What makes Zoom events or classes so unappealing to us? Maybe it’s the awkward silence, or the feeling of self-consciousness we get from feeling everyone’s eyes on us. However, like it or not, online events are here to stay in the near future. How, then, can we make them a more enjoyable experience?
It’s about time we wake up and realise the impact of our comments. Please, type with empathy.
Fancy watching an artistic movie? Portrait of a Lady on Fire tells a compelling, bittersweet tale of a forbidden romance. In this article, Ignite’s Keith looks at how the film is so much more than just a cookie-cutter love story.
Singapore, the food paradise that is home to the world-renowned hawker culture. Yet, the sunny island festers with eating disorders that are often misunderstood and wrongly stereotyped — hindering the proper diagnosis and successful recovery of many.
Long-time fan Darcel laments about the end of the series, and the disappointment of the unanswered questions of the finale.
Ignite’s Joy takes a deep dive into the world of the late 90s and early 00s sitcoms and uncovers why Singapore’s once-shining sitcom scene fails to stand the test of time compared to international cult favourite Friends.
In every supermarket, a deadly war has been brewing for almost 45 years between two unsuspecting drinks in the refrigerated aisle. In packs of five, palm sized bottles with red text from two different brands battle it out. In this week’s Writers Block, Ignite’s writers weigh in — Yakult or Vitagen?
Since the PA’s high-profile misstep regarding a Hari Raya standee several weeks ago, we’ve witnessed the debate turn into an intractable tug-of-war between those who saw it as “racist”, and those who didn’t.
It’s clear, however, that both sides of the debate understand the term somewhat differently, and it’s these understandings I attempt to unpack here.
Singaporeans were abuzz with mixed reactions on Friday (June 18) when the Government announced that Phase Three (heightened alert) would reopen in two phases due to the recent spike in Covid-19 community cases. While some celebrated the reopening of gyms and maskless indoor exercise on June 21, others lamented the delay in returning to dining out in groups of five.
We sat down with inclusivity and mental health advocate Fathima Zohra to know what motivated her from feeling hopeless to sparking hope in others and learn how we can build a more inclusive Singapore.