Author: The Level

LGBT: When Will We Learn to Accept?

By Shazwan Zulkiffli A few days ago, our country was rocked with the news that a charity event – organized by the transgender community – was raided with no warning, no warrant, and most interestingly, no mercy. The tragedy at the event went largely unnoticed, until one of the guests, under the name of Siti Kasim, posted a long rant about her experience at the event. To make things worse, a local news portal came out with a video entitled “Pondan maki JAWI” and showed a different side of the ruckus, – censored and shaped to JAWI’s advantage. However,...

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Admiral Ackbar’s voice actor passes away at 93

By A. Ackbar Voice actor Erik Bauersfeld – whose brief turn as Admiral Ackbar in the Star Wars film won a lot of hearts – has passed, aged 93. His iconic line “It’s a trap” in Return of the Jedi is memorable among Star Wars fans, and has since been immortalized by the internet as a meme. Bauersfeld worked at radio stations before his Star Wars roles as Admiral Ackbar and Jabba the Hutt’s steward Bib Fortuna in Return of the Jedi, as well as a short cameo role in the Force Awakens. Bauersfeld passed away on Sunday at...

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Good Charlotte back from the dead with new song “40 oz Dream”

By A. Akbar Pop punk hit band Good Charlotte have risen from their analog graveyard into the new digital world, with a new song entitled “40 oz Dream”. The band, who’s last hit was “Good Morning Revival” featuring M Shadows and Synyster Gates of metal band Avenged Sevenfold, will hit homecoming with a new album alongside their punk compatriots Sum 41 and a Tom Delonge-less Blink-182. Have a 40 oz and listen to their new song here:...

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Honest Review: MeanSandwich KL, the future of Sandwich Delivery

By Shazwan Zulkiffli So the news of “Mean Sandwiches” has been going around, particularly about how good it is and how it’s supposedly very different from other sandwiches in its league. Mean Sandwiches is a new homegrown sandwich brand by couple Natasha Johanif (Tasha) and Sahaq Ibrahim, both graduates from University Malaya. Tasha, who founded the sandwich startup, wanted to make affordable sandwiches using quality ingredients for the masses, and Sahaq joined ranks not long after, helping Tasha to develop the brand that it is today. They deliver their sandwiches every other day, as their delivery list is very...

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JAWI reportedly abused trans community in latest raid

By Shazwan Zulkiffli UPDATE: A video was posted on Metro Harian, in an attempt to spin the story to JAWI’s advantage:   In a public status update, Facebook user Siti Kasim ranted and revealed her personal experience of her getting rude treatment from JAWI after a charity event hosted by the trans community was raided by JAWI in a night of unfortunate events. Siti Kasim said that all of that JAWI “held of them prisoners” and tried to arrest her and another hostess for no solid reasons. Read the original post below...

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