Category Archives: Unforgiven

Did My Life Flashed Before Me?

They say your life will flash before you before you die. I almost died four times one recent morning. Yup, face to face with death four times in one morning! Can you beat that? What flashed wasn’t my life, though. … Continue reading

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Third-World Mentality

Press reports early this week claimed that much coveted bottles of single-malt whiskies were bought up by the airport’s DFS (Duty Free Singapore) staff, depriving travelers from buying any. What do DFS staff do with those whiskies? Who knows? Maybe … Continue reading

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The Best Education Money Can Buy

In the US, news on the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Justice Department made headlines this week. At least 50 people – including celebrities such as actress Lori Loughlin and Emmy-winning actress Felicity Huffman – have been … Continue reading

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Digital Retards

When she needed you, she would greet you like a long-lost brother. All smiles and warmth. The very next day, when you are no longer of any use to her, she could be in the same elevator as you – … Continue reading

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Deuterostome Alert!

Recently, The British Council published its biennial survey of what young people – 18 to 34-year-olds – in the G20 nations think of each other’s countries. The Council asked which country the respondents thought was the most attractive, which countries’ … Continue reading

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Do Zombies Run SingPost?

Every single contact I have had with SingPost has been a negative one. We often read in the news of how our postal services were able to deliver letters presumed lost for years, or without addresses, or simply with the … Continue reading

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Out of Stock Again?

When McClelland Tobacco Company decided to close shop – citing a totally farfetched reason that only retards will believe – pipe smokers rushed to buy up all available inventory. When they heard that Dunhill pipe tobacco will no longer be … Continue reading

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Singaporeans Abroad

Taiwan, March 23rd. Our driver dropped us at Jiufen, a historical enclave about 40km away from Taipei, and told us to phone when we are done and he will come pick us up and drive us back to Taipei. The … Continue reading

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Jerome Rodale

Jerome Rodale was the founder of a publishing empire dedicated to health. In 1971, talk-show host Dick Cavett invited Rodale onto his TV show after reading a New York Times Magazine article that called Rodale “the guru of the organic … Continue reading

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citi = Citibank Is Totally Idiotic

I have been a Citibank customer for nearly 30 years. Lately it has gone paperless, which is fine, but to access my account details online, I’ll first need to request for a PIN and then enter the PIN sent to … Continue reading

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