In naming his protagonist Kabir, Ayan Mukerji, the director of Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, has missed an opportunity. The character played by Ranbir Kapoor should really have been named Sid, like the protagonist who was exhorted to wake up in Mukerji’s earlier film. Kabir is more mature than Sid – older, and surer of what […]
It seems like a perfectly natural thing to do - bring your baby into bed with you so you both can get some sleep. It's particularly tempting if your baby wakes up frequently during the night. It keeps from having to get up from your own bed to comfort the child or to nurse, if you're breastfeeding. Show More Summary
A week later, he calls me, about 1 in the morning, and wakes me up, I say, "Sid, are you alright?" "I can't sleep. I had a meeting today with Pat Weaver and Max Liebman, and my manager, and I couldn't refuse the deal. I signed for three years, for $25,000 a show." That was stupendous. Show More Summary
When I was a new mom, one of my biggest fears was waking up and finding my baby not breathing. Sadly, that has happened to far too many babies in the US and abroad. SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, kills one out of every 2,000Show More Summary
Sid realized that in order to truly wake up to reality as it is, he had to find a middle way in between these extremes of over-indulgence and beating himself up. You too have to find your own middle way.
I grew up in the seventies when Saturday mornings belonged to kids. I’d wake up at the crack of dawn and run downstairs to turn on the TV just loud enough to hear, but not loud enough to wake my still sleeping parents. There were some wonderfully cheesy programs on Saturday mornings, but my favorite show, the one I’d never miss, [...]
Waking up next to a strange bedfellow? There's gotta be a compassionate way out of this one... Before Siddhartha Gautama attained enlightenment at age 35 he was a confused twenty and thirty-something looking to learn how to live a spiritual life. Show More Summary
Hey science fans, just a head's up that TV's "Sid the Science Kid" returns to public television on Monday, just in time to wake up the kids before they head off to to a new year of school.
Its not rare to find a shiny new talent do something interesting in a film. But this happens rarely enough that I find it exhilariting whenever I see it: a brand new talent with the weight of expected commercial success doing something...Show More Summary
THE BORED AND THE BEAUTIFUL A rich brat finds love in a coming-of-age story that’s pleasant but tiresomely predictable. Plus, a mind-bogglingly unfunny “comedy.” OCT 4, 2009 – IT APPEARS, SOMETIMES, THAT FARHAN AKHTAR’S legacy consists solely of the characters and contrivances in his zeitgeist-defining Dil Chahta Hai – the privileged single children harangued by parents [...]