Hyperballad

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A very relaxing Sunday afternoon spent in three hypermarkets. (I am reminded of the Björk song Hyperballad all of a sudden.) In the above photo, I am shown wearing very short pants in a striking orange tone and an XXL jersey top in pale turquoise that costs RM3.90 (purchased in Carrefour Bangsar South) that is aching to be cut up. Here I am at the Japanese snack section of Tescos Ampang. Pokki and Rocky are both under Glico, as my friend pointed out, though I always have thought Rocky was the pirated version. Rocky sounds more butch to me. I’m learning to be more butch – a life skill that proves to be a needed advantage.

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Firstly, the aisle just in front of the entrance — CDs. Datuk Siti Nurhaliza (wanita Melayu sopan) is sandwiched between a not-so sopan Ibiza trance-worthy stock photo (actually just a pop karaoke mix) and a very fierce image of a local girl who looks a tad like the fag-hag comedian Joanne Kam Poh Poh in a more teenage-angst inspired makeup.

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“PLU Party” — according to my friend Linolumixa when we noticed this “Value Pack 2 VCD”. Though it seems it would be more suitable for emotional sleep-overs for sisters in pain, rather than a sweaty shirtless dance affair among clubbing queens, partly because it contains Kylie’s sentimental love songs (they should then choose a more subdued representation of her for this cover: perhaps in a beige lace-hemmed dress, to suggest tender soft hearted romance — certainly not red leather military helmets. Although I admit, I don’t know her sentimental love songs, and I don’t see her looking romantic in her videos either, so I wouldn’t know if there are any romantic looking pictures of her in existence. I could not picture her in a gown doused in moonlight, for example. That sort of imagery is easy for individuals like Celine Dion though.

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The very energetic Anita Sarawak, highly different yet fabulously similar to the late Anita Mui. This image is a very old image. She could look like a melayu Amanda Lepore, albeit less plasticy. Those lips still look the same until this day.

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One response to “Hyperballad

  1. butch? living skill? hmm sometimes i think bitch is more suitable lor… especially when u r dealing with the similar one 😛

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