I found an old unpublished post that I had written up many months ago, and after re-reading it I thought it had some good insight into how a typical Asian dude likes his Asian women. Japanese in China I’ve lived here a long time. Ok. Maybe not that long in comparison, but I think 5 … Continue reading I Like Stupid Girls
So just ten days after Single’s Day in China (and pocky day in Japan/Korea), you can imagine my surprise when I listen to my daily dose of NHK news on 11.22 to hear the announcer say: “今日は良い夫婦の日” “Today is Couple’s Day” While 11.11 tells us just how single we are, I guess the combination of … Continue reading 11.22 … In other words, Couple’s Day
Winter has descended on Shanghai. I’m wearing four layers of pajamas, snuggled underneath two sets of comforters, and sipping on a piping hot cup of Jasmine tea. As I burrow myself deeper underneath the covers and try to escape the force that is winter in Shanghai, I browse various articles online.. While reading the Economist … Continue reading Multilinguialism: Just Another Diagnosis for Split Personality Disorder?
The movie poster for “The Wind Rises,” the latest and ‘last’ movie from Hayao Miyazaki (I think this is his 3rd ‘last’ movie?) was posted not too long ago. I LOVE this poster. Reminds me of Howl’s Moving Castle , yet still has a fresh and new feeling, luring you into yet another world created … Continue reading The Wind Rises
Do Asians value sex in the same way that westerners do? For many in the west, bad times in the bedroom can often lead to a crumbling relationship. Many of us in the USA (and probably more so in Europe) measure the overall health of a relationship by the number of times, well, we get … Continue reading Chinese Women Say No to Sex
I woke up and it punched me hard in the gut: stomach pain. I curled into the fetal position from the pain, but I knew that the show must go on. I got out of bed, showered, clothed myself and hobbled back to bed where I cradled myself and my sore intestines. Fifteen minutes … Continue reading Chinese Hospitals: The Worst Experience of Your Life
光棍节 I was browsing through advertising agency news when I stumbled upon this article concerning China’s equivalent to Black Friday in the United States. 11.11 In other words Single’s Day Leave it up to the Chinese to create a holiday that is, utterly, pointless. “Single’s Day” was supposedly devised up by some really lonely college … Continue reading Singles Day… or Bachelorettes Day?