Episode from the podcastLiving it up in Lion City!

Revisiting "Disneyland with The Death Penalty" and William Gibson, the man behind Singapore's infamous label

Released Saturday, 14th September 2019
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"Disneyland with the Death Penalty" has become synonymous with Singapore. Spawned from an essay in 1993, does the epithet still apply? And why is a phrase from 3 decades ago still being used, in any discussion about Singapore?
This episode looks at the historical, social and political context around William Gibson's essay.

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