Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Durian Apocalypse Film Festival

Remember that old Robin Trower song, “Too Rolling Stoned”? Well, two months in, I think that I am now officially Too George Towned. Wouldn’t have it any other way. Got a bunch of clips that I’ve uploaded, but don’t think … Continue reading

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Streets Of Fire

Well, I was wrong about the demon-dudes all being bonfired on the 24th. In point of fact, they’re being sent up in a handful of locations every night between now and the 24th. Here’s how it all went the other … Continue reading

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Ghost Town

nd if this isn’t the trippiest, freakiest, weirdest, wackest, most tantalising, most spookiest, most stone-cold compelling spectacle you have every laid eyes, then, truly do I bow down to your dimpled ass in mute admiration, because you are the party … Continue reading

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Project: Penang

There’s so much crack-a-lack jammed into the GTF schedule – music, theatre, film, visual arts, lectures, dance – it’s making this poor li’l white boy’s head spin attempting to get to as much of it as possible. There’s more coming, … Continue reading

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Last Rites

I scooted and slithered one final time to Bao Sheng’s, where to-day we laid the Durian Season mournfully to rest. Well, I was to find out, nobody else is marking the occasion with sorrow. To begin with, two Malay gentlemen … Continue reading

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