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497 marks out of 500! What lies ahead?

Delhi girl Sukirti Gupta has set a new standard for examinees India-wide. Now parents have a new bench-mark for their kids, and those prepping up for taking the board exams next year now have a new kind of nightmare – … 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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I and others of my kind are causing global warming and climate change!

The Accusation: I am sure you had no inkling that I was the culprit – that it was this despicable me who caused climate change; that I am the guy who’s responsible for the depletion of the ozone layer, the melting … Continue reading

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When will Rahul Baba get married? India wants to know.

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Help Me.

Thank you. For answering my cry for help. There are a hundred things going wrong in my life right now, and I am hanging from a precipice, waiting for someone… anyone, say Mr. Goyal, or Trooplijaah, or even Mom to pull … Continue reading

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Friends, I’ve got this super-cool idea…what do you think of it?

Celebrate your Wedding Once again! Update: The Shaadi ka Laddoo feature is on! Thank you for participating! I promise to ensure that Anandhotep is on his best behavior when he adds those thought-bubbles to your pictures. Neerja – the Thinking … Continue reading

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The QSM Express is chugging along…expected to arrive on time.

The QSM Express is running on time. Though there was an initial delay, but it is expected to make time by picking up speed. The QSM Express doesn’t go through Haryana and it isn’t among the trains that were cancelled.  So breath easy. … Continue reading

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Total Paisa Vasool – Getting your money’s worth, the Indian way!

Anandhotep has used some of stinky old bandages to tie me to my desk so that I can work on the next issue of the QSM Magazine. I’ve been barred from posting on my blog, until I’ve painted the cover, … Continue reading

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Three Types of Never Never First-time Comments!

Originally posted on Blogger's World!:
Put it down to my severely depressed state of mind (if my mind were a mattress, it would be so depressed that if allowed yourself to drop on it, you’d crack a bone,) but…

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The Harassed Computers Association Strikes Back!

Our Computers are on Strike! The computers in my house are on strike. Until a week ago, I had no idea the guys were members of a union called the Harassed Computers Association or the HCA. In fact, until about a week … 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 Writer:
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 &…

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Mr. Goyal vs.Tornado the 190lb Dog – who would you choose?

Was there a time in my life when I chose the unpopular over the popular? Just one time? Ok, two?! Then you aren’t talking to me. I am drawn to the unpopular, and the attraction sometimes borders on the fatal. I … Continue reading

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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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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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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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