Skip to main content

I'm bored

Cannot remember the last time I read something on a blog that had me all abuzz. May be I'm not looking in the right places. All the blog aggregators (is that the right word?) seem to favour the tired old familiar few. So I'm turning to you. Please post link to a post which inspired you. Or atleast made you pause before you resumed sipping your coffee. It can be from any blog. Yours. Your best friend's. The dog's. Just drop the link in the comment box. And while you're at it, include while you love it. Thank you.


Anonymous said…
yes - i think end of summer is a glut for all bloggers - all same old stuff - but if u want one for pure comedy of unintentional kinds(like our old time buddy Vijayakanth), take a look at these:

The last one takes the cake for being the most vetti scene blog of the year. Be sure to vote for it! :P

Anonymous said…
My favorites,hope you find something interesting:


Pri said…
Bikerdude and Brown Magic happen to be two of my favourite bloggers. They have nothing in common really apart from humour.
DDPodhigaifan said…
I like . He has a decent tamizh kaamedy style of writing.
I am her fan
page full-a ezhudaama ore para voda ezhuduvaaru. So good

But seriously, some people crib n crib n crib so much on blog, you wonder why they azhuvaachi so much. It depresses you no end reading their posts.
I went there yday, will never go again.
This is full time kaamedy
[I googled for BHARATHIYAR HOUSE, TRIPLICANE and I landed there]

Inga vandu nnu URL type pandradu yaaru? *sigh* naa onume sollala.. btw ammani, un blog domain yenna?

Shri.. ha ha ha.. nalla kaamedy
Blogeswari said…

My jigiris :)

'It is all about loving your friends'
apu said…
chk out this site -

i love her book reviews...and she picks some very interesting books.
Anonymous said…

browse the archives too.
IdeaSmith said…
Here are two posts from the same blog:

I love the clever word-play and pretty metaphors that Ginger Girl comes up with. Also helps that she is a friend and her real life persona is so different from her blog one.

Oh and I love this idea of yours, asking readers to leave their favorite links behind...I'm a little bored with my regular feeds too, so I'm borrowing this thought for my own too.
Kolli malai Kuratthi said…

Hello Ma'am

What's the above blog all about? Can someone explain to me please?His clues are clueless

Thank you very much indeed

Anonymous said…

he's hilarious in places.
Inda madiri links vera yaar anuppuva said…
SK said…
Hi Ammani,

I like the humor.

Hope you like it too :--)
Reema Banerjee said…
mine and two friends...the following:
Deepa said…
I am not sure if you are looking for blogs or just posts. Here is one of mine and I dedicate it to kalthoon Tilakji as this is a result of our never-ending research on such subjects.:-)
Pri said…
Oracle said…
try mine:

and I have never been acussed of modesty before! :)
Rach said…
This comment has been removed by the author.
Rach said…

A post that touched many readers.

So taking my chances. :)
GVK said…
Try Mysore Blog Park, notably,its Blog-of-the-day feature.
Anonymous said…
Anonymous said…
Anonymous said…
zeno said…
why dont u chk out mine

You May Also Like

Guest blog by Chinna Ammani

Here’s an interesting write-up by Chinna Ammani on stereotypical portrayals in Indian adverts. The opinion expressed is strong and the language uncompromising. Read at your own peril!-a

The Aiyaiyo Syndrome

These days I do what is called as a shooting supervision. When ads are filmed (with lip sync) in Tamizh, my job is to teach models their lines and rehearse with them. Most of them are from Mumbai and are non-Tamilians. So when they have to do a line in Tamil, for example "Adanaaladan Dettol ubayogikaren" (And that's why I use Dettol) , they invariably say "Aadanaladaanu naanu Detttaalu ubayogikkareanu" (Something hideous). Their exaggerated delivery of our supposed accent is all thanks to Hindi actor Mehmood. My blood pressure rises and I yell "DO NOT DO A MEHMOOD HERE. WE DO NOT SPEAK LIKE THAT".

Though their voice is dubbed later with a Tamil voice-over, I ensure that they pronounce it the non-Mehmood way. Mehmood has done this major damage to us So…


Married for 31 years, 2 months and 17 days
Six cups coffee a day, brewed everyday of marriage
Three meals a day,
At least two dishes cooked, each meal-time
One snack for every Sunday
Big basket of clothes ironed every Tuesday
Average 18 items of clothing washed per day
Three children
1 miscarriage
One mother-in-law suffered
900 sq metre of floor space mopped, once a day
One caesarean endured
3 chicken poxes, 2 measles, 2 fractures, 8 diarrhoeas, depression, conjunctivitis every summer, 1 tonsilitis and countless common colds and flues
1 job held for 29 years
6 hours slept every night
Sex tolerated every 2nd week
Religious rituals everyone of them, carried out
Not one of them, believed in
Lived 52 years and some
Died exhausted

Overheard, “At least she had the satisfaction of having lived for her family”

The Saturday Poem

Found this in yesterday's paper. Again, I wish I'd written it.


Now and Then

"Now that I'm fifty-seven",
My mother used to say,
"Why should I waste a minute?
Why should I waste a day

Doing the things I ought to
Simply because I should?
Now that I'm fifty-seven
I'm done with that for good."

But now and then I'd catch her
Trapped in some thankless chore
Just as she might have been at
Fifty-three or fifty-four

And I would say to her
(And I have to bite my tongue)
That if you mean to learn a skill
It's well worth starting young

And so, to make sure I'm in time
For fifty, I've begun
To do exactly as I please
Now that I'm thirty-one.

-Sophie Hannah

Lost in Post

To a little boy

It cannot be easy being you. A follow-up act to your more devilishly charming, flamboyant older brother. Before you were born, I was convinced that no child could ever take the special place your brother had come to occupy in my life. I used to argue with your father you would always be a second-born. A runner-up. A bridesmaid (or a best-man, as you turned out to be). That you could never be the prized, cherished, celebrated apple of my eye that my firstborn child was. But how easily you tore down my flimsy little conviction. The minute I saw you, I knew I was gone. What was worse, I succumbed willingly.

My fears that you would be overshadowed by your brother have proven unfounded. Over the past year, you have come into your own as a person. Your brother demands and challenges our love and attention. You, on the other hand, are much more accepting of our distractions with him. It is almost as if you understand that he is used to being the star of the show for much of his…

I ask, you write

Okay, here's the idea. I ask you a question and you write a short story explaining it. Let me give you an example.

What happened when young Padmavathi was drawing water from the well to wash her clothes, early one Margazhi morning?

Annon's story

One morning when Padmavathi was drawing water from the well, she found Pettai Rowdy # 1 Govindarajulu inside the bucket! She dropped it at once and Govindarajulu went down and down and hit the bottom of the well with a Nung sound. His upper and lower teeth fused together and since then he has been fed intravenously. Pettai Rowdy # 2, Ragothaman Iyengar, who suggested this to Govindarajulu, now rules the roost.

After marrying Padmavathi, he is inviting all of you to a water drawing ceremony at the new well they dug in their house.

Jai Ragothaman Iyengar! Jai Padmavathi! Come one, Come all!


Here's a question for you.

What happened that made young Meenakshi change her mind about the parrot green saree she had originally chosen and go for a …