Tag Archives: Zhang Ziyi

Zhang Ziyi, Xu Ming, Ivan and State Security

To our Funny Little Friends in Beijing, 中国国家安全部, Regards, Ivan   Advertisements

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Zhang Ziyi, Ivan and State Security

To our Funny Little Friends in Beijing, 国家安全部 Dear State Security, I guess by now you’re beginning to figure out the connection between me and Zhang ZiYi. Regards from Ivan

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – May 8th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Monday May 8th 1989, no one was pausing for a breath. Every day, around the clock, the meetings went on. Student leaders, both moderate and radical, met to ponder their … Continue reading

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Ivan’s CCP Speech Generator

Our friend Ivan has sent us the following formula, for all Anglophone expats in the PRC (mainland “Communist” China) to use, to sell to the CCP (Chinese Communist Party.) It’s a formula for a CCP speech, at any and all … Continue reading

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Zhang Ziyi’s Ass and Chinese Netizens’ Mouths

Has anyone noticed that the anti-vulgarity campaign actually started with Zhang Ziyi’s ass? We thought we’d seen it all: Zhang Ziyi’s ass in the settings of serious art movies, on the cover of trendy magazines, on the laps of sleazy … Continue reading

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Further discussion regarding the Kitsch of the Olympic Torch

  One of our especially interesting (and in the China blogosphere, controversial) commenters, Mark Anthony Jones (MAJ), has proffered some incisive thoughts on the Olympic Torch in the comments section of one of our prior posts, here. Of course, as … Continue reading

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Yang Ray’s Fair and Balanced Dialogue

YANG RAY: Good ev-uh-ning. Welcome to CCCTV’s (Culled Chinese Communists’ TV) weekly program, “Epilogue”, where the frustrated fag-ends among the elite Communist Party Princelings clip our coupons while we practice our English with our equally frustrated peers among the Anglophone … Continue reading

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