Aiseyman! Teater Ekamatra’s Geng Rebut Cabinet is a spot on satirical of our social-politics!


Editor’s Note: This is a review of the play Geng Rebut Cabinet which was written by Alfian Sa’at, directed by Mohd Fared Jainal and staged by Teater Ekamatra. This is a reader’s contribution. Absolutely nailed on brilliant! If what Alfian and Fared had in mind was to play on the tacit understanding that the audience, most of whom Malays, i

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Alfian Sa’at: Race should not be a taboo or sensitive topic


To live in Singapore is to take the above statement as self-evident. And yet Singapore is a very racialised society, with one’s race imprinted on one’s identity card. If you look ethnically indeterminate, taxi drivers will often ask you what race you are, as casually as they ask you for your destination. There are self-help groups and SAP schools, bilingual

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Aiseyman! Sexy, raunchy and uninhibited Geylang titillates audiences till they cum!


Editor’s Note: This is a review of the play Geylang which was staged at 10 Square @ Orchard Central by W!ld Rice’s Young & W!LD. This is a contribution by our resident art critic.   Sexy, raunchy, uninhibited. These 3 words are not only an apt description of the image we conjure in our heads whenver someone mentions ‘Geylang’, but

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Katy Perry Loves SG “Unconditionally” And Wants To Learn Singlish

Katy Perry

These words were spilled by Katy Perry herself right before breaking into her soulful single, no rx Unconditionally. It was an intensely emotional night for KatyCats (nickname for Katy’s fans), cheapest having to take in all the powerful vocals and electrifying theatrics delivered at her second Singapore show. The Prismatic World Tour is Katy’s third concert tour, web in support of her fourth studio

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Aiseyman! Teater Ekamatra’s Kuih Tart is sedap siol!


Editor’s Note: This is a review of the play Tart which was staged at 5ive by Teater Ekamatra. This is a contribution by our resident art critic. For a graduate showcase under Teater Ekamatra’s Playwright – Director Mentorship Programme, Nabilah Said’s Tart was a certainly a delicious visual treat with a lingering aftertaste which provided much food for thought. The

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Aiseyman! Lee Kuan Yew Destroyed Our Local Malay Film Industry!

Editor’s Note: This is a film review of the movie Snakeskin which was screened at the recent Southeast Asian Film Festival 2015. This is a contribution by our resident film critic.     “Can I use the master’s tools to dismantle the master’s house?” The film asked introspectively, the master alluding to the our late founding father Mr Lee Kuan

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