By Vincent Tan Feature image belongs to Steve Lodefink They are able to survive decapitation and even a nuclear bomb. If they weren’t so disgustingly alive you could swear they were undead. Just like zombies however, it’s important to know how to...
By Vincent Tan China has banned "provocative eating" of bananas, ironically because they deem it "too erotic". But in a culture that tends to largely avoid the touchy topic of sex – and sex ed – it might not be...
By Clarence Lim Emily of Emerald Hill returns to the stage with a bang as W!LD RICE brings back the story which marked the group’s birth in 2000. This moving tale has been performed all over the world to rave reviews,...
By Vincent Tan Feature image belongs to tgarch Office (esp in Singapore): a stuffy soul-sapping environment, lined with cubicles that imprison workers every week till Friday (or Saturday). Or is it? That is an exaggeration, but now that these big players have set...
By Vincent Tan Feature image belongs to William Cho  When your classmate mysteriously faints during a class trip, a clairvoyant old woman reveals that he has been abducted by Ox-Head and Horse-Face and taken into the underworld. You and your teammates...
By Vincent Tan China banned eating bananas “seductively” online, prompting disbelief, and a veritable fruit platter of pointed jokes. In protest, a man even ate a chocolate-covered banana “seductively” in front of London’s Chinese embassy, and put it online. We all...
By Vincent Tan Feature image belongs to Abhi Sharma  Get a new dictionary for 2016. 19 Singlish words are now officially ‘real’ English, thanks to the Oxford English Dictionary which included them into their lexicon this year. Here’s a quick trip...
A Japanese expat smacked three police officers while drunk and got slapped with a fine. Recently charged $6,000 for his tipsy tantrum, the 27-year-old may have damaged our common perception of Japanese as models of decorum. By Vincent Tan Feature image...