School: Review of BBC’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’

Revisiting High School: Review of BBC’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

A short review about an visual representation of one of my favorite high school novels, ‘Pride and Prejudice.’

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Lego’s Transformation

Lego’s Transformation

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

After easily blowing $80.00 on my brother’s new Lego set, I couldn’t help but be amazed by how much the franchise has changed.

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Futurama–My Personal Top Five Episodes

Futurama–My Personal Top Five Episodes

| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

This critically acclaimed, yet overlooked cartoon series has its share to witty cultural references, hilarious gags, and heart-touching moments through its nine season run, however, of all the episodes, these five are my personal favorite.

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To Those Who Think America is a Cultureless Void

To Those Who Think America is a Cultureless Void

| February 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

“Americans have no culture.” It’s a comment I’ve heard too often, and quite honestly, it needs to stop.

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The Simpsons and Its Home in America

The Simpsons and Its Home in America

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

By mocking yet embracing America for what it is, ‘The Simpsons’ has made its home in modern American culture.

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My Brother and I

My Brother and I

| January 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

My brother and I have a tradition, and like many things that are left at home- you don’t really appreciate them until they are gone.

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