In case you missed it, the
New York Times, ProPublica, the Guardian and the Atlantic all wrote about this incredibly surreal but voted best of event anthem celebrating China’s glorious internet. Thanks to ProPublica we have a subtitled, Youtube video above.
As James Fallows at the Atlantic pointed out,…
Continue reading The Translation Detail Everyone Missed in the China Internet’s Incredibly Surreal Anthem
Image from Tea Leaf Nation: Shaanxi Safety Supervision Bureau chief Yang Dacai became suddenly famous, with netizens rushing to caricature him.
A few weeks ago I was interviewed along with citizen reporter, Tufu Wugan aka “The Butcher”, in Jessi Levine’s
What a “Human Flesh Search” Is, And How It’s Changing China.
Continue reading The Human Flesh Searching Chinese explained in Jessi Levine’s Tea Leaf Nation/The Atlantic article
The Chinese cultural monitors over the summer enforced something that few other countries have done: ban Lady Gaga. Whereas
Lebanon banned Lady Gaga as a threat to Christianity, China has blacklisted Gaga as a threat to “national cultural security.” But once again, the citizens of China continue to out wit the censors in their covert ways… Continue reading What Chinese Government Ban On Lady Gaga? Her Chinese fans are alive and kickin’ it