Episodes

YLB #155 - Our ASK-ME-ANYTHING episode (Pt. 2) where we answer more BURNING questions

May 4, 2021

After Part 1 (YLB Ep #150), we round up all the questions with the next (and final) installment of this round of AMA. More saucy questions like the future of YLB, who’d win in a fight between Terence and Haresh, and deep questions about who we’re gratefu...

YLB #154 - SudhirTV on Burning Man, the SG Media Landscape and Chinese Privilege

April 30, 2021

We finally had the chance to sit down with writer / commentator SudhirTV to pick his brain about his “non-establishment” views, his political awakening, and his obsession with Burning Man (???)! It was a deep conversation with lots of truth bombs about l...

YLB #153 - What the Cabinet reshuffle means & the $250 SG Premier League for Young Player of the Month

April 25, 2021

7 of the 15 Ministries will have new Ministers leading them after PM Lee unveiled his new Cabinet line-up. But what does it imply about the frontrunner for PM & the future of SG? Elsewhere, SG Internet was shocked by how little the prize money was for th...

YLB #152 - A mother is told to wear a t-shirt due to her “revealing” swimsuit & Joanna Dong gets roasted

April 22, 2021

A mother who accompanied her 3-year-old son to swim school spoke out against being told to cover up because her swimsuit was apparently too sexy for the other husbands & fathers present. Fair or not? Elsewhere, Joanna Dong’s cover song at the recent star...

YLB #151 - Europe’s biggest football clubs piss fans off with proposed “super league” & Abercrombie closes in SG

April 20, 2021

12 clubs, including the likes of Man Utd, Liverpool, Barcelona & Juventus, announced plans to form a European Super League. It’s probably the biggest footballing announcement in years, but why are so many people pissed off? Closer to home, Abercrombie & ...

YLB #150 - Our first-ever ASK-ME-ANYTHING where we answer your BURNING questions (Part 1)

April 15, 2021

This is our 150th YLB episode and to celebrate our awesome fans and 500,000+ streams in little over a year, we’re gonna answer questions our listeners have been asking us since the dawn of time. When did Haresh meet Terence, how much we fight, the future...

YLB #149 - Naiise visited by debt collectors on their last day of business & K-beauty brand Innisfree accused of “greenwashing”

April 11, 2021

After local retailer Naiise announced that they’ll be closing their last outlet at Jewel Changi Airport, news spread that some vendors are still owed up to $10,000. Cue debt collectors, but are they even legal? And is Naiise to be pitied or to be chastis...

YLB #148 - DPM Heng steps down as leader of 4G team & SG’s new “hunky guy cleaning service”

April 9, 2021

On Thursday afternoon, DPM Heng (a.k.a Sugar Daddy Heng) made a monumental announcement that means he’s no longer in the running to be PM. But what happens next? And what does this mean for Singapore? In other news related to a group of men, a local reno...

YLB #147 - “Pedestrianise” road experiment gets mixed reactions & the couple who painted over a $672,000 artwork

April 5, 2021

Earlier this year, 2 roads in Singapore were selected to trial pedestrianisation. 3 months in, the reactions are mixed and Ho Ching has suggested licenses for bicycles. What’s going on? Elsewhere, a couple in Seoul mistook a graffiti artwork by JonOne as...

YLB #146 - Chinese celebs boycott Nike and Adidas over Xinjiang cotton controversy & SMRT staff to start shushing us on trains

April 3, 2021

After weeks of political aggression and sanctions, Chinese celebs like Eason Chan and Dilraba called for boycotts of Nike, H&M, Adidas and other western brands to stand with Xinjiang cotton. It’s one complicated story, but what exactly happened? Back hom...

YLB #145 - Our first space comedy TV show, and it’s in TAMIL! (feat. SSV, our writer-director)

March 31, 2021

We’ve got a TV Pilot and we need your help to make it a full series. Details below!  As for the episode, we speak to the writer-director of said episode, SSV, who worked with us to turn our idea into Singapore’s FIRST space comedy TV show, which we execu...

YLB #144 - Is this the end of “work from home” in SG & the Suez Canal gets jammed up

March 29, 2021

On Apr 5, 75% of staff may return to the office, up from the current 50%. And the public service is taking the lead. But will “work from home” disappear, or will it stay forever? Elsewhere, the Suez Canal is being held up by one of largest container ship...

YLB #143 - Ngee Ann poly students urinating on others & the couple in trouble for having THREE Weddings

March 24, 2021

A leaked video of the students urinating on others during a suspected hazing ritual at Ngee Ann Poly went viral, and police are investigating. Plot twist in the middle is that one of the students who was peed on said it was “consensual”. WTF? Elsewhere, ...

YLB #142 - CEO of You Tiao Man replies to angry Sparkletots email about tattoos & the first SG-born table tennis Olympian

March 22, 2021

The CEO of You Tiao Man posted her reply on Facebook, but the weirder thing is that the email was sent from a professional work email at PCF Sparkletots. People started hating on them, but was this whole incident even worth time in the public eye? Elsewh...

YLB #141 - Anthony Chen on directing a Marvel movie, awards acceptance speeches & the future of film in Singapore

March 19, 2021

We have a heart-to-heart with Anthony Chen, arguably Singapore’s most decorated filmmaker (1 Cannes Camera D’or award + 6 Golden Horse awards baby!). We talk about films, but also about stuff you’ve never heard before - like his standing ovation in Kazak...

YLB #140 - The controversial "woke" article by Bertha Henson’s student & the SG music conductor from Russia who now delivers food

March 17, 2021

On 14 Mar 2021, the TODAY newspaper published an op-ed article criticising cancel culture and “wokeness”. It was by Dana Teoh, a student of media veteran Bertha Henson. It pissed a lot of people off, but why? Elsewhere, an article about an internationall...

YLB #139 - Why Oprah’s interview with Meghan and Harry is so polarizing & “Count on me, S’pore” copied in India

March 14, 2021

We finally watched the FULL interview and we try to make sense of it all. Was it fair? Why do some people hate it, while others love it? What could come next? And does it matter to Singaporeans? Elsewhere, the MCCY announced that they are investigating a...

YLB #138 - A viral nature “influencer” on the Kranji forest clearing, wild boars & SG nature (feat. Biogirl MJ)

March 12, 2021

We speak to BiogirlMJ, one half of the duo behind the viral facebook page “Just Keep Thinking”, which has amassed more than 80,000 followers and tons of viral videos in a very short time. She makes videos about Singapore nature featuring stuff and places...