Alexander Chee has written for Salon,The Paris Review Daily, The Morning News and Granta. He is the author of the novel Edinburgh and the forthcoming The Queen of the Night. Find him on Twitter @alexanderchee, on Facebook, or at his blog Koreanish.
In the fortune cookie splashed on the screen, we can decipher two games Lin is playing and winning—one is basketball, the other is the portrayal of Asians in the American media complex. Winning one wins the other.