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5 Random Things

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.

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; tributes, talent & beauty

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Nawaz Sharif, Panama Verdict

5 Random things: Panama Verdict

It could have been a week like any other. But then, the “Panama verdict” surfaced, and ensured that nothing would ever be the same again. The most annoyingly well-read amongst us will argue that...

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; moving forward

This week has been another debilitating brick in the 2016 wall. On December 7th local media confirmed that PIA’s flight PK661 had crashed, that there were no survivors and that renown singer turned religious...

5 Random Things: How Did I Miss These Pakistani Songs?

If you’ve spotted the pattern of my posting schedule, you know that I can be a hermit at times. In fact, I have periodic episodes of quilt snuggling, chai-drinking, Netflix binging isolation....

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 Random Things: When Pakistan Just Had Fun

This week has been an odd roller coaster, with a truly terrifying climax in the middle. When it looked like the censor board was actually going to have its way, all of Pakistan held...

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 Life Lessons from The Cult Classic Tanhaiyan

If you follow me on Instagram, you might have heard that I recently traveled back to Canada. The fourteen hour flight aside, a trip half way across the globe isn’t always fun. There is...