Title does matter!

Jivha posted an interesting piece (or was it the Kournikova stuff?) on the significance of Titles of blog-posts. I can't agree more with him. A quote from his blog: With the increasing popularity of RSS-based newsreaders it is neccessary that the title of your post stand out from the tens and hundreds of other posts […]

Things people do

What's the big deal about GMail? Even Rediff Mail now has the coveted 1 GB tag. I think the craze for a GMail account is only beacuse you can lay hands on it from an invite (if you were not lucky enought to have used Blogger.com services i.e). Today I got this funny mail from […]

Care for a Kopi?

This is hilarious! If you're bored of your regular cup of Java here is something different. Try Kopi Luwak! Kopi (the Indonesian word for coffee) Luwak comes from the islands of Sumatra, Java and goes through a pretty unique harvesting process. The beans are infact, “fermented in the intestines of the civet cat, also called […]

Meandering ways: keeps on coming

Strange are the ways of Google! Here is another compilation of some of the funny referrers I got in past few months (typos are deliberate): b a t h n i g secnes from indian cinema aruna irani mother tongue Singh and spam and false name email addresses of tractors management officers in india what […]

TV and social obligations

Talking of Television in the Indian context there are clearly two divisions. On one side there is the state-owned Doordarshan (DD) and on the other lies the herd of satellite TV channels. The distinction off course is in the very way they function. DD has been, traditionally,  the mouth-piece of the ruling party, serving its filthy […]

When DD animated our lives!

I had my childhood nourishment of entertainment from Vividh Bharati and Doordarshan so this post of Turbanhead revived old memories. The “Ek Anek” short animation film was targeted at National integration and was used as filler by DD at that time and, thanks to the fact that satellite TV wasn’t even there, was immensely popular. […]