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New Year Predictions

New Year Predictions

The niu year has now passed. While it may be inauspicious to go digging up old news and past grudges, a quick rummaging through our archives has revealed a few loose tigers, so to speak, which deserve a bit of the spotlight on this festive day. And perhaps they can help us in our unsolicited […]


The Chinese Hiker

Totally Awesome Picture of the Week 63 In search of silence pebbles pierce thinned street soles backs angled under iceberg burdens small to the eye, heavy on the mind. As a parched tongue receives a rush of water so our ears dance freely to the curses of the wind bleating goats echo like church bells […]


Dear Rooster That Tried to Fly and Smashed Into a Wall

Dear Rooster That Tried to Fly and Smashed Into a Wall, We have no sympathy. Despite your uncontrollable flapping and squawking, despite the fact that you are shown here sliding upside-down along that brick wall, as though thrown by some vicious young farmhand, we know that you were victimized by nothing but your own self-delusions […]


Gorging Tiger Gorge

Gorging Tiger Gorge

Totally Awesome Picture of the Week 31 Well, we know why the tiger leaped. If you saw a tree hanging over the Long River, stained sanguine with the sauce of your favorite meal, you might leap too. Especially if you were a folklore tiger hungry with the promise of having a relatively well-known landmark named […]