Dim Sum Warriors the Musical

Dim Sum Warriors the Musical

点心侠 Dim Sum Warriors the Musical premiered in Shanghai in August 2017 to packed houses, produced and presented by Stan Lai Sheng-Chuan, the most important voice in Chinese language theatre, at his new theatre in Shanghai, The Theatre Above (上剧场). Music by the 2017...
TalkingCock the Movie

TalkingCock the Movie

TalkingCock the Movie was our first, very ill-advised foray into filmmaking. We had just done a very successful amateur short that had picked up a prize, and in our stupidity, thought that qualified us to make a feature film. Based on our website TalkingCock.com, it...
The Coxford Singlish Dictionary

The Coxford Singlish Dictionary

We began THE COXFORD SINGLISH DICTIONARY online in TalkingCock.com, as a crowd-sourcing effort to document Singapore’s vernacular English or “Singlish”. Since its print publication in 2001, it has sold tens of thousands of copies, and been praised by...
PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS

PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS

Before TalkingCock, Singapore Dreaming, Dim Sum Warriors or our other creative projects, there was PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS. It was an essay we wrote very shortly after moving to New York for a book titled Singaporeans Exposed: Navigating the Ins and Outs of...
TalkingCock.com

TalkingCock.com

For a certain generation of Singaporeans, what I’m best known for is TalkingCock.com, the first full-bore satirical website in Singapore’s history. It ran from 2000 to around 2010, during which time it chalked up millions of page views, spawned a movie, a...