Imran Khan is a writer who lives in Canada. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Communications at York University before studying Creative Writing at the University of Toronto for Continuing Studies. In addition to PopMatters, he has also written for other publications like Inside Entertainment, aRUDE and The Toronto Quarterly.
A Poetic Filament: An Interview with Writer and Musician Azeem | 24 May 2016 // 9:30 PM
What you hear in Azeem's music is bluster and anger, a rage of words and sound. But at the very core of his sonic tirade is the enveloping silence of anagogic contemplation.
Come to Dada: Maestro Gamin's Hip-Hop Surrealism | 16 Mar 2016 // 9:30 PM
Maestro Gamin's surreal and irregular grooves court hip-hop culture as much as they do jazz, his music transmitting from some Dadaist aperture of sound.
Murder for Two: Oedipal Death-Cycles in 'The Eye of the Beholder' | 18 Apr 2016 // 9:30 PM
Behm turns the detective novel first on its head and then sideways before shot-putting it across a terrain of Żuławskian terror; its film adaptation is an equally nerve-wracking descent into oedipal destruction.
Effortless Deliciousness: The 'Bite Me' Sisters Have Got It Licked | 27 Mar 2016 // 9:30 PM
With Lick Your Plate, their latest cookbook, these sisters endeavour to bring meals humming with deliciousness and humor to your table.
Street Roving in 'Downtown 81' and 'Wild Style' | 23 May 2016 // 4:30 AM
These two films speak earnestly to the nature of creativity and the sense of urgency one often experiences in producing a work of art – especially when faced with little to no means during the creative process.
Various Artists: Music of Morocco - Recorded by Paul Bowles 1959 | 18 May 2016 // 9:15 PM
Dust-to-Digital extensively explores the culture of Morocco in a box set filled with the earthy, soulful pleasures of the country's music.
The Sensual Machine: 'The Typewriter Revolution' | 21 Mar 2016 // 3:30 AM
Richard Polt’s work is simply a confessional love letter to a most charming and pioneering creation.
In Brodsky's 'The Immortals', Greek Mythology Is a Sculptural Tool (Sponsored Article) | 3 Mar 2016 // 3:00 AM
Like the surreal, dreamlike romance of Jean Cocteau’s Orpheus, the immortals of Brodsky’s world wander throughout cities, caught between their ethereal origins and the gritty realism of their oneiric existence.