Sri & Me: Adventures in Culture & Age @ Work

Sri & Me: Episode 20

by dre of on 27 January 2012

Me: You gotta get up for the downstroke… You know what I’m saying, chief?

Sri: Ahh, do yeah ya know yeah.

Me: WHAT!?!

Sri: Sorry chief, the bubble gum wouldn’t let me speak clearly.

Me: Oh…

Sri: It’s not the swagger.

Me: !!!!!!


Sri & Me: Episode 19

by dre of on 17 January 2012

*Sri left his headphones at home… decided to let his iPod rock over the computer speakers… and is chair jamming…*

1st song: Main Tera Dhadkan (off a Bollywood Soundtrack…)

2nd song: Harry Belafonte “Hava Nagila”

3rd song: Irene Cara “Flashdance… What A Feeling”

Sri: Have you seen this movie?

Me: What?

Sri: Flashdance?

Me: I know of it… I don’t recall sitting watching it.

Sri: Oh, you didn’t miss anything. *goes back to dancing*

4th song: Isaac Hayes “Theme from Shaft”

Sri: Do you know this song?

Me: *stares blankly*

Sri: Oh yes, of course.


Sri & Me: Episode 18

by dre of on 22 December 2011

Me: Can you bring me something back from India?

Sri: Yes, what?

Me: Aishwarya Rai.

Sri: Pssh! Are you crazy? She’s already had a baby.


Sri & Me: Episode 17

by dre of on 22 December 2011

Me: “Ball so hard, that shit cray…”

Sri: The ball is hard?

Me: Yup!

Sri: Who’s balls?



Sri & Me: Episode 16

19 December 2011

…we literally just had a 2-man go-go set… Sri: singing, “You messed up, messed up Sri. You messed up, messed up Sri.” Me: *on the drums, see: desk* <enter basic pocket groove from your favorite DC band…>

Sri & Me: Episode 15

16 December 2011

Me: “Well, I be done seen ‘bout everything… when I seen an elephant fly.” Co-worker: … Me: Hey, you’ve ever seen a elephant fly? Co-worker: ? Me: What you’ve never seen an elephant fly? Co-worker: What an elephant? Sri: Yes, you’ve never seen it? Co-worker: ??? Sri: What you don’t believe him? Co-worker: What that an elephant […]

Sri & Me: Episode 14

16 December 2011

Sri: *in discussion with co-worker* When in doubt, log-out! Co-Worker: Ahh, Sri very good rhyme there. Me: Oh, you ain’t know? That’s all we do. Rhyme and Crime, champ. Rhyme & Crime. Sri: And we do more crimes than rhymes.

Sri & Me: Episode 13

9 December 2011

Me: Ice cold, Sri… ice cold. You feel me? Sri: Yes. Me: You gotta keep it funky! Sri: I’ve got to send this email out before I do anything funky.

Sri & Me: Episode 11, “Shari Belafonte, Part 1”

9 December 2011

Sri: *singing Harry Belafonte* (his hero) Me: Did you see that HBO special about his life? Sri: Oh no, really? Me: Yeah… *pause* Sri: Was his daughter (Shari) in it??? Me: I don’t believe so, maybe briefly it was more about his life. Sri: Oh, man… she’s beautiful. Me: Let me guess… you have her […]

Sri & Me: Episode 12, “Shari Belafonte, Part 2”

9 December 2011

Me: I can download that issue of her if you want. Sri: No… no I don’t want to see. Me: Wait, you said she’s beautiful??? Sri: She is… but there’s more to beauty than being naked. Me: True… Sri: She cannot sing.