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  • Archive for March 6th, 2008

    Introducing fortune cookies to China

    Thursday, March 6th, 2008

    During my trip to China, I took along boxes of Wonton Food’s fortune cookies and gave them out to Chinese people along the way. This is a compilation of their reactions. (The people here are from Houyu, Kaifeng, Shenzhen and Changsha). chat transcript.

    Thursday, March 6th, 2008

    Yesterday I did an hour-long chat on Lots of questions of General Tso and Stephen Colbert.  The slideshow apparently drove a lot of traffic too.

    Airbrushing before a TV appearance

    Thursday, March 6th, 2008

    Make-up artist (holding a menacing metallic device): Have you ever been airbrushed? Me (looking at aforementioned device): Um, not to my knowledge. I thought airbrushing was something they do only after a photo is taken? Apparently not.