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ISBN: 9788172239374 - May I Hebb Your Attention Pliss
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May I Hebb Your Attention Pliss

Arnab Ray

ISBN: 9788172239374
Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins India


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The wave of liberalization in the 1990s changed forever the face of India. It bolstered the economy. It raised the stock index. It raised hem lines of skirts even more. It led to the growth of the fashion police. And also the moral police.

 

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Numbered items became item numbers. To the twenty-two scheduled languages were added C, Cobol, Java. You were either watching sitcoms or starting dotcoms. News became entertainment. Entertainment became news. Terror struck the country -- sometimes in the form of gunmen from across the border and sometimes in the form of Bollywood movies. To SMS-ize - 'It wuz da best of tyms, it wuz da wrst of tyms.' Having been a part of this chaotic revolution in popular culture, blogger Arnab Ray of greatbong.net takes a funny, sarcastic, politically incorrect and totally irreverent look at assorted random stuff including Bollywood C-grade revenge masalas, ribald songs of the people, movie punching, fake educational institutes, stubborn bathroom flushes, unreal reality shows, the benefits of corruption, opulent weddings, brains in toaster ovens, seedy theatres and pompous non-resident Indians. Nothing here is off-limits and no cow too holy.