Monthly Archives: May 2007

The Dear Leader cares for all aspects of our lives.

Cunnilingus in North Korea. (Found through hppt://www.mutantfrog.com)

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Pssst … want a kitten?

Pssst … want a kitten? Originally uploaded by MFinChina Somebody abandoned a kitten near my house and I took it in for safekeeping. I don’t want to keep it forever, though. If you’re in Shanghai or the vicinity and you’d … Continue reading

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Worst brother ever.

Teen boy to kid brother: You know why the dinosaurs died out? ‘Cause you touch yourself at night! (From http://www.overheardinnewyork.com)

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More summer moaning and groaning

Oh, all the summer decisions, all the summer confusion. I’m back in that state, as usual, of trying to figure out what to do. There are even more possibilities opening up, and as usual, I’m at a loss to what … Continue reading

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坏蛋 Art School

There’s been all this buzz on the Chinese Internet over a video posted of a student hitting a teacher during a lecture. Over 200,000 people have watched the video in the past four days, and some people have published the … Continue reading

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This is actually a pretty good idea.

Props to the Coca-Cola company, although I rarely drink their excessively sugary, syrupy drink.  This is a really good idea, considering how Chinese men love to play cards.  I imagine this would be very low-cost too. Coca Cola gives Chinese … Continue reading

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Those fucking grapes!

Thug: Anybody who grew up where I grew up knows there’s a million things you can do with a mothafuckin’ grape! –23rd & 7th (From http://www.overheardinnewyork.com)

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Crap: Beating it out of, and throwing it onto.

There’s this channel on my TV in the high digits that I think of as “The Taiwan Politicians Beating the Crap Out of Each Other Channel.”  It seems like whenever I tune in, they’re covering some sort of rumble in … Continue reading

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American guy working for a month in a Chinese barber shop.

I found this link through Shanghaiist.  An American guy named Ben decided to find out how the other 1/6th live by apprenticing for a month in a Chinese barber shop.  He’s making about $20 US base salary per month plus about 32 cents … Continue reading

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Did you know …

that actor Timothy Carey was reduced to a mushy pulp by the same secret society that murdered Pope John Paul I?  Well, probably not, but that’s what it said in a dream I had this morning. 

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A few tidbits about Shanghai funeral culture.

While I’ve lived in my little xiao qu (housing area) I’ve gotten to see quite a few people coming back from funerals.  I never saw that in Shenzhen.  It’s because Shenzhen is sort of an “artificial town” – originally it was a village … Continue reading

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Damn you, Hello Pizza!

You need to have more than one phone number for all of Shanghai!  Even if your pizza is cheap, I don’t want to call again and again and get a busy signal for 45 minutes straight!  Once again, I’ve resorted … Continue reading

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Korean pop star can do it all!

Lately it seems I can’t escape the buzz around the Korean popstar Rain.  He has a concert coming up here, so there are huge posters of him, shirtless, all over Shanghai.  He has a new movie that’s just come out, … Continue reading

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Oh, joy!

My Flickr strange clothing/bad English photoset was referenced on Shanghaiist! The Shanghaiist post (Includes a Chinese-made fake product slideshow.) My love of Chinglish is validated!

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This guy’s in BIG trouble!

Portrait of Communist Leader Damaged (Don’t know why this was in the music section.)

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Summer possibilities: What to choose?

I was just writing to my friend Adam about this: “As for me, I might be coming to the US this summer, but what I’ll be doing isn’t for sure.  I THINK (although it is still strangely unclear) I have a … Continue reading

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Weight: Mine and my laptop’s.

In a few brief items: I succeeded in my quest to lose four pounds, if just for one day.  Losing the first two was easy, and I think I actually only hit 57 kilos once.  Now I’m hovering at like … Continue reading

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We have fun with closed-circuit TV …

We have fun with closed-circuit TV … Originally uploaded by MFinChina. and we’re not even drunk! At a bank with my co-worker Pam on Hongmei Lu.

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Gotcha, 王八蛋!

After cooperation between US and Chinese law enforcement officials, a child molester/pornographer was nabbed as he tried to cross the border into Hong Kong.  Apparently the guy had been hiding in China for some time, working for an American company … Continue reading

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“What you in here for?”

Oh my.  A bizarre story, not for the squeamish (particularly baby-lovers)!  These people are actually going to jail for a while.  I imagine it’ll be pretty tough for them when they have to explain why they’re there.  The Modern Version … Continue reading

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