Wednesday, December 22, 2010

And shashank did it!

press refresh to see the magic!

P.S - If you think its not cool enough, bhaad mein jaao.

Random Headers

I really think that I should have some fun with the design of my blog, really.
The complete design is moving more to visual than text, also I have been thinking about a completely visual blog, but I think that would take some time.

I am starting off with Random headers, asking dear o dear Shashank to help me with it, for testing I am using these headers

the old one

and these new ones...

this is the code which I had sent him(stole it from a website), but he's planning to write his own  

Code 1:

Code 2:

Lets see how it comes out...

Thursday, December 16, 2010

The Mainstream Comics Publishers and the Arrogant Chutiyas

For the Comic Convention we are holding this feburary in delhi, I met big time publishers and the comics publishers who are huge with their footprint across the country.
The Comic publishers, despite their huge readership were nice and easy to talk to. The International publishers, who publish some Graphic Novels here and there were arrogant, with their heads deep inside their asses.

most of these "bigger" publishers have some basic number of Graphic Novels, and most of these are not normal Graphic Novels, they are more on the art side of it, and the contex of the stories finding its origins deep inside the writer's ass.

Seriously Delhi has a hude fart problem, mumbai has even a bigger fart problem.

Most of the "Young" creative people working in media, publishing, and the writers, all of these people very seriously despise the basic majority population of our country, the people you see waiting at the bus stops wearing fake nike caps, or your parents or my parents who sit in front of the TV and have food.

Mostly then just due to the simple logic of numbers, I have seen Beatles lover-barkha dutt hairstyle babbie(girl) work in an Ad Agency, writing slogans for J.K.Super Cement

So All I can figure out is that there is an audience out there, lot of it, not the perfect audience we're asking for, but a good audience.

So all these arrogant chutiyas i see, almost daily, Ad Agency chutiyas, Rock Band members (The Statan-ic Verses type ke gaandu), or these English publishers who live on inhaling fart, God help them, really.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Chutiya Microsoft Saala - Cloud Computing Karenge Ab!

There's this thing called TREND

Like there's this recent trend for two things, cloud computing and slice of life films.

Cloud computing is a very interesting concept, most probably i guess at the earliest used and marketed by Amazon, others were also interested, but its just so in trend now, i know it because Microsoft chutiyas have their own version of it now.

seriously how chutiya can you get?


and now...


p.s - Slice of life films


Friday, December 10, 2010

Yash Chopra Ko Roko

In the 1st Golden Kela Awards I performed this stand up where the central theme was how Yash Chopra is an alien and is attacking out brains through his movies,  and how other talentless freaks are Aliens too!

and then I distributed this pamphlet in the audience..heh heh

Here's the video for the award show that year

Taking Someone's Computer

The best part in taking someone's computer is closing all th links they had left open, like youtube videos they had left in a hope to watch it later when its streamed.
I don't know par ek ajeeb sa anand aata hai yeh karne mein!

Monday, December 06, 2010

APJ is my Yoda

I've always liked APJ Abdul Kalam, for his practical idealism.
His book Ignited Minds is an amazing read.

I am a fan of the ads of Presidium school which feature his cartoon made by Laxman, the tagline says "Be what you want to be"

APJ - You are my Yoda!

Friday, December 03, 2010

Invictus by William Ernest Henley

I am the captain of my soul, I am the master of my fate.

I read this poem in 2004, when this article appeared in th Times Of India, when the convict for this bombing incident was sentenced.

this poem was his final statement. 

"Out of the night that covers me, 
Black as the Pit from pole to pole, 
I thank whatever gods may be 
For my unconquerable soul. 
In the fell clutch of circumstance 
I have not winced nor cried aloud. 
Under the bludgeonings of chance 
My head is bloody, but unbowed. 
Beyond this place of wrath and tears 
Looms but the Horror of the shade, 
And yet the menace of the years 
Finds, and shall find, me unafraid. 
It matters not how strait the gate, 
How charged with punishments the scroll, 
I am the master of my fate: 
I am the captain of my soul." 
-from Invictus" 
 William Ernest Henley

Wednesday, November 24, 2010


Make the joke in the plot, not the plot around the joke

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Kumar is Happy

The next one stood out. He did a lot of mimicry – which I’m not very fond of actually – but he brought the house down with his ‘Lata Mangeshkar, 800 years old’ impersonation. I won’t go into details lest it offend Lata fans, but this was very edgy stuff.

Monday, November 22, 2010

I never thought I would start blogging again, that too honestly.

I won't be performing at open mics anymore, I don't really know how to explain why I won't. Simply put Stand Up comedy is not my first love.

First love is comics, drawing and writing.

I would still be a randi for cash, i.e I would still be performing at places where I am paid.

I have been performing for one whole year now, and in this year, this whole experiment with this medium has taught me a lot, because stand up is a very different form of humor in itself, because here unlike other mediums, you get your response almost immediately.

that instant nature of this medium helps you improve a lot.

A lot of my friends and colleagues didn't see the point of performing for free for the last one year, I didn't too but now when I am finally closing shop, I guess I won't regret because I tried almost everything I could with the medium, and that with what was available.

The only problem is that our venues are stuck to places where normally you and me won't go,  if that changes, that would help the whole cause of the medium a lot.

Let's see what happens.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

How do you define a wholesome day?

first I reach office, and I get to know that today's an off (for me)

So I reach Gurgaon and meet this nice girl, a good person. We chat for a long time.

and then I go to this stand up event I had to go to, where no one turns up, I perform for 6 people, I perform "Prof. Kedarnath" ki amar kahani, and then I leave

I reach the wedding function of a colleague, where we all drink, smoke and enjoy.

Best Part - I came back with a colleague and his wife, where we play Antakshari, because the music player in the car doesn't work.
The Antakshari wanders to random songs, thanks to "yours truly" and Anant

some of the songs sung:

1. Haangte hue aate hain sab, dhota hua jo jaayega, wo muqqadar ka siqandar kehlayga
2. Dalla hai tu, Randi hu main
3. Hall chalata hoon main, Kisaan hoon main, laal ka bahadur hoon main, Jai jawan jai kisaan
4. Hamne tumko chun liya hai, tum bhi hamko chuno na (rajput his highness mix)

Finally I come home and I open my door and enter my room and I see, a small zero watt light on in my room,yes, my lovely parents can't stop being lovely, however hard I try and tell them and do nothing for me, they still do these small small things which goes deep inside.

Sunday, October 24, 2010


What is the purpose of doing anything?

Not when you're in college, but after it. In the real world.
No idea.

Chat Chat Chat Chat

Thursday, October 07, 2010

sanjeev kumar's birthday on november 6

Organise a website where people send their photo with hand under shirt clicked....

Saturday, September 04, 2010


When we plan too much, we ruin the grand plan.

Friday, September 03, 2010

A Cover Shoot

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Creative anything in Delhi = FART

Everything about being creative in delhi melts down to being a Fart.

Yes, nothing can be fun creative, everything has to boil down to being a fart.

just take a look at the events happening any day, so most of them are basically painting exhibitions, classical dances and other such chutiya events. Participants are farts from all over delhi, they are link this basic tribe, which in the end everything creative in Delhi boils down to being a Fart.

yellow lights
good interior
and chit chatting

Farts Farts everywhere....Being creative in Delhi


Friday, August 27, 2010

In Vain



Sent to you by sumit via Google Reader:


Pow! I really like purple...

Also, I wanted to give a shoutout to a cool new travel site started by friend/Reddit Co-Founder, Spez (AKA Steve Huffman). It's actually kind of fun to play with.

OH, and lastly, don't forget, I'll be at NYCC with other of your SMBC Theater homies. Come say hi! We'll have the new DVDs, shirts, and pounds and pounds of luscious orange hair.


Things you can do from here:


Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Annual Party Plan

From now on there will be an annual Party in December each year, where only selected guests will be invited.

The party will be to honour my acquaintances who have shown immense faith and have done commendable work in Sumit's service.

Some of the Awards will be

Sumit Ratna
Pashmina Shawl and 1,000 rupees
An inscribed certificate
Gold painted metal peepal leaf with Sumit's face embossed on it

For inspiring and motivating Sumit, with or without their personal presence.

Sumit Vibhushan
Oswal Shawl and 5,00 rupees
An inscribed certificate
Gold painted medal with Sumit's face embossed on it

For contributing in a nodal moment in life, directly or indirectly, by either helping him think in the right direction, or by making him introspect.

Sumit Bhushan
A Khaadi Gramudyog Shirt and 2,50 rupees
An inscribed certificate
Gold painted medal with Sumit's face embossed on it

For putting sumit in touch with the work of indivduals, jinka work made him think in completely new dimensions, and raised the upper level bars for him.

Sumit Shri
1,00 rupees
An inscribed certificate
Brass medal with Sumit's face embossed on it

For existing, and forming that part of humanity which makes him believe that there is still reason in life.


Thursday, August 05, 2010


My internet's down, so no major detailed blogs for a few days..

Friday, July 30, 2010

Logo of a sweet shop

I think you can pretty much make out what it is...Yes, it is a chef welcoming you...

P.S - I think the graphic designer was not paid, or was bugged with...

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

For one week, I was one half of India's best humor writing team

For three weeks in June and July, We at Random wrote for Cyrus Broacha.

first weeks ki script were just me and Adhiraj, other weeks Sandeep, Shreiya and then Anant helped us out.

writing for Cyrus Broacha was a pleasure, as in pleasure pleasure, and then watching him make our jokes was fun.

P.S - posting it late because internet problems, no connectivity...

Saturday, June 26, 2010


Bombshells is a beautiful play which has these separate women characters, from different phases in a women's lives. The version I saw was by these girls of GARGI college, where they had 5-6 girls behind the main character (For e.g. Bride) who voice her thoughts, and the main character, i.e the bride is the confused one between these opinions.

I loved this idea...



Me with Ruskin Bond Not Giving A Fuck

What Beauty I Say!

Thursday, June 17, 2010

The Poem for a Mean Joke

Mansi is an intern at Random, and I have been joking with her since long about her pop culture knowledge, basic that is, like Ducktales, Mr.India, aur Ek Anek Ekta.

So basically i make lots of jokes about her pop culture knowledge (its more funny because I am very shitty when it comes to pop culture, but american)

So she has her interview for her masters in Mass Comm tomorrow and I made some really bad jokes, which i really like personally, like

1. Suggested her to play dead whenever she's asked about anything remotely related to pop culture.
2. Made fun of her phtography portfolio, which i thought looked like made from a basic arty portfolio template, that means that it included the must have pictures, like


so after this she left, and I realised that I have been really rude, so I wrote her this poem, which Rhymes (because all last words ARE THE SAME!!!)

I've been joking all my life
on people, situations and everyday life.

Since I make the jokes, I never mind
I expect people don't do, but sometimes they mind.

Jokes don't mean that i doubt your talent
It means that i am very unsure about my jokes, my talent.

Thats why I want to flaunt it all the time
make you stop, and waste your time.

So forget everything i said today
because it always about the future, not today.

So get up tomorrow, with a smile.
Because you have an interview tomorrow,
and you don't want to be confused

so, sport a smile
hit them with all you have, tomorrow
They'' be awestruck, they'll be confused

Because once you're done with them,
They'll be happy you left xaviers for them.

And then I recieved her reply, a positive fun reply:

by the time i was finished with this, i had a huge smile on my face.
it means a lot.

p.s: and yes ! taking your advice, I will cough or look away or play dead,if they ask me anything about pop culture.


So, with the episode closed on a positive note, I present what I think is a template for a "PHOTOGRAPHY PORTFOLIO"

News You Can Use

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Tech topics i want to write about one day...

I want to write some tech books, about some topics which i think are made boring and complicated by existing books.

Engineering Drawing: I was always good at it, the existing books cover most of the things, but they explain things like a learn to draw exercise from a kids magazine

Only the third step is complicated as shit.

Also they don't refer outside the textbook world.

Turing Machines, symbolic logic: This is one place where philosophers and Mathematicians find a central point, there may be others also, but this is the one in my knowledge.

Turing machine is a theoretical machine which is completely efficient, how cool is that?
also predicate and prepositional logic is also interesting.

included in my book would be LOGICOMIX as recommended reading.

Logicomix is a graphic novel on a man who spent his life defining logic...

Also the tone of my books would be between a graphic novel and a book, also the writing would be more like The Feyman's Lectures on Physics.

Feyman is a very interesting series of lectures given in a very easy to put manner, interesting and a must have in your book collection, even if you don't have anything to do with physics.

So Prepare for some intense books, soon.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010




Blacks: Parts i remembered

Pretty Woman
Walking DOWN on the street

Pretty woman
Kinda I like to meet

Pretty woman
yeah yeah yeah










Pretty woman
look my way

Pretty woman
say you'll stay

WITH meeeeee...

coz i'll need you
I'll treat you right
COME at me baby
Be mine toniiiiiiiiiiiight...

Pretty woman
Don't walk ON BY

Pretty women
Don't make me cry



THERE WILL BE tomorrow night
but wait....

what do i seee???

She's walking back at mee....



Sunday, May 16, 2010

I will be stopping Calvin and Hobbes: The Letter

Sourced from:

Meet the Artist

Meet the Artist: Warren Miller

May 13, 2010
by Cartoon Bank
Miller, January 13, 1973
"I forget the name of the product, but the jingle on TV goes something like 'Yadee-dum-dee-rahte-dum-dee-rah-dee-dum.'"
Warren Miller has been a New Yorker cartoonist for more than four decades, and during that time the drawings he’s produced in his classic pen and ink wash style resemble a catalog of changing trends across all subjects. From business and technology to pop culture and politics, Warren has strained it all through his keen powers of observation and lightning-quick wit. During our lunch with him, we absorbed some fun facts about him (though he didn’t know it at the time, he went to school in the same town as fellow future cartoonist Gahan Wilson) as well as about The New Yorker itself.
TCB: When do you first remember being interested in drawing?
WM: When I was a little tiny person, my father was a commercial artist, and my grandfather was an engraver and also drew. I sent in my first cartoon to the Saturday Evening Post when I was around seven and a half. It was of a little Arabian boy outside a tent in the desert, with camels around, asking his father to build him a sandbox. And actually, many years later, Mischa Richter published a cartoon in The New Yorker that made a similar joke. Great minds think alike.
TCB: What other things do you remember drawing when you were young?
WM: I drew a lot of war things, and my cousin and I used to make comics.
TCB: When did you start to consider cartooning as a career?
WM: I had gone to college for commercial art for a year before transferring to another college. There I had a double major in art and anthropology, and was thinking of going into museum work. After I graduated, I was working at the post office (what do you do with a B.A.? You get a job at the P.O.), and I met this guy who had worked with the sculptor Henry Moore. I had sent some cartoons to Playboy in the past, so he said, “Why don’t you try submitting again?” So I started sending more work to other magazines, and out of the first batch I sent to Esquire, they bought some ideas.
Miller, January 23, 1984
"The Birth of the Martini"

TCB: What was the first cartoon you had published in The New Yorker?
WM: It was in 1961, and the cartoon showed a guy in a hospital bed, with a computer-type machine coming in with a hypodermic needle, and the guy screaming, “Oh God, no! Not here!”
Miller, August 19, 1961
"Oh God, no! Not here!"
TCB: What are some changes you’ve seen at The New Yorker since the beginning of your career there?
WM: In the old days, the cartoon editor’s office was the holiest of holies; you couldn’t just walk right in. When I was first at the magazine, some of the cartoonists had offices. I had one, and James Stevenson had an office down the hall from me – he did a lot of children’s books, and would draw maybe one a week.
Stevenson, June 1, 1987
"I know so much that I don't know where to begin."
TCB: Who are some of your favorite New Yorker cartoonists, past and present?
WM: I was always a Charles Addams fan. And I liked Frank Modell and Saul Steinberg. Of cartoonists working today, I like Roz Chast and David Sipress.
Steinberg, February 4, 1961
By Saul Steinberg.
TCB: What advice would you give to an aspiring cartoonist?
WM: Persevere. If drawing is what makes you happy, you just have to find a way to do it.

He's leaving the internet

James Sturm, a graphic novellist and head of Centre of Cartoon Studies has left the internet, find his article here
and the video here

one of the best things his readers said, which he illustrated is:

I agree, because this year i hid my birhtday reminder from as many places as possible, and the result was filtered number of people who called and messaged.

P.S: i like his coloring style...

Saturday, May 15, 2010

xx - entry for Comix India

Comix India is this new effort, this is my entry.
although they need a english translation with the hindi text, i have not put it because 
1. i am lazy
2. i don't see the point as to why i should put in the "translation".

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

DREAM from

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Date: Tue, May 11, 2010 at 9:40 PM
Subject: comic
To: sumit kumar <>

Anant Singh
Twenty Onwards Media Pvt. Ltd.

sumit kumar

Friday, May 07, 2010

Futurama: A Wonderful Series

Futurama is a comedy animated series. (Created by Matt Groaning(Simpsons))
What differentiates it from Simpsons, its copy the family guy and South Park is its style of humor.

First the guys always have a new line below the show super wating for you as you enter the show...

The show has these innumerable little gags running throughout, like this one here...from an episode where aliens attacks earth...

first the main space shape blows up the white house(independence day style) followed by a minature space ship, which blows a sand castle..