Category: Movies & Television

Robots are not coming for your job

I had been watching this anime series on Netflix called Aggretsuko, which tells of Retsuko, a seemingly timid office worker (anthromorphised by a character of a red panda) who goes to karaoke after work to belt out metal songs out to her heart’s content whenever she’s stressed. She briefly dated a tech mogul (anthromorphised by […]

Hope in the collective

I just finished reading Angela Davis’ Freedom Is A Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement and I must say, what an eye-opening read. Most of my reads are enlightening in many ways, but this book — which is a collection of interviews, essays, and speeches from activist and icon of the […]

On The Good Place

I just sat the other day thinking, “Man, I miss The Good Place.” On Malaysia’s Netflix, the series is only available up until two seasons — and suffice to say, I have watched them all. During my trip to Melbourne, I got too excited upon finding out that Season 3 was already up on Netflix […]

The axiom of zero

I so badly wanted to write a review of Hanya Yanagihara’s book, A Little Life because I have so many opinions. But I am only 39% in and I was convinced by a friend who had read this book to reserve my judgment (which has been now scrawled over two pages of my Moleskine already) […]

Where can you do the most good?

I still could not recover from how much I love the Netflix documentary Knock Down The House. It follows the journey of four women who decided to challenge their long-term incumbents and made headlines in the 2018 United States midterm elections. As a big fan of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC), I am glad to see her […]