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Into the Vile

Into the Vile

From extra-long curly toe nails to phantom arms that originate from nowhere, everything that could possibly be disturbing manages to find a way in your newsfeed. You scroll down your Facebook page...
A Pakistani? Say What?

A Pakistani? Say What?

Picture this: An early morning class. A bunch of sleepyheads sitting all around. And a teacher – a teacher talking about national identity. No it had nothing to do with identifying the...
Rotten Eggs for Media, Anyone?

Rotten Eggs for Media, Anyone?

Let’s throw a bucket of tomatoes and rotten eggs at the media. Everyone’s doing it. Even though, I feel like joining on the bandwagon, I don’t think it’s really clever. Let me tell you why:...
Saving Face and Deflecting Criticism

Saving Face and Deflecting Criticism

Remember the last time you decided to go out and earn international recognition for your country? The last time you walked down the Red Carpet and held an Oscar in your hand? No? Well, that’s...
Aunties Aunties

Aunties Aunties

It’s amazing how we have all reached a point where no news is ”breaking” enough. News about people dying, trains colliding, snowstorms and hailstorms doesn’t bring us out of...
When Parents Use the F-word

When Parents Use the F-word

When my mom decided to “poke” my dad on Facebook, it started a flurry of panic attacks almost as if the baby had just dirtied