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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.

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...
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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...

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 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...
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5 Mustaches That Rocked Pakistan

It's not everyday that you get to see a set of mustaches that changed the course of history. Yes, you would say that you have seen all kinds of mos out there, but we...

5 Pakistanis Who Should Have Their Own Reality TV Shows

There I was, engaged deep in conversation with Ushah Kazi about Pakistani celebrities and the controversies that surround them. While also, simultaneously, battling sleep. As I began losing my battle with sleep, Ushah had...

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 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....