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Comedy Interviews

The most uncensored conversations to ever come out of the much-censored country of Singapore. Hosted by Haresh & Terence from the comedy house, Ministry of Funny. For biz enquiries, hit us up at contact@ministryoffunny.com

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In Jan 2003, Russell Crowe became famous for “Gladiator”. 18 years later in Jan 2021, he became infamous for getting pissed at a tweet that called "Master and Commander", his other movie, “sleep-inducing”. He said kids have “no focus”, but does Gen Z actually have shorter attention spans? We debate this. And we also review our fav Reddit comments from the past week.

Here's the article about Russell Crowe vs the tweet

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2021/jan/18/when-film-stars-attack-russell-crowes-reaction-to-criticism-could-set-a-trend 

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On 18 Jan, the owner of SMOL eatery, a local F&B establishment, uploaded a CCTV video of a random man who ripped off a pride flag on display and hurled abuse at the staff. People pissed and an outpouring of support came, but is there more to it? With CNY coming up, there are murmurings of tougher COVID measures. Does that make sense?

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New Radicals perform ‘You Get What You Give’

Singaporean music director behind J.Lo's performance at US President Biden's inauguration

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A transgender student recently ranted on Reddit about MOE blocking her hormone therapy. The post went viral, and MOE responded with a post of their own. It got backlash, but was it fair? Elsewhere, the British PM Boris Johnson tasks his UK Chancellor with transforming the UK into the “Singapore of Europe”. Should we be proud or is it just politics?  

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James Harden explodes for triple-double in Nets debut

What Is Clubhouse, The Invite-Only Social Media App?

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President Trump’s ban from Big Tech platforms has been lauded by loads of people, but is it a good thing? Closer to home, Malaysian comedian Uncle Roger got backlash for taking down a video collab with Mike Chen (Strictly Dumpling) because of his views on China. Correct move or just pandering to appease Chinese fans?

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Manchester United is Top!

Ghost of Tsushima - Official Trailer

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It’s our new “3rd EPISODE”, where we look at 2 interesting things that happened this week in any past year. Today, it’s the epic tennis final between Roger Federer & Rafael Nadal (2017) and the birth of Wikipedia (2001). We also have a section dedicated to our fans’ comments on Reddit. We’re experimenting, so please let us know what you think. Be honest.

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And here's a link to the live show we're doing with Rishi B on 6 Feb -> https://www.klook.com/en-SG/activity/53489-comedy-show-e-ticket/

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On 4 Jan 2021, the Govt revealed that data from the TraceTogether app could be used by the police for investigation of crimes, which prompted a LOT of debate. WTF or fair compromise? Elsewhere, troll accounts have started listing prominent Singaporeans and places for sale on retail app Carousell. Funny or dangerous?

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Parliament Sitting 4 January 2021 (English interpretation)

Japanese ex-SIA stewardess reveals entire retrenchment process: 'I felt like I was unemployed'

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Trump supporters went apeshit and stormed Capitol Hill to protest the 2020 US Election results, but why is that being referred to as a catastrophe of epic proportions? Elsewhere, 3 Texas-based Caucasian women who started a company called Mahjong Line have been accused of cultural appropriation with their “trendy” tiles. Fair criticism or no?

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LongBeachGriffy - YouTube

Jack Ma’s absence stirs memories of disappeared Chinese tycoons

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On 1 Jan 2021, the plans for the KL-SG HSR was scrapped after SG & M’sia couldn’t agree on a way forward. But after all the work since 2013, why did this happen? Elsewhere, Uruguayan soccer player Edinson Cavani received a 3-match ban and a £100,000 fine for an Instagram comment. Is it fair?

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José Mourinho to Dele Alli: "you are so fuc*ing lazy guy"

RESIDENT EVIL 5

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2020 has been _______ . We’ll leave that to you to fill up. Amidst the craziness, that are stories we didn’t cover on YLB for whatever reason. From UFOs to naked people in Bedok to BREXIT and Singapore having the biggest “masturbation gap”, we close the loose ends before 2021 takes over.

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The Queen’s Gambit | Official Trailer | Netflix

 

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Maxi Lim, the Ah Boys to Men actor, is being investigated for flouting COVID19 rules at his recent wedding, while Sonia Chew and 12 other local celebs did the same at a gathering back in Oct 2020. Why do celebs keep doing this? Elsewhere, a recent viral campaign selling pre-loved pillows from Influencers claimed it was a “social experiment”. WTF is going on?

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Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama - Audiobook

 

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