Posts tagged “2012

Tantanoo’s survival guide for the end of the world, the latest twilight movie and other disasters: Part 1

Posted on December 18, 2012

According to a 5125 year old calendar-maker who got bored of counting days, Nostradamus and John Cusack, the world is coming to an end on 21st December 2012. While a lot of people dismiss this as a rumor or a theory, I firmly believe that this is true. Why? Because Sachin Tendulkar hasn’t announced his retirement yet. So when the world ends on 21st December 2012, Sachin remains unbeaten. Not out. See? Also notice that the end of the world falls on a Friday. So you’d be waltzing into Heaven or Hell on the weekend. No need to book Hobbit tickets for Sunday then. They’ll probably be showing that in 3D in one of the punishment rounds in Hell. Over and over again. In…


The year that was.

Posted on January 3, 2012

It is difficult to write about someone who hasn’t been nice to you. If 2011 was a person, I’d unfriend him on Facebook. If it were a movie, it’d be like Phir Herapheri, the worst possible sequel to something amazing. Since I have the memory of a demented caterpillar, I’d resort to Facebook timeline to recount the events of 2011, one accident at a time. January: In January, I added 30 friends on Facebook. Not that this makes any difference but I’d like to see how many ‘friends’ I am making on a monthly basis. Probably put that in an excel sheet and make a few graphs out of it. You know, just in case I lose my job and have to be a…