Karen and Cathy explain cultural and historical references episode by episode in popular Chinese historical dramas as well as Chinese pop culture news. The podcast is in English with proper nouns and phrases spoken in Mandarin Chinese. Currently, they are discussing The Story of Yanxi Palace. Completed dramas/movies include: The Story of Ming Lan, Empresses in the Palace, Royal Nirvana, Palace (2013 film), and Mulan (2020 Disney movie) among others.
The Spring Festival Gala had plenty of winners but there was one big loser caught everyone's attention. Bai Jing Ting's shenanigans during his performance with Wei Da Xun and Wei Chen drew ire from social media and he has since been flooded with negative press. Listen to our latest podcast episode to find out what he did! Elsewhere, the Chinese box office has been chugging along with one big breakout in Jia Ling's latest flick Yolo.