Almost Insta-FamousLifestyle

Almost Insta-Famous

LEANNE HO was 40 when she signed up for an Instagram account. Her first photo was a bottle of SK-II…

Jean TanLifestyle

Jean Tan

You don’t need to be a diplomat to be an ambassador to the world – but it helps. Just ask…

Cracking a controversyLifestyle

Cracking a controversy

In June, legions of coconut oil fans nearly had a collective heart attack. That was when the American Heart Association…

Writing to exorcise his personal demonsLifestyle

Writing to exorcise his personal demons

IT didn’t take much to convince famed cinematographer Christopher Doyle to work on the Penang-set You Mean the World to…

Wanting in a way, yet strangely engrossing

READERS of a certain vintage would know Deep Throat. No, not the 1972 Linda Lovelace pornographic hit Deep Throat (shame…

An unsettling and original Malaysian family drama

FAMILY dramas, when mishandled, can be a mess of clichés – just watch any episode of TV’s Growing Up! There…

Nice place for satisfying tempura craving

NEW RESTAURANT Mizuki 391 Orchard Road #05-32 Ngee Ann City Tel: 6734-6308 Open for lunch and dinner Tues to Sun:…

Home is where the heartbreak is

FUN HOME is the hardest musical this reviewer has ever had to watch. Not that it’s bad – on the…

Jazzing up the scene with his soulful baritone

MOVE over Norah Jones and Jamie Cullum, there’s a “new” kid in town. At 45, Gregory Porter is no spring…

Ghosts take up residence at the Vic

IN the last weeks of October, the venerable Victoria Theatre is set to be haunted by ghosts. These phantoms are…