Easy Rider and recently deceased Dennis Hopper apparently had a collection of “Chinese” warrior prints that went up for bidding. Except that the warrior is not Chinese… or a warrior…
Link-bait for the Monday-challenged.
Link bait for hump day.
Remember those “Asian thug” villains from the earliest Detective Comics?
Baohaus bad boy and Workshop board member Eddie Huang reads from his new memoir tonight. Where will you be?
Link bait for the Monday-challenged.
An interview with journalist Hsiao-Hung Pai, whose book Scattered Sand tells the stories of Chinese migrant workers—direct from their mouths.
Emma Straub, author of Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures, on why a feline companion might make you a better writer.
Advice from Catherine Chung, a fiction editor at Guernica and author of Forgotten Country.
“Stay with the music, that’s all it’s about anyways.” A night with legendary Chinese jazz pianist Xia Jia.
Whiting Award-winner Alexander Chee on post-its, the virtues of retyping, and committing to the process.
The director’s slow-moving films about Tibetan life may feel like documentaries, but according to him, they aren’t.
Make no mistake, the pinnacle of all graphic notation is emoji.
An alarming new documentary blames China for America’s woes.
At the Japanese American internment camp site, an art exhibit featuring photographs of Muslims has been the subject of complaints.
How do you get from Cindy Sherman, to Nikki S. Lee, and back?
Queer poet Ching-In Chen’s letter to her younger self procures its epistolary strength from the loosely connected ideas of the zuihitsu.
A new novel, written just before the Arab Spring, tells the story of a hacker turned revolutionary.
A new Twitter feed goes after those who commit the common crime of misspelling Mahatma Gandhi’s last name.
The Tokyo New Wave actress featured brilliantly in films by Ozu, Mizoguchi, and Kurosawa.
A writer joins a protest against a proposed Walmart in L.A.’s Chinatown.
A former Rockstar Games developer’s new project about the Iranian Revolution has gotten him labeled a spy.
The leaked playlist for the London Olympics opening ceremony is almost absurdly eclectic, and includes the bhangra track, “Nachna Onda Nei.”
But the media bungles it up with an overly simplistic “Red China” narrative.
The artist’s plastic-bag installations caught the attention of the NYPD.
On rural Chinese costume jewelry, and eerily quiet portraits.
Delhi-based reggae MC Taru Dalmia travels to villages in India to record songs that speak truth to power.
The singer stars in Coldplay’s perplexing (and embarrassing) “Princess of China” music video.
In Japan, stationery magazines repopulate like bunnies.