A decade of Internet superstars: where are they no...
<b>Wei Wei and Huang Yi Xin: "The Back Dorm Boys"</b> <br> Whether you think of them as the Chinese Backstreet Boys or as their more recent moniker would have it, the <a href="http://twochineseboys.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">Back Dorm Boys</a>, these two Asian dudes were tearin' up their hearts for the world back in 2005. The duo used a college dorm Web cam to capture <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBlCtqsat-w" target="_blank">heartfelt, coordinated performances</a> of the Backstreet Boys' biggest hits.<br> Though they may have dropped off the radar stateside, these lip-synching sensations have by no means mothballed their careers. Wei and Huang graduated from college in 2006 with two corporate deals already in their pockets: one as spokesfolk for Motorola in China and another as <a href="http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Fedu.sina.com.cn%2Fy%2Ffocus%2Fhousheboy%2Findex.shtml&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&sl=zh-CN&tl=en" target="_blank">bloggers and podcasters with Chinese Internet portal Sina.com</a>. They're now in the midst of a five-year deal with Beijing media company Taihe Rye that's made them full-fledged TV stars, with appearances in commercials for major vendors such as Pepsi.<br> Their skill? Lip-syncing, of course.
A decade of Internet superstars: where are they now?