Monthly Archives: May 2012
Those who would understand China’s split national personality must start with the color red.
Qiandao: Man-Made Chinese Nature
Not all the dammed are condemned to hell.
Bananas and Eggs
Take solace, if you can, in the strange case of two brothers, born and bred Chinese, but whiter than Howdy Doody.
Old Bones and Broken Feet
He had the graves opened and found there two dried skeletons, which were all that remained.
What's Left of the Three Gorges
For all that the hand-wringing over China’s biggest masonry project since the Great Wall has been well-intended, it is also largely hypocritical posturing.
Qiu Jin - The Stuff of Heroes
Be careful who you idolize, lest you come to be like them.
Predictably, Hong’s bosom was most prominent among all the hotel employees.
China's Ten Richest Cities
Should You Live There? Heavens no. Not for any but noble reasons, at least.
China's Top Female Folk Singers
In an age when everything is manufactured cheap, shiny and disposable, buying into the same kind of music is an act of surrender.
Of what earthly use could a pair of near-sighted glasses be to a rickshaw man?