Gamestart 2018: A beginner’s experience

My maiden visit to GameStart 2018, Southeast Asia’s Premier Game Convention, was fraught with trepidation as I envisioned hordes of hardcore gamers banding together...

Beyond handshakes: How to greet people around the world

Hand-shaking is a common – and safe – way to say ‘hello’ to people you don’t know throughout the world, although it’s not exactly the most...

Netflix and Chill with these shows

Netflix has pretty much taken over the world, haven’t they? Personally, it’s become my go-to entertainment source these days, so much so I don’t...

[Review] Venom

The newest Marvel flick to come on the big screen sees Tom Hardy as the headlining anti-hero called Venom. So how does Marvel's newest...

[Review] Pangdemonium’s Tony Award-winning Peter and the Starcatcher

Most of us know of the classic tale of Peter Pan, the boy who never grows up. Crafted with a wickedly local twist, Pangdemonium’s...

Where to get your parfait fix in Japan

You may have tried a number of parfaits at various green tea purveyors in Singapore, but if you're headed to Japan then be prepared...

Most gorgeous university libraries

These days, plenty of libraries are not just valuable for their contents, but also for their unique designs. As students, we tend to use...

The argument about Section 377A

You may have heard the buzz about Section 377A of the Singapore penal code. India had a similar one – a holdover from the...

[Review] Killing for the Prosecution (Kensatsugawa no Zainin)

Based on the novel Kensatsugawa no Zainin by Shusuke Shizukui, Killing for the Prosecution (its translated name) brings together for the first time two...

Toxic Masculinity: misinterpreted, misguided

The idea of ‘toxic masculinity’ is often confused with masculinity itself – being male. This belief is certainly misguided and is sometimes considered as...