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[12 Dec 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: Trespass

If you’re stuck with a DVD of Trespass, you could ignore the poor reviews and watch it anyway, or you could read this and discover five reasons not to.

Arts & Culture, Books, Society »

[12 Dec 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Launch of Urdu Translation of Arundhati Roy’s Essays

Silent Reed hosted the launch of Asif Farrukhi’s translation of Arundhati Roy’s Broken Republic.

News & Politics »

[10 Dec 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Memogate: What Happened Behind Closed Doors

The Memogate inferno is cutting a path towards the Presidency. The outcome of the conflagration will dictate the course of domestic politics.

Blog Row, The Water Cooler »

[9 Dec 2011 | One Comment | ]
Research Says Money Can Buy Happiness

Sure, that Mercedes and state-of-the-art home theatre are ways to get some kicks, but you can derive real joy from your money by applying these spending techniques.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[9 Dec 2011 | One Comment | ]
Book Review: Pakistan – A Personal History

Imran Khan’s book will please the right-wingers, but his orthodox views will disappoint most progressive Pakistanis.

Art, Arts & Culture, Fashion, Society »

[9 Dec 2011 | Comments Off | ]
All That Glitters: Art and Fashion Come Together

Mahin Hussain and Iraj Manzoor find their fashion and artistic inspiration from gold.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[8 Dec 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: I Don’t Know How She Does It

Enjoy this movie for what it is: a chick flick with heart, about a woman who loves her kids and her work with similar passion – Carrie Bradshaw style.

Blog Row »

[8 Dec 2011 | Comments Off | ]
The Idea of Dev Anand

Dev Anand was fortunate to have Sahir Ludhianvi, Majrooh, Shailendra and Sachin Dev Burman to bail him out. Without them, the idea of Dev Anand and the middle classes he wooed would be jostling with real life.