Deadspin’s Barry Petchesky posted excerpts of an email sent by the Asian American Journalists Association yesterday (earlier today for those in China) that includes a list of stereotypes for journalists to avoid when covering Jeremy Lin. As Petchesky hilariously points out, “Half of these are references nobody’s even made yet, so thanks, AAJA, for giving racists... Read more »
The article in question was actually published yesterday, so please don’t be misled by the use of “today” in the title. It’s just an expression. Some reporters got “assaulted” in Panhe, Guangdong, and though we don’t know the extent of anyone’s injuries (just a minor detail, right guys?), MSNBC’s “Behind the Wall” China blog decided... Read more »
China Daily Show is the only news source visible from outer space. This is a CDS-BJC joint production. By LIN ANE Health Correspondent CHARLOTTE (China Daily Show) – A woman in the terminal stages of Alzheimer’s disease has surprised doctors with a newfound enthusiasm for NBA player Jeremy Lin. Sarah Mae Wilson, 69, had long been... Read more »
This picture sings. It’s an aria, a fucking one at that — understated, true – O mio armonia, mi chiamano Pekin. Take note of the slightly overweight yet undersized dog in a pink sweater. The nearly-old man wearing multiple layers of pants and a cigarette held just that way. Notice the plastic bag of baozi tied in a... Read more »
Jeremy Lin moves the needle. Check out this fight between Richard Sandomir and Darren Rovell on Twitter, inspired by a tweet that makes an askew (by which I mean slanty-eyed*, of fucking course) reference to Lin:
Among the other things that happen: the real-life character battling the chalkboard figure becomes impregnated by said cannonball after it slingshots out of said condom. Then his fist turns into a rocket that flies into an electrical socket — he is electrocuted but doesn’t die. The chalkboard figure performs a Mortal Kombat-like finishing move that... Read more »
Beijing Cream is officially in soft launch. Bear with us as we make final adjustments. Posting will be sporadic until after the weekend, which is why this space is clean of Bodhisattva Jeremy Lin links this morning. Check out our about page if you’re as eager as we are. Big things are afoot in China blogging.
Well. This is kind of adorable. I don’t mean the dog, named Malachy, which won Best in Show on Tuesday night. I mean this lead from the Associated Press: “A bobbing little pompom put on a peak performance at the Westminster Kennel Club.”