Imran Khan
Contributing Editor

Imran Khan is a writer who lives in Canada. In addition to PopMatters, he has also written for other publications like Inside Entertainment, aRUDE and The Toronto Quarterly.

Features // 26 Articles
Columns // 31 Articles
Reviews // 90 Articles
Blogs // 66 Articles

Coming in to Land: Pigeon John Inducts Hip-Hop Into the Twilight Zone | 20 Oct 2016 // 9:00 PM

Hip-hop’s most loquacious jester forges ahead into a twilight zone of skewed and jacked up hip-hop.

Lost (and Found) in Space: United Sounds of Joy Transmit From Another Universe | 28 Sep 2016 // 8:30 PM

If beauty and horror were two parallaxes in the vast expanse of the galaxy, somewhere between those points you might hear these songs.


Home Alone: Laird Koenig's 'The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane' | 11 Dec 2016 // 8:30 PM

Novelist Laird Koenig managed to capture the world of children with an exactitude that is rare nowadays. His children are often sagacious -- and sometimes they're sociopaths.

An Italian in New York: Mondo Marcio Gets Fresh | 30 Nov 2016 // 8:30 PM

Italy's favourite rapper mines the crates of American '90s hip-hop on his latest work.


Murder She Sang: Stardom and Psychosis in Eckhart Schmidt's 'The Fan' | 1 Feb 2017 // 8:45 PM

A close-cutting examination on fame and the persuasive power of celebrity, The Fan is rife with tension and controversy.

Private Goes Public in Miklós Janscó's 'Private Vices, Public Virtues' | 13 Nov 2016 // 8:45 PM

With this highly contentious erotic drama, Miklós Janscó fashions a most insular story of sexual freedom with an impenitent degree of self-indulgence.


The Romantic Nightmare in Alfred Döblin's 'Bright Magic' | 22 Feb 2017 // 8:15 PM

The stories in this collection are circular, puzzling; they often end as cruelly as they do quietly, the characters and their journeys extinguished with poisonous calm.

Stone Dead: Murder and Myth in 'Medousa' | 15 Jan 2017 // 8:45 PM

A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.

//Mixed media

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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