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Bura Time

Kaaiynat aik bahot hi pecheeda jagah hai. Laikin hum jo yaha karnay aey hai woh kaafi simple hai. Hamay yaha career bananay beja gaya hai. Laikin career banana itna asaan kaam nahi. Kaafi hurdles hotay hai career bananay may. Jaisay … Continue reading

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The Black Prince

As I splashed water on my face I saw him. There he was. In the mirror. Looking back at me, with a bastardly smile on his face. “Look what you’ve done now, you fucker. You’ve completely fucked me up. And … Continue reading

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Short Story: The Fake Pakistani

Also published on Chowk.       Nikalna khuld se Aadam ka suntay aey hai laikin, Bahot bay-aabroo ho kar teray koochay se hum niklay – Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib Don’t look at the policeman taking bites of the chicken … Continue reading

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KP vs Punjab: A Racist Post

I was in a part of Punjab last few days. I know I’m making it sound like I’ve been to Antarctica. Anyways here are a few things I noticed in Punjab that differ from KP. mar jao laikin qehwa nahi … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of NFP

1990s: This is the embittered Nadeem Farooq Paracha, who has abandoned writing. Early 00’s: This is when he is giving up on any sort of revolution. Mid 00’s: This is when he is just being cynical. 2010: And this is … Continue reading

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Another Brick in the Wall

The best children’s Urdu literature that I read in my time was the 2 Rupees Umro Ayyar, Sheikh Chilli, Tarzan etc little books. I don’t think they are still available. I used to buy mine from a guy with a … Continue reading

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The Stringed Thingies

Japanese are awesome. Not only do they produce the most reliable electronics, but they also have a very wicked culture with their kaminoes, geishas, sumo wrestlers, samurais, and all. Japanese are so awesome that they only need three strings in … Continue reading

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