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November 2022

How Hupu shelters rampant misogyny for profit: the contours of China’s basketball fandom + the great fanquan wars + college dorm LARPs + how to stop…

October 2022

An evolving dictionary of the Chinese web: train ticket hacks + Judith Butler voices + DdoS as method + the huangniu inside us all

June 2022

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May 2022

Reviews of: The new album from Xi’an post-punk band FAZI, a Wechat sticker pack that’s more picture book than reaction GIF, and a definitive ranking of…
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April 2022

Stories from the Shanghai lockdown: PCR test body horror + “Run P.R.C” + quarantine hotel pop-up concepts + Voices of April
The curious case of the “Chinese Dictionary”: BBK master race + dither punk sinofuturism + playdating for two decades + homebrew tamagotchi

March 2022

Slash fiction in China post AO3: hitting the org//asm paywall + meal replacement fandom diets + Alpha-Omega-McDonald’s + cyber tomb-sweeping
Pornography in China: desiring the potato queens + erotic-cultural imperialism + porn stars as teachers + smut hooliganism

February 2022

Pizza dough radicals + The secret history of Shaxian Foods + “a very sad flowchart” + the Chongqing noodle gentrification theory

January 2022

An evolving dictionary of the Chinese web: Receding dreams + cut chives + positive energy orgies + Chinese youth react to daddy vibes