SUKETU MEHTA, "Bollywood Confidential" from New York Times Sunday Magazine, November 14, 204.
CHRIS ANDERSON, excerpt about the dispersed market in America for Bollywood films from The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More .
Played guitar while all sang along to "Mad Dogs and Englishmen" by NOËL COWARD and "Mad Dogs and Indians" a parody by PETER ROWETT
Read strange facts about the Oscars and Hollywood.
GEORGE MICHELSEN FOY, selections from "Bollywood shuffle:
A white actor tries to break into Hindi film," from Harpers Magazine, October 2008.
WILLIAM TARNOWSKI, De Verbis Indiis.
KATHERINE HEPBURN, excepts about entering the motion picture industry (including unwitting snubbing of Mary Pickford) and about
her friendship with Spencer Tracy from her autobiography Me,
Mary DiZazzo Trumbull
NITOO DAS, poems, "The Lover Imagines," "The Pebble and the Sea," "Pencil," "Vase,"
"Scissors," "Razor," "Written after a visit to an electric crematorium."
HELEN BANNERMAN, the tale of a local native Indian boy who was very brave, very cleaver, very resourceful, and good to his parents,
Little Black Sambo.
RICHMAL CROMPTON, excerpt about the village literary society's attempt to raise funds to buy a cinematograph, from William the Good.