Mimi Jiang

Mimi Jiang is a social media junkie.

Diary: Fan Power

Mimi Jiang, 20 May 2021

The comedy business​ in China used to be dominated by male entertainers from the north of the country. In the radio and television era, the most popular forms were xiangsheng (two-handers) and xiaopin (sketches). For xiangsheng, performers wear the traditional cheongsam, hold a fan in one hand and stand in front of a small table: the dou gen, or lead, tells the story and throws out...

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