#SochiProblems Are Just China Realities

Sochi toilet
In the run-up to the Sochi Olympics this past week, journalists attending the games tweeted their dissatisfaction with their lodgings using the tag #SochiProblems. Boo frickity hoo.

Flying the Challenger at Ditan Park

On January 28, 1986 the Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrated over the Atlantic Ocean, tragically killing its heroic crew. On Tuesday, February 4th at the Ditan Park Temple Festival, a Challenger flew again.

“Laowai Style” Comedian Does Stand-Up On BTV

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A self proclaimed "Fullbright welfare queen", Jessie Appell has been in China studying the Chinese art of "crosstalk" or Xiangsheng since 2012. He's since branched out, doing stand-up comedy in Chinese full-time making appearances like this (old, but freshly sub-titled) one on BTV