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Ivan’s religion

Ivan loves this rendition of the Lord’s Prayer:

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Another casualty of political correctness

Due to the ministrations of the Nanny State and its enforcers of politically correct goodthinkfulness, they don’t broadcast cartoons like this one from 1960 anymore.   Go ahead and accuse me and Catherine of a “hate crime” for posting this, but … Continue reading

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Ivan sighted in Tasmania

I see the Hand of Ivan behind this: SYDNEY (Reuters) – The mystery of crop circles in poppy fields in Australia’s southern island state of Tasmania has been solved — stoned wallabies are eating the poppy heads and hopping around … Continue reading

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MAJ is everywhere! MAJ is Elvis!

As Catherine and Ned and Ivan have recently discovered from  our friend Mark’s comments on this post, it seems that the English-China-Blogopshere is now once again aflutter with excoriations of Mark Anthony Jones and innuendos that his is the hidden … Continue reading

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Chimerica: 30 Years of Sino-U.S. Ties

This comes straight from the horse’s mouth, in commemoration of 30 years of Sino-U.S. diplomacy.  It is all you need to know about Chimerica:  what does it mean?  why does it work? How does it shake the world?  May I … Continue reading

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Our New Year Recipe

I just found this video from my archive.  It showed how I celebrated New Year with Ned and Ivan at Ivan’s bunker in Beijing.  It was the year 2005.  As usual we cooked up a storm.  It is our pleasure … Continue reading

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Ivan’s Christmas Present to Our Readers

Click here for a special online Russian lesson, as a Christmas present from our friend Ivan to all of you.

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Multicultural Christmas in Ivan’s bunker

Our friend Ivan, formerly of the China-Blogosphere, has moved back to America.   Here’s an email he sent us for Christmas Eve: Dear Ned and Catherine, Christmas greetings from Idaho! First I want to thank Ned for the case of  vodka, … Continue reading

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How not to succeed in journalism

Grimmy will never have a career in journalism, public relations, politics or academia:

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