Just a little Pinch & Co of Happiness

Oh hey! How’ve you been!? Come in, come in, have a seat! You must be exhausted! Oh my the long day you’ve had, you deserve it put your feet and relax. No, no go...

5 Pakistani Artists You Won’t Find on Coke Studio

In an older article, I warned, or let’s say prophesied, that if the producers of Coke Studio aren’t careful, their seat on the pinnacle of Pakistani Music will be taken. Today, I’m going to...
Manto

Saadat Hasan Manto: Heretic, Lunatic, Genius

Nostalgia is turmoil. With indefatigable resilience and sensational poise it kneads out memories into pavilions shrouded by a thick seamless cocoon of emotions. Such was the scenario whilst I was having a quick chat...

Let’s Talk About Cake’s Music

Chances are that you’ve already heard about Cake, and how much of a step forward it is for Pakistani cinema. We’ve been excited about it for a very long time. In fact, in his...

How to (re)Introduce Your Non-Pakistani Friends to Pakistan

I won’t lie, the point of this post is to simply talk about some stuff that I’ve been loving. But, as I was looking over the videos I chose, I realized that there was...

The best Pepsi Ad Pakistan has Ever Seen

Our world is full of secrets. Especially in this day and age where people want to be ‘first’ for everything, from PSL tickets to Sapphire Sales. One thing, however, that isn’t a secret is...

How Decades of War Began Appearing on Carpets from Afghanistan

Many a Karachi living room has been adorned by a carpet from Afghanistan. Their reliance on symmetrical shapes, rich colours and fine wool makes them stand out easily. But not all the designs are...

It’s Time We Went to Rehab for Our Coke Studio Addiction

I was scrolling through Facebook as one does late one night. It’s useful for finding out about current events, you see. After reading about Mahira’s cringe-worthy reaction to Javed Sheikh’s awkward show of affection,...

Light Object Space – Art Inspired by Everything

We covered S. M. Raza's work earlier, which included the mural of Abdul Sattar Edhi in Karachi. It's time to bring S. M. Raza in limelight again for his recent art exhibition called "Light...

The Most Underrated Bands from Pakistan

This is a story.A very long time ago Geo TV had a trick up its sleeve. There was of course its megalomaniacal approach to market its presence with decent camerawork and shoddy news reporting...