Monthly Archives: May 2006

Ohhhh….

Where to begin? I was talking to the Chinese-American guy when he called me a few days ago, and I found out he’d discussed my business ideas with this friend of his, and wanted to meet about them. I was … Continue reading

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They were probably just angry to be in South Dakota.

A United Press International story, from WebIndia123.com: Cops learn Chinese has many dialects Bismarck, S.d. | May 26, 2006 12:01:13 AM IST Four days after responding to a fight in a Chinese restaurant, police in Bismarck, S.D., were still trying … Continue reading

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Peach Blossom Girl!

Peach Blossom Girl! Originally uploaded by MFinChina. A moment from the Kun opera “Yi Pian Tao Hua Hong.” It was my first Kun opera, and was FANTASTIC! I liked it much more than I ever expected! I think I’m going … Continue reading

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Awwww!

Here’s a cute little video, also up at YouTube: The Oh Lego, by unbeatablelabz

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Everybody loves Bus Uncle!

Here is a link to a video (with Chinese and English subtitles) of a pissed-off, middle-aged Cantonese man yelling at a kid on a bus. Bus Uncle on YouTube Over 1.2 million people have watched some version of a video … Continue reading

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De-motivational poster

De-motivational poster Originally uploaded by MFinChina.

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I’m hot shit!

I’m going to have an OFFICE next year! I’ve actually been asking for one for a year. It won’t have my name on the door, but oh well … In other news, the Chinese-American guy has been calling me like … Continue reading

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Computer conked out again.

No fun. I’ll take it to get fixed more quickly this time.

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German sex machine:

Kelly tried to post this as a comment, but it didn’t work, so I’ll put it here: I’ll try to think of some others in German, but for now, I can tell you that James Brown’s line doesn’t sound so … Continue reading

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I was on TV?

Today while I was trying to deal with more computer problems, griping to the caretaker guy about how all the computers in the building seemed to be broken, all of a sudden he told me he’d seen me on television. … Continue reading

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Rollerskating may well be a bad idea.

I met this nice Chinese-American guy at the Democrats’ meeing. I gave him my card, and a couple days later he called me and invited me to this banquet thing he and his friends were having. I wasn’t sure if … Continue reading

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I’m a little ashamed.

I got all annoyed at my class this morning and scolded them. A lot of the problem was that we were supposed to watch a DVD, but of course, the machine in the room didn’t work. I got all irritated. … Continue reading

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Back online, the 24-hour Tangze Shouming (??) station, and saying sexy things in different languages.

Suddenly I’m back online! I lugged my computer to a repair center, where this young lady plugged it in, and suddenly, it worked fine. I haden’t been able to turn it on for a month! She suggested that the supposedly … Continue reading

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Oh my.

Baby’s Hand Severed at Chocolate Factory

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A random photo

Chinese Through South Park Originally uploaded by MFinChina. I felt like the blog needed a photo, and what with my computer being down there aren’t any new ones. So, here’s an oldie but goodie from my frame catch selections.

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I need to make plans.

I’ve been thinking about what to do this summer, and I really have to make some plans. I’m in that inconvenient state of feeling like I have to go home to visit my parents, although I know it will not … Continue reading

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I can’t escape Li Ying Ai (ԺԺ

First it was the ubiquitous, massively popular DA ZHANG JIN, which she starred in. Then it was LG air conditioner commercials. Then it was tea ads, where she speaks Chinese. (The sound is pretty good, but she sort of draws … Continue reading

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Fliiiiiiikerrrrr ….

I miss uploading photos to Flickr! That’s the worst thing about not having my own computer right now. Since the one I’ve been using is a Gateway, and those aren’t sold in China, it may be impossible for me to … Continue reading

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THE WHITE TOWER, back to kick my ass.

Last night I was flipping around the TV, and what did I see on CCTV-8, but an commercial for THE WHITE TOWER, the Japanese serial that made me so upset. I find this really bizarre. The exact same channel showed … Continue reading

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Puppeteers target consumer cravings, remorse.

Those lousy puppeteers! Actually, this was another headline I misread. The first word was actually marketers.

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