Love, Simon. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

No matter which way you swing, these five cathartic coming-out stories in film will move you

Apr 10th, 2018 Adult Themes, Comedy, Drama, GV Exclusive, Romance Marcus Goh 8 min read

It’s difficult to be gay. Even though attitudes have improved (Pink Dot, anyone?), there’s still a lot of social stigma attached to being gay in today’s world, especially in Asian societies. That’s why in real life, people can keep their true sexuality hidden for years (or even forever), because the cost of social exclusion may not be worth the freedom to love whoever you want….

5 reasons why aliens wouldn’t invade Singapore

Jan 13th, 2016 Action Marcus Goh 6 min read

Ever notice how there aren’t many UFO sightings on Stomp? There’s a plethora of other weird pictures there, but aliens don’t ever seem to get featured on it. Maybe it’s because Singapore is just too difficult to invade, what with our army of acronyms and other idiosyncrasies. So we went ahead and conducted an extremely rigorous scientific study with the most brilliant scientists across our…

Indominus rex vs Pteranodons. Credits:

7 clever ways of surviving dinosaur attacks

Jun 9th, 2015 Action, Thriller Marcus Goh 7 min read

While the humans in Jurassic World are pretty silly for attempting tried and true tactics of massacring large numbers of civilians (i.e., building a theme park with genetically enhanced dinosaurs), they’re pretty smart at surviving. Well, at least the four main characters – Owen, Claire, Gray, and Zach – manage to survive all manner of dinosaur attacks. So I carefully observed their survival tactics and formulated some…