GST – Do the right thing

India is on the verge of a tax revolution. The plethora of existing taxes – verging from irritating to baffling – will get combined into one. Central Excise Duty Service Tax Countervailing Duty Special Countervailing Duty Value Added Tax (VAT) Central Sales Tax (CST) Octroi Entertainment Tax Entry Tax Purchase Tax Luxury Tax Advertisement taxes […]

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Phenomenal Act

This girl is awesome. Not only is she a good singer, but man, that ventriloquist act is extraordinary. Its one of the hardest things to do, in most cases you can see the lips moving – but not her. Hell, even her comedic act is good.  

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The Pope and the Pirate

As you all know, the latest installment of Pirates of the Caribbean has come up. So, in the spirit of piracy, let Cheapo regale you with the tale of a bishop and the Pirates of the Mediterranean. Its an incredible tale of corruption involving a 14th century bishop, whose treasure was taken over by pirates […]

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Healthy Pancreas Best Pancreas

Heart, liver, lungs, kidney When it comes to the big kahoonas among our internal organs, these are the ones that come to mind, these are the ones that you think of taking care. But, there is another one – the pancreas. You know what it does? It makes insulin for controlling blood sugar levels, and […]

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Pastry takes the Cake

Humans don’t need a reason to boink. And they don’t really need a reason to fight. But sometimes excuses give a veneer of validity. Like the time France invaded Mexico. During the early years of the new Mexican republic there was widespread civil disorder as factions competed for control of the country. The fighting often resulted in […]

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Champions of England

Well, here  we go again. After last season’s epic clusterfuck, we are champions again. Que Queen’s song. And once again we need to thank Arsene Wenger for our victories. After all, some things in life are just not tolerable, just too reprehensible, things that make you question the very essence of human existence – the Mongol […]

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Sounds of Music

What is the world’s most used language? Some will say English, some will say Spanish, some will say Mandarin, some will say Arab. Anyone claiming Hindi can fuck right off. What is the oldest surviving language? You will say that its possibly Tamil, or maybe Hebrew or Greek. Well Cheapo says you are all wrong. […]

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