Author and occasional experimental sound artist, William L. Gibson is currently based in Jakarta. His novel Singapore Yellow, the second in a trilogy of hard-boiled crime novels set in 1890s Malaya is published this summer by Monsoon Books. The first album from William's experimental sound project Third World Skull Candy, titled Pusat, is now available from BitPulse Records. Learn more at www.williamlgibson.com.
The Blackened Eyes of the Movie Men With No Name | 24 Feb 2014 // 9:14 PM
Akira Kurosawa’s samurai, Stuart Heisler’s gangster, Sergio Leone’s cowboy, and George Miller’s misfit suffer a similar black eye, but with dramatically different effect.
Champagne and Knuckle-Dusters, or, Modern Life in Singapore | 4 Jun 2015 // 10:30 PM
Novelist and poet Catherine Lim, the most persistent critic of Singapore's government, talks candidly about her new memoir, the half-century anniversary of the city-state, and the death of founder Lee Kuan Yew.
Death in the Land of Smiles | 12 Apr 2015 // 9:15 PM
A recent biopic about the last executioner in Thailand explores the extremes between killing and redemption.