A CDS Special: Alzheimer’s patient ‘has heard of Jeremy Lin’

Ms. Wilson reacts to news that Jeremy Lin has never heard of her
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 » Read more »

These CBA All-Stars Did Irrevocable Damage To The Game Of Basketball Last Night

These CBA All-Stars Did Irrevocable Damage To The Game Of Basketball Last Night
The CBA All-Star game was last night in Guangzhou, with the very first minute portending an evening of heroic fails. The southern all-stars sprinted out to miss their first three shots, all three-pointers. Their first two buckets were scored by former Dallas Maverick Wang Zhizhi, whom a less discerning fan could be excused for thinking was dead. Still, the North still found itself down 11 near the end of the first quarter, ball in Stephon Marbury's hands, when the above happened. Read more »

Top-of-the-Week Links: Who will win the Linsanity trademark? There is no pun here. Really

Chinese woman with dildo
Via ChinaSmack The day after an “Emmy Award-winning TV news correspondent” compared Jeremy Lin to Jackie Robinson in China Daily and wrote, “Lin is a devout Christian. But I think his success has more to do with Confucian rather than Christian values,” and, “But until his team eventually loses a game and the champagne corks stop popping”... Read more » Read more »

YISHUS: The Inaugural Column About Art In China, From A Real Artist In Beijing

Qi BaiShi vs. Marilyn Monroe, by Zhang Wei (via The Grand Narrative)
Two weekends ago, our mouths overflowing with Lantern Festival sesame-injected sweet rice balls, a Chinese art historian asked me why Americans don’t buy Guohua (国画).Guohua is the National Chinese painting style that Westerners all know from the animated opening credits of Mulan. It also encompasses the significant majority of art purchased by Chinese people. “So,... Read more » Read more »

Shanghai Calling: We Watched The Trailer So You Don’t Have To

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Shanghai Calling is a movie about a confident, ambitious, career-minded Chinese American named Sam who gets called into his New York law firm’s office one day and told he’s in for some “big news.” As he prepares to humbly accept what he believes is a promotion, he’s told, “We’re sending you to China!” Uh-oh. China... Read more » Read more »

A Chinese Stop Animation Video In Which A Condom Catches A Cannonball

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 » Read more »

What’s Up With This Site?

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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. Read more »