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Movies, suggested watching/Jun 28

I have been watching a lot of movies lately, so I thought I would start this ‘Suggested watching’ thread. Two movies at a time, no review, just a name and a link to IMDB page of the movie. So for this week: 1> Death at a Funeral (I heard they are making a crappy Bollywood…Continue readingMovies, suggested watching/Jun 28

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He moon-walked his way to death

Sorry for such a cheesy headline. After all, I am an Indian journalist, we end up churning out a dozen such headlines on a daily basis. So when such cheesy headlines turn up on my blog, I request you to classify it as an occupational hazard. Now, don’t put my poor/pathetic/lousy humour-sense under that category,…Continue readingHe moon-walked his way to death

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Reading, discussion, of Kerala, Kerala, Quite Contrary

Notytony just mailed me details on launch of a book, Kerala, Kerala, Quite Contrary. Having lived in Kerala for 17 years and having spent the last 5 outside it, I know how big a set of hypocrites we are. I am not sure if the book deal with mallu hypocrisy, but the review by Deccan…Continue readingReading, discussion, of Kerala, Kerala, Quite Contrary

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How i.in led to chupchap.in

I had promised here to narrate the long story behind this domain I bought and how I set it up. It all started with me being confused about what kind of domain I wanted to buy. Should it be chupchap.com, chupchap.in a shorter domain like chup.in or something even shorter. I just wasn’t sure; just…Continue readingHow i.in led to chupchap.in

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China is making a fool of themselves

I don’t understand China at times. Call it cultural gap/shock whatever you want, but they are just strange, just like Chailey goes aaagh about things here in India I suppose. First, they decide to beat up/slaughter students in Tiananmen Square about 20 years back and then they try to white wash it by scaring witnesses…Continue readingChina is making a fool of themselves