Dr. Jason Leong is a doctor-turned-comedian who has been spreading waves of laughter from America to Australia since winning the 7th International Hong Kong Comedy Competition in 2013, the first Malaysian to do so and being voted Crowd Favourite. Most recently in 2018, he brought his sold out his solo comedy tour AMBITIOUS to Penang, Johor, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Singapore, India, Manila, Hong Kong, culminating in 4 sold out shows at Temple of Fine Arts, KL.
He has also been selected twice to perform for Comedy Central’s Stand-Up Asia and was the first Malaysian to perform full professional sets at Laugh Factory in Hollywood and the Gotham Comedy Club in New York City.
It has been universally accepted that all Malaysians are born with R-shaped thorns on our sides: royalty, race, and religion. We have been socialised (except old Chinese uncles in kopitiams) to be afraid of discussing these issues in a public forum. Thanks to the ubiquity of social networks, this led to the emergence and popularity […]