Tag Archives: Weird

Official: Lei Feng was “hip with his times”

It’s always a tragedy when your propaganda icons lose relevance to the younger generation. A couple of years past the fortieth anniversary of the original “Study Lei Feng” campaign, China’s propaganda moles are clearly hard-up for a way to make … Continue reading

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Chinese medicine puts the squeeze on Imagethief

Imagethief is a strapping manly-man, and spends long hours in the gym perfecting his Adonis-like physique. Occasionally, however, his enthusiasm gets the better of him, and he tries to hoist a few kilos too many. This happened to me about … Continue reading

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The strange lunacy of translators in airliner cockpits

Singapore is now completely infatuated with China, and the average Straits Times has about seventy-six pages of news from China. I am really good friends with two of the ST correspondents in Beijing, so I will mention that much of … Continue reading

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The Great Donkey Meat – Tiger Piss – Media Whore Axis

Trust me, it all connects. Americans just don’t understand the reality of Chinese food. Mu shu pork, general’s chicken, all that Chinese restaurant crap you get in the US, has almost no relation to anything you can get in China. … Continue reading

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