Daisann McLane

Daisann McLane is a journalist who splits her time between New York and Hong Kong. Her dispatchesfrom Hong Kong can be read on Slate and also on her blog, "Learning Cantonese."

Well-traveled
Sept. 1 2011 6:14 PMThe New Japanese Fear of Food
Well-traveled
Aug. 31 2011 6:00 PMTaking Refuge in Fukushima
Well-traveled
Aug. 30 2011 7:14 PMSendai Rising From the Wreckage
Dispatches
Dec. 23 2005 11:48 AMA Consciousness-Raising Tart
Dispatches
Dec. 21 2005 2:04 PMAn Extraordinary Night in Hong Kong Politics
Dispatches
Sept. 17 2004 1:46 PMMind Your Hais and Your Dous
Dispatches
Sept. 15 2004 1:49 PMWhat's Hong Kong's Biggest Obsession? Food!
Well-traveled
Aug. 31 2011 6:43 PMThe Fishermen of Fukushima
Well-traveled
Aug. 31 2011 12:04 PMSendai After the Tsunami
Foreigners
June 29 2007 12:11 PMThe Hong Kong Handover HangoverTen years on, the natives are restless.
Dispatches
Dec. 22 2005 3:49 PMThe Protest Capital of Asia
Dispatches
Dec. 20 2005 12:32 PMOut in the Field With Hong Kong's Radio Pirates
Dispatches
Sept. 16 2004 2:19 PMCan Hong Kong Movies Survive China's Help?
Dispatches
Sept. 14 2004 2:27 PMLong Hair, Marxist Revolutionary and Superstar

TODAY IN SLATE

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Education

Welcome to 13th Grade!

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Culturebox

The Actual World

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  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
  Business
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
  Life
Dear Prudence
Oct. 23 2014 6:00 AM Monster Kids from poorer neighborhoods keep coming to trick-or-treat in mine. Do I have to give them candy?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 8:51 AM The Male-Dominated Culture of Business in Tech Is Not Great for Women
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 9:00 AM Exclusive Premiere: Key & Peele Imagines the Dark Side of the Make-A-Wish Program
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AM Our Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.