Monthly Archives: January 2016

“Pugilist” – First Publication

Pugilist by Tomson Tee   “Remember, it’s a bad moment, not a bad life,” said the anorexic girl. I told her to go fuck herself. What the fuck did she know about moments in life? She throws a punch, I

“Pugilist” – First Publication

Pugilist by Tomson Tee   “Remember, it’s a bad moment, not a bad life,” said the anorexic girl. I told her to go fuck herself. What the fuck did she know about moments in life? She throws a punch, I

Singapore in the early C20

Tipped off by Mothership, SP discovered a wonderful New Year gift from the New York Public Library. As part of the library’s move to make its digital collection accessible, it has released several dozen hi-res images of Singapore from the

Singapore in the early C20

Tipped off by Mothership, SP discovered a wonderful New Year gift from the New York Public Library. As part of the library’s move to make its digital collection accessible, it has released several dozen hi-res images of Singapore from the

David Bowie in Singapore

The rock legend David Bowie died Sunday before last at the age of 69. He will be missed by all his fans, not least those in Singapore. In 1983 Bowie took his Serious Moonlight tour to Singapore, Hong Kong, and

David Bowie in Singapore

The rock legend David Bowie died Sunday before last at the age of 69. He will be missed by all his fans, not least those in Singapore. In 1983 Bowie took his Serious Moonlight tour to Singapore, Hong Kong, and

Featured Poem – “光明寺/Komyo-Ji Temple “

光明寺/Komyo-Ji Temple by Miho Kinnas   xxxxxThe dragon on the ceiling xxxxxglares xxxxxmy feet go cold   Visiting a temple in Japan begins by taking off shoes. My shoes always look shabbier when putting them back on.   The Year

Featured Poem – “光明寺/Komyo-Ji Temple “

光明寺/Komyo-Ji Temple by Miho Kinnas   xxxxxThe dragon on the ceiling xxxxxglares xxxxxmy feet go cold   Visiting a temple in Japan begins by taking off shoes. My shoes always look shabbier when putting them back on.   The Year

Red Pavilions in New York

A Dream of Red Pavilions, adapted by Singaporean playwright Jeremy Tiang from the classic Chinese novel by Cai Xueqin, will be staged by Pan Asian Repertory Theatre at the Clurman Theatre (Theatre Row), New York City, from January 23 –

Red Pavilions in New York

A Dream of Red Pavilions, adapted by Singaporean playwright Jeremy Tiang from the classic Chinese novel by Cai Xueqin, will be staged by Pan Asian Repertory Theatre at the Clurman Theatre (Theatre Row), New York City, from January 23 –

Cover Versions: An Interview with Heman Chong

If you were in NYC last summer, you might have encountered the work of Singaporean artist Heman Chong at the New Museum. Part of the group show “The Great Ephemeral,” Chong’s contribution involved visitors in memorizing a short story he

Cover Versions: An Interview with Heman Chong

If you were in NYC last summer, you might have encountered the work of Singaporean artist Heman Chong at the New Museum. Part of the group show “The Great Ephemeral,” Chong’s contribution involved visitors in memorizing a short story he

Second Saturdays – Dec 2015

Text by Jee Leong Koh and photos by Guy Humphrey   Second Saturdays held its festive gathering in Guy and Jee’s apartment on the Upper West Side. The company was as warm as the day itself, as friends and lovers

Second Saturdays – Dec 2015

Text by Jee Leong Koh and photos by Guy Humphrey   Second Saturdays held its festive gathering in Guy and Jee’s apartment on the Upper West Side. The company was as warm as the day itself, as friends and lovers