a bleeding lead

This is the classic example of what constitutes news in Chinese JSkools: Man bites panda. That and Supergirl. And whatever grave offense Japan has caused by existing.

Speaking of Japan, have you ever read Kazuo Ishiguro’s An Artist of the Floating World? I loved it. It’s all about guilt for being a part of the Japanese fascist machine, but is done through the reminiscences of a deluded old painter. Great stuff.

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