[blog] three’s a charm: the fangirl list

So apparently, it’s my third year on wordpress though I started blogging on Blogger in 2001 and moved to vox until it closed down. So in honor of my third year here, I decided to do an All-Asian Fangirl-Related “List of Threes”: Films: My Sassy Girl Infernal Affairs The Classic Dramas: Meteor Garden Lucky Seven…

#fangirlproblems #2

This should be the No. 1 problem of a fangirl: okane. You see, money don’t grow on trees. You have to earn it unless of course you are royalty, but then again, even they have to earn their keep. And why is money important? To buy merchandise and products that the marketing teams of our…

a fan’s work is never done

(For all my fan-friends from old and new fandoms) Or a fan’s spark is never gone. How did you start as a fan? I’m sure everyone has their own story to tell, the artists they’ve fangirl-ed (Dear Oxford Dictionary, please include fangirling/fanboying–for the sake of gender equality, spazzing and kyaa as new words) and the…

movie: Jay Chou’s ROOFTOP

I was prepared to end up regretting watching THE ROOFTOP, Jay Chou’s second film as a director. I’m some fan, yes. But the film has been in the news for the wrong reasons: alleged environmental violations, labour disputes plus all the negative news that come with being Jay Chou.     THE ROOFTOP is like…

when Jay Chou met Teresa Teng (+ fave JC concert guests)

Or rather, when the Mandopop king resurrected the Taiwanese songstress for two nights at his concert in Taipei. Jay’s concerts is one of the must-see among Taiwanese artists. He always has some surprise up his sleeve and in this instance, it was the hologram of the deceased singer, beloved among the Chinese (she sang The…

drama: AMOUR ET PATISSERIE (first impressions)

I rather like the alternative title of this PTS drama: A PATISSERIE WITH NO NAME, rather than the literal LOVE & PASTRY.     So obviously, it’s going to be about food, in particular, pastries. I’ve been craving for sweets myself (after missing all the delicious desserts when I was back home recently because I…