Hangout with ST: Funny haze memes, new iPhone 11 and chatting with a Hollywood star

SINGAPORE - Hangout with ST, a video series by The Straits Times, is broadcast live at 8pm every Thursday on the publication's Facebook and YouTube pages.

The series adopts a casual, talk-show format which focuses on what's trending in Singapore and around the world.

This week's episode is helmed by multimedia journalists Hairianto Diman and Alyssa Woo.

In this episode, they talk about how Singaporean and Malaysian netizens are beating the haze with humour. They will also share their favourite haze memes.

They also scored an interview with a Hollywood star (watch to find out who) who starred in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019).

Last but not least, deputy tech editor Trevor Tan joins them on the show to talk about the new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro Max, the new Nintendo Switch Lite, and the Sega Genesis Mini console. Are these gadgets worth getting? Watch to find out Trevor's expert opinion.

And for the #PositiveVibes segment, the hosts talk about the stellar sportsmanship shown by Canadian figure skater Keegan Messing, who held up the Japanese flag for Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu during the medal ceremony at the Autumn Classic International competition on Sept 14.

Talking points covered in previous episodes include talking to two full-time Singapore cosplayers Rea Kami and Kiyo about their work; the couple who welcomed their seventh child on National Day; raising awareness about fostering in Singapore and what it entails; and what first-time parents should look out for when engaging infant-care services.