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Ah, nostalgia.

Just discovered they show The A-Team on Star World Oh joy.

NDTV blogging story

So, if you were watching NDTV at about 955 last evening, you would have seen: -An introduction to a piece about new-age astrologers with laptops -immediately followed, surprise, by the blogging story, which consisted of – – lots of cutaways of my room, my posters and my books – two incoherent quotes from me (taken … Continue reading

Caught in the act

I am, even as I blog, being photographed by an NDTV team. This is truly bizarre. I cant move my head, or look at the keyboard. I think Im doing pretty good.

DD, DD, DD

Just got back from the DD News studio, where I was part of a panel discussion (heh) called Chandamama se Hairy Potar. Other panelist: Samrat Chowdhury of HT, resplendent in bright orange kurta. First of all, the DD people refused to believe I was a writer – they actually went around the lobby asking people … Continue reading

So, having gained momentum

Did I carry on and write a super final chapter? No, I lazed around and watched high-octane intellectual TV. 1) The Miss World prelims, where girls from 107 countries lazed around in bikinis, talked about how they would make a difference, and then urged the viewer to vote for them. My favourite vote-for-me line was … Continue reading

Worst Show on Indian TV

cant choose, as of now, between ‘He-Man’ a manhunt hosted by Shekhar Suman on Star One, and anything on Akash Bangla. The thing about Akash B is, occasionally its so bad its good, so I suppose He-Man wins. All the more so because I love the damn cartoon, and this show is a black mark … Continue reading

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