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Idli with Iyer

Following the success of chat shows on the lines of “Koffee with Karan” and “Rendezvous with Simi Garewal”, we have decided to travel on the same lines and have a talk show of our own – Idly with Iyer. There is a tremendous logic that has gone behind the naming of this show. It has been named in such a ...

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Braking News

Bhelpuri wala disappears! A Bhelpuri wala named Dayaram who had his stall near Century Bazaar, has been reported missing from his area. His patrons, many of whom are avid bhelpuri eaters, are bummed by his sudden disappearing act. The police are unknown about his whereabouts and have taken four of his regular patrons in custody, for questioning. Talks such as ...

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The Miseducation of class X

Have you heard? They educate about sex in schools these days! Paras Sharma recounts his experience in this spanking *giggle* new series! Unlike a vast majority of schools all over India, the all boys school that I attended back when I was young(er) and stupid(er), never shied away from scandalizing it’s confused prepubescent pupils. Back in my school, we didn’t ...

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The Lonely PLANET

Tamanna is wondering. She is wondering about the earthquakes. She is wondering about people’s diet. She is wondering about Marathi language. And she is just plain wondering for the heck of it! Maybe JAM needs to give her more work. Planet Earth bears the burden of countless fat, if not obese, people without so much as a groan. Or maybe ...

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Bedardi Sardi!

Paras Sharma has(d) a cold and a cause. We need a Taare Zameen Par starring a kid with a sinus problem. A wise man once said, “Sardi hona aur pyaar hona, similar hota hai.” In case you’re wondering who said that, it was me… and yes, I said that when I had a cold. Now what’s the similarity between falling ...

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Will the real comic please stand up!

Paras Sharma (not Tomar) crucially opines about the state of stand up comedy in India. Testing, 1-2-3, 1-2-3. Okay *ahem* Now I’m a guy who loves humour. (Wow really now? A humour writer who loves humour?) Okay, fine, forget that let’s start over. So WHAT IS THE DEAL with Indian stand up comedians? No? Too Seinfeld? Okay okay, last chance! ...

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Olympic events that India can win

India’s Olympic dreams ended with three medals and hundreds of news stories about deserted shooting ranges. But things can be better. The problem with the Olympics is that they’ve made it only for those people who are either very fast, very strong or very um… high. Indian people are none of those things. We’re fat, short and slow. The better ...

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How To Get A Job ?

Aditya Kulkarni lives in Bangalore where Google pays him to write code all day. By night, however, he transforms into a raving maniac writing movie reviews and get-rich-quick guides on his blog at pointlesseverything.com. His many hobbies include classifying and collecting cockroaches, driving autorickshaws and generally enjoys complaining. Now that placement season is on us, it is a good time ...

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That Time of the Year Again

JAM asked Fat Cat to write an article for our anniversary issue. And this is what he came up with… You are sitting at home thumbing through TV channels. Nonchalantly. Not a care in the world. A few minutes later you hear the gentle tinkling of your doorbell. You smile. It is your girlfriend… your better half. The belle of ...

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300 bucks a head

A Tale of Brave Interns! Paras Tomar is one of JAM’s new funnymen. Paras believes that if there is a situation that involves a boy, a girl and her mother, there can easily be a four part series created out of it. Quite often, you can read these series in JAM itself. Paras’ text ensures that JAM stays funny as ...

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