Full episode 686: Umbrellas Up Act Five A Slow Boat to China Share a clip Transcript ByDiane Wu Producer Diane Wu goes to a party. A Chinese flag party. More in Hong KongView all 740: There. I Fixed It. July 2, 2021 Act Two: The Lonely Island For the last year, writer Karen Cheung has been watching her hometown of Hong Kong change in big and small ways under a new law, and wondering when and if leaving will be her last resort. 686: Umbrellas Up Oct. 18, 2019 Act One: The Cursed Generation A bunch of 22-year-olds from Hong Kong explain why they are cursed and what that means for their and Hong Kong’s future. (17 minutes) 686: Umbrellas Up Oct. 18, 2019 Act Two: The Fight Ira and Emanuele go to a protest and get tear gassed in front of a Ruth's Chris Steakhouse. (6 minutes) More by Diane WuView all 735: Bloody Feelings Apr. 9, 2021 Act One: Started From Phle-Bottom, Now We’re Here When Adele wrote into our show last summer, she described herself as “the worst phlebotomist in the whole hospital.” Producer Diane Wu couldn’t resist calling her up to find out exactly what she meant by that. 717: Audience of One Sept. 11, 2020 Act Three: Many a Thing She Ought to Understand Our producer Diane Wu spent most of her life thinking she doesn’t have a unique and personal take on The Sound of Music. 710: Umbrellas Down July 10, 2020 Act Four: A Slow Boat to China Producer Diane Wu goes to a party.