Viral Revival: Making Traditional Clothing Cool Again
Fashion influencer Ao Luojia talks about internet fame and updating traditional “hanfu” for modern tastes
A Few More Entertainment Scandals for the Year’s End
This year has truly been a celebrity gossip bonanza, with a few more A-listers ending their career at the same time as 2021
The Murky Management Companies Behind China’s Biggest Internet Stars
Li Ziqi, one of China’s most popular vloggers, has fallen out with her management company—what does that mean for the industry?
Selling My Soul for Views: Breaking in as a Female Livestreamer
A former female livestreamer shares her story of sexualizing herself to attract big-spending clients
Will Reality TV Save Chinese Stand-Up Comedy?
Why did comedy show “Rock & Roast” get famous—and will its popularity last?
China’s “Disappeared” Celebrities of 2021
The biggest Chinese celebs engulfed by scandal so far in 2021
The Moral Burden of Being a Chinese Celebrity
Why do Chinese fans expect social responsibility and absolute morality from stars?
Why are Chinese Fans Calling Male Celebs "Wife"?
As male stars play more complex characters, female fans are giving them traditionally feminine labels
Building Utopia Via Reality TV
New TV show '50km Taohuawu' tasks celebrities with constructing an ideal community—spoiler alert, they fail