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5 Random Things is our not so random retelling of what the online world was doing on a particular occasion. Be it the Panama verdict, the ICC winning moment, mother’s day or a lazy Sunday afternoon, we’ve got you covered. This is what was happening on the internet when no one was watching.

5 Random Things: Coke Studio

Okay, slight disclaimer; I know Coke Studio 11 is far from over yet. But, as someone who had been pretty disappointed with the Studio of late, I need to commemorate them. I’m never really...

5 Random Things: Christchurch

As I write this, it is being reported that nine Pakistanis were among those killed in the Christchurch mosque shootings. But even without that direct link, I think we can agree that...
5 Pakistani Songs That Made Me Cry

5 Pakistani Songs That Made Me Cry

Music Moves The Soul When Meesha Shafi’s Mein first came out, and when I first heard it, the article that followed briefly touched on the moving quality of music. To add to that, within the...

The 5 Board Games that Pakistanis Love

In the 90’s, daddy-cool took me to a local toyshop. Of course the man in charge knew me well, I had spent my time there buying off every Batman action figure variant that he...

5 random things; Modi, Edhi, and music

Here’s a rundown of five completely random things that are completely mandatory viewing for anyone with a pulse. Scathing satires, heartwarming tributes, and some creative lightening in a bottle, you must revel in these...

5 random things; Quetta, cartoons & color

So this week, I’m going to try and inject some structure into this little crossroads that I like putting together. This time, I’m focusing on all things visual. Poetry, passion and heartbreak all around. 1,...

5 Random Things: ICC Champions

So I really wanted to do a post for father’s day, but all of yesterday was spent checking for Pakistan Vs India updates because of which I couldn’t list five things for all the...

5 Times Vintage Pakistani Television Shows Were SAVAGE

Sometimes we get really nostalgic, we reminisce about the ‘good old days’ and how the grass was so much greener. During these times, we forget to mention that while old was gold, it was...

5 random things; art, anger & perspective

So, I didn’t publish one of these last week. The problem I’m having with doing this series as a weekly thing is that sometimes I don’t find anything worth mentioning. So we’ll see where it...
blackface, madam, ladies only montage

5 random things: Blackface, Madam, wth?

This past week was a roller coaster ride of wth (that’s 'what the hell' for our more sophisticated readers). From the film scene, to the fashion industry to the ever, ever elusive legal sector,...