Yay for friendship day! (yes, I know that rhymes)

Seeing as it’s Friendship day, I’ve decided to eschew my stoicism and embrace my gushy sentimental side. So, here’s to: —My Dubai gang: Annapoorna, Farhana, Sabeena, Reshma, Ayesha, Gayatri, Manasi Khumbat, Rajalaksmi, Simone, Anupam, Roshni, Nisha, Manasi Totade, Neha, Chandini, Shilpa.You guys made my life in the Modern High School …

Capital punishment for Manohar

Yesterday, the court ruled that Y. Manohar would be sentenced to death. He killed his classmate, R. Srilakshmi on July 21st, 2004 for spurning his advances–by hacking her to death. He will be hanged until dead. I’m glad. And I don’t care if I shocked you. He deserves it.

Weirdness

What is it with celebrities and their children? They invariably seem to name them the weirdest of the weird names. Ben Stiller’s son, born last Sunday–he’s named Quinlin. Quinlin, I ask you. What language is that? Sounds like something from The Lord of the Rings–you know, Gollum, Frodo, Quinlin, Sauron… …

Joke of the day

Louis Armstrong was once asked if jazz was folk music. ‘Man, all music is folk music,’ he replied. ‘You ain’t never heard a horse sing a song, have you?’ And if you didn’t get that, try to procure a sense of humor. I hear they’re doing wonderful things with surgery …