Category Archives: Ding Dang

Mayday’s NFL Show, part 3

Mayday’s favorite football team, the New England Patriots, are on tonight (preseason, of course). So in honor of the occasion, I finally formatted this post of more Mayday NFL episodes. I don’t think I realized how many there were still … Continue reading

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Ashin’s Guide to Music for Running

[Ashin has a newish (August 12) blog entry on a subject very close to my heart: music for jogging and running. As a result, I had to translate, but I could not help having a lot of editorial comments – … Continue reading

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Who in B’in Music could best take on Lady Gaga?

There’s something so fun about the random English in Chinese news articles. This Mayday-related article references DNA, Lady Gaga, someone called “A John,” a live DVD, and that something’s OK. Trying to fill in the gaps without reading the rest … Continue reading

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No Masa, Ashin will never let the rumors die

You know, I said years ago that Ashin’s periodic playfulness with the press it at least partly responsible for the Masa and Fish rumors lingering as long as they did. Fish would deny, Masa would deny, then Ashin would hint … Continue reading

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Oh Ashin, what will we do with you?

Hey, remember when I had a blog? Just kidding. I’ve been working and traveling so much lately and not spending so much time on the internet that I haven’t caught up with Mandopop in a while. I still have a … Continue reading

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Mayday’s NFL Adventure, episodes 4-6

I took a little time this holiday weekend to catch up on Mayday’s NFL adventures, still ongoing every Thursday night on CCTV-5 at a little past my bedtime. Episode 4, which I watched here: Masa, you ham. “If they didn’t … Continue reading

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Christmas Concerts

First and foremost, a HUGE congratulations to Stone and Gougou on the birth of “Little Little Stone.” (So Stone has two boys and Guanyou has two girls? Adorable.) Mayday is in Shanghai this week, playing Christmas concerts with a little … Continue reading

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At long last: the Mayday NFL kickoff

…which was actually two weeks ago, when I was in Korea. The next episode was a week ago, when I was celebrating Thanksgiving with my visiting mom. But here we are at week 3 of Mayday’s NFL adventure for CCTV-5. … Continue reading

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In which I admit I don’t understand Chinese t.v. among other things

If the Mayday NFL program is broadcasting anywhere at any time, I haven’t found it yet. But here are more behind the scenes videos, and here’s another article with pictures of the trip. (I think my favorite part of that … Continue reading

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A New News Digest!

Because we haven’t had one of those in a while, and because I have a lot of grading to do. And frankly, because I just like news digests. I should do them more often, really I should. Somewhere along the … Continue reading

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