Tag Archives: satire

National Night

A witty satirical music video by Mentos which makes fun of our government’s anxiety that Singaporeans are not producing enough babies. To me it also might be poking fun at sexist rap videos (I take it that way or some … Continue reading

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New Season of The Noose: Michelle Chong’s Tin Pei Ling Spoof

The last bit is the funniest.

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Another Evil Bunny Video about Life in Singapore

Another awesome musical cartoon, this time dedicated to guys in Singapore who can’t afford to get married but want to. The last part is pretty sad huh? The poor guy. Thanks for this EB (short for Evil Bunny), whoever you … Continue reading

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Happepill Show: Singlish Political Cartoon

I think the cartoonist behind Happeepill is truly talented. Love the way his wild imagination works. The cute bunny who speaks Singlish always makes me chuckle. Here’s a video he posted after not posting for a long while. I can … Continue reading

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Books: Naomi by Junichiro Tanizaki

Haven’t been blogging much as I have been quite emotionally caught up in the Singapore Presidential Elections, our first since I was young girl who didn’t care much about politics. This time it also seems like a real contest. I’ve … Continue reading

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Books: Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut

I always enjoy a Kurt Vonnegut book. I guess you would classify them as Science-fiction although I never thought of them as such. The language is deceptively simple but the ideas are always deeply profound. I just adore Vonngut’s wit … Continue reading

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This is Why We Love Michelle Chong of the Noose

The boy who has been serving in the army has expressed remorse since the incident came to light, but I wonder whether domestic helpers continue to be mistreated. This is because there is no clear definition when it comes to … Continue reading

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Books: Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut

Sometimes, I gravitate towards books that shock me. I can’t get enough of a good satire. Mother Night is one such book and the gripping morality tale revolves around this quote: We are what we pretend to be, so we … Continue reading

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The Noose: Let’s Have More Empathy for Lower Income Foreign Workers

Michelle Chong does a spot on Philippino accent.  Some Singaporeans really treat their maids terribly.  Aren’t they employees just like any of us working in an office, but somehow they get treated a whole lot worse – dehumanized.  Anyway I … Continue reading

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The Noose: Michelle Chong as the Obnoxious Auntie

I just love Michelle Chong’s spot on parody of the Singapore Obnoxious Aunty and Chua Enlai’s spoof of our Newscasters and their contrived accents.  This episode is from an old season, but it’s such a classic. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1AugMhReoM]

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