Singapore Government Uses 'Fairytales' to Chide Women About Biological…

A new government-funded campaign in Singapore is educating young women about declining fertility through a series of illustrated "fairytales," distributed on university campuses, that retell classic stories that result in some kind of moral lesson for women who ignore the ticking of their biological clocks. » 3/22/13 11:00am 3/22/13 11:00am

Singapore Anti-Groping PSA Features Terrible Puns, Victim-Blaming…

Singapore, which might be one of the worst places in the world if you're looking to break the law, has apparently rolled out an anti-public-groping campaign, which would be very helpful and nice if its street-side ads didn't features incredibly creepy pictures supplemented with a litany of instructions about what women … » 1/13/13 4:00pm 1/13/13 4:00pm

The World According to How Emotional Everyone Is

Ugh, El Salvador. Always on their period, right!?!? I can't tell you the number of times El Salvador has woken me up in the middle of the night because they just watched an ASPCA commercial and need to come over and eat some Ben & Jerry's. But then Russia—have you ever seen that dude upset? It's like, bro, sometimes you … » 11/29/12 4:50pm 11/29/12 4:50pm

The Recall-Miss-Hannigan Campaign Got a Little Out of Hand

Cast members of orphans from the Broadway musical "Annie" perform during a photo session at the Marina Bay Sands Theater on Tuesday July 10, 2012 in Singapore. The Broadway and West End classic, which includes British comedy star Su Pollard and screen veteran David McAllister, will showcase in the city-state for a month. … » 7/10/12 9:45pm 7/10/12 9:45pm

Woman Puts Menstrual Blood in Her Boss's Coffee, Ruins His Mornings…

If you thought putting shit in someone's food was the nastiest possible way to get revenge, think again. A woman named Jumiah in Singapore took things to a whole new level when she put some of her menstrual blood in her boss's coffee. Why don't we all take a minute to say "Ahhhhhuckuggthhhuuh" as we realize that, yes, in … » 5/23/12 10:50am 5/23/12 10:50am

Do Anti-Sex Trafficking Ads Really Need To Be This Graphic?

Copyranter draws our attention to these ads out of Singapore in opposition to sex trafficking. (There's also one against exploitative domestic employment agencies). We're torn: Do the illustrations showing miserable-looking girls performing sex acts just behind the walls of daily life force you to face grim reality, or … » 9/22/11 2:05pm 9/22/11 2:05pm

The First Interview? Verdict: Palinful

Sarah Palin gave a little interview that aired yesterday, did you hear? Or even watch? It's okay, because Moe and I did, and we eventually talk about it, once we get done marveling at the foreign policy influence of Typewriter Man Martin K. Tytell and Thailand's political crisis, which leads us into a discussion of the … » 9/12/08 10:00am 9/12/08 10:00am

"Why Are Lesbians Often Fatter Than Straight Women?"

It's time for another installment of Pot Psychology » 9/05/08 7:00pm 9/05/08 7:00pm, the "advice" column in which we attempt to solve everyone's problems with an herbal remedy. (Remember, kids: Don't do drugs!) In this episode, , the Piper to my Trig, helps me answer questions about ejaculate, 16-year-old boys, and air-humping. Got a burning question? …