Shaer Reaz | The Daily Star
  • Shaer Reaz

    Started his writing career as a willingly-underpaid writer for Rising Stars, former youth magazine of The Daily Star. Currently he feeds his obsession for all things related to cars by working as Sub-Editor of Shift (automotive publication of Daily Star). He was part of Shift's inception since 2013. This Dhaka University economics student is mostly broke from buying scale model cars, fixing his real car and eating terrible food that often causes him food poisoning. To supplement he also takes on career related articles for Next Step. He is often seen keeping the office computers warm by playing LAN games of Need For Speed Underground 2 because that is the only game that will run on all the computers. In 2015.

  • Weariness in the age of fake news

    Two weeks ago, in a rare appearance out of character at an event organised by the Anti-Defamation League, British comedian and actor Sasha Baron Cohen called out Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and claimed, “If Facebook were around in the 1930s, it would have allowed Hitler to post 30-second ads on his ‘solution’ to the ‘Jewish problem‘.
  • Switching to the family life

    Suzuki, everyone’s favourite Japanese-Indian manufacturer of bargain automobiles, has been doing rather well recently. The Swift (and its hotter sibling, the Swift Sport)
  • 1990 Toyota Soarer Z20

    The first time I came across the Toyota Soarer was in an ad for its Lexus clone, the SC400, in a crumbling issue of Road and Track magazine from 1992 that I borrowed from my cousin in 2002.
  • Journalist, writer and blogger killings: Impunity under the radar

    Impunity under the radar
  • Shaer Reaz

    Root cause of ailing student politics

    Upon seeing the news of student politics being banned on campus in Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) recently, a few crucial factors to consider stand out regarding Abrar Fahad’s death and the surrounding fallout against student politics.