Plantains and Bollywood fashion

http://thebaboo.comWhen I was little my mom used to tell me that if I didn't wear all of my Bollywood-style bracelets my hair would fall out and Gypsies would steal me. I still remember walking down the street with her in complete terror, asking, "Is that a Gypsy??" I don't even think she cared, as long as I had those bracelets on!Read more here....more

Elle Lightens Bollywood Star's Skin

If you picked up a copy of January’s Elle India, you’d see what appears to be a particularly fair-skinned white woman with reddish hair on the cover. But Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, a Bollywood star and former Ms. World, is Indian. That’s not her true skin or hair color: As can be seen in any other photos of her, both features are several shades darker. It seems apparent that Elle took some offensive liberties with Bachchan’s photos. ...more
Olive skin is very fair in color!white in  the usa is defined by the us census bureau as people ...more

What's going on over at SexIs Magazine - August 6th Edition

So, half the world is at BlogHer this weekend (including our very own Victoria and Jenn) but what do the rest of us do with ourselves to stay entertained? Read the Sexis Round-up, of course!...more

Shoania, Bollywood aur Woh: some (weighty) reflections

Shoania, Bollywood aur Woh:  some (weighty) reflections  ...more

Splitting hairs over Slumdog

With all the noise surrounding it -- Critic's Choice, Golden Globe, SAG Awards and now the  The Oscar -- it's a bit hard to think clearly about Slumdog Millionaire and how I felt about it when I first saw it about a month ago. ...more

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