Posted in China Culture Dirty Laundry

Chinese Imperialism: Japanese American Got Punched by Chinese Attorney for Saying “Taiwan is independent” in America.

Yesterday, my friend Oki, a Japanese American film archivist living in Los Angeles, got punched by a (Mainland) Chinese national who was an attorney while…

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Posted in Entertainment

Do You Want to Be in the Next Donnie Yen Movie?

8/10/18: WITH APOLOGIES… I just received word from production that the production will be postponed and we will have to wait for production’s news to…

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Posted in Culture

Bet You Didn’t Know There Were Chinese Passengers On Titanic…

featured image: Fang Lang is rescued in a deleted scene from Titanic (1997) In fact there were eight, all third-class passengers and on their way…

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Posted in China Culture Queer

Why Are We Addicted to ‘Addiction’?

They come and they go. It is nothing new that creators of queer content face difficulties when it comes to meeting regulations or generally avoiding…

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Posted in Dirty Laundry US

Mr. Wong: The Controversial Cartoon

Fifteen years ago, Icebox.com debuted an internet cartoon series called Mr. Wong.¬†Mr. Wong is a foul-mouthed butler with ridiculously¬†yellow complexion, buck teeth, thick accent, cowlick…

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Posted in China Culture

USD$14.3bn Record Sales for China’s Singles Day

11/11/15 marks the Singles Day in China. Alibaba broke the Singles Day record with sales at whopping USD$14.3bn, a 53% increase from last year. Last…

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Posted in Art China US

Art Acquisition by Chinese Taxi Driver Turned Billionaire Set World Record

Amedeo Modigliani’s Reclining Nude (Nu Couche) became the second highest price ever for a work of art sold at auction. After a bidding battle at…

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