Monthly Archives: May 2014

Philips Soundbars – Nothing but Grief, and Never Purchase from Courts

I purchased a Philips HTS9140 Soundbar in 2011. I wasn’t a heavy user, watching only two Blu-ray movies a week at most. Not long after the purchase, the Soundbar broke down and had to be serviced. It happened a couple … Continue reading

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MyRepublic Down Again; What is IDA going to Do?

MyRepublic was down on May 19th from about 6am to about 5pm. According to MyRepublic this was due to problems at the Jurong West Internet Exchange. Feedback from other subscribers indicates that for many, their connectivity or lack thereof have … Continue reading

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The Day Discernment Died

A bearded transvestite from Austria – the country that produced Josef Fritzl – has won the Eurovision Song Contest 2014. I never thought I would live to see such a day. But then, nothing surprises me anymore. The last time … Continue reading

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From Debauchery to Virtuousness: Brunei Regresses

He lives in a 1,788-room palace and on his 50th birthday he paid Michael Jackson US$17 million to perform. His brother is infamous for having been embroiled in notorious scandals that would give even Giacomo Casanova a red face, including … Continue reading

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Plug Pipe Tobacco

Rummaging through the drawers of my escritoire the other day I came across some pipe tobacco in plug form. Interestingly enough, two of the packages show price tags in Malaysian Ringgit. I must have purchased them in Malaysia eons ago! … Continue reading

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Why Do Condo Ads Show Local Women with Ang Mo Men?

Pirelli tires’ most coveted product isn’t one of their tires but their yearly calendar. It features partially-clothed girls in sexy poses. What has tires got to do with semi-nude models? Absolutely nothing. So why the girls? Sex sells! Images – … Continue reading

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The Visit

I found his bed. Large room. Eight patients. Ceiling fans. No air-con. Almost couldn’t recognize him. But there he was. In bed 20. Dressed in hospital garb whose brownish color must have been chosen by someone very miserable and whose … Continue reading

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