27 Dec 2013

As seen… on Indian television

Here are some things I have seen -
1. Zee Café’s separator visual shows a certain part of the female anatomy in the “a” of the word café that normally attracts male attention. VNAWXUZV66F

25 Dec 2013

Things, People and Stuff I can do without…2013 edition

As 2013 draws to a close, here is my perspective on various things, people, stuff I can do without (with a tip of the hat to George Carlin (RIP).

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Are there people who actually think Kareena Kapoor uses an “iBall Andy” as her phone? And that Dhoni writes with some cheap ballpoint pen or rides a TVS bike?

15 Dec 2013

This is a task for Obvious Man–Dec 15, 2013 Edition

I picked up today’s Deccan Chronicle at the local Café Coffee Day, not because I am a big fan but because it was free (duh!). And with my birthday a day away, I thought it would be a good idea to check out my birthday forecasts.

This is what Aparna Bose had to say for Sagittarians -

13 Dec 2013

As seen in Chennai–Dec 12, 2013 edition

Seating in the back seat of a Fast Track cab on the way to Taj Connemara, my eyes wandered -


1. Sign outside an Ayurvedic clinic in Mylapore – “We specialise in Arthritis, Diabetes, Impotence, Gas Problems”. If anybody can help me understand the link between the latter two, I would be grateful.


2. Sign outside a bike mechanic’s shop – “We phix all types geeyars, breaks, claches”