Indianizing the Facebook “Like” button

In India, we do things differently. And in keeping with the rich tradition of orally imparted knowledge and MMS scandals, we rarely like to write things down, and that is why when we go to “foreign”, we spare no chances in pontificating, elucidating and prognosticating on the Great Indian Difference. In India, we have history. Continue reading Indianizing the Facebook “Like” button

I sport Indian support

Congratulations Abhinav. Awesome show. The media tells me that you have given hope, single-handedly, to a billion people aching for Indian sporting glory. Well, at least the 400 million, TV-watching, newspaper-scanning part of that billion. All news channels are currently busy analyzing why India cannot produce more Abhinavs. What makes your (and Leander’s, Rajyavardhan’s and Continue reading I sport Indian support

The Sporepedia is not complete till some desis move in

The first ever video game I ever played was a small, handheld thingie involving driving away hungry wolves from sheep grazing peacefully in a farm. When the first PC arrived at home, a mighty 386 with a whopping 4 MB RAM, I was introduced to Prince of Persia, an scrolling arcade type rescue-princess-from-evil-vizier adventure, which Continue reading The Sporepedia is not complete till some desis move in

The Grand Adventures in Hawa Hawa City (the complete lack of them, i.e)

What do you call an unfortunate soul who spends 2 days a half in Chicago and visits a grand total of 4 places, namely O’Hare airport, Cousin’s home, Office and Client Location? A workaholic dullard? No A lifeless loser? No Krish Ashok? Yes. And what’s worse, when he gets precisely 3 chances to eat out, Continue reading The Grand Adventures in Hawa Hawa City (the complete lack of them, i.e)