PULPmini's Birthday Bottle Shop Round-Up

Happy birthday to us! To celebrate we decided to go out drinking. However, we thought we’d try to do you guys a service as well, and with summer creeping slippery (cuz of all the sweat) towards us, we decided ... Read more »


The boys from Shanghai favourite Round Eye are putting on an extra special Star Wars spectacular at Yuyintang. Basically it's geek heaven - if you're a geek that likes music and Star Wars... actually that just sounds like everyone. Six ... Read more »

SHANG THE HAI (Shanghai Anthem) | The Wonton Don

Donnie's ode to Shanghai. Man, this is entertaining and depressing on equal scales. Having been in Shanghai around the same time as Donnie (until he headed back to the States earlier this year) it's like bidding farewell to a friend, ... Read more »

247 Predicts - 2016

1. Disney is going to be spilling into yo' cracks It’s inside Uniqlo, Adidas and Vans. Disney on Ice, Disney themed food and drinks. It’s spilling out everywhere and it’s getting in to all the cracks, like ... Read more »

THEATRE: Le Père Nöel est une Ordure (Santa Claus is a Shitter)

Interview with Jerome Mazet, Executive Producer and lead role in the French Play, Le Père Nöel est une Ordure (Santa Claus is a Shitter). An all-French ensemble, performed in French (no subtitles!), for the very first time in China. So, ... Read more »

Monthly Mash - Promising new act furthers career with Shanghai cancellation

In an already meteoric rise to the top of the pop world’s esteem, up-and-coming ethereal folk-punk act Ceramic Sea Turtles have cancelled their upcoming Shanghai tour stop. “It really is an honour to be invited to a show in ... Read more »

Theatre: Bite My Thumb cast interview

As a part of the sixth year of Shanghai Pride celebrations, East West Theatre present their production, Bite My Thumb. Our Theatre and Arts editor Hannah Cherrington-Hall popped over for a chin-wag with the cast. I thought I’d start ... Read more »

What's on at the cinema? May '15

Add our WeChat! Welcome to May! April was a good month with fast cars (Furious 7), moustaches (Mortdecai) and aliens (Home) - these ones may well still be out as you read so click the link to check! Enough of ... Read more »

247 interviews East West Theatre!

Hannah Cherrington-Hall speaks with the director, producer and the cast about their new production 5 Women Wearing the Same Dress and the English language theatre scene in Shanghai. So this is your first spring production of 2015, would you say ... Read more »

What's on at the Cinema - April '15

So last month was a great one for cinema. Paddington and Big Hero 6 were ruddy heart-warming, Cinderella was far better than expected and both Jupiter Ascending and Taken 3 gave us a bit of much needed action and sex ... Read more »


Gwyneth Paltrow is the Queen B of classy, so you know her divorce was always going to be an showcase in sophistication. Drama? Ugh, so bourgeoisie. On the one year anniversary of their conscious uncoupling, Paltrow and her ex, Chris ... Read more »


The Kids Choice Awards were held this past weekend, and it looks like celebrities have started to emerge from their post-awards-season hibernation. Hosted by Andy Dwyer aka Chris Pratt, the awards also saw Emma Stone and Ms. Maleficent herself in ... Read more »


Top of the league! Two of Shanghai’s teams sit top of the stack in the Chinese Super League with perfect starts in their opening three games of the season. It appears luck ran out on Shanghai Shenxin however who ... Read more »


Another week, another round of sweet, sweet gossip all up in your face, because celebrities continue to be stupid and wonderful in equal measure and we continue to be appauled and amused simultaniously. Let's begin with the fact that Ryan ... Read more »


Living in China can be hard. Sometimes trying to get the simplest thing done can be super stressful, especially if you don’t speak the lingo. In fact, it can be tough just being in the city – the air, the ... Read more »


Running a cinema site has many perks, one being that we’ve made it our business to know what's going on in the lives of those who grace the silver screen. We’re Anna and Logan and we love all ... Read more »


We all love going to the cinema, but it has to be said that a trip to the movies in China is slightly different to back home... 1. You don't have salty popcorn?!? COME'ON This is probably expats biggest complaint ... Read more »