A Lakhnavi walks into a bar…

Bartender: What would you like to drink? Lakhnavi: Thank you for asking, sir. I'll drink whatever you have yourself. Bartender: Thanks, but I'm serving at the bar. I can't drink while I'm working. Lakhnavi: Then I'll wait until you get done to have my first sip. Bartender: My shift doesn't end until after midnight! So, … Continue reading A Lakhnavi walks into a bar…

Why does Paul Theroux hate India?

Probably because he wants to sell a lot of books. I just finished reading The Elephanta Suite, a book comprised of three long stories - "Monkey Hill", "The Elephant God", and "The Gateway of India". On the surface, the stories deal with Americans transported to India who find themselves in complex situations. Unfortunately, these are … Continue reading Why does Paul Theroux hate India?

A non-review of NBC’s new sitcom “Outsourced”

The American television network channel NBC just started airing a television sitcom called Outsourced about a couple of Americans who move to India to run a call-center full of Indians selling novelty items to clients back home in America. I’ve watched the pilot episode and a few others since then. As you know, I'm a desi. … Continue reading A non-review of NBC’s new sitcom “Outsourced”