Mallory Yu

Mallory Yu appears in the following:

'Cosmology Of Monsters' Looks The Monstrous In The Face

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Writer Shaun Hamill's debut novel Cosmology of Monsters is a compelling exploration of monstrousness, human or otherwise.


Has The Trade War Taken A Bite Out Of China's Economy? Yes — But It's Complicated

Thursday, October 10, 2019

China's economic growth has been slowing down for years. Tariffs have contributed to slower growth since early 2018, when the economic standoff began, but it's hard to pinpoint how much.


Communist China Turns 70. Who Shares Its Economic Growth?

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Hundreds of millions have climbed out of poverty, but an equality gap has widened. Seventy years after Mao's revolution, many Chinese people reflect on their own stories of struggle and mobility.


Comic-Con 2019, Day 3: Cosplay Day! (Plus, Yes, The Marvel Panel)

Sunday, July 21, 2019

At San Diego Comic-Con, fans strut their stuff in all kinds of costumes — some homemade, some elaborately professional. Even pets and little kids get in on the act.


Comic-Con 2019, Day 2: The Infamous Coffee Cup

Saturday, July 20, 2019

On the second full day of San Diego Comic-Con, highlights include the last-ever (maybe) Game of Thrones panel and the Eisner Awards, celebrating the best work in comics. (Also, some good cosplay.)


Comic-Con 2019, Day 1: Sleepless In San Diego

Friday, July 19, 2019

San Diego Comic-Con kicked off Thursday, with more than 130,000 attendees expected. Big draws of the day were Lin-Manuel Miranda and Arnold Schwarzenegger — and a surprise appearance from Tom Cruise.


'I Love You So Mochi' Is A Sweet But Substantial Treat

Sunday, June 02, 2019

Sarah Kuhn's new novel, about a Japanese American girl wrestling with her identity and her place in the world during a visit to Japan, is at once universally relatable and specifically Asian American.


How To Talk About Sex (And Consent): 4 Lessons From The Kink Community

Saturday, June 01, 2019

A lot of us stumble over conversations about sex. But people who are into kink make an art of talking about what they want or don't want. Here's their advice for making awkward talks sexy.


Demystifying Kink

Friday, May 17, 2019

The kink community spends a lot of time talking about sex. So what can the rest of the world learn from those conversations?


Lubrication And Lots Of Communication: Navigating A New Sexual Life After Menopause

Thursday, May 09, 2019

A new book, Flash Count Diary, celebrates the emotional and creative freedom of postmenopausal intimacy. Author Darcey Steinke is here to say, sex can be better than ever after midlife.


Can Woodstock 50 'Re-Create The Magic' Of The Original Festival?

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The bill for Woodstock 50 has been announced featuring acts like Imagine Dragons, Jay-Z and Miley Cyrus. The lineup is prompting conversation online. NPR Music's Stephen Thompson weighs in.


'Neverland' Director On Investigating 'What Happened Once The Bedroom Door Closed'

Friday, March 01, 2019

Filmmaker Dan Reed discusses his four-hour documentary, Leaving Neverland, which features two men claiming Michael Jackson sexually abused them as children.


Both Satire And Slasher, 'Velvet Buzzsaw' Sends Up Contemporary Art

Friday, February 01, 2019

Writer and director Dan Gilroy brings back Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo for his newest feature, a horror-comedy set in the modern art world. Also, the male lead is named Morf.


'It Would Have Changed My Life': Questions For Cartoonist Tillie Walden

Monday, December 24, 2018

Tillie Walden's graphic memoir, Spinning, won a prestigious Eisner Award this summer. She says she wishes she'd had a book like it when she was young and coming to terms with her sexuality.


'We Are Here': Questions For Comics Creator Taneka Stotts

Friday, December 21, 2018

Taneka Stotts is a powerhouse comics creator and editor, and a persistent voice for change in the industry. Her anthology, Elements: Fire won an Eisner Award at San Diego Comic-Con in July.


Director Barry Jenkins Talks On Behalf Of 'Beale Street'

Thursday, December 06, 2018

The director of Moonlight has made a new film: If Beale Street Could Talk, based on the James Baldwin novel. He's using it to represent black complexity, vulnerability and skin colors.


'Crazy Rich Asians' Star Awkwafina Has Always 'Aggressively Been Myself'

Friday, August 17, 2018

Rapper and actress Awkwafina has had a busy year. She's in two summer blockbusters: Ocean's 8 and Crazy Rich Asians, which opens this week.


'Every Full Moon We Can Howl At Is A Victory,' Says Emil Ferris

Friday, August 03, 2018

Ferris' graphic novel My Favorite Thing Is Monsters won three Eisners, the highest award in mainstream comics, and it celebrates the things that make us all monsters — because monsters are cool.


Yabbadabba-What? These Aren't The Flintstones You Remember

Thursday, August 02, 2018

When you say The Flintstones, most people think of the old Hanna Barbera cartoons. But a new comic book adaptation keeps the humor, and tackles some heavy themes like capitalism and human frailty.


Cartoonist Thi Bui Weaves Together Personal And Political History

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Bui's Eisner Award-nominated graphic memoir The Best We Could Do chronicles her family's struggles in fleeing war-torn Vietnam to immigrate to the United States.