Allow me to introduce the hottest new game you’ve never heard of! Littleships: small boats fighting modest battles in diminutive bodies of water. Imagine Battleships but single-player, and each littleship is a single coordinate. You have 15 shots to sink 5 littleships. Can you do it? I wrote Littleships in Python3 as an in-terminal minigame […]
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The George Town Literary Festival is underway. The Last Jews of Penang is honored to receive a slot in the program for our official launching. Here is publisher Amir Muhammad, illustrator Arif Rafhan and myself talking about the origins of the project and what it means to us.
4 things in life
Bapa saya pernah pesan ada 4 perkara setiap lelaki kena capai dalam hidupnya: 1. Tanam sebatang pokok. 2. Bikin sebuah rumah. 3. Mempunyai seorang anak laki. 4. Tulis sebuah buku. I did it, Dad! … you can bury me now lol Buy the book!
The Last Jews of Penang
Not very long ago, a small but thriving community of Jews called the island of Penang their home. With a presence spanning across two centuries, this little-known but truly Malaysian community eventually vanished, but traces remain! With prose by Zayn Gregory accessible even to goys of all ages, and beautiful illustrations by Arif Rafhan, The […]
Salleh Ben Joned’s Salacious Pantuns
Literary giant Salleh Ben Joned Salleh Ben Joned passed away a few months ago. His taste in pantuns favored the more … spicy. His short essay “Salacious Pleasures of ‘Pantuns’” on four classic pantuns from the book Kumpulan Pantun Melayu (published by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka Malaysia) features his loose translations into English and some […]
Cerita Si Boris | Episode 31
Tiga minggu bercuti di USA! Baik je pulang ke Malaysia teringat cerita ni, tak tahu kenapa.
Ramadan Pertama | Ep 30
Ingat balik kali pertama puasa di Detroit dulu
Nasrudin and the Wife Beater | Episode 29
Masalah yang serius kali ini! Tok Guru Nasrudin kita berdepan dengan kaki pukul isteri. Cerita Mullah Nasruddin dalam lawaknya mesti ada moral yang tersembunyi. Cuba teka apa moral dia.