JKT48 The Idol Group You Hate to Love

Hampir 6 bulan belakangan saya mulai terjerumus ke dalam dunia “gelap”, yang untungnya bukan dunia penyalahgunaan zat kimiawi atau dunia seks komersil, dunia idol group. Saya  kesengsem sebuah grup musik isinya remaja-remaja putri belia yang kebanyakan di bawah usia legal 18 tahun, JKT48. Ya ampun. I know right?

Sebenarnya kesukaan ini adalah karma. Awalnya, reaksi saya melihat JKT48 sama seperti reaksi kebanyakan orang, “Itu girls band apaan sih anggotanya banyak gitu?”,”Roknya gak kurang pendek?” Sampai dimarahin sama Ines, terus diceritain cerita tentang mereka. Continue reading

Cap/Label – Manusia dan Telur Asin Hidupnya Tak Luput dari Dicap?

Post dari 20 November 2008 yang belum diupload di sini.

Seperti biasa, salah satu jadwal di pagi hari adalah mengupdate berita dari manca negara Channel News Asia, Al Jazeera, Yahoo News, Google News, Bloomberg
Kemarin dan pagi ini muncul satu artikel yang cukup menarik untuk disimak
“Spitzer’s Prostitute to Appear on Talk Show” dan pagi ini “Prostitute apologized to wife of former Gov.Elliot Spitzer (mantan gubernur New York)”

… Prostitute … Call girl … Pelacur … Wanita panggilan … Perek …
itulah cap yang diberikan oleh media (dan mungkin masyarakat) US of A kepada Ashley Alexandra Dupre – yes people she has a name. Continue reading

Alice in Wonderland – A Second Glimpse Through the Looking Glass

So finally it’s here,

not like it’s the most anticipated movie either

however it’s another Tim Burton’s work (with Mr.Depp, Ms.Bonham-Carter, Mr.Elfman, and some other names who use to work with him)

so expecting it to be an emotionally-moving, inspiring movie like 3 idiots or visually stimulating like Avatar in 3D is a bit too much i must say. having said that you folks must have guessed what i have to say in the next sentences. Continue reading

Facing Your Worst Nightmare

So it was around 2 a.m on Saturday, Ocotber 24th 2009. I woke up because of this nightmare that’d been haunting me (like forever). It was about the legendary ex girlfriend, henceforth will be known as Ms.X.

In that dream (or should i call nightmare), I went to my friends’ (Arfan and Mel) wedding reception which hadn’t happened then, suddenly Ms.X came with her new BF, my heart stopped for 1.7546 second and I slowly hid between the crowds and went away… Continue reading