September 9, 2007 § 5 Comments
Three things I think everyone should know how to do:
1) Chop an onion. There’s only one proper method, and it’s easy. Stop hacking at that poor fellow!
2) Tell a ghost story. One with local flavor is good, but any classic well-told makes for a pleasant evening.
3) Stop a serious wound from bleeding.
a. Grab anything absorbent
b. Apply pressure, and lots of it
c. Don’t peek!
Three Illuminating Women’s Issues Stories from China
Senior Chinese government official Pang Jiayu is kicked out of the Communist Party after eleven of his mistresses denounce him. Their husbands were his underlings who coerced their wives to perform sexual favors in return for promotion. Several of their husbands have been executed for crimes that can be traced directly back to Pang.
Holy crap, there’s a lot to do around here! I’m just waiting for a few final emails, then I’ll post my completed list.