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Janaki Maami 10 May 2010 | 12:34 am

It’s Mother’s Day today,  a fact I wasn’t aware of when I made this comic. Mother of all coincidences, eh ? Easter egg hunters, connect the comic to Lawrence Fishburne.

If You Come Today : the comic 3 Mar 2010 | 03:02 am

This story is set in an alternate history Bangalore of the late 1970s. It’s a cocktail of a ‘million memories’, laced with generous amounts of kitsch, hyperbole and vernacular references. Please tak...

Allen Mendonca’s Sentinel House 16 Dec 2009 | 11:47 pm

Allen Mendonca‘s novel ‘Sentinel House’ hits bookstores today . It’s the story of a (fictional) Indian newspaper house and how its characters ‘play a role’ in the evolution of India over the years.  A...

Mumbaikar! 12 Nov 2009 | 08:13 am

The Mumbai Dabbawala is as Mumbaikar as one can get. Wonder what he’d say about the MNS – ShivSena squabble over guardianship of the ‘Marathi Manoos’ identity? This work is licensed under a Creative ...

How Obama won the Nobel 13 Oct 2009 | 05:25 am

For those that came in  late to the Internet, here’s an online museum of those annoying banner ads from the late 90s. Others – If only you’d clicked. Imagine. How Obama won the Nobel by Jai Iyer is ...

Indian Transformers : AUTOrickshawBOT 16 Jul 2009 | 04:59 am

ONEANDHAFF  (one and a half) : In Bangalore autorickshaw parlance, ‘ONEANDHAFF’ (ie pay-me-one-and-a-half-times-what-the-meter-shows ) is a challenge the driver throws at you, signaling the start of ...

Happy Anniversary 14 Jul 2009 | 12:01 am

Happy Anniversary, Sandhya and Allen Mendonca ( The post is a week late, but that’s just to renew the debauchery for a little while more….)

Christmas, made in India 22 Jun 2009 | 11:20 pm

I was a guest at the Madras Gymkhana Club last month. The Gymkhana’s 125 year history has many quaint anecdotes , such as this one about Santa Claus coming riding in a cycle-rickshaw to the Club’s an...

Basavanagudi – Land of the Bull Temple 5 Jun 2009 | 03:13 am

Basavanagudi. Traditional Bangalore. Where mornings begin with a walk in Krishna Rao park, past the laughter club’s guffawing women and the old men who enquire “Why you did not come yesterday?” Where...

INGA (Indian Manga) : The Secret 15 May 2009 | 09:36 pm

Today, I shift gears on my blog. I present to you the first in a series of short-stories-in-a-graphic-novel/comic-book-style. That’s a mouthful, so I’d like to call these shorts ‘Inga’ (that’s short ...

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