This post was originally published in December 2011.

It seems impossible to talk about the events of Karbala without also acknowledging the spiritual diversity within Islam. Unfortunately, Orientalist discourse on the differences between Sunni and Shia Muslims have produced many misconceptions and distortions about Islam. It is also disheartening when…

Warning: Spoilers below for Supergirl seasons 1–4, including the Elseworlds crossover episodes!

If you had asked me who my favorite superhero was three years ago, I would have answered without hesitation, “Superman.” When people complained that the man of steel is “too overpowered,” I would encourage them to look beyond…


Pakistani, Muslim, counselor, independent filmmaker, Star Wars geek, prequelist.

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