I posted this article on Chinese social media, to introduce my opinions about election and the current society. But I’m afraid that they may delete my article with any reason. So just paste my article as a backup here.
I’m not translating it because this is something that US people may all know but Chinese people don’t know, so the article is just i …
Days ago, I watched the latest interactive film Black Mirror: Bandersnatch on NetFlix with my roommate. After 20 minutes, I stood up and said: “How can you bear such a terrible show?” My roommate was surprised and asked: “Why do you think it’s terrible?” I was even more surprised: “You can’t see why it’s terrible?”
On the Chinese social media Douban, we can see Bandersnatch has the lowest score among all the episodes of Black Mirror Series (All other episodes’ scores are higher than 8.0, but Bandersnatch is 7.0).
It seems like I’m not the only one who thinks it sucks. …
Around three years ago, when I first came to New York City, I wasn’t shocked by how bustling the city is, but I was shocked when I saw how old and shabby the Manhattan Chinatown is.
Because in Chinese films and TV shows, “New York City” is such a deified label. When people mention “someone is going to NYC”, it must be a brilliant accomplishment for this person.
In our imagination, when Chinese people live in New York City, they should keep the old Shanghai and Hong Kong upper-class style, wearing luxurious clothes and walking with overwhelming pride.
However, how Manhattan Chinatown looks like, is obviously far from people’s expectation. …