2016

WIP

I want to make it a point to do annual reviews. Next year I’ll update it every month. But this is retroactive.

Written

Experiences

  • Postmodern Jukebox – recommend
  • Muse – recommend
  • India Trip – Madurai
  • Sadhguru @ MBS
  • Statement showcase @ beach road
  • Reservist
  • started cooking (salmon, spaghetti, steak)
  • August man photoshoot
  • Borderlands

Home improvement

  • drilled up kitchen paintings
  • threw away bookshelf
  • added night lights

Peopling

  • D Yap Yakun
  • Poached @ Vanns
  • Pool w/ colleagues
  • Coffee w/ Prakash
  • Parveen Starbucks
  • Nasi padang w/ Swe
  • Jamming w/ musos
  • Breakfast at yachts with Dames/Timmy/bf
  • post-sadghguru w/ sis
  • bro housewarming
  • lunch @ frans
  • t-ware dude si quan
  • boss wedding!
  • MIL’s graduation
  • met lil’ wan
  • 100k celebration
  • beer with GK
  • mich loke timbre+
  • beer with yiwei
  • late night w/ damien
  • grandma’s 80th
  • niece’s birthday
  • tradegecko meetup
  • cousin’s daughter’s 1st
  • R&R’s wedding
  • deepavali at sister’s
  • deepavali at parents
  • chilled at damien’s
  • deepavali at shobha’s
  • frans’ showcase
  • vanns farewell and drinks after
  • EW &BB’s farewells
  • tea with yb
  • ribs with bc

Purchases

Books read

  • Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!
  • Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson
  • Understanding Comics, Scott McCloud
  • Leadership, Alex Ferguson
  • Joseph Campbell – Hero With A Thousand Faces
  • Jay Griffiths – A Sideways Look At Time (reread)
  • Stuff Matters
  • Disrupted, Dan Lyons
  • So Good They Can’t Ignore You, Cal Newport

Movies watched

  • Office Space
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Kung Fu Panda
  • Pulp Fiction
  • The Aviator
  • Allegiant
  • Meet the Patels
  • Zootopia
  • The Jungle Book
  • Lord of the Rings Trilogy (rewatched)
  • I Am Not Your Guru
  • The Terminal
  • Southside With You
  • Merchants of Doubt
  • 13th
  • Barry
  • La La Land

Shows watched

  • House of Cards (abandoned around season 2-3)
  • Horace and Pete
  • Human Planet
  • Bojack Horseman (S1 to S3)
  • Game Of Thrones (S1 to S6)
  • Silicon Valley (S1 to S2)
  • Narcos (S1 + S2)
  • Jessica Jones S1
  • Luke Cage S1
  • Designated Survivor (Ongoing… abandoned)
  • Daredevil (a couple of episodes)
  • Breaking Bad (Completed)

Other stimuli (videos, articles, etc)

  • George Lakoff – metaphors we live by
  • Michelle Obama + Oprah
  • Creating the ultimate antagonist (‘competing for the soul of gotham’)
  • Access Denied 
  • Toxoplasma of Rage
  • Social Gentrification

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