The Multifarious Writings of I. Agnimitra

storyteller and dreamer of dreams

By LRK for Deets and Geets Podcast The dictionary definition of bohemian (aside from pertaining to the actual place Bohemia): a person, as an artist or writer, who lives and acts free of regard for conventional rules and practices. Dictionary definition of rhapsody: music . an instrumental composition irregular in form and suggestive of improvisation. an ecstatic expression of feeling or enthusiasm. an epic poem, or a part of such a poem, as a book of the Iliad, suitable for recitation at one time. “Bohemian Rhapsody” seems a very fitting title for the life of Freddie Mercury as it is shown to us in this movie and …

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Below are a handful of haiku reviews of films LRK and I have seen at the theater earlier this year: PADMAAVAT the queen says, “let’s burn!”; Khilji cheats and wins the fight; Rajput honor fail   BLACK PANTHER Black utopia; say Wakanda forever; it is challenge day!   DEADPOOL 2 better than the first; more heart …

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Before the release of Ryan Coogler’s superhero blockbuster Black Panther, I discovered social media buzz about Afrofuturism. The term immediately brought to mind images of pyramids and spaceships with AFROFUTURISM written in pink neon graffiti across the starry night sky. I was close. Through cursory research, I found Afrofuturism to be a movement centered on the …

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