Sunday, March 25, 2012

The Week That Was At Beijing Cream, March 19-25

The CBA took the limelight as Game 1 of the finals opened at Wukesong on Wednesday. Our post about national-team player Zhou Peng intentionally fouling Stephon Marbury -- followed by Su Wei cursing him out -- is now the most viewed post in BJC history by a huge margin, thanks to Deadspin. The Youku video then got censored. Earlier in the week, we posted two final thoughts on Beijing's win vs. Shanxi: Marbury's tears of joy, and two monstrous dunks.

We were the first English-language China blog to post about this Chinese gangster's cell phone pictures, which then went viral. I wondered about the meaning of "racism," RFH offered a defense of Global Times, while Eric Fish of Sinostand mourned the demise of GT's Twitter feedback function. We all effectively moved on from Mike Daisey -- everyone's had their say, right?

You should check out Evan Chen's YouTube channel, this woman's impassioned plea for silkworms, and -- if this is your cup of tea -- hot women in bikinis.

We began a new feature called "Chillax," featuring a Beijing tribute video and DJ Wordy and DJ SoulSpeak. (There are some back-labeled entries as well.) Also, every Wednesday will now be "Meme Wednesday": not for the easily offended.

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