Frequently on the show, you will hear Preston mention ASMR (Autonomous sensory meridian response): the calming / pleasurable feeling that is triggered by soft and soothing noises like typing on a keyboard, whispers, light tapping or scratching.
W Magazine has brought G-rated euphoria to the internet with a series of gorgeous celebrities recording ASMR stimuli videos. Besides being supremely relaxing, some are actually pretty funny:
In this Celebrity #ASMR interview, Gal Gadot whispers about her life-changing role as Diana Prince in Wonder Woman, Batman v Superman, and Justice League as she wields a couple knives. The model-actress also plays with a fidget spinner, opens up a bag of her favorite peanut butter-flavored Israeli snack, Bamba, unwraps chocolate coins in celebration of Hanukkah, and uses a pencil to write out the word 'menorah', which means 'rest'.
In this Celebrity #ASMR interview, Australian actress Margot Robbie takes you through the sounds of her personal and professional life. Listen to her childhood as she smears vegemite on toast. Take in the 'click' of a seat belt and the 'whoosh' of hairspray from her first major role on 'Pan Am'.
In this Celebrity #ASMR interview, actress Salma Hayek explores sounds and sensory response triggers by speaking Spanish, whispering, eating tostadas, channeling Mexican painter Frida Kahlo with paint brushes, and shuffling a deck of playing cards. #SalmaHayek Still haven't subscribed to W on YouTube?
In this Celebrity #ASMR interview, rapper Cardi B explores autonomous sensory meridian response with whispers and sounds. The award-winning musician quietly chats about her chart-topping song 'Bodak Yellow' and motherhood while petting a rug and fooling around with a children's toy. Captured on Google Pixel 3 #CardiB Still haven't subscribed to W on YouTube?
In this Celebrity #ASMR interview, comedian and actress Sarah Silverman explores autonomous sensory meridian response with whispers and sounds. The award-winning comedian quietly chats about her time at the Larry Sanders show, her special 'I Love You, America" and working with John C. Riley.
In this ASMR interview, Jennifer Garner explores autonomous sensory meridian response with whispers and sounds. Jennifer brushes wigs to represent her role as Sydney Bristow in 'Alias,' plays with costume jewelry like she wore in '13 Going on 30,' and rifles through peppermint-flavored items in honor of her new movie 'Peppermint.'
In this episode of Celebrity #ASMR, Aubrey Plaza whispers as she plays with her own hair, fiddles with a make-up bag, strokes peacock feathers, eats cornflakes and squeezes a stuffed cat while meowing.
In this Celebrity #ASMR interview, Olivia Munn explores autonomous sensory meridian response with whispers and by rubbing pants as a nod to her time on G4's Attack of the Show, petting a stuffed tiger to pay tribute to her segment on The Daily Show, playing with waffles (the food of choice for her character on The Newsroom, Sloan Sabbith), crinkling an X-Men Psylocke comic book, and tapping on a Navy Seal helmet to represent her role as Gina Cline on The History Channel show about Seal Team Six.
Jake Gyllenhaal Explores ASMR with Whispers, Bubble Wrap, and a Camera | Celebrity ASMR | W Magazine
For this Celebrity #ASMR interview, Jake Gyllenhaal whispers, pops bubble wrap, snaps pics with an old-school film photography camera, and tries his hand at woodworking. #JakeGyllenhaal Check out other celebrities like Margot Robbie, Cara Delevingne, and Kate Hudson doing W's Celebrity ASMR interview series here - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLeV2Z0bkqSgs-Xhmf2hXv__3XoqR2SAlq.