witty sarcasm; intelligent conversation; F1 (if you're a Ferarri fan); government bashing and political debates (taking political science next trimester. joy; Machiavelli); predicting impending WARS and cursing idiotic bigshots with bellies larger than their freaking brains (hint: bush); WMD; Michael Moore; NOVELS; philosophy (Kant, anyone? spare me from Freud); KAFKA; chocolate; ROCK and METAL (none of that nu-metal shit); the local music scene; jazz (DIANA KRALL & Louis Armstrong) and blues; classical and accoustic music; history and literature (classics i.e. greek literature and myth rocks.); exotic food (or just food... camembert.... mmm); art attacks; bursts of inspiration; getting down on the dance floor; BLACK; anything Gothic; symbolic or Celtic; RED; death; damnation and purgatory; superstition; VAMPIRES; witchcraft and the afterlife; phenomenal occurrences.
And if we run out of anything to talk about, we can always curse Bush.
Exams are over! woop woop!
Michael F left for Europe today and we won't be seeing him again for the next 5 weeks. Michael W and Janice are still studying because they are still having exams... sucks. The flat went for the All Blacks test match which was awesome. No prizes as to guessing who won.
The flat's pretty excited about the Louis Vuitton/America's Cup. Team New Zealand is going up against Alinghi - and we're hoping to bring the cup back from Spain. Cross your fingers for good wind!
On another note, I heard from Juho, whom I haven't heard from in ages! Apparently, he's working in...
Doing my bit for CLS
I am so wound up for my upcoming exams. Law school just does not know when to give us a break!
If you're wondering where I have been hiding, I've been busy with study. For the past week, I have been working on this; my jurisprudential essay on critical legal studies. If you've never heard of it, I don't blame you. It is, after all, one of the more obscure branches of jurisprudential discourse. I suppose now you will understand why law students walk around with that blank look on their faces, because their thoughts are occupied in verbose theories that could have been better served in...
Okay, so maybe I still needed help... but at least I did half of it! My room is so much brighter now. Sometimes I wonder if I need a switch flicked on in the darkened recesses of my mind. I've always wished for that lightbulb moment where everything in my life is as clear as day; where life is either black or white, not shades of grey.
Janice made a nice roast chicken for dinner. And then the flat played charades. I think the older we get the more childish we can be. Of course, growing old is compulsory, growing up is optional. It...
We're on the American public radio!
Ok, so it's been a while since I last contributed, but the Cicak have launched so high into the stratosphere I was quite astounded when I was informed that we're being aired on the American public radio.
Yes, in this day and age of free speech, Malaysians have been continuously suppressed by governmental censorship, but the question remains: how long is it going to take before the lid blows?
Click here for the full interview on World Press Day. Kathy Corcoran, former writer of the San Jose Mercury News staff writer interviews Pohsi on free speech in Malaysia.