About yanipatrik

A daily observer, part-time sorcerer & blogger. @LFC supporter & happens to work in an international literary agency. Views are my own, not of my employers.

Stop Merokok (lagi)

Biar gue jelaskan di awal, bahwa gue bukan quitter yang lantas jadi snob. Each to his own. Dan blog ini gue tulis khusus buat orang yang mau/sedang berhenti merokok. Gue tau kok “enaknya” merokok. Gue merokok lebih dari 15 tahun. Jadi gue ga akan nguliahin orang, betapa berbahayanya rokok, atau betapa perokok merampas hak-hak orang yang ga merokok. You smokers know the danger, but you choose to ignore it ;) Continue reading

Winning Eleven: Best movies 2012

It’s almost a new year, and my plan to write at least one entry per month is ruined. No particular reason, other than I’ve got nothing interesting to write. As simple as that.

But I thought a tradition of writing some of the best movies I’ve watch in a year should continue.

I must admit, that I wasn’t able to watch as much movies as I wanted to. Even as I wrote this entry, some movies that could be a contender in this list – I haven’t yet to watch – like the Hobbit for example. Or Cloud Atlas, Django Unchained , etc.

But alas, here’s the list – and I hope you some of it fits in yours as well.
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Review: The Dark Knight Rises

I think, I’ve read enough Batman comics – to know a thing or two about the character. Let me be clear. If you’re a fan of Batman in the movie, then you probably disappointed in the lack of action scenes. But if you’re a fan of the comic, then like me, you’d think this movie rocks.

People complaining about the lack of action, but this Bruce Wayne have not picked up his gadgets in 8 years. And I think that’s what the movie’s focus. This is not about the playboy millionaire façade. This is the real Bruce Wayne. We already have TDK as an installment who focused on the villain (The Joker). And a hero that immediately can kick asses? That wouldn’t be realistic no?

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Few things for POSTKARTraveler 2012

POSTKARTRAVELER, a traveling exhibition project.

Jadi sesuai judul di atas, temen gue – Novi Kresna (yang sering jadi korban kecemburuan gue atas kerjaannya yang travelling melulu – dan selalu lupa bawain gue oleh-oleh!), bikin art exhibition.

Nah, entah anak ini disamber apa, tau-tau aja gue ditodong buat bikin tulisan. Gue bilang iya, tapi ya karena gue mentok – kombinasi antara lama ga berpuisi dan gue yang udah tobat dari kecanduan galau akut. Ya akhirnya gue ambil aja tulisan jadul gue. Diedit seperlunya – Masih belum kadaluarsa Nov!, tulisan gue timeless! Mwahahaha!

Anyway folks, if you can spare your time, please visit Korean Culture Center at Equity Tower 17th Floor, JL. Jenderal Sudirman Kav. 52-53 (SCBD), Jakarta, 12190, Indonesia. From 23th July – 4th August 2012.

It should be awesome! And below, uhm.. my entries for her project. And of course, all the images are belong to her.
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