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The reel and the real life, Cocktail.

Why did crowds throng to watch the latest released flick, Cocktail? The reason I went to catch up a show on Sunday (even as it pinched my pocket hard) was because of its name .The cocktail of real life as I interpret is a reckless mixture of the choices we make in our lives, our impulses which lead us toward ...

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Book Extract 2 : Yours Sarcastically

“Yours Sarcastically” narrates the life of Nikhil, who pursues his MBA at one of the most coveted business schools of our country and follows his experiences in the “real” world. Nikhil isn’t an all-conquering hero – far from it with all his supposed imperfections – in fact he is quite lovable because of his audacity and his shenanigans. One is ...

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Lovable characters in sitcoms

1)Joey Tribbiani (Friends) Played by Matt LeBlanc, Joey is a struggler and a simple-minded womanizer who is perennially hungry. His stupidity and the classic way of saying, ‘How you doing?’ was a running gag throughout the series. Sample this: Joey: If the Homo sapiens were in fact Homo sapiens…is that why they’re extinct? Ross: Joey, Homo sapiens are people! Joey: ...

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Stilettos Diary

Today almost everybody has a blog to flaunt. But how many blogs are recognised and featured by New York Times or incorporated into an iPhone app or how many of them have collaborated with world famous designers? Stilettos Diary is a fashion blog making waves in the fashion world. It was founded last year in October by the duo Megha ...

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The Last Lecture

Randy Pausch was a professor in Carnegie Mellon University. It’s common on college campuses for professors to give their last lecture to students and colleagues. Professors are asked: If they were to die, what wisdom would they give to the world if they knew it was their last chance. In Randy’s case he did not had to imagine- he was ...

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Rendezvous with Santa

Kushan ‘The Sinic’ Patel shares a ho ho ho with the man in the red suit we all love The coolest thing about being an insomniac is, you get to meet a lot of interesting people Namely Lonely-unloved-Vampires, Tooth Fairies asking for dentists’ addresses and but of course SANTA. And so it was, that one silent night not long ago, ...

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Sons and Lovers by D.H Lawrence

Perhaps one of the most enjoyable novels I studied during my graduation was Sons and Lovers by D.H. Lawrence. Widely popular, it is regarded as one of Lawrence’s autobiographical novels. The style and form of the novel and the way in which the story evolves, is a refreshing change from the way classics were written in the early 20th century. ...

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