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Livin' it up in Lion City!

Jan 29, 2019

Khai talks about life as a foreigner in Stockholm, about Crazy Rich Asians, and about the interesting Swedish philosophy of "Lagom"... unless when it comes to KFC.


Jan 14, 2019

Shian Bang and I have three beers too many, while chatting about the Singapore Bicentennial, going beyond the colonial narrative, and his hobby of breathing colour into old black-and-white photos.


Check his photography at https://www.bangphotography.net/


Dec 22, 2018

This episode, we explore Singaporean folklore, and realize that there is more historical context to the stories, than the popular narratives.

The Malay Annals, a historical chronicle of the region, throws some light into these 'legends', and we learn more about the history of the region, which unfolds centuries before...


Nov 22, 2018

Virtually everyone in Singapore seems to have a "you know that one Indian national ah..." story to tell. What's the deal? Who are these asshole Indian nationals, and where do these perceptions come from? Rindo, an Indian national himself, asks Raj why it's so.

 

We use the term NRI a lot. NRI is "Non-Resident Indian" a...


Nov 11, 2018

My brother and I talk about bias, cultural hegemony, and post-colonial hangover that creep into any conversation about Singapore, and non-Western countries in general.