- Freyr: Paws-itively Purr-fect!
- Three-inch Murder Weapon
- Walking on Eggshells
- Too Many Encounters with Men and Women in White
- Crowdfunded Products? Thanks, but No Thanks!
- Close, but no Cigar!
- Smarty-pants Not Wanted on This Planet
- A Pipe Made by Two (no, not a Bicycle Built For Two)
- Bovine Scatologists and Trumpet Blowers Galore at Bullshit Central
- Grab Crab: May the Bleeding Hearts Cry! And for Rabbits Too!
Monthly Archives: October 2009
Subcomandante Marcos, the colorful masked revolutionary leader, is quite a character. The de facto spokesman for the Zapatista Army of National Liberation, a Mexican rebel movement is always wearing a black ski mask, and is always pictured smoking his trademark … Continue reading
The world has barely forgotten Jim Jones and the hordes he killed in Guyana before another self-proclaimed guru James Arthur Ray – featured in the New Age mumbo jumbo video The Secret – made headlines. Criminal negligence might have played … Continue reading
Old farts like me will remember Branded, a Western series which aired on NBC from 1965 through 1966 starring Chuck Connors as Jason McCord, a United States Army Cavalry captain who had been drummed out of the service following an … Continue reading
On January 6 this year, 23-month old toddler Natalie Nikie Alisyia Sallehan was home alone with her infant sisters while her parents went out to buy her a present for her second birthday. When they returned, they found that she … Continue reading
On Deepavali night TV news reader sex kitten Otelli Edwards wore black prompting one Ananda Perera to write to the press asking who was she mourning for. (Actually she wore something silvery but it looked black on TV.) Perera was … Continue reading
Hitler has been dead for more than 60 years but his image still causes consternation. Don’t get me wrong, I am not a Hitler lover, I think he’s a bastard and a mass murderer and recently when some idiots from … Continue reading
Raj Rajaratnam, founder of hedge-fund giant Galleon Group was arrested October 16 allegedly for insider trading which netted US$20 million in illegal profits. Among the executives of renowned companies he allegedly received info from was McKinsey’s Anil Kumar, said to … Continue reading
The controversial Body Worlds exhibition came back to Singapore yesterday. Essentially, dead bodies on display. The bodies have been preserved by a process called plastination, invented by a German named Gunther von Hagens. Some of the specimens even show prosthetics … Continue reading
Some Chinese people celebrate two birthdays a year – the day they were born and the day their birthdays fall on the Chinese or lunar calendar. For example my daughter’s birthday is on September 20, but in the year she … Continue reading