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Outburst 26: Laughing on the Bus

Buses in Singapore are fitted with small televisions, a world first. When they were first installed, commuters kicked up a fuss about how they would destroy the peace and quiet of a bus journey (as if buses were ever peaceful …

Outburst 25: “My” Cellphone

I got a new cell phone recently. My motivation was to have a “dual band” phone that would work outside the US, so my wife and I could use it on a trip to Spain. This was admittedly a lame …

Outburst 22: The Benefits of Smoking

Four months ago my boyfriend Kevan decided that we were going to quit smoking together. After four months of daily discussions of how much we were craving a smoke, I’ve come to the conclusion that one of us will succeed …

Outburst 21: Spillover Fries

There is a hierarchy among fast-food chains, no doubt. This hierarchical system will naturally vary given individual tastes, so the question of best fast food invariably becomes favorite fast food. Where such personal preference is involved, there can never be …

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