Neo is the One

It's hard these days to find authority as all-encompassing as in Singapore, where citizens learn from a tender age to watch what they say, do and even think. But as Sigmund Freud would say, where there is a censorious superego you shouldn't have to look too far to find a subversive underlying id—the perfect description of Jack Neo, an actor, writer and director who doesn't keep much of anything inside. Ask him about any topic—sex, money, Big Brother—and he'll unleash his Gatling gun laugh. And that's what Singaporeans adore about Neo: the fact that he's willing to be their megaphone on...

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