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How Indonesia's Aura Photography 'King' Helped Me See the 'Real' Me
King Gunawan's magical camera somehow saw through all the artifice and photographed the "me" few people get to see.
When Cosplay Crosses the Line
Indonesia's cosplay scene has a sexual harassment problem.
How to Choose a Therapist In a Country Where Mental Illness Is Stigmatized
It's not as easy as talking through a few sessions and suddenly everything's good.
Shattering the Stigma Around Mental Illness With Intimate Bedroom Portraits
Photographer Dwi Asrul Fajar is going behind closed doors to capture young people living with mental illness at their most-real.
Why Don't We Blame Men for Their Extramarital Affairs?
A viral video raises important questions about our society's reluctance to address the role of men in cheating scandals.
Mouly Surya Talks About Her Third Film 'Marlina: The Murderer in Four Acts'
We talked to the director of the first 'Satay Western' film in the world.
Having a Crush is Bad For My Health
There's a reason it's called a "crush."
The Low-Budget Brilliance of Indonesia's Traveling Haunted Houses
Where else offers this many scares for less than Rp 20,000?
50 After-Party Conversation Starters That Aren't 'So... You Hungry?'
Fifty things you can talk about without ever mentioning politics.
Who Was Jakarta's Best-Dressed Governor?
Suits, batik, and checkered shirts. Who had the best personal style?
Meet the Latest Indonesian R&B Singer Trying to Take Over the US
Niki's latest is a buttery time capsule of everything we loved about the 90s.
There's Something Magical Happening in North Jakarta
The city's south gets all the attention, but when it comes to food and massages, there's nothing like PIK.