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Another Year in Toxitopia, or: Low Levels of Micro-Particulates are for Sissies

Posted from: Beijing I bought a fancy new camera that I don’t know how to use and always forget to bring anywhere except restaurants,...

Renting a hutong house in Beijing

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Home in the Hutongs

Posted from: Beijing, China The twenty-minute tirade of cursing, every filthy syllable of which passed with sparkling clarity through the...

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Artsy Weekend Debauchery at 798 and Sexily Inappropriate Machinery

Posted from: Beijing I’d like to be the kind of person who buys art, I really would. Less in a “hmnah, one more Monet and my...

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Crackdown Smackdown: Snow White and the Three-Have-Nots

Posted from: Beijing Teh Facebookz blew up a few days ago with the news that the Beijing PSB, in response to a viral video of a British man...

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The Beijing Drunken Masters Supper Club: Expedition to Heroic Mountain

Posted from: Beijing It’s not that I don’t like being a vegetarian. It’s just that like most limp-wristed liberals, when...

China Beijing Expat Blog: Prositution in Beijing

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Adventures in Prostitution, or: I’m definitely going back for those dumplings

Posted from: Beijing Javi and I got medicinal foot massages from the prostitutes at the bargain brothel down the street from my house. I...

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Welcoming the Year of the Dragon

Posted from: Beijing This is my fourth lunar new years in China, and I really did try not to get so swept up in the revelry that photos...

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Spicy Duck Tablets and the Blue-Headed Man

Posted from: Beijing During the last three days of 2011, my sole purpose in life was to wait for my furniture to arrive, while...

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Artifacts of the Excavation: Exhibits from a Minimalist Lifestyle

This post is dedicated to Rusty Farrell, CEO at Truematter, who told me several months ago that he “appreciates my minimalist...

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Dance Dance Robotlution

Posted from: Beijing Look, I hate to be the one to burst your tiny ethnocentric, Sinopheliac bubble, but after the first three months of...