+-*“The nuclear secrets. I know you came here to steal from us…. You’re Chinese, I know you are,” he says quietly, triumphantly, like he’s got me checkmated.
+-*Last week, Matador Network just published my article titled “The 18 Funniest Chinese Phrases (and How to Use Them)“. Here’s a snippet of the article: 1. Chinese people aren’t just in a class all their own. They’re “a crane among a flock of chickens.” (鹤立鸡群, hèlìjīqún) 2. In Chinese, you’re not better late than never. […]
+-*Six years ago on May 18, 2009, I first pressed the “publish” button on Speaking of China. Thank you for your support over the years!
+-*”Listening to Chinese love songs is one of the very best ways to learn Chinese….Here are four we especially like!”
+-*An interviewer asked, “Tell me about some cultural differences between you and your Chinese husband.” Why couldn’t I think of a single decent example?
+-*”In China people…will just blatantly tell you that you have gained a few pounds or, as Bridget Jones would say, ‘have (a) bum the size of Brazil.'”
+-*I found my way to China (and my Chinese husband) long after my mother passed away. What if she could have seen me now?
+-*If you’re an Asian man and you have something to say about love and dating, I want to hear from you! Submit your guest post today.
+-*Shanghainese husbands are supposedly some of the best in the world. But how should we feel about this when the reasons could come across as emasculating?
+-*My interview with Ray Hecht about his memoir “Pearl River Drama: Dating in China”, an honest and compelling look into his love life in Southern China.