Indonesia Learns Chinese
A once-banned language makes a comeback., May 20, 2010

China Under Pressure
What's behind the rash of Chinese school stabbings?
Slate, May 18, 2010

Love in the Time of Consultants
China's date doctors to the rescue.
Slate, February 11, 2010

China's Children Turn to Golf in a Bid to Get Ahead
As China's population continues to soar, wealthy parents who want their children to stand out from the crowd are having to make a special effort.
BBC World Service, "From Our Own Correspondent," January 16, 2010
    Listen to radio story

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex (But Didn't Learn Because You Grew Up in China)
Despite the one-child policy, millions of Chinese citizens don't know how to have sex without getting pregnant.
Slate, November 5, 2009

'Real Love Should Make You Cry'
Chinese romantic comedies are a downer.
Wall Street Journal, February 13-15, 2009

Oil vey!
A Korean artist becomes the Leonardo of the rabbinical set.
Time Out New York, July 27-August 2, 2006

China Syndrome
As sales prices for the most popular contemporary Chinese artists skyrocket, collectors battle speculators for the finest works.
Worth, April 2007

Whence the !@#$?
How a dirty word gets that way.
Slate, June 7, 2007

Hard Line on Immigrants
How long is the queue for green cards?
Slate, June 14, 2007

Packing Heat in Helsinki
Why do Finns own so many guns?
Slate, November 8, 2007
    Listen to podcast

Wherefore Turkey?
How poultry made its way onto the holiday menu.
Slate, November 21, 2007

Muslim Beards 101
Are Muslims allowed to dye their facial hair?
Slate, September 10, 2007
    Listen to podcast

Why Did William F. Buckley Jr. Talk Like That?
The origins of his "preposterously mellifluous" voice.
Slate, February 28, 2008

Was Pavarotti Still a Good Singer?
At what age does a tenor reach his peak?
Slate, September 6, 2007

Go Home, Tom Cruise!
Why does Germany hate Scientologists?
Slate, July 26, 2007

Tammy Faye Messner, Gay Icon
What does she have in common with Miss Piggy, Princess Di, and Madonna?
Slate, July 23, 2007

Bees Overseas
How do spelling contests work in other countries?
Slate, May 29, 2007

TV Guide: Gaza Edition
What are Palestinians watching?
Slate, May 10, 2007

Copyright 2009