Monthly Archives: July 2006

Touching blog entry

This is from a translation of a blog by a Japanese musician named Kiyo, from a band I’ve never heard called Janne Da Arc.¬† I found his blog one day when searching a phrase on the Internet, and I’ve been … Continue reading

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Sleepy guy

Sleepytime guy Originally uploaded by MFinChina. I saw this guy on the subway the other day, his mouth hanging open and everything. I had to take a picture.

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Lucky Hong Kongers!

For those of you with easy access to HK, there are two cool film-related events coming up, sponsored by the HK International Film Festival Society.¬† There’s an anime and fantasy festival from July 27 to August 6, and then a … Continue reading

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Link to short film ODE TO SUMMER

Here’s a link to the animated short ODE TO SUMMER by my former student Xu Yi/Ron Hui.¬† http://renderaid.com/FilmsInfo~id~1020.aspx I found this link on Sinosplice (www.sinosplice.com), a blog by a foreign grad student at my school. Enjoy!

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Oh yeah.

Just in case I go for a long time without posting, it’s because I’m going on vacation.¬† I’ll be leaving for my parents’, and then going to Bloomington, IN, and then back to NY state.¬† I’ll try to post in … Continue reading

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Fido al-Daido.

Fido al-Daido. Originally uploaded by MFinChina. Interesting crossing of cultures on a convenience store billboard, Shanghai. Now we know why we don’t see Fido in the US any more — the CIA probably put him on some dumb no-fly list … Continue reading

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Some Chinese people will gloat over this!

Stories about sexual dysfunction or dissatisfaction in Japan are very popular in China, where people seem to consider these problems some sort of cosmic revenge for all the rapes committed during the Japanese occupation.¬† According to an article in Mainichi … Continue reading

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Couldn’t get the stitches.

Couldn’t get the stitches. Originally uploaded by MFinChina. Taken a couple days ago. No matter what I tried, I couldn’t get a clear picture of my stitches, which I think looked kind of cool. Three of them ended up falling … Continue reading

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Uh oh. Jackie Chan is drunk again.

I saw this on IMDB today: Drunk Jackie Chan Interrupts Concert There was another incident back in the 90′s where he appeared on a Japanese talk show drunk and slapped the hostess. Not a pretty thought.

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Couldn’t sleep, couldn’t wake up.

I finally fell asleep at like three last night, and then couldn’t get up to go to Chinese class. At first, I thought I’d make it, and then I thought I’d come a bit late at like 9:30, and then … Continue reading

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Α₯ΨΤΊΕ

After a few days of insomnia, morning-long Chinese classes, and evenings spent at the British Council, I am officially tired.

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Feeling better now.

I’m actually feeling much better now.¬† I’m getting more used to my new face, although I do kind of like the stitches I’ve got.¬† If people ask about them, maybe I should say I just woke up one morning and … Continue reading

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Oh boy, am I stupid!

I just got the bandage removed today, and I’m horrified and upset.¬† It’s not that the operation wasn’t a success, it’s just that I don’t like how I look now (although to be honest, I didn’t like how I looked … Continue reading

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Cha Tae-Hyun is Mr. Television!

Currently, Cha Tae-Hyun, of MY SASSY GIRL fame, is starring in three different 10:00 pm shows I get on my TV here.¬† I guess I can call them “ten o’clock shows,” because there’s a new law stating that foreign serials … Continue reading

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One down, one to go.

¬† One down, one to go. Originally uploaded by MFinChina. I finally got de-moled today! Well, just the one near my lip was removed, and if all goes well, I’ll have the one on my cheek removed before the new … Continue reading

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And I’d always thought Kim Jong-Il was a virgin!

Here’s an article on his second son, “The Funky Leader.”¬†

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I’m sick of seeing that Korean guy with the glasses!

As vague as that complaint is, I bet like 500,000,000 people in Asia would know who I’m talking about instantly!

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The Dog Man’s father not long for this world?

I went over to talk to the Dog Man tonight (but he was busy playing cards), and found his dad, who I hadn’t seen for a while, was REALLY feeble.¬† The left side of his face is sagging a little.¬† … Continue reading

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Going from bad to worse …

After my surprising E-bay experience, I’m filled with a feeling of foreboding.¬† Actually, the E-bay thing was really upsetting to me.¬† I feel singled out and accused.¬† I want to find out what I supposedly did wrong (I was told … Continue reading

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