Category Archive: Literal

The Love of Power, Luwan District

Here’s something… The shirt reads “(WHEN) THE POWER OF LOVE OVERCOMES THE LOVE OF POWER THE WORLD WILL KNOW ‘PEACE’” Not only is this the most coherent thing I’ve ever seen written on… Continue reading

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Getting Existential at Strawberry Music Festival, Pudong

The Strawberry Music Festival SUCKED this year. The lines were barely bearable. The food was edible but not really enjoyable.  And the music was uninspiring and at times even painful. But at least… Continue reading

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OUR ZINE LAUNCH!!!!!!!!! on Kickstarter

YOU GUYZZZ, AFTER 6 YEARS AND 80,000 PICTURES WE ARE FINALLY COMING OUT WITH OUR OWN ZINE, PRINTED AND BOUND!!!! (get it now on Kickstarter!) It’s time. I’ve been wanting to do this… Continue reading

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The Force Awakens in the Mainland

I just saw Star Wars and I know people hated it but I LOVED IT. And apparently I’m not the only one.

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Ugly People Sex, Huai Hai Road

I try to avoid taking pictures of branded shirts or clothing with advertising on it but this one is just TOO GOOD to not share: I wasn’t going to put it up cause I thought… Continue reading

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A Match Made in Heaven, The Backroads

“I Can’t Stand You” This is a perfect example of how messages get jumbled in China. I immediately saw a conflict here, but there doesn’t really seem to be any between these two… 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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I Literally Am, South Bund

Y’all should know by now that there are lots of Chinglish clothes running around China, but Ms. “I drink beer therefore I am” takes the cake. So if you are having an existential… Continue reading

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I’m Pretty and You Are…, Line 8

I wasn’t quite sure what the rest of this woman’s shirt said because she kept on covering it, but I knew I needed a clear shot of whatever it was… I thought the… Continue reading

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Out of my Mind, Huang Pu District

This guy looks crazy happy then crazy tired, but I can’t say whether or not he is just plain crazy like his shirt would have you believe:  “I’m out of my mind //… Continue reading

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