Posted on 27. Mar, 2013 by Colin.
My Hugo Chavez Rant, a review of Blogging the Revolution by Francisco Toro and Juan Cristobal Nagel of Caracas Chronicles.
Posted on 01. Jan, 2013 by Colin.
Profile of the ugliest American in the world, Kenny Powers, and a comprehensive list of his anti-Mexican jokes and racism from the 2nd season.
Posted on 29. Dec, 2012 by Colin.
A character profile of a Chinese drinking buddy of Chuck in Beijing, Sandwich, a peasant Chinaman made good.
Posted on 26. Dec, 2012 by Colin.
A Westerner’s guide to dating and getting laid with Chinese women.
Posted on 22. Dec, 2012 by Colin.
A sarcastic look at why many Chinese people consider themselves more “evolved” than Westerners.
Posted on 18. Dec, 2012 by Colin.
A look at business in China: the lack of innovation, the dishonesty, the corruption, the worst of the worst.
Posted on 05. Dec, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: A critique of the false legacy of China’s beloved leader, Mao Zedong.
Posted on 02. Nov, 2012 by Colin.
My arguments explaining why you should NOT vote.
Posted on 22. Oct, 2012 by Colin.
Summary and review of The Fish that Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King by Rich Cohen.
Posted on 20. Sep, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: Contributed story of how a successful businessman was taken advantage of by a Russian mail order bride.
Posted on 10. Sep, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: Review of The Feast of the Goat, Mario Vargas Llosa’s book on Dominican Republic’s dictator of 30 years, Rafael Trujillo.
Posted on 05. Sep, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: Review of Julie MacIntosh’s Dethroning the King: Anheuser-Busch’s hostile takeover by InBev, making Budweiser a foreign-owned beer.
Posted on 27. Aug, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: Announcing the launch of the Expat Chronicles forum at forum.expat-chronicles.com.
Posted on 24. Jul, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: Describing classism, status, and the importance of (perceived) social class in Latin America.