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I wanted to borrow shamelessly from Nisha's lovely post on a decade gone by... except, as I told her, it hadn't been one for me. I mean, sure, the last decade had some good moments - new friendships were forged, bonds we…

Movie review : Devil

After half a decade of getting worse and worse at directing, finally M. Night Shyamalan (MNS ) decided to just hand over his themes under the guise of a trilogy of thrillers called Night Chronicles and let new writers and directo…

"If you build it, they will come."- Field of Dreams I was reminded of that quote when I thought of this post. In that movie, Kevin Costner has a vision of a baseball field in the middle of his corn field and hears a …

This was the checklist I had for you, my child. 10. I’m gonna live long enough to see your kids... even if it kills me waiting. 09. I’m gonna be the last one you hug before leaving after getting married. 08. I’m gonna prete…

The woods are calling...

Darkness settles all around me once more. The hairs on my skin stand up, embracing the cold breeze.  I turn around, trying unsuccessfully to see the path I've crossed in my journey so far. As always, it is a futile effort. T…

The new story from my  Amberville  series is published this week on d.ustb.in. Have fun and do tell me what you think. Click here to read it.

I saw three movie posters side by side while travelling a couple of days back. They all proclaimed their respective movie to be a big hit... But it was the terms that were used I wanted to share with you. In order, they were : 1.…

I asked iwillf***ingtearyouapart.blogspot to review me. In case the title doesn't give you a hint, they specialise in reviewing sites and ripping apart the bloggers. What can I say ? I'm a dangerous kinda guy. I eat fre…

A few good men

( Blogadda Spicy Saturday Pick winner ) Thanks to the scams and scandals that fill our daily news, you won't read this story in any newpaper. It happened a week ago in Coimbatore. A medical conference was taking place. Am…

That's about it really. The title says it all. I'm in the dustbin... (Ok. If you insist, I'll rearrange the dots. ) I'm in the d.ustb.in. You don't believe me ? Fine...Go take a look in the d.ustb.in. P…

“Till we meet again, Let my heart rest content in this knowledge I will love you, always and forever.” The first time I read those words, they felt so corny and filmy. I used to find it so peculiar, the way you always ended your…

The arranged marriage.

One thing I love about Punjabis... They know how to enjoy life. They're never hoity-toity about being made the butt of jokes and appreciate a good laugh, even if it is at their own expense ... In that matter, they remind me …

1528-2010 A.D... That's how long the Babri thingy has been going on. That's 482 years to reach a decision !! Even if you only wanna count the post Independence period, that's still 60 years for, what is in the end, a …

My real countdown has already begun...

1. How I Met Your Mother Season 6 - Will those poor kids who've been listening to their dad ever find out how he met their mother ? I certainly hope not !!! I'd miss Barney ! 2. Supernatural Season 6 - After hiding fr…

Of old dogs and wild hogs

Old Dogs She's the oldest living member of the house. She's 75 years old... in human years. That's 10 and a half in dog years, of course. But that's still plenty of summers gone by. She was the first pup to …

Just a random thought really : We have a thousand movies releasing every year since the last 5 decades. 990 of them claim to be romantic movies. (All 990 star casts claim their movies to be different, incidentally.) We have a bil…

Modesty, thy name is me !!!

I won the "You think you are funny ?" caption contest number 15 at LazyPineapple . Now, as part of my New Year resolution, I had decided to add modesty to the list of virtues to attain by the end of the year ( it come…

My God, my prankster.

Out of the 330 million Gods in Hinduism, I'm quite sure, one of them is out to get me. I mean, it seems ridiculous that one man could get into so many embarrassing situations as I find myself on a regular interval. Somewhere …

"You bloody JRssssss !!!" The first time that phrase was uttered by us, I doubt if there was much love in it. It was probably out of frustration after watching our new set of 8 juniors find a fresh and unique way of g…

Return to Amberville - Guardian Angel

Author's note : Amberville is a purely fictitious town where morals are a dime a dozen and all is not as it seems. Earlier posts included Amberville and Payback , besides the extremely long Chasing August .. I really just wa…

Return to Amberville - Guardian Angel : The End

It's been 5 days since the night of the botched robbery. I sat and recalled in my mind's eye the fond memories of the last week - Tina playing with the PSP, talkative Tina, the Tina who adores pink frocks, loves her cerea…

The incident of the forgetful doctor

Every gang has that one guy. Someone who is, by nature, forgetful. That one person who always leaves behind his wallet or keys and has to be reminded constantly by his friends. This is the anecdote of one such friend... my batch…

Movie Review : Inception *****

What if you could enter into someone's mind while they dream, watch as they fill the dream with their subconscious memories and then access any information you desire from that ? That is the starting point for the conce…

Well, Dhanya  had tagged me with the " Sins against stereotypes " tag awhile back and I really felt it's one worth doing. The basic premise being "Have you ever done/wanted something that your gender is not typ…