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Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival

Kolkata is getting its own literary festival, courtesy the Oxford Bookstore and our very own Maina Bhagat. I’m going to be on a panel for this on the 16th morning, titled rather dauntingly Sex and the City. There’s Ruchir Joshi, … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Savita Bhabhi

I know my blog has been rather boring of late. Just to spice things up a bit, here is a post on Savita Bhabhi. Enjoy! Dearest Savita Bhabhi, My most respected bhabhiji, I am writing to say that I miss … Continue reading

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The World of the Game

To continue my thread of posts on games. As you can see the debate is hotting up, and Deepak has weighed in with his considered opinion. Deepak Sharma, for those of you who don’t know him, is the artist of … Continue reading

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Unreal Tournament

I’ve been asked repeatedly whether I’m going to blog about the Bombay blasts, and I’m still in two minds about it. First of all, what could I find to say that hasn’t been said already in the outpourings of grief, … Continue reading

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Chandrayaan Show Coming from Planetarium

All is not lost: ISRO is reaching out to you. The Telegraph carried this story on 1 November. Special show on moon mission MP Birla Planetarium is planning a special show dedicated to Chandrayaan-1 by the end of 2009, inspired … Continue reading

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Lunatic in My Head

Anjum Hasan, Lunatic in My Head, Zubaan Penguin 2007, paperback, ISBN 8-18-988405-0, Rs 295/- To continue my review binge. Anjum is my fellow shortlistee from Crossword, but we were friends before that. She and her partner Zac* came to the … Continue reading

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The End of the World As We Know It

Yes, the world of the cricket fan will never be the same again. Once was that people would actually come to a stadium/switch on their TVs NOT to watch Bollywood stars in muscle tees or halters, NOT to ogle at … Continue reading

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