Vidhisha Mahesh

  • December 17, 2017By Vidhisha Mahesh

    Woody Allen is a child molester. He is also an esteemed filmmaker.  Woody Allen sexually abused his own daughter when she was seven years old. In a recent interview, Woody Allen is described by Kate Winslet as a man who “understands female characters very well.” Winslet, along with Justin Timberlake, Selena Gomez, and Timothée Chalamet, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/woody-allen-is-proof-of-hollywoods-performative-feminism/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • October 16, 2017By Vidhisha Mahesh

    Music is an intrinsic part of our culture. Be it the songs you hear while driving home, walking down the aisles of Walmart or the songs that blare over the crowds of a high school rally, there isn’t an escape from the popular music of our time. The beats and the words that come along with … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/reconsidering-the-glorification-of-prescription-pills-in-popular-music/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 6, 2017By Vidhisha Mahesh

    Being a young writer can be daunting. As part of the many insecurities that come with being an adolescent, you may be scared of sharing your work, be it with close friends and family or the wider world. While keeping a journal or writing as a means of personal expression is satisfying on its own, one … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/a-guide-to-getting-your-voice-heard-as-a-young-writer/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 16, 2017By Vidhisha Mahesh

    Since 1969, The Songwriter’s Hall of Fame has remained an institution that honors the most vital songwriters of each musical era. It boasts a plethora of inducted legends including Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Bill Withers and Stevie Wonder. However, in its forty-eight-year history, hip hop has been the one musical genre that has been noticeably … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/jay-z-becomes-the-first-rapper-to-be-inducted-into-the-songwriters-hall-of-fame/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 8, 2017By Vidhisha Mahesh

    For almost two decades, Arundhati Roy has had only one novel to call her own. The God of Small Things was released in 1997 to widespread critical acclaim — it won the Booker Prize for fiction, making Roy the first woman of Indian nationality to ever win the award. While the novel racked up sales that now … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/why-arundhati-roy-is-one-of-the-most-vital-voices-in-fiction/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read