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Trek to Ratangad

Dates: 17th & 18th June 06 Grade: Moderate Reporting: At Fergusson College main gate. We will be back in Pune on 18th June by 10 pm. Prior registration for the trek is required! Bookings open till thursday (15th June) evening. Fees: 550/- Whats included in fee: Travel expenses, food during trek (except lunch on first day), Printed material, Expertise What ...

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Dance Little Celeb Dance

There’s something about dancing in public that evokes fear in most of us. And everyone loves an underdog. So we’re bound to root for some goofball fumbling over ten left feet to dance on TV. Even if that goofball’s is one of India’s best chefs or a film director or a cricket star. On the other hand, TV stars and ...

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Prison Break

Name: Ashish Shakya Crime: Excessive indulgence in TV shows Sentenced to: Writing reviews I was introduced to Prison Break last weekend. And I immediately made myself at home with the murderers, robbers and paedophiles at Fox River Penitentiary. Watching, listening, being drawn in…and before I knew it, I’d spent 12 straight hours in front of the computer screen. I could ...

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Betiyaann

A family so regressive, you’ll want to cut off electricity to their home. The ‘chiraag’ they are expecting the bahu to deliver is expected to bring such joy that surely it will be enough to light up the house as well. Alas, yet another girl is born. Dadi maa wails, daddyji snorts and almost starts a fire when he knocks ...

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Old wine: An ode to the film technicians

Thomas ‘tom’ Koshy went to Fun Republic to watch couple of old films, as old as he was and came out an enlightened man after his rendezvous with an enormous amount of underrated talent. A young and skinny Naseeruddin Shah and Ravi Baswani (fresh from their NSD days) sing ‘hum honge kamiyaab ek din’. I can see cracks on the ...

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We don’t need no chat control

Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information Technology bans messenger programs and access to orkut. And they have no satisfactory answer why! Firewalls and Proxies exist in just about every college in India. It’s all fine when the “restricted content” is blocked by these firewalls but then, what danger do the authorities see in allowing Instant Messengers (IM) in campuses? They say ...

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Dekho mauka, maaro chauka!

Tired of facing rejection even after a million guts in your ass? Well, we guys hear rejection as —Try again tomorrow! But if nothing seems to be working, keep this in mind… Girls love to blabber about anything and everything. If you could lend your ears and listen to her generic crap (patiently and without any interruption), don’t be surprised ...

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Boyfriend+Girlfriend=Faltoo Tension

Want to lead an uncomplicated life? Don’t acquire a BF/ GF, says Abhinav Jain because… A popular, well-lit, and busy eating joint. Big flat screen television playing in a corner. Round little shining tables with nice angular chairs around it. A guy and a girl seated on either side of the table. Guy reaches into a paper bag and pulls ...

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Kaho, Na Kaho!

Does your boyfriend give you a “dil shape waala” balloon everyday? Or do you get a cold treatment everytime you say those three words? Thomas “tom” Koshy sorts things out… “I’m really getting attached to you y’know?” “Uhuh?” “Like, I feel… I really like you a lot!” “Uhuh?” “……..” “Hmmm” “???” “You wanna go eat something?” 1, owww, 2, owwwch!, ...

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I Yum Yea Suxy Man

I get nightmares of a bleak future. It begins with a stout man in blackshades in a lungi and a towel around his neck and then with huge thumps he dances towards a fragile skimpily clad nymphet and… Aaaarrrrrgh!!!” Lead Actors are icons, a reflection of the times… like Shah Rukh Khan: a romantic guy with a messy mop of ...

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