Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind
A master storyteller, arguably the most popular of our time, is gone but his characters remain. They remain because they are us; we found fragments of ourselves in them and the seemingly everyday, and yet, profoundly gripping stories weaved by the storyteller. 'Effortless and surprisingly meticulous' would be how I'd describe his style. How do you pay homage to an incomparable litterateur? We decided the best way was to let his characters do it.
This instalment of our regular column, 'Echoes' provides a rundown on Ekushey February and how it initiated a struggle that culminated in the birth of Bangladesh.
PR stunts are the cat's meow right now. PR stunts have created buzz about and generated much interest in some Hollywood movies. With that in mind, our resident movie buff pondered what PR stunts mainstream Bangladeshi movies could pull.
Waiting for your turn at the “saloon” in your hood and infuriated by someone acting like a fool? Are you 'the fool'? Our social commentator made a dos and don'ts list for making your haircut/care experience better. Yes, we care.
-- Karim Waheed, Editor, SHOUT