Archive for May, 2007

No Laughing Matter

May 27th, 2007

[tag]Bangkok[/tag] — Few things in life are grimmer than an academic attempting to explain why we laugh. One problem is that most of the experts who devote themselves to this question have apparently never heard of humor, Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 1:51 AM

Let’s Fluent!

May 14th, 2007

[tag]Shenzhen[/tag] – One of the nicest things about [tag]China[/tag] is that virtually no one speaks [tag]English[/tag]. This means that no one discusses the weather with you. It’s like having a [tag]Star Trek[/tag] phaser that repels bores. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 9:04 PM

The Devil’s Coat-Hangers

May 7th, 2007

[tag]Bangkok[/tag] — Polls continually reveal that most people in the West believe in [tag]God[/tag], in some form or another. Fewer people, however, say they believe in the [tag]Devil[/tag]. Read the rest of this entry »

posted by Timothy Hallinan @ 8:38 PM

 

 
 

 

 
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