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  • An Avengers Fight: As Told By Civilians

    The existence of the Avengers is no longer a fairytale. They are here to protect us from the evil forces residing in the universe. We are already more or less familiar with their stories. But, what about the civilians on the sidelines who have to witness and endure the frequent chaos and destruction? These are their stories.
  • Woman vs. Street

    On today's episode, I shall be venturing into the streets of Dhaka to get from point A to point B. For those of you who are unaware, the streets are a battlefield. There are creatures lurking around on the streets in these parts that ogle you, leer at you, grope you, shout obscenities at you, etc. The list is truly endless. Even so, they somehow keep coming up with newer ways to distress you. My challenge today will be to walk around 4 blocks along these streets without losing my mind and keeping a straight face.
  • How to create your own sitcom

    Did you just finish watching a poorly made sitcom that somehow won two Emmys? And now you're probably thinking, “Hey, I could have done it better!” Well, it's difficult to say whether you could have actually done it better or not but here's my guide to making your very own poorly made sitcom.
  • Which Kardashian are you?

    You regularly post about how difficult it is living with social anxiety and routinely get into fights with the others for normalising having anxiety. You like showing off your trophies and bragging about all the things you have achieved at such a young age and ending that sentence with “But, I really don't like to show off”. You can be a bit extra sometimes and everyone knows that it isn't home-made face mask that makes your skin glow like you claim it to be. It's high time you admit that you're wearing highlighters.
  • Same old thing

    The unbearable July sun was beating down on the pedestrians mercilessly. The fortunate ones were in their cars, the windows shut and the air conditioner blasting on full speed. At least the pedestrians were able to go towards their destination. The fortunate ones were sitting in stagnant traffic and the air surrounding them seemed to be vibrating from the heat given off by the cars. My immediate thought was of how these thoughtless people are causing