Category Archives: Parody

An Interview with ‘Anandhotep’

Originally posted on Scribbles@Arpita:
It is a brand new year. And I have brand new interviews lined up on Scribbles@Arpita. Presenting before you all today is the ever so quirky Anand of Anand’s Parodies & Caricatures. Anand is a…

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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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Aamir Khan + Salman Khan vs. Anand

There was time when Aamir Khan and Salman Khan both struggled hard to become Anand, but they fell short of the exacting standards of my persona. I don’t talk about it because people often snicker behind my back when I do. They … Continue reading

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Arvind Kejriwal uses his IIT Math to Solve the Pollution Problem.

Anyone with any connection to Delhi must’ve heard this news. Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP Government has found a solution to Delhi’s pollution problem in the number theory. Cars with odd-numbered license plates will be allowed to grace the Delhi roads on odd dates and … 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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An Indian Dinner for Miley, Obama, Dali, and Agatha Christie

First things first. Wifey gets to approve the list. If that isn’t happening, I am not inviting anyone for a dinner. I value my sanity. If you agree to this condition, I can start thinking about throwing a dinner party; … 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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Part 2 of “Twitter gets a heart – Chandraketu loses his!”

This post continues the story of Chandraketu and his bubbly, bouncy heart. Read the first part here. The next morning, Chandraketu reached his tuition-class with a card that had a single rose on it. He had literally poured his heart … 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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Laugh with the QSM Magazine – The Second Issue is now on Stands!

Phew! This morning I packed Anandhotep’s bags and dropped him off at the airport. The guy was driving me nuts. The moment I’d finish my day’s work, he’d pounce upon me, pry open my mouth, jump into my throat, and … Continue reading

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Plan, Schedule, and Organize; then Fate trundles in!

It’s uncanny how fate flushes all our careful planning down the drain. I see it happen all the time. My recent experience is an excellent case in point. The Careful Planner: I am an extremely careful person, you see. A … Continue reading

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Anandhotep Demands New Bandages as he Returns to work on The QSM Magazine!

I’m back to being the buggy-eyed, stubble-chined Anandhotep that you love and wifey despises. I haven’t shaved nor bathed in the last two days, and the dog is beginning to make faces when she’s around me. The geyser in the … Continue reading

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“Express Yourself”, she said; but when I did, she Gagged me!

When I was little and when I wasn’t the mummified and bandaged Anandhotep, Mom would bring me crayons and drawing sheets and say, “Express yourself!” Now when I draw, paint, and express myself, Mom rolls her eyes and says, “time na khoti kar, puttar!” (Don’t … Continue reading

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I am a Pressure-cooker!

The dazzlingly obvious fact that I am a Pressure-cooker, a fact I was totally oblivious to, has just made itself known to me through a blogger friend Kelly.  “I can imagine, Anand, that if you didn’t write, you might explode … Continue reading

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Wifey, I, and the Dog – Out on Bail Until December.

Mom and Dad went back three days ago. Before Leaving Noida We went to the station to see them off. Just wifey and I. The dog refused to go. All the time they were here she felt like a second-grade member … Continue reading

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