Category Archives: Comedy

For someone so galactically unfunny, I have a dream that is veering on an obsession. I want to be funny. Scratch that: my life goal is to be a stand-up comic. I am pursuing this in many ways. I am trying to start a comedy improv group in Bangalore. So far, the people I’ve recruited are more interested in “hot snacks” and cold liquor than comedy. So I’ve decided to use this blog as a sort of practice ground. Every day or every few days, I will set myself goals and try to achieve them.

Puns. ‘Nuff said.

Thanks to a FB group called The Punnery, I can now make really bad puns even in my sleep. Here’s how I became a convert. With a ‘pundit’ husband, you might as well join the fun Shoba Narayan May 20, … Continue reading

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Hilarious piece on hypochondria

Written as only Woody Allen can. Hypochondria: An Inside Look By Woody Allen,  New York Times Sunday Review,  January 12, 2013     WHEN The New York Times called, inquiring if I might pen a few words “from the horse’s mouth” about hypochondria, I … Continue reading

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Comedy Improv

This one goes in my Comedy folder  As 2012 kicks in, it is time to think of resolutions to make and keep. Philosopher Robert Nozick called it “The Examined Life”. After examining mine, I came up with three goals: to … Continue reading

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