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Man gets married, gives up trying to do anything about his ear hair

Man gets married, gives up trying to do anything about his ear hair

HARTFORD, CT – Neelkanth Basu, 31, has given up trying to do anything about his ear hair. He married recently and feels that he can finally stop living the lie that he has no hair on his ears. “Honestly, I was just getting obsessed with it,” said Mr. Basu, an engineer at Honeywell. “These hairs never stop growing and new ones are sprouting weekly. It’s almost a full-time job, trying to keep my ears hair-free.” “When I was a teen, there was not a single hair on my ears,” continued Mr. Basu. “Then one day when I was 24, I … Continue reading

Indian-American child smells cabbage soup for the first time, almost vomits

Indian-American child smells cabbage soup for the first time, almost vomits

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Abhimanyu Dutta, 10, is disgusted by the smell of cabbage soup. He learned this fact about himself when sent over to his next door neighbor’s house to borrow a cup of sugar. Late yesterday afternoon Nirupa Dutta, Abhimanyu’s mother, was in her 6th hour in the kitchen. She was about to start making a tomato chutney when she realized that they were out of sugar. She called out to Abhimanyu to run over to their neighbor’s and ask for a cup of sugar. Said Abhimanyu, “I was in my room drawing Batman when I heard my mom yell … Continue reading

the silence of our friends

The Silence of Our Friends

Comics are a powerful medium. When I have new graphic novels in the house, I like reading them first thing in the morning with my coffee. Today’s read was The Silence of Our Friends by Mark Long & Jim Demonakos (writing) and Nate Powell (art), with the tagline The civil rights struggle was never black and white Starting in 4th grade and until I finished high school, I went to Catholic school. In 1981 we moved to Bridgeport, Connecticut, one block from Thomas Hooker School. My parents were happy that I could walk to school and I was looking forward … Continue reading