• Poll Results: 88% Of You Are Lazy

    The results are in from this week's question: Only 12% of you don't have an ayi at all, and a whopping 28% have a live-in ayi. Well done, Shanghai. Stay lazy, and keep e... (More...)
  • Thundercat Is Not Coming to Arkham

    We were so excited to hear that LA bass guitarist Thundercat was set to perform at Arkham next Friday, August 8th that we featured him as our Party of the Week in the curre... (More...)
  • Bubonic Plague in China

    Anyone wake up to anxious messages from family and friends back home wondering if you're at risk of catching bubonic plague? The Western media loves jumping on any backward... (More...)
  • Shanghai-Style McDonald's

    Fast food chains like KFC, Starbucks and McDonald's have long been popular in mainland China, and nowadays they're nearly as ubiquitous as they are in the West (at least in... (More...)
  • Poll Results: 25% Of You Are Lonely

    Just kidding, sort of. While most of you live with roommates (as you can clearly see if you've visited our housing classifieds any time recently), a quarter of you live by ... (More...)
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Reviews   Former M1NT and Muse bar manager Logan Brouse's first solo venture Logan's Punch pairs the friendly rowdiness of a dive bar with a stylish, nearly avant-garde aesthetic. The main room’s design plays with shapes and lines of swooping gold, with the lighthearted ...

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Shanghai Blogs   "Rather than tell them how good we are, show them how good we are," Roy Chason told me about the CEIBS MBA Boot Camp, which ran from July 9th to 13, 2014. He told me the aim of the week was to introduce students to the MBA and to "show them China and Shanghai."    ...

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