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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: Stuff Happening In Pakistan, Really Soon

So, here’s the thing; since I left Pakistan, a ton of things seem to be happening. Case in point, Karachi Eat. Essentially a plethora of aesthetically pleasing food, with rows of celebrities cueing for...

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 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; Saying Goodbye

It has been a week since the passing of two Pakistani legends. A fierce human rights lawyer, the likes of whom we might never see again. And, an actor who represented the golden age...

5 (Well 6) Must Try Eateries in K-Town

First of all, the term K-Town doesn’t refer to a Korea Town, in some western metropolis. No. K-town is a colloquial term used by many Karachites as a term of endearment for their beloved...

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...
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5 Random Things: For Art ’s Sake

These past few days have been a daze. Seemingly without end and drowning in an ocean of essays, exams, number crunching and the suitably mundane. And nothing makes you appreciate creativity like the lack...
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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,...

5 random things; love, loss and music

_By Ushah Kazi So this has been an interesting week. After an eighteen-month saga the story of the American election transformed from The Lord of the Rings finale into the darkest Game of Thrones episode...