chinese folklore

Chinese Demons - Zhongshan Going on Excursion
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20+ Amazing Paintings of Demons and Mythological Creatures of the Chinese Folklore

Chinese Demons: A series of paintings and handscrolls from the Ming and Qing Dynasty depicting demons and other mythological creatures of the Chinese Folklore. Related: … Read more

Big Trouble in Little China
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Interview with John Carpenter: Big Trouble in Little China

We asked a few questions to the legendary American director John Carpenter about Big Trouble in Little China, the cult movie that takes place in … Read more

Koro, shrinking genitals syndrome-folk illness
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Koro, shrinking genitals syndrome

Koro, known as shrinking penis (or testicles, scrotum or vulva in case of a female patient), is a folk illness or culture-bound syndrome specific to … Read more

Unruly Gods: Divinity and Society in China
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Unruly Gods: Divinity and Society in China

“Unruly Gods: Divinity and Society in China is the first study in English to offer a systematic introduction to the Chinese pantheon of divinities.

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