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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.

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 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...

5 random things: Pakistani rap, politics, satire and savagery

Oh what a glorious month it has been for Pakistani rap fans. Not only do we get to see Rap Engineers get the credit they so richly deserve. We are also treated to the...
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...

2018 Pakistani Movies That Are So Bad, They’re Good

So there I was; innocently researching Pakistani cinema’s achievements in 2018. When, I came across Pakistani movies that had completely avoided my radar. And let’s just say, I’m a little sad that I missed...

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...

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; 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...

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....