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Kuora: Irony and postmodernism in China

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on June 21, 2015. To what extent…

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And now, an amazing Chinese rendition of ‘Cell Block Tango’ (with translated lyrics)

This is the best thing we’ve seen on Chinese social media in a while: A song by Tú Yǒuqín…

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Friday Song: The songs, dreams, and worlds inspired by Jin Yong

I kissed the wind and rain, and I buried the sun in the desert, but I never…

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WTA Finals ready for Shenzhen, but are Chinese fans ready to embrace women’s tennis?

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer looks…

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Sinica Podcast: Kevin Rudd, 26th prime minister of Australia, on Xi Jinping and China

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live. This week on Sinica, Kaiser speaks with the Honorable Kevin Rudd,…

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Who really killed Pamela Werner? Reexamining Old Beijing’s most infamous murder

Graeme Sheppard is author of A Death in Peking: Who Really Killed Pamela Werner? (Earnshaw Books). As a…

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Hopping Vampires and Beautiful Ghosts: A Brief History of Chinese Horror, Pt. 2

From killer butterflies and hopping zombies (in a movie nominated for Best Film at the Hong Kong…

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As China prepares to revise its civil code, calls are renewed for legal recognition of same-sex marriage

This is not the first time Sun Wenlin has come…

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Chinese Corner: The public shaming of Han Han

The public shaming of Han Han 18年前韩寒的光明顶之战 18 years ago, Han Han’s battle on Bright Peak By Mǎngshān Lào…

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Kuora: Mao Zedong’s legacy — and Deng Xiaoping’s role in preserving it

This month’s Kuora columns were in the subject of modern…

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UFC and ONE Championship in uncertain turf war, and snooker’s hand-washing controversy

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer looks…

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Hopping Vampires and Beautiful Ghosts: A Brief History of Chinese Horror, Pt. 1

Chinese horror films might not be internationally renowned — and indeed, they are frowned upon in today’s…

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Beijing Ren: The Bakeries of Sanlitun

Beijing Ren is a video series documenting local contemporary Beijing life and culture.  

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The SupChina Quiz: Chinese Film

It’s the last Thursday of the month, which means it’s quiz time! Last month was Tech in…

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Mingbai: Explaining Chinese idioms and the stories behind them

Mingbai (明白, meaning “understand”), written by Christian Føhrby (who contributed the…

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