Al-Jazeera reports on Fusion Wayang Kulit’s production of Star Wars as a shadow puppet pla, “Peperangan Bintang.” in Malaysia. Here’s more about Fusion Wayang Kulit. And here is their Facebook page, which has swell pictures of all the puppets. (Thanks, Beth!)
SF Signal talks with authors Jaymee Goh and Joyce Chng about Southeast Asian steampunk and their anthology, The Sea Is Ours: Tales of Steampunk Southeast Asia.
So much art available for your browsing pleasure as the Smithsonian puts 40,000 pieces of Asian art from the Freer and Saeckler Collection online.
A gallery of Singaporean, Malaysian, Indonesian, Hong Kong and Japanese pop album covers.
Film and television producer Run Run Shaw has died. Sir Run Run founded Shaw Brothers with his brother, Run Me Shaw. They produced hundreds of films in all genres, but were best known for their revolutionary kung fu and wuxia movies. Shaw also produced myriad television programs for […]
At Pulp Curry, Andrew Netter reviews, KL Noir: “Kuala Lumpur may not seem like the most obvious place to set an anthology of noir fiction. On the surface, at least, it has a reputation as an orderly, well behaved city. But if this book is anything to go […]