30 Dec, 2008

Our expedition to Hala and Bhit Shah…

30 Dec, 2008

Our expedition to Hala and Bhit Shah is born spontaneously. But that’s how things happen around here. Sometimes, one can plan and organize, and even still nothing moves. But...

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28 Dec, 2008

Yesterday was the first death anniversary…

28 Dec, 2008

Yesterday was the first death anniversary of Benazir Bhutto. The government declared the day as a national holiday, and outside her home in Clifton, Karachi, people gathered to pay...

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25 Dec, 2008

It's been almost a week since…

25 Dec, 2008

It’s been almost a week since we’ve been in Karachi. Saturday marks the death anniversary of Benazir Bhutto, and there are posters all around the city commemorating the loss...

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22 Dec, 2008

a moment that's difficult to record…

22 Dec, 2008

I’m visiting Zainab Market with my friend and her cousin, a slender young woman, who guides us to a jeans store off the main road. Apparently the store, which...

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20 Dec, 2008

As we leave Houston…

20 Dec, 2008

As we leave Houston, our bags get searched by a drug-ammo dog… The glittery Dubai airport where we spent an excrutiating 6 hours. 20 Dec 2008 · 01:53:33 PM

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17 Dec, 2008

In just three hours, Minal and I…

17 Dec, 2008

In just three hours, Minal and I will be flying out of Houston to Karachi to spend time with my family. I will also be traveling around the country...

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14 Dec, 2008

14 Dec, 2008

The last few months have been extraordinarily busy. I’ve read my work

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13 Dec, 2008

Over the last few weeks…

13 Dec, 2008

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been asked by a lot of people to write my views about the bombings in Mumbai. While I’ve felt the same anger and...

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15 Nov, 2008

This short video is part of a project…

15 Nov, 2008

This short video is part of a project that I’m doing for a VBB production, Pakistan Live Broadcast.

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19 Oct, 2008

a sunday morning conversation with minal

19 Oct, 2008

a sunday morning conversation with minal: minal: who’s that? me: george dubya. minal: why does he look sad? me: because he’s not going to be president of this country...

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