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August 26, 2006


the holy mountain

fanstastic, weird, grotesque, surreal, sci-fi, spiritual, sacriligeous, extremely symbolic, fantasia cannot sum up holy mountain. it is definitely not like anything you would have seen. will go down as the most tremendously underrated and remarkably bizarre movie ever made. alajandro jadarowsky fills the movie with limbless midgets, minotaurs, cyclopses, religions, solar system, lots of jesus, futurism, alchemy, mysticism, latin american history ( depicted by a chameleon and toad circus where toads enact the mexican war ), nudity, eccentric symbols from various religions,bald lesbians, etc. i found the movie very ironic and symbolic with a christ-like figure being a theif, the limbless midget (christianity?) kicking german soldiers and the roman soldiers getting the christlike figure drunk ( the limbless midget cries in this scene, so he must be representing christianity ) and use his body as a mold for making christ replicas to sell. the movie has no plot but who cares, the surreal imagery has made my saturday afternoon worthwhile. i have to see this again. this movie is old (1973) and not so famous, so if you dont get this movie in your dvd store ( i guess you wont ) i can get it for you.

August 24, 2006



Joke ->
You -->
|_____/|\ O
|_____/If you got it



Joke ------------>
You --> O
|_____/||_____/If you dint get the previous post



Joke ->
You --> O
|_____/||_____/Get the pun
or get none

August 23, 2006


dead tissues and caste system

make a wish on a fallen eyelash,
scowl at a withered dandruff flake,
and you say untouchability is a sin ?

August 22, 2006


chennai day - today

August 16, 2006


aol data leak

36 million+ search queries of 6.58 million+ users between 01 March, 2006 - 31 May, 2006.
w00t. i know what you were searching for last month.
the folder on my desktop feels very very heavy (over 1GB of raw raw search queries).
Dear God,
can i get 10 hours per day for research ?
please.. pretty please.

August 14, 2006


degrading music

where is the music industry heading ? i have this weird feeling that music is degrading with each passing year. i am sure all of you will agree. is it just that everyone kind of gets stuck to the songs/genre they liked first (maybe in their teens or in college) and expect everything else to be like it and they discover its not and then automatically start having a hate toward everything which isnt their like? though outwardly sounds like a plausible explanation, its far from true. most of us are open to genre shifts at various points in our life. like a teenager discovering rock n roll, then moving on to country, classics and classical as he ages. so its not our rigidity with a genre/era that is making it look like music is degrading. the truth is that it actually is.

Reminds me of Rush's song "spirit of the radio" where the lines go like.. "...all these machinery making modern music can still be open-hearted, not so coldly charted.." , ".. one likes to beleive in the freedom of music, but glittering prizes and endless compromises shatter the illusion of integrity.." and "..for the words of the profits are written on the studio wall, concert hall-- echoes with the sounds of salesmen." the song hits it right on the head. point one is that even in 1980, geddy lee feels that music is rotting. point two, he blames it on the marketing and the music labels associated with the musician. I would also like to cite another example in the book "the clockwork orange" where alex likes ludwig van ( beethoven as referred by alex ), mozart, rossini, schubert etc. and thinks that the modern music of his era ( pianos and blues ) is all cal ( nadsat for crap ).

which contemporary band do you like the most ?
i tried answering and i really cant come out with more than 2 or 3 (tool,u2?,coldplay?) all of whom have been better earlier actually. i really cant stand most of the albums that have been released in the last 10 years.

it sends shivers through my spine to think of how music will be when i am 40. if we let the marketing managers of record labels dictate our music taste, we are going to be fueling someone's greed and also end up spoiling some great, talented, yet greedy and foolish bands. think of what happened to metallica. Do we want load, reload and St. Anger? encourage indie labels and start digging for your music and dont pick up anything from the "hot new" or "rocking new releases" from your supermarket. did you know that supermarkets employ people to crowd next to "new releases" and to pretend picking up the cds with zest like they were normal shoppers. so stop buying or listening to commercial music. you are doing your future generations and music a gargantuan favor.


i will present you
parts
of
my
self
slowly
if you are patient and tender.

i will open drawers
that mostly stay closed
and bring out places and people and things
sounds and smells,
loves and frustrations,
hopes and sadnesses,
bits and pieces of three decades of life
that have been grabbed off
in chunks
and found lying in my hands.
they have eaten
their way into my memory,
carved their way into
my heart.

altogether
- you or i will never see them -
they are me.
if you regard them lightly,
deny that they are important
or worse, judge them
i will quietly, slowly,
begin to wrap them up,
in small pieces of velvet,
like worn silver and gold jewelry,
tuck them away
in a small wooden chest of drawers
and close
--
john t. wood


stray birds - 12

a mind all logic is like a knife all blade.
it makes the hand bleed that uses it.
--
tagore

August 12, 2006


jus saw..












August 11, 2006


they held hands and got on a ride in the amusement park embarked by few. they have gone round the sun once with big smiles and arms and legs flailing about like mad children and the ride continues to get better.


men will be men.
i vow to kill any man who says that in defence.
fscking hypocrites.

August 10, 2006


pestilence

orkut sucks.. yea that next big thing ( isnt it a big thing already? ) that google bought sucks porpupine testicles. not as much as myspace does though.
with the innumerable requests that i received thru mail from friends, i decided to sign up only to find out what a roach motel it actually is. sorry i dont have to find my friends thru a social networking portal filled with rodents, roaches, ticks and leeches.
whatever happened to privacy?
shouldn't people be talking a bit less? yea yea i understand free speech, but i do understand the excess of it too.
i would wait calmly till one of these guys at orkut or myspace becomes a CEO of a renowned organisation or a president of a country or just someone holding a prestigious position to dig up his orkut/myspace page and show him how he licked whipped cream off someone's ****.
i just got a bit curious and ran a google search. check my results for myspace. Dont say that the same thing doesnt hold true for orkut. orkut doesnt yet have a blog like myspace and it hasnt caught on like myspace. i bet it will soon be soaring over myspace in terms of immature content.
If you notice, the search doesnt have any vulgar keywords. yet, see the 704 search results i ended up with (all from myspace.)
where are we heading ?

August 08, 2006


where are the endless lazy summer afternoons where you wont even remember which month of the year it is?

August 07, 2006


the man who knew infinity

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 ..... = -1/12

gonna read..



also being made into a movie by benegal and stephen fry


the roti came a close second as always but the dal at lunch definitely deserves an oscar for acting tasty.

August 04, 2006


reflection

I have come curiously close to the end, though
Beneath my self indulgent pitiful hole. defeated i
Concede and move closer. I may find comfort here
I may find peace within the emptiness. how pitiful.

Its calling me
...

And in my darkest moment, fetal and weeping.
The moon tells me a secret. my confidant.
As full and bright as I am, this light is not my own
A million light reflections pass over me
Its source is bright and endless.
She resuscitates the hopeless
Without her we are lifeless satellites drifting.

And as I pull my head out
I am without one doubt
Dont want to be down here
Feeding my narcissism i
Must crucify the ego
Before its far too late
I pray the light lifts me out

Before I pine away.
...

So crucify the ego
Before its far too late
To leave behind this place so
Negative and blind and cynical

And we will come to find
That we are all one mind
Capable of all thats
Imagine the unconceivable

Just let the light touch you
And let the words spill thorough
Just let them pass right through,
Bringing out our hope and reason.

Before we pine away.
--
tool

August 03, 2006


exaGGGGGGGGGGGeration

on the phone..

........
he : you know they have 10 cars in their house with two drivers for each one.
he : they have 4 maids for each person in the house and they only fly in their mercedes.
he : the maids that is..
other end : hahaha... they drive so fast eh? or they fly in the sky.. ?
he : ya really, they fly in the sky only.
other end : in their car ?
he : yaa, in their mercedes.
other end : phone clicks

hehehe... he loves to exaGGGGGGGGGerate.