The wonderfully idiotic adults behind Rebecca Black's "Friday" have done it again, kidnapping what appears to be a sweet teenage girl and forcing her in front of the camera to perform the world's worst song. Ark Music Factory, led by producer Patrice Wilson (he's the dude in the panda costume; what panda costume, you ask? hang on), has topped itself with "Chinese Food," simply a glop of bewilderment and suburban American camp.
An international student with limited language skills arrives in an airport and is approached by a helpful-looking taxi driver. The student needs to get to a place 150 miles away. Sorry kid, no more buses, says the driver. But I can take you.
Great, the kid replies. How much?
Oh, only 1,000 RMB.
Sound familiar? Except this didn't happen in China...
The character for demolish (or dismantle) -- 拆, chai -- appeared on the Chinese embassy in Washington DC on Wednesday morning. According to Voice of America, the characters appeared three times: on two of the pillars on the embassy's front gate, and on the entrance of an office building.
This happened on the same day as the opening of the fifth annual Strategic and Economic Dialogue, a two-day session between top leaders of China and the US.
Okay, this looks bad -- replacing an L with an R in a story about a flight from Asia in which two Chinese teenagers died. But no editor could have possibly done this intentionally, right? Make an L-R confusion joke amid a tragedy, I mean. Spoonerisms really aren't even very clever.
Asiana Airlines flight 214, carrying 291 passengers and 16 crew members, crashed during landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing two Chinese nationals. The Boeing 777 was flying from Seoul via Shanghai.
Yu Anze, an 18-year-old Chinese student at UC-Davis, slammed his SUV into the side of a house in Woodland, California on June 19, according to KCRA.com. The only question: could he have done it on purpose? One person thinks so. The homeowners didn’t want to go on camera with KCRA 3, but their son provided his... Read more »
Rupert Murdoch, 82, is reportedly divorcing his wife of 14 years, the 44-year-old Chinese-born American Wendi Deng Murdoch. (Did you know Wendi's given Chinese name was "Cultural Revolution" [邓文革], before she changed it? Thanks, Wikipedia!)
The News Corp chairman and CEO filed for divorce -- his third -- at New York State Supreme Court on Thursday. The couple has two daughters, Grace and Chloe.