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Posts Tagged ‘Chinese Food’

Life Lessons from an Asian Elephant

Totally Awesome Picture of the Week 25 What tantalizing embodiment of sin could possibly compel both this baby elephant and a full grown man to peer shamelessly into the cavernous zone of stink? Peanuts? Strippers? Shiny? No. This is the wrong approach. I notice now that the baby is crying and the man wears a […]


Out of Your Element

Totally Awesome Picture of the Week 24 “I have an ambitious creative thought!” yelled the fish, as though the blood crusted in the holes that might be his ears impaired his ability to judge the volume of his voice. “You don’t need to yell, I’m standing right here,” I said. “What’s that? Speak up!” he […]


Stuff People Ingest Voluntarily episode 12


Stuff People Ingest Voluntarily episode 10


Stuff People Ingest Voluntarily episode 9

This Chinese “turkey sausage” was cooked in a vat of sizzling oil sitting atop a plastic bucket stove at the mouth of a limestone cave. It was promised to be “very delicious,” even a Chinese specialty. A wiser man would have seen the holes in that claim immediately, for the following reasons: 1. No one […]


Dear Noodle Man

Dear Noodle Man, We just discovered you. Who knows what treasures we pass by each day as we mechanically walk the same few routes. Our minds are now trained to ignore the picture writing that labels every trivial food vendor, massage parlor, drink stand, and welding shop that clutter China’s streets. And our heads are […]


Stuff People Ingest Voluntarily episode 1

This is the first post in a new category of images that describe This Ridiculous World: Stuff People Ingest Voluntarily. Corn Juice is hugely popular here in Yichang. There are entire sides of large buildings dedicated to the advertisement of this elixir. It tastes like liquid cornbread. Enough said. Share this:


The Chicken Foot

Totally Awesome Picture of the Week 1 We’ve got some totally awesome pictures that really illustrate the ridiculousness of it all. We will try to post them weekly. I’ll add some from the past few weeks to catch everyone up a little bit.Above you will see the first of the series. A small child happily […]