Articles By Brian Hioe
Taoyuan International Airport is an airport with identity issues.
I think I'm the only person I know who has ever tried 7-Eleven bubble tea.
I’ve become increasingly aware of how much of my reputation in Taiwan is built on the knowledge of my New York upbringing.
Here’s where the conversation, which had already been strange enough, truly took a turn for the bizarre.
Even if those ghosts were ourselves, from four years ago.
I lived in a box in an apartment building, itself a collection of boxes, in a city, a large mass of boxes containing other boxes.
A phantasmagoria of Taiwanese modernity; a mythical allegory of the political and economic dramas affecting Taiwan as a whole.
Sometimes worshippers will leave bottles of kaoliang at Ji Gong temples in order for him to charge them up with supernatural power before taking them back.
“This is a home run to Mars!” (這是一支打上火星的全壘打!)