Part four in a series from China “Smooth as silk,” it seems, isn’t as smooth as I’ve always been lead to believe. “Is little rougher than polyester,” our guide tells us. “Has […]
Part three in a series from China China is larger than life. It boasts the world’s largest population. It has the world’s fastest growing economy. It embodies the most dramatic social contrasts. […]
Part two in a series from China “Welcome to Shanghai,” the banners along the highway say. “Better city, better life.” At first I mistake it for propaganda promoting some kind of urban […]
Sorry for the long absence. Let’s carry on, shall we? “If you listen to the guys up in the stands, pretty soon you’ll be up there sitting with them.” Who said it?
Part one in a series from China The daylight never leaves us. We race against the earth’s rotation, our speed varying anywhere from 495 miles per hour to 600, forty-thousand feet up. […]
“I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.” Who said it?
“When all you are becomes defined as the amount of information traceable to you, what are we then? What have we become, in a world where there is no separation, no door, […]
“Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.” Who said it?
“What they really want to see is, they want you to chop your fucking arm off, hold up your arm, wave it around spewing blood, and believe me, if you did that, […]
“The guys who are shooting films now are technically brilliant, but there’s no content in their films. I marvel at what I see and wish I could have done a shot like […]