Category Archives: The Reader

Now Everyone Is An Author

My ex-colleague proudly announced to me that the latest anti-Trump book he ordered has just arrived. A new book about Trump seems to crop up each week. Retards like Omarosa Manigault Newman, Anthony Scaramucci, Corey Lewandowski, John Bolton, James Comey, … Continue reading

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Another Pair of Balls Lost

“Until last year, I mostly avoided speaking out against the climate scare. Partly that’s because I was embarrassed. After all, I am as guilty of alarmism as any other environmentalist. For years, I referred to climate change as an ‘existential’ … Continue reading

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Bound to Happen

I was in the bookstore the other day when I overheard a young lady saying to her boyfriend “I am going to read a book this year.” Am. Going. To. Read. A. Book. This. Year. A book. One book. This … Continue reading

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A Salute to House of Anansi

Taiwanese writer Li Ao once said “Taiwanese are scoundrels but they are lovable. Hong Kongers are craftier, Singaporeans are stupider and the mainland Chinese are more unfathomable.” There are probably still many who believe that Singaporeans are stupider than the … Continue reading

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Chinese People Speaking English must be Singaporeans!

Came across this the other day; no idea who wrote it, but I think it’s brilliant; here’s my edited version: Questioner: You look Chinese. Singaporean: I am a Singaporean. Q: But you look Chinese. S: I am a Singaporean Chinese. … Continue reading

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I Am Emoji-free

SMS language, textspeak or texting language is the abbreviated language and slang commonly used with mobile phone text messaging. Such language is usually accompanied by emojis or emoticons. The word “emoji” is from the Japanese e, “picture,” and moji, “character.” … Continue reading

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My Absolute Crap

I just dumped My Absolute Darling, literally trashed it into the bin. I gave up reading after a couple hundred pages despite universal critical acclamation – “must-read book of the year” and all that crap, accolades probably planted by the … Continue reading

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What the British Left Behind

Anglophiles praise the British for civilizing the rest of the world. Well, if you think rape and plunder is “civilizing the rest of the world” then you must really love to kiss British asses. Then they are those who say … Continue reading

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Mind Fuck; Come Get It!

A friend was given an impossible KPI, which he surpassed by several hundred percent. Instead of rewarding him, his company found ways not to compensate him for what was rightfully due to him in commission payments. It tried ways and … Continue reading

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Will the Ban be Lifted?

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

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