Tonics to heal your relationship woes
This week, due to it being Valentine's, I will not be printing my usual column, where I try (yeah, right, as if I don't succeed) and fix your pathetic, little problems. I know, I know, you have been waiting the entire week for that and those of you, who have e-mailed me with all your problems, will have to wait yet another week for your answer. No worries, your life isn't that important. You can put that on hold for Dr. Lovelove. Where else would you get such great relationship advice?
Remember how most of you mess up your relationship, incompetent and moronic as you are? Well, you can stop biting your head off about that. Dr. Lovelove has all the medicine you need to heal your relationship ailments.
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Third rule of love: Money is everything.
By Dr. Lovelove
By the Fakir for the Fakirs
With the turning of culture as the original bearing of the word “Fakir” (coming from Sufism) sadly is becoming non applicable in this modern world of ours, the city folks also seem to have acquired acute distaste for the poor beggars. While I understand that the fakirs do try to fool you into their money trap by addressing you, as “apa” even through you might be a “khala” or calling you “pretty” while you actually might not be, I reckon this should not to be a driving factor for super intense agitation. After all, our neighbouring corporations do this every day, sucking us even drier, except they use fair and lovely for the chicks and hot chicks (who don't use fair and lovely) for the male gender (yes, fair and handsome failed to have as much sales for reasons obvious). I do agree however that our fakirs do seem to have mastered a very high fertility rate and that their numbers are exponentially increasing. Regardless, for good or bad reason our beloved metropolitan decided to have a drive against street beggars in the Tejgaon area, just this week. On the first day they swamped over a hundred of my brethrens from their worksites and “freed” (quoting the exact word) them on the outskirts of the capital. What they were “freed” from, is what I wonder.
Ironically when I was reading this I was also glancing through our wonderful constitution, where under Article 11 of Part II it is stated, “The Republic shall be a democracy in which fundamental human rights and freedom and respect for the dignity and worth of the human person shall be guaranteed…” Oh it is a wonderful world. What bugged me the most is the government not taking any steps towards trying to actually help the beggars, by maybe either finding a proper temporary shelter for them or maybe even a job if our member of parliament is in a good mood. Dreams of a Fakir I tell you; so much for “dignity and worth of a human person.” While on this note, do read over our constitution if you already haven't. It is a well-orchestrated comic book, which carries aspirations of many great men, sadly yet to be accomplished. Even though capitalism inherently loathes equality, let's hope at some point fakirs will not have to go through the torture of calling the ugly a princess, just for the heck of two bucks.
By Adnan M. S. Fakir
Word from the readers on our last week's issue:
Puch: I LOVE S.N Rasul's writing.. he is sooo good! Love you! Is he cute btw?
Mohita Nath: I loved the RSi. It was really good. Dr Lovelove was cool too! Feels good to read a positive movie review.
Munjareen Shahnaz: (I) loved the article on the cover page. Any chance that Az and Sabs can come up with new cases at a regular basis.. and not once in a blue moon?
Shamsil Kamal: Once upon a time, some months before, there used to be a wonderful feature in the RS called 'Myth box' which yours truly used to love very much. Any news of its whereabouts?
Monisha Momtaz: Yay, finally an anime review after so long! *happy dance* Thanks Kokoro Chan! Loved the review on Sherlock Holmes by The Anarchist Kitten.
Anika Anjum: Even hell has its standards: Fan-bloody-tastic. Calyx was a good one. And so was the one about GTs on the back page. More of RSi? Good God. I found the entire write-up needlessly dramatic! No offence!
Ziaul Afnan Chowdhury: This week's issue was awesome.......specially liked "Loving with Dr.Lovelove'.......I wish to see some music review of Steve Vai on the next issue....
Note from RS: Keep your peepers peeled for Steve Vai next week!
Redwan Hossain: When I said the last issue of RS had less humour in it, you guys surely responded with a hilarious one this time around. I really liked it. Hats off to Mr....erm....DOCTOR Lovelove for his Lovin' with Dr. Lovelove. I really had a good laugh after reading it. I think I'm going to send my love problems and relationship hiccups to him onwards. The laws of courtship by HU was pretty awesome as well. Loved the cartoon of Emil (you're the man);not to mention Babu. To sum it all up, I'd say, splendid job RS
Zinnia Ahmed: I totally loved this issue! The front page is really cool.
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