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December 14, 2017
Rogue One: An Islamic (Star Wars) Story
Here are a few reasons why I believe "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" is...
May 26, 2017
The Religion of ‘Star Wars’: Why People of All Faiths Embrace the Force
Yoda, seen here in The Empire Strikes Back, has parallels in many religious traditions. (Photo:...
May 13, 2017
Muslim Media Activism, Circa 1998
In 1998, I had been out of college (UC Berkeley) for 1 year and was...
October 07, 2016
The Birth of a Nation: Film Review
Recently my friend, Nizar Ahmed and I had a discussion on facebook about the new...
January 30, 2016
29 Bay Area Halal Eats for #SuperBowl50 Foodies
One of the largest sporting events in the country, SuperBowl50 will be coming to the...
December 25, 2015
FAUX NEWS: Trump Dislikes New Star Wars Movie! (Parody)
For Immediate Release: FAUX News (Dec 25th, 2015): Trump Dislikes New Politically Correct Star Wars...
December 24, 2014
Interview with Writer/Producer Kamran Pasha
Recently, I watched the Showtime Series “Sleeper Cell” which aired for 2 seasons from 2005...
July 26, 2014
Ramadan 2014 – White House Iftaar & Learning to Play the Game
As many of us heard via social media, President Obama made a statement at the...
February 09, 2014
The Rain Prayer: Did it Really work ?
As most people know, California is going through one of the worst droughts in it's...
February 01, 2014
Super Bowl Recipe: Jamaican Style Halal Jerk Wings & Dipping Sauce
It's that time of the year again: The Super Bowl. And Super Bowl Parties. A...
January 30, 2014
NCIS: A Case Study on US Military Propaganda
Usually I don’t watch the CBS program “NCIS” (Naval Criminal Investigative Service) because I don’t...
September 11, 2013
The Aftermath: 12 years later
12 years ago, my friend Javaid Malik and I started on this documentary video called,...
June 16, 2013
Man of Steel: The Good, The Bad and The Super
Recently I watched Man of Steel, the latest Superman flick, and although it was a...
June 17, 2012
Round Table Discussion: Professional Muslim Women
This Video Discussion is from "The Muslim Round Table Television" (MRT) Show, which I produced...
March 27, 2012
Interview about Muslim Media on the “What’s Up Wit’ That Show?”
Here is an interview I did about Muslim Media on the "What's Up Wit' That...
January 16, 2012
Review of 2012 Golden Globe Winner (and Emmy) for TV Drama: “Homeland”
Recently, I watched the whole first season of the Golden Globe Winning TV series Drama,...
December 19, 2011
OUTSOURCED vs. LOWES
Originally Posted on ILLUME magazine. Everyone has been talking about the controversy surrounding Lowe’s Hardware...
December 08, 2011
Zaki Hasan: The Grandmaster of Geekdom
Originally Posted on ILLUME Magazine. Zaki Hasan has been a geek all his life, though...
April 29, 2011
Star Wars: An Islamic Perspective
As most “Star Wars” fans know, director George Lucas took spiritual elements, which are common...
December 18, 2010
Rizwan Manji: Taking Jobs From White America
I interviewed actor Rizwan Manji from NBC's "Outsourced" for ILLUME Magazine (www.IllumeMag.com). He talked about...
April 05, 2010
ILLUME Media Seminar: Digital Journalism in the Age of Multi-Media Story Telling
ILLUME magazine in assocation with the South Bay Islamic Association (SBIA) Media Committee, CAIR-SFBA, and the...
February 15, 2010
Bollywood King goes back to his Muslim Roots
By no means am I a Bollywood (Indian Cinema) fan. I have only seen a...
June 16, 2009
“New Muslim Cool” – is pretty cool
I recently watched the "New Muslim Cool" documentary and was pretty impressed. The film directed...
May 13, 2009
First Pakistani Starship Captain in latest “Star Trek” Film
I watched the latest "Star Trek" film in IMAX this past weekend and was pleasantly...
April 12, 2009
My Interview on KGO-TV (Ch. 7) news about U.S. Aid to Pakistan
I was recently interviewed by KGO-TV (ABC Ch. 7) news about U.S. Aid to Pakistan,...
February 25, 2009
Watch “American Muslim Views on the Obama Presidency” – Friday 2/27 on Ch. 15 @ 3:30pm (San Jose)
For Those of you who live in San Jose/Campbell, CA - Be sure to check...
February 23, 2009
“Slumdog Millionaire” wins Best Picture and 6 other Oscars, including two for A.R. Rahman, for Best Original Song and Best Original Score.
I found out recently that A.R. Rahman, the Academy award winning composer of “Slumdog Millionaire”...
February 22, 2009
My Personal Experiences with BridgesTV
The recent tragedy affecting American Muslims is the murder by decapitation of Sr. Aasyia Zubair,...
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