Category Archives: Rants & Raves

Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs

If you want to burst your child’s fairy tale bubble, watch this. A Korean production, Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs is a parody of Disney’s princess movies with a twist. It’s a bit like Shallow Hal with a running theme on inner beauty and self belief. The animation rivals that of Disney and the… Read More »

Very limited offer

Sometimes when you’re writing your advertising copy, you need to make sure you use the correct article before the noun. So it’s for just one chicken wing? Help spread the word!

Hmmmm…

After a long layoff (been busy listening to Dan Carlin’s superb “Hardcore History“), I came back and listened to the “How I Built This” podcast again. This show has an impressive line-up of interview subjects (probably thanks to the NPR branding), but the line of questioning by Guy Raz is riddled with many softball questions.… Read More »

Value of Singapore’s reserves

Came across the following findings online about GIC and Temasek Holdings and found them to be pretty interesting (not to mention worrying). After all, it would take 56 man-years to produce a dollar-and-cents value of Singapore’s immovable assets (real property) alone. Do a Google search to verify the facts and then form your own opinion.… Read More »