Monthly Archives: September 2007

Useless Scientists

You know, I think all these so-called scientists are totally wasting their time. And mine. They keep “discovering” things like – “Coffee reduces the risk of inner-respiratory lung disease by 0.0004%” and “Not Smoking helps give you 2 days of…

WWF

Back when we were in school, maybe 5th – 6th standard, there was this huge WWF (now called WWE) fad. It was the best thing on TV, and every single kid in Bangalore was hooked on to it. It was…

Gift Shopping

A few years ago, I decided to do something special for my GF’s birthday – I decided to buy her a gift. Those days, you’d be lucky if I didn’t write you a poem for your birthday, so this was…

Faking Cricket

I’ve stopped following cricket for a while now. I used to be big on cricket back in school, but since the whole match-fixing thing broke out, I’ve lost interest. But the obviousness that all matches have been fixed doesn’t seem…

Life is Unfair!

Apparently, Life is unfair. I was shocked to find out. I always thought that Life came with a lifetime warranty. Unfortunately, as it turns out, that isn’t true. When I was little, I thought everyone got turns getting first rank…

Street Lagori

When I was little – maybe in 6th standard – we used to play this game called Lagori. Many of you have probably heard of it, played it even. It’s this violent game where some 6-10 kids get together with…

Global Warming

I don’t understand this whole Global Warming debate. Everyone is up in arms about how all that extra CO2 is making the earth warmer. Here’s my question: It’s a total fraud. Have you noticed how cold it is these days?…

The GRE and CAT season

The 6th and 7th semester of college is popularly known as the GRE and CAT season. This is the time when perfectly normal people start getting worried about their future and doing silly things. Like studying for GRE, GMAT, CAT,…