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14: Episode 14: Creating a hotel for trendy millennials and creatives

11/14/2018
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**Take a bite:** We discuss the elements needed to create a trendy destination hotel for digital millennials with Jason Schlabach, Brand Director of [Ryse Hotel](https://esquiresg.com/galleries/ryse-of-marriott-internationals-autograph-collection-is-the-coolest-hotel-in-seoul-to-hit-hongdae/). We start the podcast with the hosts sharing their memorable holidays—before closing the show by reviewing a trio of men's fragrances. **00:00—Introduction** Our regular hosts Benjamin Hopkins (health...

Duration:01:03:52

13: Episode 13: Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR)

10/23/2018
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**Take a bite:** This week we discuss the Internet phenomenon Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) with Melinda Lauw, a Singaporean artist, curator and performance creator based in San Francisco who also runs a live ASMR theatrical experience. We start the podcast with a discussion on what stimulates our hosts. The hosts also try ASMR for the first time with guidance from Melinda Lauw. Finally, we close the show by answering questions from Pillow Tok—a conversational card game....

Duration:01:06:26

12: Episode 12: Diet and nutrition tips from fitness experts

10/10/2018
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**Take a bite:** This week we discuss diet and fitness for the everyday working man and woman with Dan Dubois (personal trainer from [Ultimate Performance](https://upfitness.com.sg/)), [Natalie Dau](https://www.nataliedau.com) (fitness entrepreneur from [Rockstar.fit](http://www.rockstar.fit/)) and [James Yeo](https://sportsnutritionistjames.com) (sports nutritionist from [Core Collective](https://corecollective.sg/)). We start the podcast with a discussion of the latest movies–_A Star Is...

Duration:01:01:26

11: Episode 11: Protecting your personal data

9/28/2018
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**Take a bite:** This week we discuss data protection with Duncan Brown, General Manager at Shred-it Singapore. We start the podcast with a discussion of [the recent Burberry fashion show in London](https://esquiresg.com/galleries/burberry-by-riccardo-tisci-new-spring-summer-2019-collection-audio-review-london-fashion-week/), and whether you should get your hands on the new [Apple iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series...

Duration:01:03:56

10: Episode 10: Taking the leap of faith to pursue your passion

9/4/2018
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**Take a bite:** This week we discuss taking the leap of faith—leaving the corporate world and pursuing one's passion with Dr Thomas A. Morgan, award-winning documentary filmmaker. We also analyse the updated logos for fashion brands—Burberry and Celine: rate it or hate it? And we close the show by answering questions from our social media followers. **00:00—Introduction** Our regular hosts Anita Kapoor (speaker and TV personality), Debra Langley (fashion and tech consultant), Benjamin...

Duration:01:05:17

9: Episode 09: Crazy Rich Asians and the Psychology of Shopping

8/28/2018
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**Take a bite:** This week we discuss the issue of representation in [_Crazy Rich Asians_](https://esquiresg.com/quiz-which-crazy-rich-asian-are-you/) and the Psychology of Shopping with Lani Chan, Style Services Manager of [Club 21](https://sg.club21global.com/club21/), as well as resident podcast host Debra Langley, who in her previous life, worked with DKNY Jeans and has consulted with multi-label brands on the intersection of fashion and technology. We close the show by reviewing the new...

Duration:01:08:44

8: Episode 08: What makes a good leader?

8/17/2018
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**Take a bite:** This week we discuss leadership, mental strength and achieving goals with Rob Roy, an ex-Navy SEAL and author of “The Navy SEAL Art of War: Leadership Lessons from the World's Most Elite Fighting Force”. We also speak to Janissa Ng, Spokesperson of WWF Singapore on the recent Ivory Lane campaign that [broke the Internet](https://esquiresg.com/ivory-lane-wwf-campaign-is-fake-and-esquire-singapore-knew-about-it/). **00:00—Introduction** Our regular hosts Anita Kapoor (speaker...

Duration:00:49:10

7: Episode 07: Modern Day Masculinity (Part Two)

8/10/2018
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**Take a bite:** What does 'masculinity' mean moving forward? Recorded live in the [#EsquireShophouse pop-up at Duxton Hill](https://esquiresg.com/esquireshophouse/) in front of a live audience, Modern Day Masculinity (Part Two) continues the conversation of what it means to be a man today, and importantly, what that means for the future. Hosted by Esquire Singapore's editor-in-chief Norman Tan and founder of [BioOnics](https://www.bioonics.com/) Ben Hopkins, this podcast invites guests Paul...

Duration:00:51:16

6: Episode 06: Modern Day Masculinity (Part One)

8/10/2018
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**Take a bite:** What does it mean to 'be a man' today? Recorded live in the [#EsquireShophouse pop-up at Duxton Hill](https://esquiresg.com/galleries/esquire-shophouse-video-pictures-gallery-re-live-the-immersive-weekend-of-activations-duxton-hill/) in front of a live audience, Modern Day Masculinity (Part One) delves deep into hard-hitting topics from men and addiction, toxic stereotypes, to male suicide. The panel, hosted by Esquire Singapore's editor-in-chief Norman Tan, includes Ben...

Duration:00:51:41

5: Episode 05: Men and Mental Health

6/29/2018
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**Take a bite:** This week we discuss mental health with Joel Moo, Jasper Tay, Joshua Dillon and Ciara Yeo. Joel and Jasper, co-founders of Modvlar Events, share why they’re hosting an EDM party to raise awareness about mental health: [PLUR Vibrations](https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/plur-vibration-tickets-45852149012). We also speak to Joshua Dillon about his personal battle with mental health and how music has helped him deal with his depression. **00:00—Introduction** Our regular hosts Anita...

Duration:01:01:40

4: Episode 04: Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

6/12/2018
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**Take a bite:** We speak to Varun Mittal—currently leading Fintech at EY covering emerging technologies and business models in financial services across ASEAN—about blockchain and cryptocurrencies. **00:00—Introduction** Our regular hosts Debra Langley (fashion and tech consultant), Benjamin Hopkins (health entrepreneur) and Norman Tan (editor-in-chief of Esquire Singapore) share what they've been up to since the last podcast. **09:36—"Coffee catchup"** In our fashion and style segment, our...

Duration:01:11:17

3: Episode 03: The State of AI Technology Today

5/23/2018
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**Take a bite:** We speak to Drew Perez—former US Intelligence officer and founder of [Singapore-based AI company, ADATOS](https://www.adatos.com/)—about the state of artificial intelligence today and what opportunities AI presents for the future. **00:00—Introduction** Our regular hosts Anita Kapoor (speaker and TV personality), Debra Langley (fashion and tech consultant), Benjamin Hopkins (health entrepreneur) and Norman Tan (editor-in-chief of Esquire Singapore) share what they've been up...

Duration:01:00:32

2: Episode 02: How To Make It In The Singapore Music Scene

5/10/2018
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**Take a bite:** We speak to recording artists Tabitha Nauser and Vanessa Fernandez about how to break into the Singapore music scene. **00:00—Introduction** Our regular hosts Anita Kapoor, Debra Langley and Norman Tan are joined by special guest host, [Vanessa Fernandez](https://www.instagram.com/soundslikevan/?hl=en), in place of our regular fourth-wheeler Ben Hopkins (who couldn't be bothered this week and stayed home—kidding! He had a last minute business meeting. He's an entrepreneur....

Duration:00:55:27

1: Episode 01: The Venture Capital Conversation

4/24/2018
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**Take a bite:** We speak to Arnaud Bonzom (venture partner at 500 Startups) about what type of personalities are best suited to start their own company. **00:****00—Introduction** Hear what your hosts Anita Kapoor, Debra Langley, Ben Hopkins and Norman Tan have been up to since their last podcast. **09:30—"Coffee catchup"** Our fashion and style segment where we answer a question that we polled on Instagram Stories. This week, we asked readers whether they want us to discuss: (a) Why the...

Duration:01:05:47

Episode 00: Introduction

4/17/2018
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Get to know your hosts as they answer personality questions created by Bernard Pivot: — [Anita Kapoor](https://www.instagram.com/anitakapoor/) (TV host, emcee, and speaker); — Debra Langley (fashion and tech consultant and founder of [Coraggio](http://coraggio.co/)); — [Benjamin Hopkins](https://www.instagram.com/benhopkins22/) (entrepreneur and founder of [BioOnics](https://www.bioonics.com/)); and — [Norman Tan](https://www.instagram.com/musingmutley/) (Editor-in-chief of [Esquire...

Duration:00:19:09