TV wars between India and Pakistan are only half the story

by Rashmee

Posted on October 31, 2018 / The National


Television is a medium, American comedian Fred Allen once quipped, because anything well done is rare. That’s a damning value judgement — but worth thinking about now that Pakistan’s Supreme Court has reinstated a ban on Indian television shows in retaliation for its neighbour’s alleged attempt to dam the Indus river and its tributaries. What’s the point … Continue reading “TV wars between India and Pakistan are only half the story”

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Hulu streams ‘Seinfeld’ to the world but which bits speak Noo Yawk?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 29, 2015


Now that ‘Seinfeld’ has finally arrived at a streaming service (on Hulu not Netflix), spare a thought for those whose job it is to prepare the hit American sitcom for foreign audiences. That means anyone who’s not a New Yorker really, because getting ‘Seinfeld’ is not about whether or not you speak English. Do you … Continue reading “Hulu streams ‘Seinfeld’ to the world but which bits speak Noo Yawk?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK