NEWS

Viral Week: Titanic replica rusts and other trending news

Actor boycotted for visiting Japanese shrines, abusive summer camp closed down, actress dies from collision with camels, and real-life murder becomes screenplay—it's Viral Week

NEWS

Viral Week: Kris Wu's arrest and other trending news

Chinese Canadian idol detained for rape, new Covid-19 surge in China, livestreamers steal rescue boat, and sports brand promises flood donation—it's Viral Week

STREET TALK

Tasty Melons for a Fallen Star

Why is juicy gossip known as a "melon" in Chinese?

Entertainment

The Moral Burden of Being a Chinese Celebrity

Why do Chinese fans expect social responsibility and absolute morality from stars?

ENTERTAINMENT

Why are Chinese Fans Calling Male Celebs "Wife"?

As male stars play more complex characters, female fans are giving them traditionally feminine labels

Entertainment

Building Utopia Via Reality TV

New TV show '50km Taohuawu' tasks celebrities with constructing an ideal community—spoiler alert, they fail

NEWS

Viral Week: A violent attack in Nanjing and other trending news

Eight injured in Nanjing car and knife attack, elephants rampage through Yunnan, period shaming ad slammed—it's Viral Week

ENTERTAINMENT

K-Pop with Weight

Produce Pandas, a new boy band with facial hair and broad waistlines, challenge conventions and win LGBT hearts

NEWS

Viral Week Ep. 274

Haunted livestreaming, relic’s return, facial recognition, and underwater thieves—it’s Viral Week

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

A Cuckold’s Cap

Why is green headgear stigmatized in Chinese culture?

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