Saurav Mohapatra - comic book writer

author, artist and bona fide geek

Month: February 2009

Lil' Mutha

My contribution to the Pink Chaddi campaign aka “A Consortium of Pub-going, loose and forward women”. Ladies and gentlemen, meet Lil’ Mutha – kid cassanova

 

 

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Live Tweeting the Oscars 2009 – 22 Feb 2009

Live Tweeting the Academy Awards with A Dave Lewis (adlewis)

My Twitter Page : http://twitter.com/mohaps

 


Sunday, February 22, 2009 8:45 PM
mohaps: I’m wolverrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrineeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee … ha hahahahahah


Sunday, February 22, 2009 8:47 PM
mohaps: @adlewis hmmm…. didn’t hear you complaining about the regular coterie of hollywood hangers on before ! what has brown done you for today?


Sunday, February 22, 2009 9:14 PM
mohaps: baby bottle warming break. what did i miss?


Sunday, February 22, 2009 9:16 PM
mohaps: catching up with OSCARS. daniel craig and some cher fan in drag presenting an award


Sunday, February 22, 2009 9:31 PM
mohaps: my god wolverine actually sounds like croc hunter :( #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 9:32 PM
mohaps: ben stiller as joaquim phoenix … he he


Sunday, February 22, 2009 9:37 PM
mohaps: @Jimmykitty when’s BQ gonna be up there man?


Sunday, February 22, 2009 9:41 PM
mohaps: @adlewis it’s all done with sci-tech thingamazigs, my backwards friend ;-)


Sunday, February 22, 2009 9:45 PM
mohaps: pineapple express redux.. :P #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 9:48 PM
mohaps: anyone who’s the brianna banks lok alike in the white gown lurking in the background on stage? #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 9:49 PM
mohaps: anyone know who’s the brianna banks lok alike in the white gown lurking in the background on stage? #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 9:51 PM
mohaps: ewwww..coke ad basically says they turn urine back into cola? :P #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 9:54 PM
mohaps: ewwwww…beyonce… #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 9:54 PM
mohaps: ewwwww…beyonce ….. baby got fat #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 9:57 PM
mohaps: abba songs…. they are more unkillable than radioactive cocroaches bitten by mainframes running cobol


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:00 PM
mohaps: bertoliiiiiiiiii … i smell an ethnic slurrrrrrrrrrrrrrr #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:03 PM
mohaps: it’s ledger time? #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:08 PM
mohaps: nananannanana… you can’t touch this… nanananna… stop… it’s LEDGER time :) #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:12 PM
mohaps: @themedia redefines tits on a stick a an art form…oh lamenting the death of curves


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:15 PM
mohaps: docu awards are on… half expecting michael moore puppet from Team America to run out shouting kablaaaaaaaaaah :P


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:16 PM
mohaps: man on wire,, kickass acceptance … #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:17 PM
mohaps: docu short films….. more slumporn


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:18 PM
mohaps: nice dimples on the docu short winner … seems genuinely happy #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:19 PM
mohaps: aha looks like i might have spoken too soon about the docu short,,… #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:20 PM
mohaps: @adlewis what can i say… i’m but a man, my blood flow slave to gravity :P


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:23 PM
mohaps: yay baby… action movies … lookie mom.. shit blowin’ up and cars,,, bubba joe you gettin’ this? #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:26 PM
mohaps: @themedia denise still is hot though… go wild things :P


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:26 PM
mohaps: will smith is as unfunny as … usual #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:27 PM
mohaps: visual effects …. Marvel vs. DC? #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:27 PM
mohaps: visual fx went to the movie with brad pitt playing gollum #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:29 PM
mohaps: @themedia naah was talkin’ about the lady in white trying to hustle people off stage during the art direction awards


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:29 PM
mohaps: Dark Knight won sound f/x… was rooting for Wall-E on this one :( #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:30 PM
mohaps: how many #oscars must go to curious case of benjamin gollum? :( #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:31 PM
mohaps: if old baby’s day out wins sound mixing, am going to sign off… c’mon ppl give Wall-E some respeck #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:32 PM
mohaps: Sound Editing to Slumdog… Wall-E you still are aces in my book #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:33 PM
mohaps: yay, acceptance speech by the indian dude for sound editing is pretty good. #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:35 PM
mohaps: Spur of the moment campaign slogan : Anna Nova for DP award :P #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:35 PM
mohaps: film editing awards …. slumdog… deserved win.


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:35 PM
mohaps: film editing awards …. slumdog… deserved win. #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:36 PM
mohaps: middle act of #oscars script is getting draggy…. one thought till now only one indian got an award for all the slumdog trophies #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:37 PM
mohaps: @adlewis Iron Man was a nominee… and Hulk was in the clips :P


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:43 PM
mohaps: what did i miss? #oscars #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:44 PM
mohaps: @gsik sludog and benjamin gollum all the way man :P


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:45 PM
mohaps: kinda feel sorry for Wall-E #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:46 PM
mohaps: Jerry Lewis, best speech ever #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:47 PM
mohaps: yay, Rehman is up next #aa09 #oscars go ARR


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:50 PM
mohaps: Mal back as Hunter #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:50 PM
mohaps: music awards next up… rehman rehman #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:51 PM
mohaps: its Reh-man vs. Curious Gollum, people #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:52 PM
mohaps: but wall-e score is so haunting #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:54 PM
mohaps: yay, rehman does it … first award from slumdog i can be proud about #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:55 PM
mohaps: no mention of mani ratnam in rehman’s speech? #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:57 PM
mohaps: #oscars #aa09 tchaiko drums in o-saya… absolute genius touch


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:00 PM
mohaps: bollywood number at oscars.. i’ve died and gone to heaven #oscars #aa09


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:01 PM
mohaps: jai ho wins it..jaiiiiiiiiiiii hoooooooooooo #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:02 PM
mohaps: great speech by rehman.. #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:03 PM
mohaps: @themedia at least it wasn’t an acting award :P


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:08 PM
mohaps: suddenly the foreign language oscars don’t seem so foreign.. at least that much slumdog has done #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:08 PM
mohaps: @marcmason tgif


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:11 PM
mohaps: @adlewis milk writer, make up guy two i can think of


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:13 PM
mohaps: @Energia he he.. man’s gotta suck at something…. he’s a great musician… check out the airtel ringtone he created…30 secs of pure bliss


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:13 PM
mohaps: @adlewis yeah, i forgive you, imperialist pig :P


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:15 PM
mohaps: queen latifah… lady’s got the pipes…. beyonce take notice :P #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:15 PM
mohaps: the dude from mcdonald’s salad dressing is last on death montage :P #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:17 PM
mohaps: @BRIANMBENDIS O venerable master, who’s writing those 70 scripts while you’re watching TV? :P


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:19 PM
mohaps: @spookychan good catch.. i think this was those who aren’t featured in tonight’s list #aa09 #oscars


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:20 PM
mohaps: @BRIANMBENDIS saving this for cross reference during your acceptance speech for TORSO in 2015 :P


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:20 PM
mohaps: #aa09 #oscars danny wins director prize…


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:21 PM
mohaps: #aa09 #oscars the presenter kind of breezed through the other nominee names :P


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:26 PM
mohaps: #aa09 #oscars wonder if india themed stuff will find more traction now in hollywood? pimp -> www.mumbaiconfidential.com ;-)


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:26 PM
mohaps: #aa09 #oscars Sophia Loren? Shirley Mclaine? this is Girls From Brazil :P


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:27 PM
mohaps: @adlewis meryl streep


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:30 PM
mohaps: #aa09 #oscars mummy IV casting call -> Sophia Lauren


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:31 PM
mohaps: @adlewis we’ll see… young aaron… we’ll see… night’s young yet :P


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:32 PM
mohaps: @adlewis damn… the broad from titanic wins best actress :P


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:34 PM
mohaps: #aa09 #oscars kate winslett’s dad rocks!


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:35 PM
mohaps: #aa09 #oscars angie baby is laughing only on the outside….


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:38 PM
mohaps: @adlewis #aa09 #oscars frank langella?


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:42 PM
mohaps: #aa09 #oscars Marv for president


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:43 PM
mohaps: @Energia you’re richer now i hope :P


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:46 PM
mohaps: @adlewis it’s more of a prop 8 statement


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:46 PM
mohaps: #aa09 #oscars Bill O’Reilly is going to ha


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:47 PM
mohaps: #aa09 #oscars Bill O’Reilly is going to have a field day


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:49 PM
mohaps: #aa09 #oscars Slumdog clip intercut with Twelve Angry Men… wtf? in a good way :)


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:51 PM
mohaps: #aa09 #oscars milk braveheart network … jolly good mix :P


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:54 PM
mohaps: ay, slumdog is top dog #aa09 #oscars i cheer but feel like i’m seling my soul… what the heck? jaiiiiiiiiiiiiiii hooooooooooo


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:55 PM
mohaps: #aa09 #oscars take that LeT … Mumbai rules!!!!!


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:57 PM
mohaps: #aa09 #oscars that’s it am out folks… see ya next year :P


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:57 PM
mohaps: @CXXG :)


Sunday, February 22, 2009 11:58 PM
mohaps: #aa09 #oscars would’ve liked one of the slumdog winners to have acknowledged the spirit of mumbai after nov 26 attacks :(


Monday, February 23, 2009 12:08 AM
mohaps: @adlewis just like oscar myers wanted :)


Monday, February 23, 2009 12:45 AM
mohaps: on request from friends. My personal best composition by Rehman : http://tinyurl.com/ajskvg

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Gruntled and Illusioned #2 – Adaptation

Two billygoats were eating a can of movie reel. One said to the other, “I liked the book better”. :P

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Sharukh Khan's new movie "My Name is Khan" and Asperger's Syndrome

SRK’s new movie is aparently about a man suffering from Asperger’s Syndrome. Well looks like Bollywood is finally looking beyond the “do bhai the bicchad gaye” cliches.

 

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Worklog Update (V-Day+1 '09)

NYCC 09 was … ummm… fruitful.

Things got moving. Am currently discussing two OGN’s with a reputed publisher. One of them of course is  Mumbai Confidential and the other is tentatively called “A Heaven For Trishanku” about a man released from jail after 40 years and finding that the world outside has moved on.

Greatbong pointed out that the premise for AHFT was similar to Tahader Katha and with my heart in my mouth, I immediately saw Tahader Katha on Jaman. Whoa! Imagine my relief when I found that beyond the basic premise about a man being released from prison and encountering a changed world, there is not much more in common. :) AHFT is more about the protagonist’s search for redemption, trying to find that one thing that underlines his life as not having been wasted.  BTW, Tahader Katha is a masterpiece, do check it out when you have the time.

Also made real headway in a long pending pitch called SYZYGY, a fantasy graphic novel about a world where the avatars of the twelve zodiac signs control reality. Hopefully that will see daylight this year :)

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Adya's Birthday

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Testing post by mail

Testing posterous by mail. This is a really cool service

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Trying out Posterous

Trying out Posterous.com

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Vote for Sid Kotian's Splitting Atoms @Zuda

The ex-Virgin Comics writer/artist Sid Kotian (DEVI, EAT THE DEAD, STRANDED) has put up his webcomic Splitting Atoms at Zuda Comics. So give it a read and vote for Sid.

http://www.zudacomics.com/node/1041