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2017; Our Year in Moments

Wow. I would say that this has been a year like any other. But that isn’t really true. 2017 had its ups and downs, but their frequency and depth made the year stand out....
montage of 2017 images

2017: A Year in Review

Yes, I am aware of how terribly clichéd this seems. But please do bare with me. I personally don’t do this as a that-time-of-year induced compulsion. But there are very few years that have...

Fashion, Photography and the Perfect Pizza: A Snapshot of Fahhad Rajper’s Journey

From the glittering sets of Pakistan’s fashion scenes to the Pizza scented kitchen of his new dhabba, Fahhad Rajper has had a pretty eventful year. in fact, he’s had a busy couple of years....

S. M. Raza: A Man, A Mural and Some Heroes

You might remember me writing about a wonderful mural of Abdul Sattar Edhi that appeared on a Karachi wall sometime ago. Syed Mohammad Raza, the man behind the artwork, is decidedly found of painting...

Nashra Balagamwala on Art, Design and Building Forts

Earlier this year, news about Nashra Balagamwala’s experimental board game Arranged, hit the internet like a thunderbolt. If you haven’t heard, the game parodied and commented on the norm of arranged marriages. The nation...
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Come As You Are: The Return of Band Culture

It should not start off as a sob story. It probably isn’t. I cannot promise a happy ending though. A moral at the end of it is imminent for those who are wary of...

A Guide to Convocation Ceremony Survival

Here you are. You’re finally in for the long haul. Breathe in, breathe out. There, you’ve done it. Sounds like a plan. Your years in college aren’t shy of giving you that illusory comfort...

Why Aren’t We Talking About Telenor’s New Advertising Campaign?

You! Yeah you! You who inhabit the Pakistani inter webs and fill every last forum with your comments on literally every last thing. I have a question for you.  Why are you not talking...

Talent Focus: Suhaee Abro The Dancing Queen

Last time, I wrote about the beautiful Mr. Gohar Rasheed and why he deserves some love. This time, I thought I’d talk about another stunning talent that deserves some light. Pakistan has a dancing...

Three Pakistani Rappers that Deserve some Love

Some time ago, we did a video about the Pakistani rap scene in all its glory. However, since I wanted to keep it under five hours long (as I’m sure you can imagine) we...