Philosophically inclined podcasts on subjects ranging from haircuts to public policy.
# 61 - Mustafa Seth (Seth Sahab)
Mustafa is a filmaker. We speak about the dimensions of love, the chasm between millennial and gen z creators, the irreverence surrounding conversations about woman empowerment, and the power of dreams.
# 60 - Taha G
Taha G is a musician and a music producer. We speak about the democratizing power of the digital content creation technology available to musicians, about the move away from 'classical' renditions of genres in Pakistan, about the existential anchoring found in art, about what powers his music in particular, and about the taboos and stigmas still surrounding mental health in the Pakistani context.
# 59 - Arsalan Majid
Arsalan is a filmmaker and the proprietor of a content creation agency. We spoke about the romanticism associated with filmmaking in Pakistan, about the rugged flavor of filmmaking that Arsalan prefers, about his yet-to-be-released feature film 'beyond the wetlands,' about the emancipatory power of dreams, and about creating art that one can be proud of.
# 58 - Irfan Junejo
Irfan Junejo is a content creator well known for his cinematic, stylized videography and photography, he is also touted by some as the face of YouTube in Pakistan. We speak about the irreverence with which the women's movement is treated in Pakistan, about battling imposter syndrome, about anchoring oneself in the creative process, about the insidious effects of fame, about the primacy of storytelling, and about the difference between championing a cause and recreational outrage.
# 57 - Muneeb Adil
Muneeb Adil and I speak about the irreverence with which the women's movement in Pakistan is spoken about, about all that divides us, about the difference in the ideologies of millennial creators versus Gen Z creators, and about the age-old concept of patronage.
# 56 - Zarrar Khuhro
Zarrar Khuhro is part of the old guard of Pakistani journalism, with a prolific career in print and electronic media and a powerful presence on Twitter. Zarrar Sahab is also the co-host of 'Zara Hat Kay,' a mainstay on the programming on Dawn News. We speak about the inherent hope present in the vocation of journalism, about the brilliant history that has preceded the latest rendition of the women's empowerment movement in Pakistan, about the cyclical nature of cynicism, about the need to move away from recreational antagonism, and about the sad reality of those who would aim there rage at unwitting victims garbed in the anonymity afforded to them by social media.