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So this is a very short post. If ye mortals have time away from your incessant phone notifications, your Insta updates, your Snapchat snaps (who uses Facebook anyway), pray, continue. I know the human had always been a social animal. The wave of Orkut, Facebook, Twitter, and others ensured we remained thus. Continue reading > English, Humor
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SCRIPT: KAHAANI ‘HUMDRUM’ KII

Editor’s Note The uncanny resemblance of this script with actual Hindi daily soaps makes me wonder if Namrata used to write for TV before. If you’d like her to write these “daily”, let her know in the comments below. SCRIPT KAHAANI ‘HUMDRUM’ KIIEpisode #352 Parvati: protagonist – daughter-in-law of the Kapoor family, the epitome of goodness Pari: Parvati’s daughter – the epitome of cuteness and innocenceDadi: grey, evergreen character, age has no major effect on her beauteousness as suchKimaya: Parvati’s sister-in-law and Dadi’s granddaughter,  antagonist – dedicated to causing slight inconveniencesGolu ke papa: Kimaya’s husband who is a ‘ghar jamai’ (live-in-son-in-law)Golu: Kimaya and her husband’s son. Continue reading > English, Featured, Humor, Stories
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Natasha Mehra Must Die: Part Two

Natasha Mehra hated her name. Probably because all throughout childhood, kids, with their characteristic antipathy towards addressing their peers by anything but mono or disyllabic monikers, had reduced her name to Nuts. Not Nats, which might have still had some tenuous pretension to coolness, but Nuts. Continue reading > English, Stories