Category: column: words disobey me | joe kidd

Saturday, 10th November 2007: Hopefully It Rained On Their Parade Too 21

Saturday, 10th November 2007: Hopefully It Rained On Their Parade Too

When I got to the shop around noon today there were three policemen sitting outside of Bau-Bau Cafe. All of them resting on yellow chairs, nicely laid out in one single row facing the...

Joe Kidd: What To Do When You “Demam”? 25

Joe Kidd: What To Do When You “Demam”?

So I was “demam” for the last two days. In fact today, it’s the third day, and I’m still suffering from sniffles, a bit of a headache and the intermittent nicotine-withdrawal (which I must...

Joe Kidd: “Your band is not playing PUNK ROCK anymore, is it?” 65

Joe Kidd: “Your band is not playing PUNK ROCK anymore, is it?”

About two weeks ago one guy turned up at the ricecooker shop, browsed through the stuff and finally stopped at my table asking me questions about my band. One of his many questions particularly...

UPDATED.. Joe Kidd: “Jangan Hisap Dada”: That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore – Part One and Two of Many 34

UPDATED.. Joe Kidd: “Jangan Hisap Dada”: That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore – Part One and Two of Many

note: Early this morning, a cousin of mine died. He was just in his early 30s. This one’s for you, Adna. “Jangan Hisap Dada”: That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore by Joe Kidd Ya. Dulu,...

Bloodied blades, blazing guns & bombed gigs! 1

Bloodied blades, blazing guns & bombed gigs!

Whatever Happened To Paul’s Place? by Joe Kidd It’s been almost a year since the much sensational tabloid-baiting New Year’s Kambing Hitam Raid at Paul’s Place. The most recent hoo-haa was when an ex-commando...

<s>Blogs</s> Blabs: More Noise Without Sound (Not Much Anyway) 11

Blogs Blabs: More Noise Without Sound (Not Much Anyway)

Blogs Kill Ricecooker. I imagine that’s the newspaper heading announcing the death of these very pages; in big black fonts. All the opinionated girls and guys who can write and I want them to...

KK Took My Baby Away! 4

KK Took My Baby Away!

Allo people, ricecooker may not be updated regularly from today till the 19th January as I’m going to Kota Kinabalu. Will try to do what I can when I’m there but, to state the...

Joe Kidd: Cut ’em out (ride ’em in), Ride ’em in (cut ’em out), Cut ’em out (ride ’em in), Rawhide! 1

Joe Kidd: Cut ’em out (ride ’em in), Ride ’em in (cut ’em out), Cut ’em out (ride ’em in), Rawhide!

This morning a busker + singer-songwriter friend of ours was finally released under bail after spending 3 nights and 2 days at a Polis lock-up. He was detained under the suspicion of being a...

John Peel Day TODAY! 2

John Peel Day TODAY!

There are a lot of people I call as “HEROES” but the top two for me are both dead. One is buried in a small plot in Jerangau, Terengganu. I’m looking forward to go...

Joe Kidd: Dot, dash, splish, splash… 14

Joe Kidd: Dot, dash, splish, splash…


“Sekarang ni ha encik, nyawa ayam lagi mahal dari nyawa orang,”

– the quiet taxi driver who drove me from Seksyen 14, PJ last Monday

Corporations, Capitalism and DIY Comfort Holes 0

Corporations, Capitalism and DIY Comfort Holes

a note for a yahoo mailing-list we had in the mid 2000s called “SE Asian DIY Touring”.