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Batti Kholo!

You can’t save earth an hour at a time On the 31st of march this year, a couple of Aussie Corporate giants came up with this lame idea of switching of the lights for an hour. They claimed that it would reduce Sydney’s green house emissions by about 5% for the year 2007. It was equivalent of taking 48,613 cars ...

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Mad Mannequins

There is only one thing worse than dressing yourself as a clown, dressing the mannequin outside that shop as a clown and at times funnier than a clown. JAM’s very own fashion police (read Surya and Tamanna) went on the hunt to find the most outrageous mannequins in the city. PRESENTING… IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER, MAD MANNEQUINS! Midget Special Mannequins ...

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Not so petty

In a time where Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams and Aerosmith continue to dish out the same fare they did decades ago, it’s heartening to see a musician who has achieved all that there is in the business, break the mold. Mudcrutch is the musical manifestation of Tom Petty’s humble beginnings in a time long before he scaled dizzying heights with ...

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Cricket nirvana

Cricket Nirvana is clearly a website meant for Indian cricket lovers – the main page is colourful, and filled with a number of photographs of your favorite cricketers. The site isn’t just colour and photos however, there is a lot of high quality content that will manage to satisfy even the most ardent of cricket followers. One of the main ...

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Transfer @ Europe

As the awaited football season of Europe gets nearer, it is interesting to note the latest twists and turns taking place in this years exciting transfer market. You couldn’t have asked for a better build up to what seems yet another action packed season of football, the transfer that is making the headlines these days has got to be the ...

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Rakhi Sawant Showz

It is amazing how you can be disappointed by something you expected nothing of. This is exactly what happened to me when I saw The Rakhi Sawant Showz. When an entire show is dedicated to the rambunctious Rakhi Sawant, you would want it to be outrageously candid, you would want it to be scandalising, you would want it to be ...

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The Bluest Eye

Toni Morrison’s books have been endorsed and especially preferred by the Oprah all these years for, what I can comprehend till now to be, only one reason. Toni Morrison strives to bring out the plight of black people in America or just black people in general. All her novels vividly bring out the REAL, and not what is perceived by ...

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Chinese cellphones

The Chinese might look timid with their chinky eyes, but their ability to ‘flood’ is well known. They’ve probably flooded the world with their dirt cheap products and the latest Made-in-China entrants in the market are cell phones which have caught the fancy of many a wannabe who always wanted a touch screen phone (every unit I have ever seen ...

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Not Just a Phone – Nokia Ad

In this commercial, everyday situations are juxtaposed with the phone very beautifully. For example, Priyanka Chopra wakes up to the phone alarm and the voiceover goes, “We blink, we yawn,” and just as she puts out the alarm it says, “We switch off”. It goes, “We switch on” as she gets up from the bed. The ad continues in this ...

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Condom – BBC World Service Trust AD

The quality of humour in TVCs has gone down so much that one feels like slapping the person who made the ad. This commercial is a stellar example of what that means! This lady in a government office finds a pup and starts cuddling it. She asks the owner the pup’s name. The owner, with a parrot on his shoulder, ...

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