Dr Frankenstein, I presume

The makers of monsters and their fates are inextricably tied, both in fiction and in real life. Dr Frankenstein’s monster. Dr Faustus. Mrs Gandhi, the elder and Sant Bhindranwale. The CIA and Osama bin Laden. The CIA and the Taleban. Add your own favorite examples.

Dr MM Singh. VP Singh. The monsters created for gaining political power by legislating divisions of the country along caste and religious lines are beginning to have a life of their own.

Soon to be released, the sequel to the hit drama, “August 1947: The First Cut.” New updated imported Gandhi. Bigger bombs. In production, “August 2017: The Final Cut.” Totally new cast, with hundreds of specially recognized castes. Supporting mega roles by ISI in Bangladesh and Pakistan. Islamic terrorists and RDX will blow you away. You can’t miss it. You won’t be able to.

Lyre Bird

BBC’s David Attenborough shows us what an amazing artist the lyre bird is. The clip beings with David asking in a whispered voice, “What bird in the world has the most elaborate, the most complex, the most beautiful song in the world? My guess there must be lots of contenders but this bird must be one of them, the superb lyre bird . . . ” Go watch the three minute clip.

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