Author: Hannah Azlan

Dating Starter Pack: 6 Guys You Meet On Your Dating Journey

DATING STARTER PACK: 6 Guys You Meet On Your Dating Journey Ah, dating. It’s weird, it’s strange and I’ve written way too much about it. That being said, there’s a certain set of guys you’ll probably start out dating when you venture into KL’s urban jungle. I’ve written endless articles on these guys – they exist in almost every part of society. They’re not new, but let me present to you a concise guide to identifying them. Don’t @ me, but tag your friends. Listed here are the six most common types that you’ll find in the Klang Valley...

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The Fetishization of Mental Illness, and How That Sucks.

In the wake of Chester Bennington’s untimely suicide, I might volunteer something. I relate. I have Borderline Personality Disorder, and while that might bring comparisons to Gone Girl or Girl, Interrupted – the reality is far less glamorous. Suicidal ideation seems to be part and parcel of most mental illnesses, and I’m no different. This is what happens if you search for ‘suicide’ on Tumblr. Sure, it’s one thing to see a PSA but there’s more to it. These invisible disorders plague a much larger portion of society than reported, if only because of the social stigma. The Star ran...

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Beyond Tinderella: How Do You Date?

By Hannah Azlan Question: how do you date? It’s always been a bit of a conundrum, dating. How do you meet people in today’s fast-paced digital world. Between apps like Tinder, dating sites galore and the ‘old-fashioned’ way of meeting people via mutual friends – my question is how do you do it? Some of us here at The Level are in committed relationships, the rest are single. Ready to mingle, I don’t know. I haven’t exactly gone around quizzing my colleagues on their relationship woes. At one point, I went to lunch and my half of the table...

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Comedy Central Stand-Up, Asia! Premiers Their Second Season

By Hannah Azlan Comedy Central’s original series, Comedy Central Stand-Up, Asia! is back with the premier of Season 2 in August! Produced in partnership with comedy entertainment company LOL Events in Malaysia, Comedy Central Stand-Up, Asia! premieres on Comedy Central in Asia on 22 August, Tuesday at 7.55pm (WIB) and 8.55 pm (PH/MY/SG/HK/TW), and is a 10-episode series airing every Tuesday for half an hour. Paras Sharma, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Southeast Asia, Viacom International Media Networks, commented, “We saw solid viewership of Season 1 of Comedy Central Stand-Up, Asia! last year, which demonstrates that Asia originals...

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