Pakistan

Pakistan’s “Angel” Taher Shah Is Taking Over The Internet

April 9, 2016

Internet cult favorite Taher Shah released his newest music video “Angel” on Friday. This bizarre song, which features the moon-faced, fairy-esque singer walking slowly through rolling green hills while the refrain of “I am like an angel, mankind’s angel, lonely for you” repeats over and over, seems like the perfect parody but it’s actually entirely genuine. … Read More

Humans of New York Is In Pakistan

August 5, 2015

The internet sensation Humans of New York, also affectionately shortened to HONY, is currently traveling through Pakistan and documenting the people and stories they meet. Here are some of our favorites so far: “One beautiful thing about advocating for the poor is that feminist ideals are advanced naturally. In order to fight eviction from their homes, … Read More

Art Feature, Birbal Studios’ Floral Pakistan

May 8, 2015

Abdullah Syed, of Birbal Studios, said he was tired of the typical, one-sided and biased portrayal he saw of his native Pakistan. “[This series is] an attempt to show Pakistan is a lot more than just terrorism, minority killings, homeland, guns, riots and chat masala,” Syed said. “It’s rainbows, and butterflies, and happy clouds and … Read More

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