Monthly Archives: August 2006

More stupidity.

More stupidity from http://www.overheardinnewyork.com: Drunk college kid: I had to read Grapes of Wrath. Which, by the way, has no grapes! Pissed me off! –53rd & 7th That reminds me of the time I watched von Sternberg’s THE SHANGHAI GESTURE … Continue reading

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Dum.

From www.overheardinnewyork.com: Tourist: I want to go home.¬† New York is so unchristian.¬† Look at this, they even have a place called “Satan Island”!

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Raid!

There was a raid on a gambling den in my housing complex last night!¬† I heard in the end almost thirty people were arrested, but four got away.¬† This one guy got the crap beaten out of him by the … Continue reading

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Creepy, unfortunately accurate passage from old Village Voice article.

I found this in the May 18, 1998 article by Gary Dauphin about the then-upcoming American Godzilla movie: Cities have been destroyed this century and probably will be again, but between Independence Day and Godzilla, Devlin has to realize that … Continue reading

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Three dollar apples?!?

I was watching a report on Chinese UN peacekeepers working in Haiti, and it said their biggest problem is food.¬† They do get some from the UN, but it is mostly potatoes and meat and starchy stuff.¬† Apparently fruits and … Continue reading

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This just sounds wrong

Here’s a freaky sentence from a celebrity news report: “Mel Gibson is making secret phone calls to Hollywood’s top Jews to personally apologize for an anti-Semitic rant he stunned Tinseltown with last month.” HOLLYWOOD’S TOP JEWS? Sheesh! That’s a phrase … Continue reading

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I’ve had it with these …

I was disappointed not to have the opportunity to shout, “I’ve had it with these motherfucking snakes on a plane!” during my flight Thursday. I looked for a chance, but alas … We did have a beef entree for dinner. … Continue reading

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Glad to be back!

I’m very happy to be back in China again!¬† In fact, I was feeling a little guilty about being so eager to leave while I was in the airport with my parents.¬† All in all, I’d say my visit to … Continue reading

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“There’s no I in ‘move’.”

I overheard a woman saying this to her boyfriend the other day as they were hauling stuff out of a car.¬† He replied, “Yeah, but there’s an O,” but I didn’t hear the rest of the conversation.

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Oh those tasteless people!

I’ve been trying to sell those weird Engrish T-shirts I’ve got while I’m in Bloomington, but no go.¬† Mostly people have said students only want shirts with band logos, and then some other places said they wouldn’t buy them because … Continue reading

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In Bloomington.

Hi everyone – I’m at Bloomington, writing from the library.¬† I’d include my present phone number here, but maybe that would be un-Kosher because it’s not my phone.¬† If you want to get ahold of me, send me mail at … Continue reading

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Tricky cultists!

After all their whining about how pure and misunderstood the Falungong are, here’s another story about their creepiness and general deceptiveness. These Suzhou-based English teachers I know from the web had a party.¬† A guy they only knew a little … Continue reading

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See! Mel Gibson really IS crazy!

http://www.imdb.com/news/sb/2006-07-31/

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Jesus motherfucking Christ!

Q:¬† Who shouted this while throwing a portable clothing steamer recently? A:¬† I did.¬† Now I’m not at my parents’ house anymore — not that I fled¬†– I¬†had intended to¬†leave after a few days.¬†¬† Now¬†I’m staying with my friends Evelyn … Continue reading

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