Monthly Archives: July 2009

Deer, unexpectedly.

While I was helping Kimi move on Saturday, all of a sudden a deer and a fawn appeared from in back of the apartment building.

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Bra strap.

This two male students kept whispering to each other and tittering today, which pissed me off. I couldn’t understand what their problem was. After class I went to the bathroom, where I found out my bra strap had been visible … Continue reading

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Amazing animated film

I found about about this on Chinasmack. It’s supposedly a graduation project by a student named Pu from the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. Water Brain (watch the lower Vimeo link)

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Profile of Dao Lang

A profile of Dao Lang, who may be China’s coolest singer-songwriter. How can it be that he’s so great, I asked myself, and then saw his family name is really Luo! Ahhh … Luo, the mark of coolness! Dao Lang: … Continue reading

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Utsul

Oho! That’s the name of the Muslim group that lives in Hainan! I always wondered about them. I had thought that maybe they had just migrated over from Malaysia. Utsul

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Pants

I bought this new outfit when I was in Shanghai — a pair of loose green floral pants with a matching black and floral top. When I was trying it on in the store, I think I put it on … Continue reading

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Jiaozi-maker from Bandai!

Bandai, Japanese purveyor of weird toys, brings you a toy (but still functional) jiaozi maker! Found via Tokyo Mango.

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Awful Library Books

A whole site of them!

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From Overheardeverywhere.com

Little girl: Where is Jesus? Bored babysitter: Umm, I don’t know… In your heart? Little girl: Well, then guess what? Bored babysitter: What? Little girl: I’m going to punch him! (starts punching herself in the heart) Toronto Canadia (www.overheardeverywhere.com)

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This wording seems odd to me.

A little emo, if I’m using that term properly. Anyway, it’s bizarre, considering it is from an ad for a military academy: College prep is within reach of sons with poor direction and teenaged angst. Put them on a path … Continue reading

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Grossest dream EVAH.

(Whenever I write EVAH, I think of Bill B.’s wife.) I had this dream last night where I was hanging out with the former Jenny B and several other people. We looked up, and for some reason, in the room … Continue reading

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Mopely-dopely.

I keep getting in this state where I want to do work, but then I feel lonely, and can’t motivate myself to do it. Then I feel worse that I didn’t do it. I’m not as unhappy as I sound. … Continue reading

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D’oh! (as usual)

Well, it turns out it has to be a “relevant” degree. Mine wasn’t considered relevant enough. I’m going to argue just a little, on principle. I did get a pedagogy class and a research methods class. Plus, wouldn’t I gain … Continue reading

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God damn it!

After reading the handbook put out by the Graduate Employees Union, it turns out I was working at the wrong rate of pay all last year! Because I got an MA before coming here, I should have been at level … Continue reading

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Quotes from the party next door:

“Don’t hook up when you’re fucking 22. Keep banging that shit until you’re thirty.” “Fuck the hell of out of everybody, and when you’re through fuckin’, … and you can go fishing with her, and go bowling … just don’t … Continue reading

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Trailer for 9

Here’s a trailer for the movie 9. I actually didn’t know anything about it until I saw it mentioned on io9, but it looks like something I would like to see. 9 trailer

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Lucky poop animae.

The adventures of Unko-san.

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Something I want to talk about …

it’s not bad or anything, but there are people I would rather not have know about it now. If you want to know what it is, you can ask me to tell you what the Chinese here means. The thing … Continue reading

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Sent an e-mail

I just e-mailed the BBC about the mistake. Let’s see what happens!

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Another mistake from the BBC.

It’s in this article about protests in China. In the fourth paragraph down from “Mass Incidents,” it should say Hui, not Han.

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