Monthly Archives: November 2012

Soothsaying

The entrance to the Mariam Aftab Healing Center is fairly nondescript, nestled as it is amidst many townhouses hidden behind a mobile telephone office next to the Sherpao Bridge. There is a sign on the road and another at the … Continue reading

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Disorientalism

Gobama. Owiously. But this was not the popular local view (surprise!). Polls suggested that Pakistan was one of a handful of countries around the planet that would have voted Romney in instead of Obama. (You know, like if they had … Continue reading

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Twister

Hurricane Sandy has come and gone, leaving most of the eastern US resembling Sindh during the monsoon. All the Pakistanis I know living on the East Coast of America have been rolling their eyes at the hipsters and WASPS freaking … Continue reading

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Feel Good

I’m still not over Yash Chopra dying from Dengue disease. I just thought I’d throw that out there. Of course it’s sad that the Rom Com Don passed away and I do hope he is running through heavenly wheat fields … Continue reading

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