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Maggie Chow Sze-yuen, 15

cd: Ghetto Superstar by MC Hotdog. A collection of the top hits from the Taiwanese MC.

dvd: A Simple Life. This is a poignant story of a man and his life-long relationship with his maid.

Sunday, 22 July, 2012, 12:00am

Marvel of a man

If Stan Lee - the Marvel Comics 'generalissimo' as he is known to his hordes of fans worldwide - could have one superpower right now, it would be the ability to speak all the world's languages.

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Spidey takes new spin

The summer of 2012 will go down as the year superheroes dominated the silver screen. The ensemble flick The Avengers sizzled in its opening week and has since smashed a number of box-office records.

1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Where did the love go? Partnership wilts under the stress of married life

Jane and Peter came to me for counselling to try and save their failing marriage. 'He doesn't love me any more,' Jane told me. 'All he wants to do is work, work, work. I am the only one taking care of the kids. He doesn't want to be involved in family activities.

10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

The spider and the promise

A man and his wife had been travelling for two long and difficult weeks. They had walked along the edge of deserts, through lush jungle land and across wide empty plains. Each night, they had slept under the stars and each day the wife had complained endlessly about the journey.

26 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Marvel movies

Well, comic book fans, it's another sad week with the release of the completely disastrous Green Lantern. In last week's column, I listed my three favourite Marvel comic book movies and promised to share my three least favourite today. I would love to include Green Lantern, but it's DC, so maybe another time.

19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Letters from abroad

One night my friend Cathy and I decided to watch Spider-Man 3. We were both sharing rooms, so we couldn't watch the movie in our rooms. Besides, it was 11pm and we were supposed to be in our rooms.

'Rules are meant to be broken. Let's watch it in the telephone booth downstairs - no one's going to notice us,' Cathy suggested with a mischievous grin.

1 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Classic comics

For more than 70 years, two powerful American publishers have dominated the world of comic book superheroes. Welcome to the universe of DC Comics and Marvel.

DC history

2 Jun 2009 - 12:00am


The lights are out and the only one who can work a blender is you and your new electric super powers in the first open-world action-adventure titled inFamous, exclusively for the PlayStation3 system.

22 May 2009 - 12:00am

Positive vibes goal of fashionista's solo art exhibition

Cassian Lau Kai-shun isn't usually to be seen in an art gallery. He's more a fashionista, as the co-founder of fashion boutique Sistyr Moon, which also carries individual labels such as Rebecca Taylor, See by Chloe and Hysteric Glamour. But he is presenting his first solo art exhibition, Electric Claustrophobia, tomorrow.

24 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

'Spider-Man' saves autistic child in Thailand

A fireman in Thailand put on a Spider-Man outfit to convince a scared eight-year-old boy to come down from a dangerous ledge, the Associated Press reports.

3 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Jackpot Delight is touch and go

Caspar Fownes is engaged in races against nature and time to get Jackpot Delight fit to fulfil his engagement in the Hong Kong Vase. Yesterday, Jockey Club senior veterinarian Brian Stewart examined Jackpot Delight at Fownes' stables and found him to be sore in his right front foot due to bruising.

12 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Amazing Spider-Man #545

Recently, Spidey fans were stunned to find that Marvel had decided to undo 21 years of storyline by erasing Spider-Man's marriage with a four-part story arc titled One More Day.

10 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Fownes' Jackpot Delight can live up to expectations

Jackpot Delight left New Zealand with a massive reputation after having a near-perfect record in six starts and he's set to prove he is the real deal when he makes his local debut in this afternoon's Ashley Handicap (1,400m) at Sha Tin.

1 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

when good meets bad

Swing into action with your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man in his new 3D video game on Sony's PlayStation Portable (PSP) system.

18 Nov 2007 - 12:00am