Subtle Asian Traits goes Hollywood

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Subtle Asian Traits, the massively popular Facebook group founded in 2018 by a friendship group of Melbourne teens, is being developed into a TV series. How does a community based on Asian cultural memes translate onto screen, and what do its founders think of the trajectory from messenger group, to online influence and nascent television fame? A conversation with two SAT cofounders, Tony Xie and Kerry Kang. The pandemic Olympics are here. BW and BL talk through the highlights, quirks and major stories coming out of the Tokyo Games: who’s winning hearts; Australian swim coach Dean Boxall’s viral celebratory thrusts; and US gymnast Simone Biles’ ‘radical courage’. Also — why JLo’s 52nd birthday photos are gifts to everyone, and we’re having a laugh at Netflix’s furry dating show, Sexy Beasts Show notes: Subtle Asian Traits on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1343933772408499/ Subtle Asian Traits to be developed into TV series: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv-news/subtle-asian-traits-tv-series-jumpcut-1234971715/ The Radical Courage of Simone Biles’s Exit from the Team USA Olympic Finals: https://www.newyorker.com/sports/replay/the-radical-courage-of-simone-biless-exit-from-the-team-usa-olympic-finals Dean Boxall celebrates Ariarne Titmus’ gold medal: https://twitter.com/kenvogel/status/1419485523392016387?s=20 Jennifer Lopez celebrates 52nd birthday: https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2021/07/jennifer-lopez-celebrates-52nd-b-day-smooching-ben-affleck-on-a-yacht Sexy Beasts on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81298845 The cast of The Lion King singing Circle of Life at their first rehearsal in 15 months:https://www.instagram.com/tv/CRyYyg1BKRi/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

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