Category Archives: Silliness
Following from a discussion on Twitter. Spring’s Herald A milky grey of soot and sand, winter-wind-whipped ’cross the land, is shooting through the hutongs bare, with chill, with spit, with spite. For many months we’ve faced the gloom: The dead … Continue reading
The post office has not delivered my mail in approximately five months. 生日卡没来， 杂志没收到。 我向邮局问： 邮件在何地？ 我问国安部： 它为何没到？ 但邮局无知， 国安部无德， 邮递速如蜗。 去你的。 去你的。
This Friday will mark one month after the 97th birthday of Kim Il-sung, which is a good enough excuse for me to post something that’s been sitting on my computer for some time. It is an ode to Kim Il-sung … Continue reading
I’m a big fan of China’s many regional cuisines, which provide a nearly endless array of mouth-watering dishes: solid, proletarian Beijing dumplings, grilled lamb skewers from Muslim western China, delicately steamed fish from Hong Kong, sweet Shanghainese “red-cooked” pork, fantastic … Continue reading
This explanation (with diagrams!) of cars at a Beijing intersection making a left turn is one of the funniest things I’ve read in a while. Substitute a Volkswagen Santana for the Hyundai if you’re in Shanghai, and add a couple … Continue reading
As suggested in the comments here. I had to make it happen.