Archive for the ‘politics schmolitics’ Category

nahin nahin. not naz pan masala. that would be too bloody obvious. and i was never the naz type anyway. shahi deluxe was more my style until i decided to singlehandedly make the guy who owns wrigley’s a multibillionaire. plus why anyone would want to eat something like sonf after coating in it the thing […]


be careful what you wish for. it might just… millions of years ago when dinosaurs roamed the earth and the ice age meant there was a market for gas heaters in sibi and jacobabad; the tectonic plates had not shifted all that much and punjab was still a part of mongolia. the region was socially […]


not every thing that should happen should happen. so yes, i, who have long since bemoaned the incomprehensible loyalty of the masses to one of the most corrupt, cruel and often criminal leaders in pakistani history – and we’ve had several, mind you – am now reduced to feeling an overwhelming sense of loss, even grief, at […]


” kaali kaali bakreean, oon hai kya?” well the translator/lyricist/rip-off-artist puts it as “jee haan, jee haan, teen thaileean.” the more likely riposte from any self respecting black sheep, however, would be, ‘uloo ke pathay, “sheep” ko kehtay hain “dumba”.’ the point being that where there’s a smart aleck who thinks he did a good job translating […]


while the province braces for another spate of drama, emotion, violence, rage, lies, deceit and corruption – no i’m not talking about a new star plus serial; benazir’s going to larkana – deep in the interior of the mysterious 140,000 square kilometres known as sindh, there is, even as you read this, a bunch of […]


when chicken licken ran to henny penny screaming, “the sky is falling down! the sky is falling down!” it triggered a chain of insignificant events, a rabble of idiotic birds running around in circles shouting doomsday prohecies and spreading panic – and then history forgot them (it was after all only a lousy acorn) and they’re […]