TGIF: JHMS Themed, Men in Leather Jackets

One thing that really struck me about the new JHMS trailer released today was how delightfully familiar SRK looked in that leather jacket.  I could do a whole other post on the psychological meaning of leather jackets (Western, motorcycles, slightly forbidden, impractical (SO HOT IN INDIA), helps hide narrow shoulder and expanding waist issues), but we don’t need that, we just know that men in leather jackets=bad boy sexy.

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TGIF: Jagga Jasoos Themed! Men in Sweater Vests

Now, if I am following this correctly, the thinking goes “men wear sweater vests in mountains-many children’s boarding schools are in mountains because it is supposed to be healthier-young men in sweater vests makes us think they are teenagers”.  But the way in which these sweater vests come across can vary greatly image to image.

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TGIF: Let’s Not Overthink this-SUNGLASSES!

Happy Friday!  It was pouring rain this morning, and now it is blazing sunshine.  Which is making me think, “Sunglasses!”  It’s not the most original photo series idea, but it is always good.  Because sunglasses obscure your eyes, which make you look more otherworldly and better than us mortals.  Also, easier to see you as just manmeat, and not a person!

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TGIF: Happy Pride Weekend! Let Us Look at the Gayest Images in Indian Film

Oh Pride!  The happiest weekend of the year in terms of fanfic/silly content.  The saddest weekend of the year in terms of not having loud drunk people sit next to me on the train.  At least this year I have no reason to leave the house (my church lemonade stand/marching group can get along without me!), so I can just huddle up indoors and work on my epic Pride themed fanfic.  I’m going to try to hit all the letters, L and G and B and T and Q and maybe H.  If Indian film isn’t going to serve that audience, it is up to me to fill in the gap!  Anyway, a great TGIF post topic, I think we can all agree.

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TGIF Post: In Bed!

You know that joke, right?  You read a fortune cookie, or something else similarly general and metaphorical and then add “in bed!” to the end to make it sexual.  In this case, I am putting all my regular TGIF suspects in bed.  Because I just purchased and built my first bed since I left my parents’ house (finally graduating from futons!), and I am very interested in beds right now.

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TGIF: Bahubali Cast Looking All Strange in Modern Clothes! (plus, Friendly Appearance from SRK!)

It’s always odd when you see period actors in modern clothing, right?  Like, Colin Firth (The One True Darcy) never looks quite right to me in jeans.  But, on the other hand, the Bahubali cast in modern clothes does make me think “oh good, it’s just a movie!  I don’t have to be so sad/scared/angry about it.”  And I thought it might cheer us all up to share that experience this Friday.  Feel free to put your favorite “happy happy!” photos of these actors in the comments, if I missed any.

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TGIF: What Is More Important Than the Bond Between a Boy and His Mother?

Mothers and sons, that’s appealing, right?  Depending on which side of it you are.  If you are the daughter-in-law, it may incite crazed flashbacks of “JUST TELL HER WE AREN’T COMING FOR THANKSGIVING!!!  STAND UP FOR ME FOR ONCE!!!”  But if you are on the mothers’ side, or if you have no dog in this fight as yet (like me), it is very appealing.

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TGIF: For Easter, Have Some Hot Indian Jesus Pictures!

Happy Good Friday!  I am celebrating by seeing Arjit Singh live tonight (WOOT!!!!).  But I don’t want to totally ignore the massive religious celebration going on all over the world.  So, in honor of Jesus, let’s look at some hot men.  Who kind of look like Jesus (as presented in American pop culture).

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TGIF: For the End of Flu Season, a Vitamin C Filled Post!

I don’t know what was up this winter, but everyone I know got sick!  I got sick twice, and like really really sick, not just “a little tickle in the throat” sick.  And among my friends I heard everything from bronchitis to walking pneumonia.  But it is supposed to be over now!  Right?  Because it is officially Spring?  And to celebrate, lets have one last orgy of Vitamin C!

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TGIF: For International Women’s Day, Let’s See Some Women Being Worshiped!

Happy Friday!  This was a fun one to put together.  My first thought for International Women’s Day was a “look at these pretty women!” post, but I already did that.  So, I’m going to go a little deeper. International Women’s Day is supposed to be about men respecting women.  Doesn’t always work, of course, but that’s the idea.  And so I want to put up some pictures of men being happily dominated by women

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TGIF Post: Old is Gold or New is True?

Okay, you ready for deep deep thoughts and discussion?  This came up in my Bhootnath post earlier today, is it better to have an unattractive version of an old favorite, or a perfect shining new version of a newcomer?  And, to make this even more challenging, what if they are in the same family?  Ready to put on your thinking caps and make some votes? (just post a comment if you want with all your choices for 1 through 7)

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TGIF: Happy Birthday Again, Abhi Baby!

Abhishek isn’t exactly like Hrithik or Salman in terms of TGIF-iness.  But I know there is a certain segment of the population which appreciates him.  And that part of that segment is in the comments section here.  So I thought I might as well give him his very own post for his birthday week.

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TGIF: Rangoon Inspired Post, Men in Uniform!

I’m with holding judgement on Rangoon as a whole, but I am whole-heartedly behind Shahid Kapoor in a WWII uniform!  We already got a hint of Shahid in uniform in Mausam, but not nearly enough.  And not enough of men in uniform in general.  More uniformed heroes!  That’s what I say.

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TGIF: Let’s End the Year With Movie Stars! Movie Stars and Puppies!

When I was putting together the post for last Friday, I ran across a photo of Salman with a puppy.  Which lead me down a bit of a movie-stars-and-puppies rabbit hole.  And what a lovely way to enter the New Years weekend, with a bunch of movie star and puppy photos!

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