TMN Contributing Writer Pasha Malla is the author of four books. He is also the head of TMN’s informal panel of film critics. He lives in Toronto.
As relatives gather for a wedding, Pasha Malla faces tough questions about why his family moved away from Jammu and Kashmir and tries to figure out what, exactly, they left behind. Part five of his travel journal.
Along bumpy roads and past intimidating border posts, our author heads north for his cousin’s wedding and discovers safety might be just a state of mind, in the fourth installment in his travel journal.
On a trip back to India, our author sees the shining new face of the country’s idealistic business elite—and also the not-so-shining parts. The third installment in a series of travel essays.
On a trip back to India, Pasha Malla sets his itinerary in search of his past. He gets up close and personal in a nation of arranged marriages, in the second installment in his travel journal.
On a trip back to India, our author sets his itinerary in search of his past. But in an ever-changing country, history can be difficult to find. The first in a series of travel essays.
Following the death of an American journalist, the rest of the world is taking notice of the declining situation in Oaxaca. Our writer interviews his sister Anna, who watched the peace unravel first-hand this summer.
Toronto’s new mayor has prompted a revival of civic spirit, including a push to celebrate the city’s public spaces. But what if your experiences in its parks are memorable for all the wrong reasons?
It’s true that this year’s South by Southwest music festival brought a number of unlikely musical pairings to the stage. Few were as unlikely as Joey Lawrence and Raekwon. (Whoa!)
Ever wonder what the Vikings did for fun when they weren't out raping and pillaging? The answer: kubb. Occasionally called "Viking chess," this Swedish lawn game is a bocce-Jenga hybrid...
Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. This week we answer a question that has plagued us all since the day after we invented plumbing.
Featuring the vibrant artwork of San Diego painter Nuvia Crisol Guerra, Loteria de la Mujer reimagines the popular Mexican party game with images of 20 stages in a woman's life, from...
If the words "reading series" prompt thoughts of bongo drums, first-person rape fantasies or Ethan Hawke, it's probably time you stopped by Toronto's monthly Super Pen Pals Secret Reading Society....