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Chua Lam Looking Back

Q: You were born in 1941. What can you say about life? Chua Lam: Time flies. It really does. When I was 30, I watched a movie 2001 Space Odyssey based on Arthur C Clarke’s novel. Back then, I was already trying to imagine what I would be like at age 60. I have the answer when I look into… Read more →

Off-Guard Tonight 今夜不设防

Off-Guard Tonight 今夜不设防

今夜不设防 or translated as Off-Guard Tonight, was a shocking TV programme first telecast in Hongkong. The hosts in the programme were science fiction writer Ni Kuang, talk show host, lyricist, film director James Wong Jim and Singapore’s very own (but often rejected) film-maker, writer and culinary expert, Cai Lan (Chua Lam). The show saw the 3 men smoking, drinking (real… Read more →

Off-Guard Tonight 今夜不设防

Leslie Cheung on Off-Guard Tonight. If you can read between the lines, the guys seemed quite aware of Leslie’s orientation. The beginning part was all laughter and jokes. Then, he got a little more serious and talked about his life. He talked about his home. Leslie put a lot of emphasis on his home. He had a 3,000 sq ft… Read more →

Off-Guard Tonight 今夜不设防

Their first episode! Retired actress Cherie Chung is a woman who can kill with her eyes. Our 3 guys risked their lives to invite her on their show. They talked about marriage, asked her if she’s worried that her husband might get tired of her looks? Why bother to get married? Why not just cohabitate? Cherie Chung gave an excellent… Read more →

Off-Guard Tonight 今夜不设防

This is Idy Chan. She shot to fame with Andy Lau in the very first make of 神雕侠侣. On this show, she talks about her ideal man and how she ran into her first love and he still gave her palpitations. Ni Kuang said something outrageous. He said that the ultimate aim of romance is sex! The rest of the… Read more →