I lost my appetite for my normal newsletter fare this afternoon when I read in the L.A. Times that Sunday’s mass shooting at an Irvine County church…
Part II of The Cross-stitched Pig
Part I of The Cross-Stitched Pig
The fires of Shang burned long; they may be smoldering still. David N. Keightley, Late Shang Divination I fantasized this morning that one afternoon in…
How to fight polarization and invasion with the rich and messy archaeology of niuroumian.
I have checked the Amazon historical record: On November 8, 2015, just three days after a friend emailed me to suggest I commence some kind of…
Auspicious omens for the Year of the Tiger
But I am nonetheless concerned about "black technology" marketing and a possibly fake British kitchen appliance company.
The following essay has an interesting provenance. Last fall, the wonderful writer Chris Colin read my newsletter post about chicken wings and…
Reasons to empty a glass after a stupid year
From Muscular Christianity to Michael Jordan to Enes Kanter (Freedom): the meaning of basketball in China cannot be diagrammed.
Szechwan chicken wings, Warriors basketball, cultural imperialism, and the Dao. Part I