(Sun)burning for PSY

By Julia Tan

March 2013 FEATURE
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Korean star Psy was a big hit despite his short appearance. Penangites loved his show, if nothing else, especially not the searing Chinese New Year sun.The papers warned of a crowd 60,000 strong, which translated as a massive jam alert. Typical of Penangites, we fretted. In the end, it wasn’t the traffic that did us in. It was the scorching midday sun.I could proudly proclaim that I liked “Gangnam Style” because at least it wasn’t about sex or drugs or...

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Julia Tan

Julia "Bubba" Tan is editor of Penang Monthly and Head of Penang Institute's Publishing Unit. Some of her earliest memories are of her running rampant in her grandfather's garden.