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Silver Ang was Adorable and Brilliant in the role of Vyjayanthi

I don’t watch local TV, but I watched the first 3 episodes of the Tamil TV show, Vyjayanthi and captured some screen shots of it to show you. I had to watch this moment of cross-cultural television history. I was … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Singapore Ads Be Cool Like This One With Rhys Darby

This may be old to most, but it’s brand new to me.  I love Flight of the Conchords and Rhys Darby who is so excellent in it.  So here he is in a Nike Tennis Commercial.  When it comes to … Continue reading

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Jon Hamm Talks About Smoking on Mad Men and Never Getting Married

In an interview with Vulture Jon Hamm clarifies that they are mostly herbal cigarettes. How is smoking herbal cigarettes? Terrible. They taste like a mixture between pot and soap. Does anyone on set smoke real ones? Some people do, but … Continue reading

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The Noose: Integrated Resort and Casino in Geylang

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glVxvnVlCwc] Chua Enlai always cracks me up. I guess only Singaporeans who hear Singlish everyday, will get the humour of the Avatar ride.

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Little Suri Cruise Has a Friend

The little girl Suri Cruise made fast friends with is Isabella, who plays Katie Holme’s daughter in the Kennedy series. I think she is the spitting image of Caroline Kennedy. Greg Kinnear plays JFK. I can’t wait to see this … 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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Jamie Yeo Gives Birth Prematurely To a Baby Girl

Update from Channel News Asia report: Jamie Yeo gave birth prematurely to baby daughter Alysia at Gleneagles Hospital on Thursday 4th November 2010 “I had no idea I was going to give birth, I thought I was just having stomach … Continue reading

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The Noose Takes on Betting in Singapore

The humour lies in Singaporeans being crazy about betting.  To understand the clip you should know that the Singapore government has allowed families to ban known gambling addicts in their families from the casinos and it’s called the exclusion order. … Continue reading

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Tom Cruise: Negotiating With Suri is Mission Impossible

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9lvQE5qagA] I found this interview so sweet and funny. It looks like Suri really has the upper hand, but I do agree that kids should not be forced.  Tom and Katie seem like wonderfully doting parents who take the time … Continue reading

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