May 30, 2013

Comedy in Exile

What makes Chinese immigrants laugh? Ask stand-up comedian Cui Baoyin (stage name “Beimei Cuige”), a Beijing native living in Seattle whose comedy routines have proven popular both with Chinese communities in the US and web video audiences back in China. In this short act for a women's gathering, he offers a modern Chinese take on the battle of the sexes and has some fun at the expense of inexperienced translators as well.

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May 28, 2013

Chinese Dream, American Dream

The fabled American Dream is no longer the only great nationalist story of personal aspiration in town. This blog post by Gong Fang Bin reflects on the future of the Chinese Dream in the wake of a discussion about national ideals between China and US leaders.

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