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2003 Stories by Hua Hsu

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  • Do the Damn Miracle

    published December 23, 2003

    The scales of justice may wobble but they won't fall down, even when cosmic weirdness lands cases like 02-0425: Positive Black Talk Inc. v.... More >>

  • Brooklyn-Via-Egypt-Via-the-World Post-Dub DJ Gets Coy-Tricky and True-Gritty

    published November 4, 2003

    One expects something called Rough Americana to drop a huge, discordant load on the White House's gasoline dream, or at least nudge... More >>

  • Eastward To The World

    published October 21, 2003

    China's Cultural Revolution endures as an ugly symbol of the human psyche's weakness in times of groupthink. Between 1964 and 1976, Mao Tse-tung's... More >>

  • In Between Days

    published June 17, 2003

    Between the suicide of Hong Kong omni-star Leslie Cheung and Justin Lin's movie-as-movement Better Luck Tomorrow forcing a toe in... More >>

  • Invisible Cities, Invisible Men

    published May 6, 2003

    On April 15, 2001, Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi deplaned at New York's JFK Airport on his way from a film festival in Hong Kong to one in Buenos... More >>

  • Making Luck

    published April 15, 2003

    A surprise Sundance hit last year and the first acquisition for MTV Films, Justin Lin's Better Luck Tomorrow is a stylish rumination on... More >>

  • Orienting the East

    published April 15, 2003

    In 1944, the eminent Chinese anthropologist and sociologist Fei Xiaotang accepted an offer from the State Department to spend a year working in... More >>

  • A Great Lost Age of Alcoholic Hip-Hop

    published April 8, 2003

    Cynics decry big, bad, materialistic hip-hop nowadays for being indistinguishable from commercials, but all the haranguing overlooks the... More >>

  • Beautiful Alone

    published April 8, 2003

    The suicide of Hong Kong Cantopop star and actor Leslie Cheung seemed like a bad April Fool's joke. That evening, the 46-year-old Cheung, one of... More >>

  • Foucault's Turntable

    published January 7, 2003

    "Like Craig Mack said, here comes a brand-new flava in your ear!" Professor Todd Boyd is hyping his latest book, The New H.N.I.C.: The Death of... More >>

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