Archive for February 2009

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How to score with Taiwanese women

How to Catch Taiwanese Women Without Getting Your Balls Busted (I’ve been really busy, but i thought it was better to put this out for you guys than to wait till it’s perfect. What follows is just a list of tips to get you going.  I’m sure you’ll take it from there). The Basic Daily […]

Urban Nomad Film Festival 2009 Call for Films

Call for Submissions for the 8th Annual Urban Nomad Film Fest NT$12,000 in prizes! New section for video art! We need volunteers! The Urban Nomad Film Fest is now accepting entries for its 2009 festival, to take place in Taipei and Hsinchu in late April and early May. We will give NT$12,000 in prizes for […]


When I was a child my father had a sales job that came with personal name cards. They bore his name, his company’s name and the office address and telephone. Taiwan name cards have so much more. Apart from the presenter’s name and contact data they often carry the logo of a company or of […]

You’ll Never Walk Alone

I’m comfortable being alone. Prior to arriving in Taiwan decades ago I often walked or biked the streets of California communities where I grew up and went to college in joyful solitude. During my first months here I was in a residential language teaching for a summer, and I soon found myself wanting “solo time” […]

Miss Betelnut

This video is one of the most interesting and informational betelnut videos I’ve ever seen even though it is sorely lacking in the scantily clad hot chick department. It is all in Chinese but is translated nicely into English. If you want to see what betelnut is and how they make it as well as […]

The Ecstasy is Weak Part VI Fear and Loathing at Spring Scream

This is a story submitted by Taika Alyosha. I personally don’t know this person and he hasn’t responded to any follow up emails so I couldn’t ascertain if this story was fiction or non-fiction. Either way, it makes for an interesting read. Here is part 6 of the 6 that were submitted. Part VI: Human […]