Home » zArchives » ETC (page 71)

ETC

Mad

The cheapest T shirt costs 800 bucks. A pair of jeans goes for 3000 plus. And yet, there are enough college types willing to pay. The scene at the Mango store during a sale is pretty messy. What is it about this brand anyway? JAM finds out. “I wear it mostly because all my friends are wearing it. I don’t ...

Read More »

Motorola Razr V3x

Kim Taylor, 21 year old architecture student, talks about his Motorola Razr V3X7 ” I got this phone in September from Singapore. I had a Nokia 9300i before this, but since I’m a gadget freak, I bought this just for the heck of it. It cost about 400 SGD (Rs 11,200) with warranty at the time I bought it. It’s ...

Read More »

Himesh creates waves

Even Himesh Reshammiyya didn’t know that a photo-op to a school could prove so beneficial. In his first Physics class, the very first lesson was, what else, Sound Waves. A fascinated Himesh was having a ball playing with pitchforks. He was particularly interested in the concept of resonance. An enlightened Himesh told reporters, “Finally I now know the secret of ...

Read More »

Are you watching closely?

Chris Nolan’s movies are about weirdos . Tom slips in and out of famous characters from his flicks as he pays a tribute to the clever filmmaker. In the student film Doodlebug, a man is frantically trying to kill a mysterious bug with his shoe in an apartment. In the same room I’m talking on the phone. I’m watching a ...

Read More »

Guess who’s back!

Laksmi Narayanee, on Sourav’s spectacular comeback Reflection: Finals of the Natwest Trophy- More than the phenomenal victory, one image remains very vivid, almost indelible- an ecstatic sourav ganguly taking his shirt off and waving it- with total pride. It made a statement, defining enough. The image symbolized the renaissance of Team India, an absolutely fresh look, with new found, welcome ...

Read More »

HitMan Blood Money

I was blown away by Hitman Codename 47 and Hitman Contracts, and my ballooned anticipation was nicely thawed by Blood Money, the fourth game in the Hitman series. For those who don’t know, Hitman games revolve around an unassuming, bald, no nonsense, emotionless killer, Agent 47. The game falls in the First Person Shooter Stealth genre – the challenge (and ...

Read More »

Closure

Shashi Krishna A R on how no one seems to remember how you started but everyone reflects upon how it ended. “The most important thing in any relationship is a closure” someone had once told me. Of course that was when I was in my bubbly teens where a relationship did not mean much more than a movie date or ...

Read More »

“A Dummy’s Guide To Becoming a Voter”

So you’re one of those lukkha/ careless / forgetful types who has’nt yet registrered as a voter!! JAM brings you ‘The 8 Simple Rules of Becoming a Voter’ 1) First of all, try remembering your date of birth. If you were born on or before 1/1/1988 you are eligible for registration. (Hurry!! Offers ends May 16, 2006 – Seriously!!) 2) ...

Read More »

When in Juhu

BRIO CAFÉ I remember, I was reading a book by Paulo Coelho (pass no judgements) and I found a mention of a small café on a highway of a foreign land. I happened to visit Brio a few months back, and I thought that he probably meant this café (don’t take things literally now). Only difference, there’s no highway but ...

Read More »

JAM CAT Concert 06: A Tale of Four Cities…

Sunday 19th November saw junta rock and roll in Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Chennai at the one of its kind IMS JAM CAT Concert, in association with Airtel and co-sponsored by WorldSpace. The concert was a perfect opportunity for those who’d taken the gruelling CAT to let their hair down. And for other music lovers to have a ball as ...

Read More »