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...