Hilarious, bite-sized commentary By Jasmine Chan   Bill Simmons is a regular fixture in the American entertainment scene. He’s a sportswriter, author, talk show host, and the founder and CEO of the sports and pop culture website, The Ringer. Produced by The Ringer, The Hottest...

A subtly provocative use of the podcast medium   By Kelly Cho   Moonface is a six-episode, independent audio drama created by James Kim, an established podcast producer based in Los Angeles. Kim’s life inspires the semi-autobiographical story: Paul is a Korean-American in his 20s...

In China’s consumer culture, “limited offers” from globally-recognized brands have the distinct potential to command long queues and consumer frenzy on levels associated overseas only with hardcore Star Wars fans.The collaboration between the buzzy American plant-based meat company...

It’s been charged that millennials killed wine (right down to the cork). Regardless of how true or not that might be, they certainly haven’t killed rosé.On the contrary, they’re probably responsible for its revival. And while many naysayers might have thought rosé was a flash in the...

The intersection of art and fashion   By Kelly Cho   VIZZ Jewelry, an independent jewelry brand for modern women, was inspired by the idea of integrating contemporary art and high fashion with avant-garde jewelry. From statement pieces to dainty staples, the brand offers a...

Coconuts for natural hydration     By Kelly Cho   Vita Coco is a leading brand for coconut water and related products. Founded in 2004 by Mike Kirban and Ira Liran, the company touts celebrities like Madonna, Rihanna, and Matthew McConaughey as fans of its products....

A cursory look at Vladimir Putin’s rise to power, from a former Moscow correspondent for the Financial Times; a comprehensive treatise on voter rights from one of the fastest rising stars in the Democratic Party; and a memoir from the only female chef in the United States to attain three...

A cursory look at Vladimir Putin’s rise to power, from a former Moscow correspondent for the Financial Times; a comprehensive treatise on voter rights from one of the fastest rising stars in the Democratic Party; and a memoir from the only female chef in the United States to attain three...

Meituan Dianping reported smaller than expected losses in the first quarter as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak, sending its share prices up more than 8% in Tuesday trading.Why it matters: Earnings season offers a closer look at how Chinese tech majors and potentially the country’s wider...