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- Can Professors Think?
- A JT Cooke
- One More Bang
- Inhospitable Hospitals
- There are More Mercenary Doctors than you Realize
- Going to Hell in a Handbasket
- Pang Sua Pond? Approach with Caution!
- Making a Mountain out of a Molehill
- Ban the Shit out of Everything!
Category Archives: The Reader
Playboy announced last week that it will no longer feature pictures of naked women. Does this mean it will no longer be banned in Singapore? I remember those schoolboy days of passing the bloody contraband under the table! Some people … Continue reading
Fearing the inkbrush as much as the sword, the first emperor of unified China, Qin Shi Huang (259 BC – 210 BC) burned books. He also ordered the arrest of over 400 scholars and buried them. To celebrate the end … Continue reading
The Financial Times says “Read it and stay single” and the author herself, in her Acknowledgements, thanked a couple for reading the manuscript in the months leading up to their wedding, saying “It doesn’t seem to have harmed you guys … Continue reading
This is one book I couldn’t put down. The Devotion of Suspect X is a 2005 novel by Keigo Higashino that has sold over two million copies in Japan and is said to be a national obsession. In fact, Higashino has been … Continue reading
India’s Consul General to Osaka and Kobe, Dr Vikas Swarup, author of Slumdog Millionaire has written a book in the tradition of Eliyahu Goldratt’s The Goal. Because of his position, Swarup’s book carries this disclaimer: “Though the author, Vikas Swarup … Continue reading
Ava Lee is a sexy lesbian with big tits. She’s in her 30’s. She’s a forensic accountant – whatever that means – but actually she’s a debt collector skilled in a deadly form of Chinese martial arts. Owe money? Pay … Continue reading
How do you like it if your job is one where the most powerful man in the country – the prime minister – can summon you to the Istana any time he wants and reams you good and proper? Long … Continue reading
Beefcakes’ brains are contained in their biceps. With Arnold Schwarzenegger, it’s no exception. When Arnold Schwarzenegger was governor of California, a reporter asked about a Cohiba the meathead was smoking. “That’s a Cuban cigar,” the reporter said. “You’re the governor. … Continue reading
So once again people in power have taken it upon themselves to think that they are the ones who know better, who can decide what I should or should not read. Fifty Shades of Grey has been banned in our … Continue reading