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FUCK The French Connection User Kit

Mitalee Salvi fumbles around with the foibles of the French language French is just like English. Only different. Unlike in geography, there is much more than just the English Channel separating the two. Between the both of them there exists a perennial War of the Words. Some words in French mean completely different from what you’d expect and will put ...

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Stupid, stupid me.

I’m feeling foolish and stupid. Not that I feel any different any other time of the day (or for that matter month or year, too) but I’m feeling particularly foolish. I was watching television the other day, randomly pressing buttons according to my whims and fancies when I stopped inadvertently at Doordarshan. The quintessential waviness of the channel was now ...

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Learn the Art of Acting

Kreating Charakters starts a new acting course. Prachi Parekh tells you all about it. Kreating Charakters, an acting academy has introduced a four-month course in Film and Television acting. Today acting is a lucrative career and some training is the need of the hour. “Films and acting are one of the most ubiquitous cultural products of our society today. If ...

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Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones

The Prince of Persia games have always been known for its tight controls and awesome puzzles. The Two Thrones begins with the Prince returning to Babylon from the Island of Time with mortal Kaileena as his new lover. As they enter Babylon, the duo finds the city under fire. Invaders wreak their ship and Kaileena is captured by the enemies. ...

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LSD: Let’s Save Drug Addicts

The Sankalp trust encourage drug addicts to lead a better life; Priyanka Talreja narrates Mumbai, the city of dreams often lures youngsters into a blind pursuit of a better life. We, being the privileged section of the society, are aware that the streets of Mumbai are flooded with hundreds of homeless kids, but we are blissfully unaware of what goes ...

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Mallika SheraMUTT!

Ignoring trivial issues like potholed roads, overflowing garbage dumps and illegal constructions, the BMC (Bekaar Municipal Committee) has decided to ban all obscene hoardings. This has given rise to employment opportunities for our star actress and model Mallika Sheramutt, because everybody loves a cute pooch. On this momentous occasion, Ashish Shakya guides you through the world of censorship. Like all ...

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The Weekly Nonsense

Starting out this month, The Weekly Nonsense will answer all your queries and help you down the path of true enlightenment. Be it any damn thing in the world, the people at WN know it all Why is it called ‘Weekly Nonsense’? Isn’t JAM a fortnightly? Ah, the inquisitive reader, eh? Well, the name suggests that the column is worth ...

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Placements post recession

Placed in Infosys, Ashmita Randhawa from VNIT, Nagpur, recalls the maddening experience Back in my first year, when a senior of mine had commented, “By the time you get in to your final year, your pay packages will beat all records!” he probably had not envisaged that we’d be left chasing even the saddest jobs that passed our way. When ...

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Cool Prof

Who: Prof Barse Where: MMK College, Bandra Though the MMK College canteen is like a politician’s brain (really, really small), we have the coolest and best professors. It was my second day in college and I had butterflies in my stomach. My knees wobbled in presence of Dr. Barse – a stern-looking teacher in charge of the Literary and Debating ...

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Reflexionz

Where: K C College of Engineering, Mumbai K. C. College of Engineering, Thane, celebrated its college techno-cultural festival called ‘Reflexionz with great pomp. This is the only festival that has its own mascot called ‘ditto’. The first day started with the robot events and ended with the fashion show won by NIFT, Mumbai. Other interesting events included Mock press conference ...

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