Malaysia's leading political cartoonist, Zunar, will be in Aliran this evening. Zunar could be charged with sedition later this week, following investigations into his cartoon books.
http://www.youtube.com/v/a3Eg8F3rap4&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 Excerpt from Charlie Chaplin's first true "talking picture", The Great Dictator, released in 1940. Border guards mistake Chaplin's character, a humble barber, for a dictator (also played by Chaplin) who resembles him. The real dictator, meanwhile, is mistaken for the...
After an encouraging turnout and discussion in Penang, Kee Thuan Chye heads to Ipoh to read from his new book.
A tribute to the genius of the late sitar maestro Ravi Shankar. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KXk_8_8oLY?rel=0&w=470&h=264] Here Ravi Shankar gives a sitar lesson to Beatles guitarist George Harrison: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t79aI-I6ucA?rel=0&w=470&h=353]
http://popteevee.popfolio.net/popteeveescreen.swf?episode=90 Officials from the Ministry of Home Affairs' Publications and Quranic Texts Control Division confiscated over 80 T-shirts - including Pop images of Bruce Lee and Mao Zedong portrayed as 'Mickey Maos' - because the material apparently glorified communism. The raid...