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Women are Our Superheroes!

Women are Our Superheroes!

Most unsurprising has been the apparent revival of drama on television desperately trying to make up for the missing (in every sense of the word) genres of film, theatre and multiple restrictions on...
Paradoxes of a Non-Resident Pakistani

Paradoxes of a Non-Resident Pakistani

He talks about Pakistan as if it’s a distant country with way too many problems and corrupt politicians. Pakistani politics, of which he knows nothing, is the favorite topic on which he can rant...
Is Social Courtesy a Pain?

Is Social Courtesy a Pain?

Of the many afflictions of the excruciating transformation from childhood into adulthood – in other words growing up – minding manners is most gruesome, one of the first things we learn to mind...
Art Matters, Really?

Art Matters, Really?

It’s not that I have anything against artists or art. It is the very opposite actually. Hitherto, I considered my personal critique of various forms of art quite out-of-the-box. Only to discover...
From Lahore to Los Angeles

From Lahore to Los Angeles

For starters, let me strictly define a common American (No, Kim Kardashian in not a common American). Common American refers to a software techie who makes a hundred thousand dollars a year, a...