The Divergent Series: Allegiant

What Divergent’s faction names would be if it were set in Singapore

Mar 16th, 2016 Action, Thriller Marcus Goh 7 min read

Factions in The Divergent Series is a bit like academic streaming in Singapore – you’re sorted into different categories from young, and unless you’re a plucky heroine leading her own band of teen heroes, you’ll probably be known by your academic stream for the rest of your life. But while their faction names are made up of esoteric words like “Abnegation” or “Amity,” reflecting its American…

5 things a Singaporean would bring to Mars

Sep 28th, 2015 Celebrities Marcus Goh 6 min read

In The Martian, an astronaut is stranded on Mars and has to survive the harsh environment alone, but fortunately he has some essentials with him. Let’s take this scenario and give it to a Singaporean – what five essentials would a Singaporean bring on an extended, lonely journey to Mars? Barring the four critical necessities of food, water, air and WiFi, we take a look at…