Category Archives: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Making Your Own Hollow Points?

Hollow point bullets are banned in international warfare under the Hague Convention’s laws of war. A hollow point bullet has a cavity instead of a tip. When a hollow point strikes a soft target, the pressure it is met with … Continue reading

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Get Rich Quick

Unless your wealthy parents have died and have left you with enough money to last you the rest of your life, the only way to get money is to work. So, yes, people work and get paid for their labor. … Continue reading

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Oh Shuddup Already!

He was a property developer’s son, she was a two-bit “movie star” and they got married (his second), had a baby, etc; nothing out of the ordinary, right? What was extraordinary was the way they continue to milk it, parading … Continue reading

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Apu Neh Neh

Voice actor Hank Azaria, who had portrayed Indian convenience store owner Apu Nahasapeemapetilon on The Simpsons since 1990, has apologized for participating in “structural racism.” The Emmy winner announced in February that he would no longer be playing Apu. American … Continue reading

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Moth’s Day

This past weekend was abuzz with chatter about how an obnoxious three-star paper general (who seems to believe that he is head of the armed forces of the entire southern hemisphere) yelling at a reporter and berating her for asking … Continue reading

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Bao Toh King in Action?

“Bao toh” is Hokkien for “to wrap a knife.” The term has come to meant “to sabo” (as in “sabotage”) or “to betray.” In other words, “to snitch.” One theory put forth is that when gangsters prepare for a fight, … Continue reading

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An Indian David Copperfield

Acclaimed comedy writer-director Armando Iannucci boldly reimagines Charles Dickens’ most famous character in the film The Personal History of David Copperfield – most notably by casting British Indian actor Dev Patel as the iconic hero, a poor orphan who perseveres … Continue reading

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What’s Up with Some WhatsApp Users?

Irritating WhatsApp habits abound: such as people blurting you a question asking how you are and then disappear for the rest of the day, not bothering to check their phone for your response. It’s almost like an obligatory pat of … Continue reading

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Fame is a Double-edged Sword

They were dancing in the streets of Chennai, India, because 8,000 miles (13,000km) away, someone they claim to be their own may one day become the vice president of the United States.  Kamala Harris’ mum hails from India (her dad is … Continue reading

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Oh Shuddap Already Lah Puleeze!

Spit Phlegm Singh got pay increase. Whole kingdom knows cos gahment-controlled town crier like Straitjacketed Times purposely squealed loud loud. Spit Phlegm Singh’s lumpahs kena squeezed so he said okay lah I donate part of increase. Then sandal doyenne Dowager … Continue reading

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