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Livin' it up in Lion City!

Apr 9, 2019

Ever wonder why the lion is called the King of the Jungle? Is there more to "The Lion King" than meets the eye?

We look at cultural depictions and symbolism of lions in history, and make some interesting - even if implausible - connections.


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Mar 26, 2019

Rindo chats with a redditor about Munshi Abdullah, also known as the father of modern Malay literature. He arrived in Singapore in 1819, along with Stamford Raffles, and wrote about life in Singapore in its early years, in his autobiography "Hikayat Abdullah".

A statue of Munshi Abdullah has been erected close to...


Mar 19, 2019

Random stuff. Rindo talks about what kept him from soapboxing on the podcast, why Mass Effect 3 is the greatest thing since Mass Effect 3, and how youtube is bigger than Sagittarius A*.


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/