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An American in China

Winding Down my USA Tour

Posted by w_thames_the_d on October 9, 2010


Getting ready to go back, its just a matter of days. My to go list includes:
-buy tons of stuff, Starbucks here in Philly 3.00 Beijing about 5.25
-get a hair cut, I am doing it now
-Buy anything of quality, ie Dr. Martins, Levis, anything that I need to be “not fake”
-eating Reeses, Ho Hos’
-energy drinks, just to get a good buzz before I go
-breathing deeply, purify the lungs
-express my opinion freely wherever I go…. funny thing is that the US is pretty accepting so I feel le

4 Responses to “Winding Down my USA Tour”

  1. SherCM said

    Enjoy your few days left here… did you manage to see the Simpsons last night? The opening was really interesting and I am certain you can see the things happening around you… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DX1iplQQJTo&feature=player_embedded

    • wtdevflnt said

      Sorry, I didnt see this comment. What was the Simpsons about? I left a day ago, so may have missed it. I dont get it here, and if I did, I dont think I could bear to listen to the Chinese voice over…

  2. SherCM said

    Hopefully you can view this link – http://swns.com/banksy-creates-the-simpsons-opening-credits-110841.html Some sites and blogs have made assertions that this was meant to depict N.Korea with the unhappy workers – but I see is otherwise when you have that panda-slave working in the mines!

    • wtdevflnt said

      Wow, I saw the url, it showed two still photos of the opening. Yeah, to me having a ‘panda slave’ working is a definite shot (deserved) at China. And then filling the Bart dolls with live cats could be China; they would either eat them or use them for toy stuffing..Thanks a ton for the info, it was cool, I would love to see the video. I need a VPN

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