The Lazy Bastard Guide to Mandarin: An Abridged Corpus of Axioms, Vocabulary and Purported Meanings. eBOOK NOW AVAILABLE AT VOOK http://store.vook.com
Category: Christian Adams
Psych. Here’s what’s true about the post heading. The Lazy Bastard Guide to Mandarin is in fact the ninth best-selling Kindle ebook in the Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Nonfiction > Reference > Foreign Language > Instruction > Chinese category. Top 100 Paid This Is China: The First 5,000 Years (This World of Ours) […]
You’ve read the excerpts. You’ve heard the hype. You’ve seen the stupid Word of the Week widget in the sidebar for what, four months now? And let’s be honest, it hasn’t been a word a week; it’s been more like a word a month. We said the book was coming. We said it was going […]
Axioms of Ease and the Ten Sacred Phrases. The second excerpt from The Lazy Bastard Guide to Mandarin.
The first excerpt from The Lazy Bastard Guide to Mandarin Introduction: Embracing Your Inner Lazy Bastard « Black Sunshine Media.
The Third of Eight Ways China is Changing Your World, So Says the BBC “China has long fascinated the West, but its emergence as an economic power has seen a new burgeoning of interest in its culture and language. Thirty years ago, only its inscrutable leaders were recognized in the West. Now people like actress […]
The Accidental Diarist
The Accidental Diarist. New essay from Christian Adams. While in the process of defining the term, it occurred to me that only an egghead would spend any amount of time thinking about how to characterize an individual who thinks too much. However, that’s doesn’t quite get us all the way there. In American slang, egghead […]
Rock at 44 « Black Sunshine Media. The long-awaited second act of “Rock at 34 vs. Rock at 44.”
Flying High (Again). An excerpt from Christian Adams’ forthcoming book, A Musical Education (BSM-12003). “Flying High (Again)” is an uncommon story combining the author’s love for Ozzy Osbourne, travel, and what happens when you get caught trying to board a plane with a small but risky amount of controlled substances. The opposite of a cautionary […]
Only In Taiwan, Episode 1. The debut episode of Christian Adams’ on-going photo-essay series and a singular perspective on Taiwan’s so-called “low crime rate.” Sorry, the photo here is standard bait-and-switch. The essay does not discuss betel nut or beauties.