Category Archives: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Epiphany

Never go shopping with someone to whom you owe money. You will feel like shit. In order not to make you feel bad, the person to whom money is owed will say things like “Oh, I bought this only because … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Nur Diana Muhammad Ismail and Denise Phua

36-year old Nur Diana Muhammad Ismail had wanted to hold a fair selling apparel at Tampines 1’s atrium in May just before the start of the fasting month. The email from the mall that says “We are not so keen … Continue reading

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Skin Deep and Deep Shit

An aesthetic clinic has opened up in a neighborhood mall and it’s packed to the gills. In fact, it’s like a fish market. It’s operated like an assembly line – you go in, get your zap, you go out. Meanwhile … Continue reading

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What Did You Say?

Used to be “gay” meant “happy” and “old” meant old. Now old is “pre-loved” or “new-to-me” and really old is “vintage” or worse, “antique.” And dilapidated, crumbling buildings are sold off as “heritage” treasures. Used to be “Indonesian” means things … Continue reading

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Another Year, Another Fad

Unless you are hiding in the jungles of Indonesia, swinging from tree to tree there with the likes of Jusuf Kalla, chances are that you’ve probably heard 2015 is the year of the adult coloring book. Sellers of these books … Continue reading

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Daniel Asshole Craig

British actor Daniel Craig was paid US$10.7 million for Skyfall, making him the highest-paid James Bond actor ever, and the film was the first Bond movie to break the one billion dollar mark. After the success of Skyfall it was … Continue reading

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Vote with Your Brains This Friday

Can’t bear it anymore? If you can’t stand having your face rubbed in shit over and over again, I hope you know what to do. Vote the bullies and the loudmouths out! Vote the right people in! Do the right … Continue reading

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To Mock a Killing Bird

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel choked back tears in a four-minute rant about Cecil the Zimbabwean lion and its killer, a dentist from Minnesota. “I’m not against hunting,” he explained, saying it’s ok to kill animals when it’s for food, to control … Continue reading

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Where’s the Stickability?

A first-time member of parliament, a lawyer by profession, announced a couple of days ago, that he will be “retiring” from politics because “he felt his work was done.” Until the announcement, I have never heard of Alvin Yeo – … Continue reading

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Waltzing Matilda

Qantas flight QF36, scheduled to leave Singapore for Melbourne on August 9th at 7.55pm finally flew off only on August 10th at 6.54pm. What happened? On August 9th, when Singapore was celebrating its Golden Jubilee, the airspace was closed from … Continue reading

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