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The Janusian feeling


The medical marvels of today helped a few weeks ago when the blessed local pug bit my ear ‘acci-dental-ly’. My good ear was fortunately safe. The left one went right into the maw of the dawg. It spared my पग and I could run to safety. Then I realised that I needed a new ear. Unlike … Continue reading

So you missed seeing the Tower of Babel …long long ago ? Don’t worry…


I had read about the Tower of Babel and its biblical references. I was trying to imagine the exact moment when God in his infinite wisdom, made people talk is about 70 different languages. Many thoughts surfaced, when I tried to imagine this scene. In one moment, all who were speaking some common language started … Continue reading

All about the new eve!


The medical marvels of today helped a few weeks ago when the blessed local pug bit my ear ‘acci-dental-ly’. My good ear was fortunately safe. The left one went right into the maw of the dawg. It spared my पग and I could run to safety. Then I realised that I needed a new ear. Unlike … Continue reading

Making a movie ? Have you…


Seven things you do for making a successful non controversial Hindi (or for that matter any language) movie in India Avoid critical references to professions – No movie that ends in *karan in Tamil or references to barbers, oil merchants or any other professions – you will attract a ban at least three states which … Continue reading

How do you decide to take the one way ticket to Mars?


The news headlines recently were filled with huge number of people vying for a ticket to Mars – One Way. The trip has been planned for September 2022 and arriving at Mars in April 2023 after an arduous journey of nearly eight months. More importantly the final four selected for the journey will not return. … Continue reading

Who will cut the cake? Aa! Tangle – At an angle


Telangana was to be the new state. Like the angst of partition in the 1940s this seems no different. However the mere decision to create a new state sparked of all kinds of reaction. Firstly there are those who want the state. Then there are others who do not want it because they do not … Continue reading

The rest of the children are waiting…


While the moviegoers reveled in watching the hero of Gotham City a masked gunman killed 12 and wounded several others. A fortnight later people seeking blessings of their God were slain at Wisconsin. Nineteen days later two people killed and eight wounded at New York city during the tourist season. A month of no such … Continue reading

Is it A then R or R then A or Only R or Only A?


The headline to capture the spot of the Turkey-Syria war, the Central Governments stand on FDI and the Nifty trade trigger debacle, is the one about two famous Bollywood stars who are having their respective birthday bashes on the same day. The who’s who of the Bollywood is confused. I am told that efforts are … Continue reading

How to avoid defeat in the games?


The Summer Games was this time in the southern hemisphere when it was the winter in the north. All plans were on and in place, like the well oiled bicycle quite unlike Mr. Spooner’s. All athletes were well-chosen. After all only the august may march in the summer months down under. Then disaster struck. The … Continue reading

When the Northern Grid was down…


We never make hay while the sun shines We moonshine when we can A score would go blind Some with Yama bind We make merry when the black’s out Xeroxes become 10 bucks a page While the traffic is in a rage Lots to do, meetings to postpone Get to the phone Bills are handmade … Continue reading

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