Monthly Archives: May 2010

Imagine Ashin’s suspenders flying straight at you… in 3D!

Okay, it’s that time of year for me – when all I do is eat, sleep, and grade papers – but I took a little break tonight to check in on the boys. And oh my, but I’ve been missing … Continue reading

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21st Golden Melody Awards Nominations

I missed this coming out on Friday, though that’s not terribly shocking since my nifty Google Alerts have gone haywire given all the Google trauma here lately. Plus I spent all day yesterday at the Shanghai Expo (forget what anyone … Continue reading

Posted in Chang Chen-yue (A-yue), Cheer Chen, Mandopop, Sodagreen | 14 Comments

Taking Beijing – and the rest of the world – by storm

Here we are, ladies and gentlemen, almost two weeks after the big Bejing concert, I’m finally reading reports about it. Yes, I suck. It’s okay, I’m cool with it. I like being employed. Let’s start with some general DNA news, … Continue reading

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Mayday in Research!

Just a quick note before I pick up the Beijing concert reports: a fellow fan in Taiwan has come up with the rather clever idea of writing her Master’s thesis on overseas fans of Mayday. It occurs to me that … Continue reading

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StayReal, out in society

For everyone out there who thought (hoped?) that the Ashin-designed jeans with “StayReal” across the ass would fail to sell (and therefore disappear quickly), I offer this as evidence to the contrary: Spotted at Gulangyu, Xiamen, on Saturday, April 24. … Continue reading

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Xiamen Concert Report

So, Xiamen. Let me begin by saying that I really loved this city. Beyond the mountain views, there were the fantastic (and historical!) car/motorcycle/bicycle-free alleys of Gulangyu Island and the marvelous street-side oyster-filled snacks. I even enjoyed a tourist ferry … Continue reading

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