Category Archives: humor

“They won’t Remember you,” said Wifey.

“They won’t remember you,” quipped wifey when she saw me login to Facebook. “Who?” I asked, pretending that I hadn’t understood. Of course, I had. I’ve known her for close to fifteen years now, and for twelve of those, I’ve woken … Continue reading

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The Great Indian Pothole through a Quirky Indian’s Lenses.

In the life of an Indian, a pothole isn’t just a hole in the road – it is a traditional concept that dreams are woven around. How? Read Pothole, Pothole, thank you for saving me! to appreciate the positive influence of potholes … Continue reading

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We Men are just a Hygiene Factor in Their Lives!

“Hum saale bas ek hygiene factor hain, inki lives mein! (We fools, we are just a hygiene factor in their lives!)”  Rohan griped, brushing his hand over the balding patch on his head for the umpteenth time, making me wonder if his … Continue reading

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Anand’s Parodies and Humor – now on a new blog!

Wifey wants a house that she can call her home. All these years of moving from one rented place to another has taken its toll on everything in our house. The fridge lost its leg on our third move and has … Continue reading

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Stroll…Stroller…Road-roller!

Stroll? Hmmm. Stroll? I think I’m getting an idea. Stroll?…wait, I’ve got to switch on my computer! “Kya stroll te stroller da siyappa laga rakha hai?” (Why are you raising such a hue and cry about stroll and stroller?) Mom’s booming voice … Continue reading

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A Bollywood Movie for Civil Services Aspirants – Your GK will never be the same again!

I confess. I watched a movie on TV. I learned that a movie could be a learning experience too. Especially, a movie such as Players. This is a movie that every Civil Services Aspirant must watch, because it improves your … Continue reading

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Quirky Anand and those…those…Snarky Grammarians!

Have you ever been publicly castigated for a typographical error, a Grammar issue, or even a spelling error? Have you ever locked horns with a Grammar vigilante? Anand throws caution to the wind, and lets it all out. (Please note … Continue reading

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker…When I played the Interplanetary Matchmaker!

Originally posted on Wandering Soul:
For my new feature Spotlight, I’ve invited my favourite humor writer and friend Anand over to write the first one for Wandering Soul. Anand is an amazing humorist/caricaturist who blogs at Anand’s Parodies & Caricatures.…

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New Year Resolutions of a Mad Indian Artist-Programmer!

Who says that only scientists can be mad. Nobody, hear, nobody can be madder than an Indian artist-programmer being pulled by his mom on one side and his wife on the other. Is it any wonder then that he has … Continue reading

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Read the 3rd issue of the QSM Magazine Online – Humor, Satire, and Parodies.

Start 2016 with a Truck-load of Quirky Snarky Malarkey! Read the new issue of the QSM Magazine Online. The Subscribers have already received their pdf copies in their mailboxes. If you are a subscriber and haven’t received yours yet, please check … Continue reading

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QSM – The Humor Magazine of India – The 3rd Issue.

The last issue of this year will be out this week! Haven’t booked your free copy yet?! Sneak a peek. Here’s the cover. If you haven’t subscribed yet, you must do so now, because where else would you get seriously funny, comically … Continue reading

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Social Networks? My brain needs a clone…pronto!

This isn’t a propah post. It’s a random collection of random tasks completed at random moments… Starting the right way… Whining! Honestly, my life has been wrenched off its comfortable anchor and thrown into a space odyssey, but that’s beside … Continue reading

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Mom’s VIP Suitcase leads us into Cold War – Anandhotep Mediates.

They are back, and along with them, Anandhotep, the rickety old mummy who masquerades as the editor of The QSM Magazine, is also back.  Mom and Dad arrived yesterday. Traveling light isn’t Mom’s forte, and while rest of the world has graduated … Continue reading

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My Dog and her 3 Goals!

Registering for the Blogging201 course brought me face-to-face with one of my pet-peeves – goal-setting. It isn’t like I haven’t tried setting goals. I have set goals on three occasions in my life, possibly four – but then I lost … Continue reading

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The Revenge of the ATM Monster!

Yesterday I met the ATM Machine Monster. We wouldn’t have met him, if it wasn’t for wifey’s set of cushion-covers! A couple of months ago, wifey bought a set of cushion-covers of an odd size. She’s been trying to buy cushions … Continue reading

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Registered for Blogging201 and preparing for Wifey’s Outburst

Friends from Blogging101 and Writing101, I gave the NaNoWriMo a miss but have registered for the Blogging201 course. I am wondering if any of you have too. It’s going to run from December 8th to 17th, and you can register for it … Continue reading

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7 Deadly Questions to be answered before America chooses her President.

The Presidential-hopefuls, the media, and the American Public have been asking questions. Among the many questions that’ve been doing rounds, the following seven must be answered frankly and unequivocally, before America decides. Question 1: If straight people turn gay in prisons, what … Continue reading

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Twitter gets a heart – Chandraketu loses his!

Twitter has dropped that rusty old star that we’d click to indicate that we liked a tweet. It has now replaced that antique with a bouncy, bubbly, belly-dancing red heart. While I personally prefer a heart to a star, in … Continue reading

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A Gray on my Head for each Blogging Decision I make!

Ever since I began to blog, the gray on my head has been expanding at a rather alarming rate. If this continues, before long I’d have a sparkling white thatch sitting atop a youngish face, and this catastrophe would’ve been brought … Continue reading

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3 Quotes – 3 Caricatures – 1 Subject: Women.

This one’s for Jacqueline, she asked me to write it. (She had tried to help me by buying a couple of my relatives for $1.50 each, and so I just couldn’t bring myself to say no to her.) Here are three quotations that … Continue reading

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