China Humour
Ben Franklin, Queen Bey, And Me – It’s Not Easy Being A Rooster This Year
Beijing Comedy Week to bring laughter to the capital
2017-08-25 04:30:23 Beijing Comedy Week, hosted by the Beijing Federation of Literary and Art Circles, is set to kick off on September 13, the federation announced Wednesday. More than 60 performances will be staged over 12 days by troupes from home and abroad. In the opening performance of the festival, the Art Troupe of Chinese Armed Police will tell a story about armed police living and working in remote boarder areas   Read More ...
Grace, comedy and black humor(1/8)
2017-07-16 05:30:20 Cross-gender performance of Swan Lake.(Photo by Li Sanxian/China Daily) An all-male ballet troupe recently performed in Beijing. The show, Men in Tutus, was staged at the Beijing Exhibition Theater. In the dressing room, the boys put on their fake eyelashes, their dance skirts and toe shoes with skill and grace. And, as they appear on stage as four little swans, the audience erupts with laughter   Read More ...
Europe 'competes' for second place with videos mocking Trump
2017-02-18 02:29:11 Since Zondag met Lubach, a Dutch comedy show, made an absurd video saying they want to be put second after President Trump vowed to put "America first," comedians throughout Europe joined to make videos to "compete" for second place. The Dutch comedians in their video, imitating President Trump's voice and speaking style, present a very simple and clear idea to Trump that they want him to put the Netherlands second.   Read More ...
Europe 'competes' for second place with videos mocking Trump
2017-02-13 18:17:17 Since Zondag met Lubach, a Dutch comedy show, made an absurd video saying they want to be put second after President Trump vowed to put "America first," comedians throughout Europe joined to make videos to "compete" for second place. The Dutch comedians in their video, imitating President Trump's voice and speaking style, present a very simple and clear idea to Trump that they want him to put the Netherlands second.   Read More ...
China's top comedian's new film due for release on Valentine's Day
2017-02-13 07:38:29 Chinese comedian Yue Yunpeng (left) and actor Sun Jian (right) join a promotional activity together in Beijing on Sunday, Feb 12, 2017 for an upcoming romantic comedy Revenge for Love. (Photo provided to CRIENGLISH.COM) Yue Yunpeng, one of China's top comedians, has been talking ahead of the release of his latest movie, due to hit theatres on Valentine's Day on Tuesday. The romantic comedy Revenge for Love, sees the cross-talk   Read More ...
Ben Franklin, Queen Bey, And Me – It’s Not Easy Being A Rooster This Year
2017-01-28 04:06:43 You’d think I’d be excited that this coming year in the Chinese zodiac, the year of the rooster, is my year. After all, I lived for three years in China, watching patiently as the calendar cycled through the years of the rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, and goat, buying stuffed baby animals in which it was almost impossible to tell a cute little horse from an adorable little snake. Now, starting   Read More ...
Jackie Chan's Skiptrace to come soon
2016-05-25 09:30:25 Jackie Chan's latest action comedy, Skiptrace, aims to "showcase the diversity of Chinese culture and customs", as kung fu star revealed in Beijing on Sunday. Skiptrace, also starring veteran actress Fan Bingbing and American actor Johnny Knoxville, will open to the Chinese theaters on July 22. Centering on a retired detective (Chan), the tale follows his adventure to track a crime suspect from the snow mountains in the Inner Mongolia   Read More ...
Deer Antlers’ farewell video has gone viral in Taiwan
2016-05-19 20:05:47 SLAMMED by critics for his lack of charisma, Taiwan’s outgoing leader Ma Ying-jeou has released an unlikely comedy farewell video that has gone viral with more than 5 million views. In an attempt to show his humorous side, he released a playful video on his official Facebook page as he prepares to hand over the leadership today to his opposition rival Tsai Ing-wen. The tongue-in-cheek video garnered a rare surge   Read More ...
Mulan specialists complain about comedy skit on ancient heroine
2015-07-14 01:52:00 Jia Ling, a Chinese comedian known for her crosstalk performances, was at the center of a hot public debate for her controversial interpretation of a legendary heroine, Hua Mulan, on a TV show on June 27.   Read More ...