Category: PERSONAL

Relating to my own personal matters

KEVIN SAYS …KEVIN SAYS …

“Opinions are like assholes. Everybody’s got one.”

You have an opinion and you are entitled to it. BUT do you have the right to shove it down my throat? No, you don’t.

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MERRY X’MAS!MERRY X’MAS!

From all of us at PoP central, have a Merry X’mas!

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THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD: KAYMACTHE LONG AND WINDING ROAD: KAYMAC

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Ye faithful editor is back to regale you, dear PoPster, with his latest shenanigans in the world of popular (sic) music.

KayMac. Something new, something old. This is the moniker I will be using for the electronic art-pop instrumental music I will be making for the rest of my life. Somewhat distinct from the watchmen stuff, which will have lyrics and vocals. (more…)

GEEK OUT! SPEECH BUBBLE – OPENING NIGHTGEEK OUT! SPEECH BUBBLE – OPENING NIGHT

From BigO circa 1993, lyrics from Gum, illustrations by Eric Khoo.

From BigO circa 1993, lyrics from Gum, illustrations by Eric Khoo.

Organised jointly by cartoonist Sonny Liew and writer-historian CT Lim in conjunction with the National Library, Speech Bubble is a exhibition showcase of the marginalised art form popularly known as comic books. The opening night event was held last night at the National Library, Basement 1 Central Public Library and I was fortunate to get invited!

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KEVIN SAYS …KEVIN SAYS …

There is always a lot to be thankful for. I have learned never to pre-judge a situation – and boy do I have a problem with that – but instead, I have trained myself to cultivate positive thoughts about that particular situation. It’s never easy but usually I find that things do work out in the end, one way or another.

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KEVIN SAYS …KEVIN SAYS …

I have begun to define myself almost exclusively as a ‘teacher’. After all, that’s what I spend most time gainfully employed, with six classes over 5 days over three polytechnics for the next few months. Till end August in fact.

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MEE POK MANMEE POK MAN

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Mee Pok Man was the debut film of Singaporean auteur Eric Khoo and was originally released in 1995. What follows is the review from our founder Kevin Mathews of the 2016 restored film.

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