HK Magazine Vintage Covers
Kai Tak, 1970's
The history of Hong Kong transport has been a long and fascinating journey. To mark the closure of the Central Star Ferry pier and to remember other milestones in Hong Kong’s transportation history, the Conservancy Association Center for Heritage is holding a landmark exhibition on the...
Nov 17 2006
Ultimate idol: Gwen Stefani Listening to now: “The Truth” by Handsome Boy Modeling School Reading: 60 seconds interview questions In your pocket now: No pockets Most hated band: Sun Boys and F4 Stranded on a desert island with who? My BF, of course! Stupidest trend: Emo kids on MySpace...
Nov 10 2006
It all started when I became a dancer in TVB in the mid-80s. But my family was so well-off that I decided to leave after a few years. Well, that’s a lie. I needed something that paid more at that point. That’s why I quit. I began singing in nightclubs and lounges to make ends meet after...
Nov 3 2006
1. The Brunch Club (70 Peel St., SoHo, 2526-8861) “Midweek this place is nice and quiet. They have plenty of couches, a courtyard and magazines for you to buy. I took 'The Time Traveler’s Wife' here – I’ve never been so passionate about a book!” 2. Portobello (9...
Nov 3 2006
Favorite Hong Kong noise: Birds singing early in the morning. Can we dance? Hong Kong people tend to either overdo it or don’t dance/mosh at all. On the local music scene: Bizarre. Conservative. Cliquey. Commercialized. Hopeful. In 20 years: I will still be playing music. Or I’ll...
Nov 3 2006
HK Magazine: Why Poe? Is he really still scary? Scott Sauer: I love the characters; they are just so odd. They have the dark elements that reside in all of us. One thing that I think about often is when you are driving a car on a mountain road and you have that flash of instinct to drive right off...
Oct 26 2006
Favorite Hong Kong noise: The Sai Yeung Choi Street crowd. In your pocket: Olympus XA, iPod with iTalk. Stupidest trend: Nail art. On local audiences: Emo/HXC kids mosh! Worst gig: The last time we played at Cattle Depot, I was out of tune for the whole performance. Funeral music: Chor Lau Heung...
Oct 26 2006
In your pocket: Pencil case, wallet, a pair of glasses and class handouts – I’m studying marketing at a night school. Favorite Hong Kong noise: The sound of the doors opening on the MTR. Is being in a band hard work? Yes, more people mean more opinions. There are bound to be conflicts...
Oct 19 2006
Being a DJ was a blessing in disguise. But with the label RTHK marked on your forehead, you lose a lot of job opportunities because everything needs the company’s approval. The good thing being a radio host is that you can pour your heart out during the show, telling people who you are...
Oct 12 2006
HK Magazine: How does it feel to be in the “Rocky Horror Show”? There are a lot of die-hard fans out there and a lot of expectations. Edwin Liew: I’m absolutely thrilled to be in this huge cult show, which apparently has had people celebrating uninhibited, obscene madness for...