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Groucho’s sister.

November 25, 2009 5 comments

The women in the white have jus returned but the woman in the black tells one of them to go back to her people.

Who is the lady who goes back / how is she relevant in popular culture?

Cracked by Anurag, Nitish, VarunS, VarunG & CnTDumb.

Answer: William Blake’s painting – Ruth staying back with Naomi while Orpah leaves them. Oprah Winfrey is named after her <initially her name was supposed to have been Oprah>.

Categories: Television

Cool.

September 13, 2009 5 comments

Identify both.

12-09-09Simple enough for everyone!!

Answer: Henry Winkler and the statue at Milwaukee of the Fonz aka Fonzie aka Arthur Herbert Fonzarelli

Categories: Art, Television

Momma’s boy or … ?

August 21, 2009 6 comments

After yesterday’s apparent bouncer, a simple one.

Identify this poster – one among a series of controversial ones.

22-08-09

Cracked by everybody!!!

Sorry for the delay.

Answer:

Season-4-Promo-Poster-dexter 1

Categories: Television

Are you a bad man? My mom says you’re a bad man.

August 21, 2009 1 comment

Connect the 1st three to the last image. Explain.

21-08-09 (6) 21-08-09 (7)21-08-09 (9)21-08-09 (8)

Went uncracked, except for Champakali <entry via mail> who came close to describing what the connect might be.  Trust a woman to get that Aamdani Attahani & Aks were insenstitive towards women.

Answer: Maharashtra State Commission for Women (MSCW) gave out what were regarded as India’s Razzies, based on portrayal of women in media.

Rakesh Mehra’s Aks won the Rakshasa Award for Excessive Violence while Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiyya bagged the Duryodhana Award for Gender Insensitive Films. The Fair and Lovely ad made by Hindustan Thompson<now called JWT> was chosen as the winner of the Duryodhana Gender Unfair Award for TV ads. link

Categories: Movies, Television

Crazy avenue.

August 20, 2009 7 comments

Simpsons’ salute to what?

20-08-0920-08-09 (5)20-08-0920-08-09 (2)20-08-09 (4)

Cracked by Ankit Mahendru, satyeki, Comfortably and technically dumb & Alleycat.

Answer: Dedic to Mad Men tv show, which in turn took inspiration for its opening credits sequence from Hitchcock’s Vertigo.

Categories: Movies, Television

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.

A

A

B

B

C

C

D

D

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

chariot2

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

Voices : Faces

August 13, 2009 2 comments

If A:B, then  < famous actor>? : Y

Clue –  1980s : 2008

A B   B

Y Y

Cracked by Srinivas & Alleycat.

Answer: In the original Knight Rider Tv series starring David Hasselhoff, William Daniels<A> gave the voice for KITT. In the new tv series starring Justin Bruening <Y>, Val Kilmer<B> is the voiceover for KITT.

Categories: Television