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Taipei

“This revolution will have no winners, but bear witness to it”

The question of solidarity from afar still bothers me.

Instant Zombie Food is Delicious

the wonders of Taiwan 7/11 instant food

Journey to the end of the Bangka night

“Handsome guys! Beautiful women! 929 is broken! Thank you for your patronage!”

Between the Bars

On my last night there Big Brother Zeng, who was normally extremely chill, lost it at a customer.

When the scam artist realizes you’re not going to fall for it

This hair salon auntie also seemed like a somewhat unreliable narrator.

A dark but happy place

We develop our own coping rituals.

Kiang in the Taipei Underground

The first time I went to Korner in 2013, I drank so much that I ended up falling down a set of stairs and knocking out a tooth.

A Neighborhood I’m Moving Out Of

Maybe some will remember that I used to live here: Whatever happened to that guy who seemed to always be eating out of the same 7/11, perpetually ordering coffee at strange hours of the night?

All Hail the Korean Fish!

I don’t have blind faith that the Han bubble will suddenly implode and people will wake up and smell the roses.