The bulls had only one question on their minds: WTF are we doing in this ad?
Videocon first burns shareholders’ money in creating this meaningless and irrelevant ad. And when it’s time to cut that multi-crore check to each of the multi-crore demanding celebrities, they unleash this lame scheme on the public. Maano Ya Na Maano! Pay just Rs 12,990 for the Jumbo 34 Flat TV and deposit a sum of […]
January 12th was a significant milestone — one that I missed completely. On that day, I completed three full years of blogging! Whew! It seems like I started just yesterday. For sure, this milestone wouldn’t have happened without you. Here’s a BIG heartfelt thank you to you — my dear reader. It’s also the time […]
Caught this sweetheart wandering around my house!
Crowds consists of irrational, emotional humans. We are slightly-cleverer pants-wearing monkeys. We do very dumb things when pursuing the bananas. We have not evolved to understand capital market risk. We are optimistic by nature, and tend to ignore the negative, until its staring us right in the face and cannot be denied. Then, we (irrationally) […]
This brilliant ad from Barclays Bank for their credit cards would like you to believe that you are in total control. However, dig deep and you’ll find this: Barclaycard Gold Card Our fee free for life Gold card gives you simple options to tailor the card to your needs. Choose between a minimum monthly payment […]
I placed an order for the Dell 19″ SE198WFP Widescreen Flat Panel (Analog and DVI) monitor on January 10, 2008. I was given an expected delivery date as January 16, 2008. The monitor arrived at my doorstep on January 12, 2008 — in just three working days! The packaging was top-notch, the packaging was complete […]
Seriously. How many people you know use AOL for email? There’s really no bit of me in AOL mail. The whole world has moved on and, if you’re using AOL mail, so should you. And, as The Big Picture says: AOL also — they’ve decayed, become a garbage service for the clueless. (AIM remains mostly […]
I was busy all of last week building this rig at home: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66 GHz E6750 (1333 MHz FSB) XFX nForce 680i LT SLI (Supports 1333 MHz FSB) 2 x 1 GB Transcend DDR2 800 MHz XFX GeForce 8800 GT Alpha Dog Edition (512 MB) Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250 GB […]
Quite a while ago, I had said that I donâ€™t want to see my mobile bill cross Rs 400. The graph above clearly illustrates that I am still seeing it. Theoretically, I can achieve a monthly maximum discount of Rs 340 (600 free local minutes x Rs 0.40 per minute + 200 free local SMS […]
Download the Malgudi Days MP3. Thanks to reader Nagesh Manjunath Rao for the MP3.
I think Vodafone, as a company, desperately needs these astrology alerts more than you do. Here’s a possible list of astrology alerts Vodafone would receive: You will continue to irritate your customers if you run this advertisement again today. PS: Not that you care two hoots for that. You will lose a lot of customers […]
Download the Mahabharat MP3 – Part #1. Download the Mahabharat MP3 – Part #2. Download the Mahabharat MP3 – Part #3. Thanks to reader Nagesh Manjunath Rao for the MP3s.
A nice bump from November 2007!
Download the Bharat Ek Khoj MP3 – Part #1. Download the Bharat Ek Khoj MP3 – Part #2. Thanks to reader Nagesh Manjunath Rao for the MP3s.
Says the Airtel marketing department: Trends indicate that youth and young professionals are more active users of messaging. SMS 2.0 represents a huge opportunity for Airtel to differentiate itself, and further gain both mind-share and market-share in these segments. So what exactly is the “value added crap” you get in this endeavor to gain mind-share […]