Avataram once wrote, Every now and then someone comes along, so keen to change the world for the better, so intelligent, so beautiful, so devoid of guile that I find the immense cynicism with which I usually operate unnecessary, and a mark of someone less than talented. I am not as well read and I certainly [...]
I don’t know how true this is for other cities — but Madras has an acute shortage of young adults who as students ate cream bun everyday. Braving the April sun, I walked almost an entire kilometer to find cheri gumbal at McRennet eating non cream bun type cakes. There is a certain class about [...]
YV Reddy. His jokes are so bad; he can actually write for The Maanga.
I have now decided, this chick is hot type.
There was Barkha Dutt discussing India’s new disease called Affluenza. There was IPL and substandard football. A Vijaykanth padam and Karan Thapar. Along with Wolf Blitzer celebrating his 10 years of Sunday Talk. Then, there was The Battle of El-Alamein.
Watching the campaign unfold, I saw how the press gravitated toward a narrative template for the campaign, searching out characters as if for a novel: on one side, a self-described 9/11 hero with a colorful personal life, a former senator who had played a president in the movies, a genuine war hero with a stunning [...]
I wanted to write something very clever here. Then, I realized my random tags are much like the dear old Random Variable. Not so much a variable but a function. This.
Success is achieved by defining it.
The argument of the proponents of public schools, I am assuming, is: the voting power is with the poor since India is largely a poor nation. That may or may not be true — but this post does not address that assumption.  — If that argument has not been put forward already, assume I am doing [...]
Making love to a dumb woman is much like making love to oneself. And hence, sublime.