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Christopher Beam

3 articles

Year of the Pigskin

A season with the American Football League of China.



An American enrolls in a Beijing ping-pong school. A series of humiliations ensue.


Bubble Boys

In Silicon Valley, up all night coding in the dorms with the aspiring Mark Zuckerbergs of tomorrow.