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‘We are ready for this chapter’: YouTube pioneer KevJumba hints at potential comeback

  • YouTube pioneer KevJumba, whose real name is Kevin Wu, shocked fans after hinting at a potential comeback in an Instagram post on Tuesday.
  • Wu shared a picture of his fiancée Ginger shaving his head with the caption: “I didn't think she'd let me do it... Yesterday, I told her I'm trying to make content, music, stuff again and I needed to let go. … I'm ready to take on the world!”
  • The 32-year-old YouTuber and Twitch streamer did not share specific details about any upcoming content, but several commenters expressed their excitement nonetheless.
  • “Bald Kevin. Kevin. Idc whichever. I can't wait to see what you're working on,” one user wrote, while another asked, “Does this mean your YouTube channel is coming back?”
  • Wu’s most recent main channel YouTube video “Meta,” which was posted on July 28, features a song he wrote, arranged and recorded in collaboration with fellow artists Zooty and Jonum.
  • Prior to “Meta,” Wu posted a comedy skit titled “Texting 101” on Mar. 27, 2017.

YouTube pioneer KevJumba shocked fans after hinting at a potential comeback in a recent Instagram post.

KevJumba, whose real name is Kevin Wu, shared a picture of his fiancée Ginger shaving his head on Tuesday. 

13 Asian and Asian American artists who wowed Coachella 2022 with their dazzling ‘fits

Coachella fits
  • Coachella wouldn’t be what it is without influencers going all out for the yearly festival.
  • Akin to the Met Gala for social media’s most famous, the event has also inspired a number of fun, festive looks from the crowd, shot perfectly for the ‘gram.

From surprise reunions to historic moments in Asian excellence, Coachella 2022 will be a festival to remember. On top of the amazing performances and viral clips, our favorite celebrities of Asian descent wowed festivalgoers and fans alike with dazzling accessories, daring makeup looks and more. 

Of course, Coachella wouldn’t be what it is without influencers going all out for the yearly festival. Akin to the Met Gala for social media’s most famous, the event has also inspired a number of fun, festive looks from the crowd, shot perfectly for the ‘gram.

The world’s most expensive McDonald’s menu item costs $27.19

McDonald's meals

In countless countries around the world, McDonald’s is a go-to option for a quick, affordable meal. A recent study, however, has pinpointed the places where you can find McDonald’s items that have costs falling on the extreme ends between $0.48 and $21.89.

Worth a fortune: According to a recent study by Expensivity, the world’s most expensive McDonald’s item is Lebanon’s Grand Chicken Special ($27.19).

Vanilla ice cream with spicy chili oil — uncovering the origins of a viral TikTok dessert

chili oil ice cream

We’ve seen watermelon with mustard, sugary cucumbers and even sushi pizza. But what about ice cream with chili oil? This viral TikTok dessert isn’t something you can easily find at a nearby grocery store, so people are sharing ways to recreate this surprisingly delicious dessert at home. 

Origins: Before catching the attention of millions of netizens worldwide, this sundae was first consumed in China.

10 unique Asian treats to try out in celebration of National Dessert Day

dessert unique

What do you think of when someone says “dessert?” From cold, sickeningly sweet treats on a scorching summer day to warm pastries with the perfect texture, there’s bound to be a dessert for everyone. Here at NextShark, we’ve compiled the tastiest desserts we’ve written about to celebrate a holiday all dessert lovers should know: National Dessert Day. Here’s what we recommend checking out:

1. Ice Cream

This Yakult soft-serve, this Indomie Goreng-flavored ice cream, this dessert that looks like a katana and this Strawberry Supreme sundae are some ice creams that we recommend. Just be careful if you look through your parents’ freezer for a quick fix — that tub of ice cream might have frozen spaghetti inside.

HarperCollins to remove ‘Brian Wong, Who Was Never, Ever Wrong’ from bestselling children’s book

HarperCollins

Publishing company HarperCollins will remove a short story from a bestselling David Walliams book due to criticism from advocates that charged it with being “casual racism.”

The backlash: In February, British comedian and children’s author David Walliams — who was accused of “yellowface” after dressing up as Kim Jong-un for Halloween in 2017 — was accused of perpetuating racism with his short story about an Asian character, as NextShark previously reported.

The internet is apparently divided on the ‘Squid Game’ English dub

English dub is supposedly terrible in Squid Game

In the latest great internet debate, fans of the highly successful series “Squid Game” are arguing on whether listening to its English dub is worse than reading subtitles. 

“Laughably bad”: Several fans took to Twitter to voice their opinions, with the majority of them agreeing that the English dub turns the thrilling drama into something like a comedy.

The TikTok food trend that fuses sushi and pizza and was created by a Japanese chef in Toronto

sushi pizza new tiktok trend

From watermelon with mustard to cucumbers with sugar, TikTok has brought us several food combinations that evoke intrigue, suspicion and a sprinkle of apprehension. But sushi pizza, TikTok’s latest food trend, is something we couldn’t possibly refuse. 

How do I make it?: Before you add store-bought dough to your shopping cart, know that sushi pizza doesn’t use the traditional base of flour and yeast. Instead, you’ll have to cook a sushi rice patty mixed with some rice vinegar, according to In the Know.