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World Cup 2014 – Lets dance!

  And that’s how it ends, with a whimper. Sad. Onto Russia 2018.         =============================== This captures the sheer volatility of this world cup – Ha the gravity of Spain’s exit. Fastest elimination of a reigning champion from the cup. And Diego Costa jokes to go with it. MARCA’s cover marking The […]

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Best way to spend Rs.5000

For 15 years, Outlook magazine has kept the right distance from India Today and Frontline. From Manoj Prabhakar’s revelation of the match fixing scandal to the Niira Radia tapes, Outlook has defied the establishment cronies. In consistently publishing 33 page long articles from Arundhati Roy (who is unequivocally hated by their target middle class audience), Outlook has made sure we hear the dissident voices. I have subscribed for years now. It’s worth it.

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Introducing Bodhi Commons

is not politically neutral and can never be. Bodhi Commons does not hate politicians nor tries to appeal to an apolitical audience. If you are apolitical, for us, you are as good as dead. If you have politics of any kind, pull a chair, grab a cup of coffee, and we’ll talk.

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WordPress 3.0

Long 6 hour upgrade to MySQL 5.0 and then to WordPress 3.0 (“Thelonius), the latest and fastest version of WordPress. Its 4 AM on the pacific sea-board. Behold ye all the lengths to which I go to keep you guys happy. I am sure you all appreciate that. And till I figure my way around […]

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World Cup 2010

LIVE WC 2010 Update from San Jose: Whilst our model points towards Brazil as being the strongest team to take part in the World Cup, our World Cup Wall Chart indicates that thanks to the actual fixtures determined by the schedule, we believe England will be the winner of the 2010 World Cup.

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Search fun :)

My top picks from the last 233 searches that landed in Talkies. My favorite of course is “PRITHVIRAJ DESTROYED MOHANLAL”. Seriously? with Antony Perumbavoor around? what was the reason for breakup of shashi taroor’s 1st marriage? – We all should start from this basic question. what is exact word for counting people of india – […]

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CET….

almost all birds we knew have flown, many of us have kids our age, Mammooty aged back ten years, Shilpa Shetty got married, Kavya got divorced, IFFK turned 14, K Karunakaran is still alive (now I didn’t see that coming), malayalam cinema returned to world class, I check my mails every 4 minutes, Dhwani is safe in new hands, I didn’t win a booker prize, I am still single (now I didn’t see that coming). But the mind still wanders to CET for sanity and a little courage, and CET still influences the way many of us react to money, power, and women.

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We are in the day’s The Hindu :)

Nita Sathyendran covers Ajay’s, Nikhil‘s, Anish’s blogs and my Talkies in the day’s Hindu Thanks to Nita and the Hindu for that, and for its commendable stand on the Mullaperiyar issue, and thanks to day’s Hindu for ignoring this statement from a self-proclaimed SOB. (I already have one ongi at this dude after the smoking […]

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