Also from Andy Deemer…
The AsiaObscura Book
"Dancing dwarfs, Nazi cosplay, and children feeding tigers... phenomenal!" - Complex.com
The Stormglass Protocol
"A Bond adventure for kids... Undeniably entertaining." - Kirkus
"A brilliant twist on the classic theme... captivating." - ForeWord Clarion
"Action-packed and fast-paced... barrels along with a cheerful intensity and no shortage of middle-grade Bond-style adventure." - Publishers Weekly
Stormglass for the iPad
"Truly immersive. ★★★★½" - 148Apps.com
"Rich graphics, an immersive storyline, and puzzles that will have you turned upside down." - iDownloadBlog.com
"Pulls the genre out of its stationary roots." - JayIsGames.com
"Perfect" - The NY Times
"Terrific" - Entertainment Weekly
- Why Chinese People Eat Deer Penis
- Why Chinese People Eat Sea Horse
- 21 Amazing Bangalore Breakfast Dishes
- The Quirk of Bangalore Palace
- Why Chinese People Eat Ants
- Lucky Fruit (and Ain't So Lucky Fish)
- Amazing Old Bollywood Poster Shops
- A Sweet New Batch of Indian Movie Posters
- Another Little Bangalore Boat Church
- Be an Old Man, Have a Young Wife, in Laos
- The Romance Park of the Heart – an abandoned Beijing theme park
- Hello Kitty & Cuppuccino!
- Stepping on Human Skulls in Bangalore's Black Magic Graveyard
- 18 Terrible Moments from a Taoist Hell
- No Panking!
- Celebrating Easter in China…
- Dr Shankar's Wonderful Collection of Brains and Other Medical Obscura
- All the Fortunes on Hong Kong's Temple Street
- A Museum of Nightmares in the Shadow of the Eiffel Tower
- Collapsing Caves, Dead Spelunkers, Corpse Robbery, and Big Mike's Mystery House
- Why Chinese People Eat Snake as Medicine
- The 38th Reich: Korean Nazi Cosplay
- Wonderfully Crumbling Old Cardboard Castle
- Fiendishly Fun Photo Ops at World Park
- Keep the Evil Away For Chinese New Year
- Chinese Giant Salamander – a tasty treat!
- North Korean traffic lights… um… robot ladies.
- Beijing's incredible (and completely fake) Disneyland
- The Ossuaries of Paris…
- Lady Di's Forgotten Career?
- Outsider Art Kangaroos at the Beijing Zoo
- India's Incredibly Cool Hand-Drawn Movie Posters
- One Ghostly Cambodian Ruin
- M. Deyrolle's Lovely Collection of Taxidermy
- A Lovely Moment from Ghungroo
- The Disastrous Fall of Sanmao
- Classic Chinese Torture Methods (and their cute names)
- This Has To Be The Worst Massage Of All Time
- Coolest King Photos, Ever
- Restaurant Rats
Tag Archives: cultural revolution
"Have you ever heard of Leonard Cohen?" Sidney shouts. He's trying to be heard over the album that's blasting through his hutong apartment. "Someone gave me this CD. It's great for doing taichi!" Sidney Shapiro's 90-something years old. He moved to Shanghai looking for a job in 1947. And he's lived in ...
Not many foreigners know about Sanmao. Here in China, though, he’s bigger than Disney. He's as prone to mischief as Bart Simpson. As endlessly honest as Richie Rich. And as dark as Charlie Brown. Darker. Even though Sanmao comics are as much for kids as they are adults, they're filled with death, ...
I gave all the juicy details of this restaurant where you can make merry, while celebrating the best of the Cultural Revolution and the Great Leap Forward, earlier this week. But here, for your pleasure, is some video of the mad show and the flag-waving audience. For China: For elsewhere:
Update: read the story below, but don't miss the video of the performance! "Two foreigners in the RED restaurant?" Reverb howled, "I think this will be more fun than the restaurant itself!" Red Restaurant, in the east of Beijing, is an opportunity to relive the passion and pain of China from the late 50s through the late ...
This Wednesday thru Friday, if you're in Beijing, you shouldn't miss the best of the "model operas," The Red Detachment of Women (红色娘子军). Playing for three nights only at Poly Plaza. It's called a model opera, but it's actually a ballet. The eight model operas were, during the height of the cultural ...
A $2 tuktuk ride from the ancient city of Pingyao 平遥, in the deserts of Shanxi Province, there's a wonderful little temple called Shuanglin Temple (双林寺). The name translates to something like A Pair of Forests Temple. Cute. Inside, though, you'll find a strange sight. Walk to the back, and you'll come across the Goddess Temple, ...