Sumie The Pants Ripper

Funny Story: My brother and I used to play this game where we'd both do stupid things and the first person to laugh forfeits. My secret weapon were these tight-a**-grabbing-low-quality-pasar-malam-'Seven dwarves'-pants. I would walk in front of him, squat, the pants would make a ripping sound and my brother would burst out laughing, forfeiting the [...]

It’s Called ‘Acting’

There's a dramatic performance art in the Chinese opera sphere called Bian Lian or loosely translated; Face-Changing. It's where a masked man moves in waves of twists and rapidly switches between painted masks in a matter of milliseconds. I got to experience this art first hand at my cousins wedding earlier this year. While my mind [...]