Stand-up comedy is something that everyone enjoys – after all, what better excuse to laugh your heart out than at a good show? But what most of us don’t know is what it feels like to be the one onstage, trying to make a room full of people laugh. We speak to stand-up comedian Luwita Hana Randhawa about the challenges faced in her line of work.
At age 19, Steven Steel (Tey Feng Nian) already has a Wattys Award (2015) under his belt for his sci-fi fiction novel – Someone’s In My Head – sold in major bookstores across the country. The Penangite who is currently in Kuala Lumpur to further his studies, tell us about some of the struggles of being a young author and the lessons he has learnt along the way.
Over a span of 13 months, 18,000KM and carrying only RM800 in her pocket, Petrina Thong hitchhiked her way back to Malaysia from Sweden. She estimates having hitched a ride with over 400 vehicles throughout her journey – and these are her takeaways from the experience.
All these did scare me, however, the excitement of new challenges was far more exciting. So I place my thoughts on bonding time with my kids, adventures of staying abroad and going to a city with no traffic jam (Miri). All these present steep learning curves but we learn to adapt.
We tell ourselves all the time that we must exercise but never get down to doing it and giving in to all kinds of excuses. This series – Working Out with DJP will get you on your feet, talking the talk, walking the walk and kicking the excuse! You’ll be amazed at how effective this short workouts can be.
COCOLAB is one of the few homegrown health and beauty brands in Malaysia and it is headed by Angeline Khor, 26. The brand prides itself on using zero chemicals in any form, but focusing on ingredients that stem from Mother Nature's superfood groups. She speaks to us about the ups and downs of being an entrepreneur in a competitive industry.