Don’t Despair, New Jersey

May 20th, 2010 by Ashwath Krishna Leave a reply »

Hi, New Jersey.

You may remember me. A couple of years ago, me and my cousin came to the Shore with fake IDs.

For the record – you should tell your bouncers to keep the names of famous Indian cricketers on hand. Don’t let in any Indian kid who carries an out-of-state Drivers License' with the names Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sunil Gavaskar (among others) and a non-American accent. Heaps fun anyway.

A lot of people mock your state. I don’t.

I like New Jersey.

I love your Italian food, although it doesn’t quite compare to the food from Italy or Norton St back home

Your roads are the only ones I’ve driven on and felt at home amongst thousands of other crazy, reckless drivers who think everything can be justified by yelling at the guy who tried cutting him off. 

Plus, you gave me and the world the Jersey Shore, both the place and the incomparable TV show.

And you hav ...

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