Thursday, November 19, 2009

Ugly Heart

Words borrowed from the Sunshine Monologue


You think bravery is to fight and courage is to die. But the bravest ones stand in front of those who would and say

"We will not fight. Because courage is to live."

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Now you see it... Now you don't!

I am totally ripping this off from Nurul Izwa J. but the topic is too interesting to let by. Didn't mean to plagiarise, girl. Consider it as a tribute to your excellent choice for topics ;)

These pictures were taken from reports regarding an 80+ man who murdered his wife simply because she wanted a divorce. The news itself is already a matter of deep concern as it shows that Malaysian nowadays are getting more and more desensitized to the idea of right and wrong and that murder is becoming more and more recurrent in today's society. However, hidden beneath the horror of the report lies another mind-boggling matter. Check out the two pictures below and see if you can spot what I am talking about.

Picture taken from Utusan Malaysia Online

Picture taken from Berita Harian Online

For those who has somehow missed the glaring difference between the two photos, here's a hint - check out the dark blue umbrella in both pictures.

The Barisan Nasional logos from the first picture are missing!

Now why is it that Utusan Malaysia felt the need to crop out the Barisan Nasional logos that were on the umbrella? Is Barisan Nasional so insecure of their political image that there is a need to censor even the teeniest detail on a picture that is totally unrelated to politics? Thing is if Barisan Nasional really wanted to deviate the attention away from the BN logos in the picture, then they should've just left it there. The mere act of taking them away has more people talking/blogging/joking about it. Now that simple cropping act has generated more bad press and speculation than if the logos were left there in the first place.

Seriously BN/ Utusan, cropping was a bad move. You just gave your competitors more ammo to 'kutuk' you with.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

'Twisty McAnkle' Strikes Again

Kuala Lumpur - Twisty McAnkle strikes again. For the umpteenth time. Twisty who has been guilty for inducing excruciating pain on innocent ankles apparently loves to strike familiar victims, choosing this time to strike, yet again, a certain university lecturer whose ankles have suffered his handiwork before.

Twisty's apparent MO, besides repeatedly choosing the same victims, is also to attack his victims in public. The scene for Twisty's latest attack was directly in front of the Apartment Kenari's security booth whereby a security guard stood witness to the crime. 'Stood witness' took on a literal meaning that day when the security guard upon seeing Twisty's latest attack just idly sat by and let the victim struggle with her pain. Luckily he didn't add on to the embarrassment by pointing at her and laughing his head off.

The victim now suffering from severe ankle sprain, is recuperating from the attack and hopes that her ankle will not distract her from doing her duties as an exam invigilator early tomorrow morning. She also hopes that her horrible limp will not distract any of her students from doing their examination.

Twisty McAnkle is still on the loose. Be wary of uneven grounds, soft grassy areas, downhill slopes or a combination of all three. The authorities have urged if there are any sightings of Twisty McAnkle, please reach for an ice pack or heated balms for immediate action. A visit to the nearest doctor is also highly recommended.

Reported by: The Attacked University Lecturer


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