Category Archives: Unforgiven

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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A Scourge Invading Singapore

Electronic bicycles, e-scooters and personal mobility devices kill, get it?! Every other day we hear of accidents involving electronic bicycles, e-scooters and personal mobility devices. Yes, personal mobility devices – what a glamorous term for shitty little platforms on wheels … Continue reading

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Bare Essentials

Bare essentials? More like dire straits. Grab and Uber have drastically reduced the costs of my daily commute. It is now at a conservative estimate of S$30 daily, that is, if I am in Singapore every day. 30 bucks a … Continue reading

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