Category Archive: 2000 – Present

TOYZ!!, The Ghetto

It’s almost that time of year again, and you know what that meanz for dem secular youngsterz… lotz and lotz of TOYZ!!! duh. isntthatwhatchristmasisallabout? I know Chinese kidz have long been encouraged to… Continue reading

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Crop It Like It’s Hot, Somewhere on the Internets

After lots and lots and lots (and lots) of peer pressure, I finally caved in and got an Instagram account… and I’ve been cropping that ish like ish hot ever since. Being connected… Continue reading

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Candy Floss, South Bund

So one of my friends calls this stuff candy floss, but I (like most other people I know) call it cotton candy… But whatever you call it, it’s whimsical and delicious. It spins… Continue reading

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Pink and Fluff, Lu Wan District

So I’m pretty sure that this is a little boy in a fluffy white dress and pink baseball cap. In also pretty sure that telling young Chinese boys and girls apart is not… Continue reading

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Ping Pong, French Concession

Aside from opium, ping pong has to be China’s favorite pastime. Usually you play it with other people, but this inventive little loner figured out how to play by himself. Originally he did… Continue reading

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Lazr Ball, South French Concession

OK so the title is maybe confusing and perhaps misleading because the ball itself was not made of lasers (that would be really hard and impractical to make), but the construct of the… Continue reading

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Back to Werk, French Concession

Omgoodness how boring is my life? I just keep on posting about werk werk werk, but I guess that’s what most normal people do during the week (werk that is, not post about… Continue reading

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Lighter and Brighter, Shanghai Railway Station

It seemed for a while there like winter would never end in Shanghai, but if sartorial cues are telling at all of the weather then I would say things look like they are… Continue reading

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Hair Cues, Xu Jia Hui

Chinese people always have the best hair styles. I mean, Chinese hair is great to begin with, but what really counts is how they choose to cut and style it. I’ve seen a… Continue reading

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