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  • Breakout: It’s a madhouse

    Breakout: It’s a madhouse

    MediaCorp is back with their biggest TV blockbuster of the year. Breakout stars Dai Yang Tian, Elvin Ng, Jeanette Aw, Christopher Lee, Guo Liang, Zhou Ying in a convoluted tale filled with love, hate, drama and the whole she-bang. The 25-episode show is a first for many of the young stars – Zhou Ying takes on her first lead role while Dai Yang Tian and…

  • Meme Spotlight: Buffalaxes

    Meme Spotlight: Buffalaxes

    “YouTube account buffalax has been terminated… for copyright infringements” was the message many YouTube viewers received on Mar 28 as they attempted to view the channel of a popular YouTuber known as ‘Buffalax‘. The question is, who is this Buffalax? What impact did he create on the Internet? A new name for ‘Soramimi’ – ‘Buffalax’ Imagine…

  • Rui En >>>

    Rui En >>>

    A life less ordinary A new singer has emerged from the sunny shores of Singapore, and her label HYPE Records has wasted no time dubbing her with the tagline of ‘Hai Pa Ping Fan De Nu Sheng’ (the girl who fears being ordinary). ”I’m a bit embarrassed by that, it sounds arrogant,” says Rui En,…

  • Back to photography’s roots: The La Sardina

    Back to photography’s roots: The La Sardina

    Shaped slightly larger than a can of sardines, Lomography’s latest offering, the La Sardina, feels sturdy and alluringly simplistic in your hands. Design Staying true to Lomography’s branding, this camera comes in many delightfully vibrant colors and bold patterns (check them out here), but the specs remain the same. Forget the standard DSLR that weighs your…

  • TV Preview of The Ways of the Matriarch

    TV Preview of The Ways of the Matriarch

    The Ways of The Matriarch Preserving Peranakan culture in a modern world is never easy, especially when you’re a Nyonya [Straits-born Chinese] matriarch struggling to maintain traditional values in a constantly changing environment. Such is the life of Mrs Pearlyn Chew (Shirley Tay) of the drama/cooking show The Ways Of The Matriarch. Last season, the…

  • NEH NEH POP: Cheekiest Popsicles in Town

    NEH NEH POP: Cheekiest Popsicles in Town

    Café Review: Neh Neh Pop When asked the reason behind the shop name, Bjorn Shen, 33, owner of Neh Neh Pop, chuckled. Bristling with amusement, he reveals: “I’ve never been a conservative guy so the name is just befitting”, before adding that he also wanted something attention-grabbing. The cheekily named booth is located within Bjorn’s Middle…

  • Spaced out no more

    Spaced out no more

    They’ve returned after 2 years to fulfill a promise dated September 2001. And if you think it’s tough for a band to undergo National Service for 24 months and still sustain a fan base while young and commercially failsafe bands like F4 and 5566 take a huge helping of the pie in your absence, then maybe you aren’t Mayday.…

  • Young, Graduated, Unemployed

    Young, Graduated, Unemployed

    More youths are worried about their job prospects amid a slowing economy. Mechanical Engineering graduate Eric Ongko has been searching for a job for the past 7 months. The 21-year-old has diligently applied for over 50 jobs and went for several interviews. He hasn’t heard from anyone. “As Singapore’s economy is experiencing a […] More…

  • A Marvel-ous Exhibition

    A Marvel-ous Exhibition

    You can fight like Iron Man or compete against Captain America at Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Are you able to lift Thor‘s mighty hammer Mjölnir? Can you measure up to Captain America’s superhuman strength? Are you as combat-ready as Iron Man? You can find out all these and more at Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. (Scientific Training and Tactical Intelligence Operative Network), a traveling exhibition…

  • Embroidering The Singapore Story

    Embroidering The Singapore Story

    When Ms Cheryl Tan, 29, started sharing her embroidery artworks on Instagram, she never thought that this simple hobby of hers would turn into a full-time job. The Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts fashion design graduate worked as a visual merchandiser for 9 years before realizing that her embroidery works were courting interest from the online…