Have you seen my latest pink Ferrari?

1Dec,2014

Do you remember in ancient times when we took pictures just to catch elusive, precious moments? And the anticipation before picking them up from the photo studio? Next there was buying the albums, segregating the photos and finally inviting family…

I don’t get it but it’s awesome!

11Nov,2014

I will admit it officially here. No false pretense. Just brutal honesty. My knowledge of chemistry and physics, to put it mildly, is quite limited. Despite my family being chock full of science nerds, (my friggin’ mom worked in a…

Where there’s money, there’s a way!

1Nov,2014

Before anyone says anything about my choice of topic for this episode – yes, I do realize it is about money again. Money and China, to be exact. But well, whether you like it or not, the truth is that…

Who is really desired in China?

29Oct,2014

Before some ‘hipster’ cartoons like Shrek became popular, aiming to teach kids that beauty is only skin deep and a rich princess would rather give up her luster and wealth to marry rude and ugly ogre, most of people born…

How to recognize a filthy rich Chinese?

21Oct,2014
21Oct,2014

To help me start this piece, I asked my workmate Matt – almost a New Yorker – to give me some examples of American slang that you would never find in an ESL textbook. He said that he  uses so…

What if you are not rich in China?

20Oct,2014

  If you maybe by any chance remember previous episode, I was brutally honest in saying that in modern China, an ugly Ogre , even with the purest heart, would never be able to marry bái fù měi–ish ( Chinese…