Tag Archives: china

Hong Kong Superstar Tutors

A few weeks before I left on my recent trip to Asia, a friend told me about the superstar tutors of Hong Kong. (Then when I saw that Slate reported on it, I knew I was years behind the curve.) … Continue reading

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The effects of Hurricane Irene

Thanks, Irene, for delaying my Outnet shipment an ENTIRE DAY. Otherwise, it’s business as usual post-Irene. The subways were closed on the weekend, but unfortunately everything was back up and running on Monday morning. We were told to expect delays, … Continue reading

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Accidental Chinese Hipsters

I saw these old grannies and tourist groups so often in China that I forgot they’re funny. Check out the full site, Accidental Chinese Hipsters.

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Soda- and Cola-flavored Hi-Chew, brought back by Rosa from Taiwan! I wish they’d sell these in the US, the flavor was SPOT ON.

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China’s a long way away.

Sheen goes on television and boasts that he has two girlfriends, who both sleep in the same bedroom. Is he too poor to set up his wives and mistresses in different houses? His employers are unhappy that he was distracted … Continue reading

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Ok, a couple of these aren’t that bad. But some of these are definitely gremlin-to-goddess style transformations. (Yes, I just coined that phrase. It’s patented. I did it just now, on my iPhone. It’s in my pocket. You just said … Continue reading

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