Ho Ho Hong Kong

A weekly Comedy podcast
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(aka Rock Mum, Goddess of Rock and even “Godmother of Rock”)The driving force behind The Underground (https://undergroundhk.com/). Described by Time Magazine as “Chris B—the tattooed fairy godmother of the Hong Kong scene. ” The ‘face’ of The U
Comedian Jordan Leung (better known by his online alias 69ranch) moved back to HK from the US when Covid hit, then he started hitting up the comedy circuits here, then he blew up on social media. His IG account amassed thousands of followers in
Ben Quinlan is the Chairman of Fintech Association of Hong Kong, CEO and Managing Partner of Quinlan & Associates, Adjunct Professor at AIT School of Management, Conference Ambassador for Hong Kong Tourism Board, and somehow he's also one of As
We continue on our journey of catching up with the city's top standup comedians, and this week we have Chris Musni on. Chris is Hong Kong's most prolific standup writer, one of the OGs of the standup comedy scene in HK, the original found of co
We are flying solo this week with no guests and a whole lot of nerding out on comedy. From our different processes of writing jokes to refining bits at open mics and how we come up with ideas for jokes, then we bust out our notebooks and run ou
This week we're back on the comedy train, with one of Asia's top comics and comedy powerhouse Garron Chiu. We discuss the recent talk of the town in Hong Kong: Nicole Kidman skipping HK quarantine to film her new show "The Expats", as well as t
Emily Tan is a health & fitness professional, co-founder of aerial arts & pole dance academy Viva Vertical, host of Body Blaze TV series, presenter of fitness education and performer of aerial dance - these were all proud titles before the titl
Like many others, Simon Wilson lost his job due to Covid, and unlike many others, he didn't "wait it out", he went on to create Hong Kong's biggest and most successful event in HK since Covid started, The Grounds then The Lawn. He sits down wit
Andy's on the pod for one last time, he hands over the podcast to Vivek and Mohammed as he talks about his reasons for leaving the pod, why he left HK and what his new gig is, his plans for the future and some of his favorite moments on the pod
Lindsay Varty, author of Sunset Survivors and former professional rugby player sits down with Vivek and Mohammed to talk about why she embarked on a journey to document Hong Kong's last tradesmen and women. From the story of a face threader to
If you've ever partied in Hong Kong, you've definitely walked by Beyrouth Bistro or ordered food at 3 in the morning there. Listen to one of Beyrouth Bistro's partners Charbel Assaf talk about his life growing up during war times, his move to
Anson Chen's a world-class illusionist and mentalist, reading minds all over the planet. He explained his journey from Taiwan to HK to Shanghai. How he learnt from the world's top magicians. And the challenges of performing magic vs comedy. J
Mo and Vivek spilled the beans on what it takes to run a comedy show. What exactly happens back stage? What's all that noise at the back of them room? How do they handle all the egos? And most importantly, what happens when the heckler gets bo
Jen Balisi is a proud Filipina-American based in HK, and a legit trail-blazing food influencer. We talked about her journey from blogging in New York, to pursuing her passion of dining, travel and recipes. And what she does when she has to rev
Mo joins the pod to announce he is taking over hosting duties with Vivek for the next little while. The standup scene is pumping along at the moment, and the guys talked about some massive shows coming up. Join us on Patreon for weekly bonus
Hong Kong's got an unreasonable amount of people living in unreasonably small spaces. And Dr Merrin Pearse's on a mission to make the metropolis continue. Pearse was described as an urban vigilante for HK sustainability. He's an advisor at Pur
Antony's (@antd) become the resident podcast voice on all things political. Since he last visited, the crackdowns on Hong Kong have been unrelenting and severe. Including vast arrests, mass bail denial, the gov claiming Jimmy Lai's assets, and
Vicky Chan 陳偉琪 is a well-known face around Hong Kong, having played Jenny on the hit TVB series Come Home Love: Lo and Behold (愛·回家之開心速遞). She was also previously crowned Miss HK, and separately Miss Chinese Vancouver. She talked about her jo
Dear Hong Kong is a well-known photo book featuring inspiring people from different countries, all living in Hong Kong, and their contribution to the city. You can check it out here. The stories are outstanding and it also looks super slick.
Professor Cowling is the Division Head of Epidemiology at HKU and a co-director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Infections Disease Epidemiology and Control. And we're super excited to have him back on the pod. We talked about vaccine hesit
Cissy Radford runs a sensational podcast called In The Changing Room, all about women in sport. She also works with WISE HK (Women In Sport Empowered HK) and is a passionate advocate for getting people active. We talked about the situation fo
Guy Shirra moved to Hong Kong from England and served as an officer for the Royal Hong Kong Police force from 1967 until the Handover in 1997. His stories are surreal and there were far too many for us to fully cover. He talked about terrorism
Fion Leung is the founder of Time Auction, a tech-enabled charity connecting volunteers with their idols. The group enlists famous and important voices in the region, who give up their time to reward those who give their time to charities. It'
The vaccine rollout in Hong Kong has been both sensational and a total circus. There's been ineffective vaccines, halts on BioNTech, people getting the wrong vaccine, vaccinated people getting sick, and somehow Andy and Mo managed to get jabbed
John Buckman's a London-born, French-raised, kind-of American who cut his teeth founding companies in Silicon Valley that aimed to make the world fair. His most recent project is Decent Espresso, aimed at reinventing serious coffee machines, l
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