Category Archives: The QSM Magazine

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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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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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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If my Life was a Bollywood Movie…

it would be a multi-starrer! Dad would be the hero, and I, his sidekick. He, I am sure, would not allow anyone other than Amitabh Bachchan to play his character. Mom would start as the god-fearing, caring and (s)mothering Nirupa Roy. … 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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Take me to the Moon…Trump, Branson, Wifey, and Me!

Melaina Trump, the current wife of “I am Very Rich!” Donald Trump, wraps her arms around him and says: Take me to the moon… “Anything, my dear! You see, I am rrrriiiicchh. verrrrryyy rrrriiicchhhh!” he says. “”I will build a great … Continue reading

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My Know-it-all Neighbor Tells-it-All.

You don’t know Anything – Let me tell you. I’m not saying this, Mr. Goyal said it – he repeated this phrase 20 times in 10 minutes last evening, when wifey and I bumped into Mr. and Mrs. Goyal. They were … Continue reading

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Drum Rolls for Donald Drum – Trump finds a Supporter in my Mom!

Donald Trump, with his golden locks and green stocks, finds a supporter in my Mom. Scooped from “Drum Rolls for Donald Drum” – The QSM Magazine Issue #0 (September 2015) Click here to Read the QSM Magazine Online. Click here … Continue reading

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Love-shove, Mom-Dad, and Shaadi – Meri Happy Kahani.

(Love etc., Mom-Dad, and Marriage – My Happy Story) Uncertainty mars the promise of my each new love. Will it remain a secret treasure forever buried in my heart? Or will it transform me into a man full of regret? Perhaps it will build … Continue reading

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10 Things I wish I were.

If wishes were bikes, I would ride. I wish I were: My Neighbor’s Car Wifey’s HP Mini A Ten-Rupee Note Aishwarya Rai‘s Vanity Mirror Mom’s Box of Spices Dad’s Newspaper Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s Pen The Cyanide Pill that killed Hitler Google.com The … Continue reading

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Indrani Mukherjea Supplies Mom with Fresh Ammunition!

To appreciate my mom’s exquisite talent and unparalleled skill at building bombs and grenades from the week-long media coverage of Indrani Mukherji’s crime, you must first be introduced to Mukherjea and her crime, which the Indian media is calling MOM … Continue reading

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I got Facebook-ed!

This isn’t a big deal, I know. But so far, unlike those of weaker constitution, I had managed to steered clear of the time-sucking monster that goes by the name of Facebook. Today, I gave in. The events that transpired in the last two weeks … Continue reading

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3 Old Indian Sayings that were actually Meant for Bloggers!

This post was inspired by Anand (the blabberwockying blogging-guru) and has far-reaching implications for us bloggers. On his insistence, I searched my dusty mental attic for some Indian sayings. I came out coughing but smiling. I did find something of value! I discovered some old gold … Continue reading

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Anandhotep Disintegrates – Mrs. Chaddha puts Wifey up to Some Serious Voodoo!

Anandhotep is gone! Remember the owlish looking mummy who never slept, seldom ate, and encountered great difficulties in running his life wrapped in those termite-eaten somewhat stinky bandages? He’s gone. He disintegrated and then disappeared. He had to go anyway, … Continue reading

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