“Everything is happening in China at great speed, and this sped brings with it all sorts of problems. This is a phenomenon capture in a very old saying in the Daodejing: ‘Good fortune is that wherein disaster lurks. Disaster is that whereon good fortune depends’“
Modern China is so crazy it needs a new literary genre, by Ning Ken on he Literary Hub
“The empire, long divided, must unite; long united, must divide. Thus it has ever been.” Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Luo Guanzhong
Slavery and environmental damage, the ugly cost of modern technologies in our modern societies:
Where do you write? What devices or tools do you need at your desk? Here, four writers describe their ideal spaces to write.
Try not to be too creeped out by this music video featuring Dutch rock band De Staat and their song “Witch Doctor”—it features a completely computer-generated moshpit of shirtless men who stomp and shake to singer Torre Florim prompts. In their CG glory, the moshpit inhabitants are both zombie-like and human-like, giving the video an […]
The birds have vanished down the sky.
Now the last cloud drains away.
We sit together, the mountain and me,
until only the mountain remains.