Special STIMY Singapore subseries featuring Loh Lik Peng (Unlisted Collection), Woon Tai Ho (CNA), Lucas Lu (Zoom Asia), Arthur Kiong (Far East), Khoo Swee Chiong, Kenny Chan (Kinokuniya) and Fong (Tong Heng).
A list of all the episodes you will find in the So This Is My Why podcast that features people working in the creative industry, including show notes, links and other episodes that you might find interesting. Past interviewees include artists, dancers, stunt actresses, photographers, writers and more.
Ep 138: I Don’t Believe in Prince & Princess Journalists – Steve Chao [x2 Emmy-nominated investigative journalist & Al-Jazeera Senior War Reporter]
Steve Chao is the founder of Signal Flare Productions and investigative journalist and war correspondent for Al-Jazeera, CNN, VICE, CTV (Canadian) etc. This STIMY interview was recorded in front of a live audience at KL Podfest 2024
Ep 136: I don’t want to hang out with famous influencers because… [Prestine Davekhaw, Founder of MalaysianPAYGAP & Disappearing Jobs]
Prestine Davekhaw is the founder of MalaysianPAYGAP (wage transparency platform) & Disappearing Jobs (cultural photographer who documents jobs that are disappearing in modern times) and she shares her life story on the So This Is My Why podcast.
In 2001, Charlie Todd founded the comedy collective Improv Everywhere, a New York group that pioneered large-scale surprise public performances, long before anyone had heard of the term “flash mob.” Charlie was one of the original YouTubers, and Improv Everywhere was one of the very first comedy channels on the platform in early 2006. To date the channel has over half a billion views. With viral hits like the legendary Grand Central freeze and the absurdly silly No Pants Subway Ride, Improv Everywhere has created iconic projects that have entered the zeitgeist and spread to all corners of the globe. Charlie’s success with Improv Everywhere has led to a career in television, recently serving as executive producer and director of the Disney+ series “Pixar In Real Life.”
Ep 129: Bringing Moulin Rouge & Abandoned Warehouses to Life?! | Fabien Riggall (Founder, Secret Cinema)
Fabien Riggall is the founder of Secret Cinema & Lost. The former is premised on the idea that films can be turned into large-scale real life, cultural experiences in abandoned spaces.
Ep 130: Breaking into Hollywood – coz Asians Take Sh*t Very Well?! | Alvin Wee (Grammy, CAS & Golden Horse Award-Winning Music Mixer, Encanto)
Alvin Wee is a Grammy, CAS & Golden Horse Award winning music mixer from Kuching whose work includes Disney’s Encanto, Hans Zimmer’s Top Gun Maverick & Kung Fu Panda 3, “Loyal, Brave & True” – sung by Christina Aguilera in Mulan etc here is Alvin’s story of breaking in and making it in Hollywood
Mr Money TV aka Peter Yong is one of the most popular personal finance YouTubers with 153k+ subscribers! This is his journey from being a fresh graduate to earning RM 250k/year by the age of 30, to selling his BMW and giving everything up just as his first son was born to go all in with his then nascent YouTube business, which now makes 7-figures!
Ep 108: How To Build a 4.3 million YouTube following in Asia | Gerald Sebastian (co-founder, Kok Bisa)
Gerald Bisa is the co-founder of Kok Bisa, one of the top YouTubers in Asia and, and he shares how he’s built a YouTube following of over 4.4 million.
Sneak peek into 2023 So This Is My Why podcast guests including the biggest YouTubers, CEOs & startup founders in the region.
STIMY has hit its 100th episode! To celebrate this podcast milestone, I’ve invited former STIMY guest, artist Red Hong Yi, in as STIMY’s guest host to interview ME about my journey to date!