Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

Dark, Stormy, Monstrous

February 4, 2010 4 comments

Two references in this mash-up comic. Name both.

Answer: Charlie Brown meets Kafka’s Metamorphosis.

Cracked completely by KCG and Nitish. Manish Achuth and me missed the zigzag t-shirt.


By any other, would smell as sweet.

September 19, 2009 4 comments

I’ll have the usual: Identify , explain and connect.

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Cracked by: Manish Achuth, Champakali, Ankit Sethi & Nitish Khadiya!

Answer: Laila aur Majnu. 1. George Harrison and Patti Boyd – Clapton wrote the song Layla for Patti. 2.  aaja nachle – the dance drama in the movie is laila majnu 3.  Laila Majnu – the movie starring Rishi Kapoor and Ranjeeta Kaur 4. A painting depicting Laila and Majnu

Categories: Art, Books, Movies, Music


September 10, 2009 9 comments

Which upcoming movie sequel is the theme for this Corn Field Maze in Utah?


Cracked by 8 blood-sucking immortals!

Answer: New Moon the sequel to Twilight.

Categories: Books, Movies

Max shall prevail

September 7, 2009 1 comment

Sitter, I think. The cover of a magazine known for promoting off-beat entertainment and good music is shown here, promoting which movie? The person in the second visual might serve as a hint.


Only 7849atfms knew where the wild things are.

Answer: Where the Wild Things Are on the cover of Filter Magazine. The second visual is of Maurice Sendak, author of the book of the same name on which the film is based.

Categories: Books, Movies

Not Retribution but…

September 6, 2009 2 comments

Give me a connect between something these two guys did and the book shown here.

Sorry for the delay in posting, question shall remain open for longer.

Ankit Sethi and Ankit Mahendru knew that salvation lies within.

Answer: The Shawshank Redemption

Quoting Ankit S – “Otis Blunt and Jose Espinosa escaped from jail in a “Shawshank-esqe” escape, pic is of the Stephen King short story collection Different Seasons which contains the short story “Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption”

Categories: Books, Movies

Will Smith and Matt Damon

August 18, 2009 3 comments

If A:B and C:D, then identify all and give funda. You could begin by telling me what A and C are inspired by.









Update: The following statue in Jakarta, Indonesia might serve as a clue to what the hell all this obscure stuff is about.


Was attempted by Shomiksen alone who got close enough. Apologies for this toughie.

Answer: A: Juna Ariyoshi or Ar Juna and C: Chris Hawken from Earth Maiden Arjuna. The two characters and other elements as well in the animated television series as inspired by Arjuna and Krishna.
B: Harshad Chopra and D: Mrunal Jain, who play Arjuna and Krishna respectively in Ekta Kapoor’s Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki. The statue in Jakarta is that of Krishna as Arjuna’s charioteer.

Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki

Categories: Books, Television

Connect, again.

August 8, 2009 3 comments

Id the 1st movie , the actor on the left and connect him to the 2nd movie.


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Cracked only by Ashwin Raj. Brilliant!!

Answer:  Athol Fugard. Appeared in Gandhi, as General Jan Smuts as a reflection of his opposition against the Apartheid.  He also wrote the novel Tsotsi the film adaptation of which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

P.S. Sorry for the delay. Ashwin seems to have taken advantage of that 🙂

Categories: Books, Movies