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TV Show To Binge Watch: Atypical

TV Show: Atypical IMDb Rating: 8.4 Rotten Tomatoes: 80% Atypical comes from the creator of How I Met Your Mother (which I initially found hilarious but which gradually became frustrating to the point that I wanted to throw all types of things at the TV while it was on) and The Goldbergs (which never quite…

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TV Show To Binge Watch: Netflix’s GLOW

TV Show: GLOW on Netflix IMDb Rating: 8.1 Rotten Tomatoes: 95% In an attempt to fill the Game of Thrones-shaped hole in our lives, S and I were looking for something that would keep us sufficiently distracted and entertained between episodes. “I don’t even like wrestling” was my first reaction when I saw that S…

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TGIF: 5 Movies To Watch Over The Long Weekend

If you’re like any partially sane human ever, you’re probably psyched about the long weekend. I say “partially sane” ’cause like, being just plain sane is so last century. And so is talking like this. But that’s beside the point. Let’s not lose focus of the important topic we’re here to talk about – the…

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5 Reasons to Watch 13 Reasons Why

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 96% IMDb rating: 9.1 If nothing else, these ratings should make you want to watch it, but here are some more in case you still need convincing. 1. Reminds me of the greatest high-school murder mystery TV show of all time Snappy dialogue, high-school drama and a mystery that slowly unravels over…

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An Open Letter to Mangobaaz on “True Manliness”

Dear Mangobaaz, I’ll be honest, I like you guys a lot better than, well…some of your competitors. But I recently read something on your website which made me uncomfortable and was, to put it bluntly, quite problematic. Let me be clear – I don’t doubt your intentions. I’m sure you meant well. However, the reason…

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On Winning The Liebster Award

Last week, I was nominated for a Liebster Award. Well, the blog was but I’m just gonna go ahead and steal all the glory ‘cause I can c: I’ve been keeping it a secret until I could write about it. Except, I spilled the beans to Shehryar ‘cause I couldn’t contain the excitement when I…

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Trash Talk on Pakistan Day

A couple of weeks ago, in the spirit of spontaneity, my sis-in-law and I got a one-way ride to Seaview (cause getting a one-way ticket to Peru was too expensive, JK). As a Karachiite who lives so close to the sea, the frequency of my visits to the beach (or lack thereof) is just plain…