Why We Buy: The Science Of Shopping by Paco Underhill My rating: 4 of 5 starsThis book provides me knowledge about retail shopping behavior, an anthropological study on retail setting through thorough observations. It contains more sets of description rather than sets of argumentation. I appreciate on the writer’s attention to what seems to be […]
Panggil Aku Kartini Saja by Pramoedya Ananta Toer My rating: 5 of 5 starsJujur saja, sebelum baca buku ini, ketika saya mendengar “Kartini”, asosiasi saya adalah parade baju daerah yang sering diadakan di sekolah-sekolah pada saat hari Kartini. Setelah mengenal sejarah, oh Kartini adalah perempuan pembela pendidikan, feminis tapi akhirnya terperangkap dalam poligami. Kartini seperti […]
“Takes more than combat gear to make a man, takes more than a license for a gunConfront your enemies, avoid them when you canA gentleman will walk but never run” (Sting)
Queen performing a medley of “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Radio Ga Ga” at Live Aid in 1985.
image, courtesy of wearemoviegeeks.comDirector: Michael MannCasts: Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, James Russo, Billy Crudup, Marion CotillardSynopsisThe difficult 1930s is a time of robbers who knock over banks and other rich targets with alarming frequency. Of them, none is more notorious than John Dillinger, whose gang plies its trade with cunning efficiency against big businesses while […]
The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories by Tim Burton My rating: 5 of 5 starsDear Mr. Burton, I am truly a great fan. Many people may say that this book is weird but I think it is a beautiful poetry. Your vivid dark imagination lets me travel into your world. The beauty […]
Sting, live at the Rock in Rio Lisboa music festival on Sunday, June 4 2006, at the Bela Vista park in Lisbon, Portugal. Listen to this, you will understand why I don’t respond to any joke about Sting. He’s my inspiration for life.
“Killer Queen”Artist: QueenAlbum : Sheer Heart AttackWriter: Freddie Mercury
Explode. Bomb. Suspicious. Dirty politics. Death. Cry. Loss. Terrorism. We are not afraid. “Maju Tak Gentar”. Condemn. Anger. Rage. Blame. I restrained myself from writing about the bombing of two prestigious hotels in Mega Kuningan. I was shocked and I didn’t know how to react, it’s easy to be blurred, losing proper judgment in this […]
Sometimes a little mystery is sexy, darling! (Read: Facebook, do you realize that I’m one step ahead of thinking on leaving you for someone else: Twitter?)