May 1st, 2010
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Shownotes and Links:
Lang Lang on the iPad or Piano?
Watch it at Shanghaiist!
Earthquake from Sinica podcast. Jeremiah Jenne (Jottings from the Granite studio, Qing historian reads the newspaper) explains about how many deaths from an earthquake in Shanxi in 1556??
Ai WeiWei speaks about Twitter. Found via Shanghaiist. Originally on Thomas Crampton.
Haibao’s backside! Shanghaiist story and Han Han’s site. (“encrypted” at the time this was written.)
ChinaSmack translated the whole thing into English if you want to read it.
NPR Louisa Lim and Haibao scandal.
NPR found via China Digital Times.
Tweet of the month:
“Rainy day in Beijing. Hutong biking trip with students postponed. Shall, I watch the Red Sox blow another game? Absolutely. Bring it on.” See tweet here.
Each of the links above has tons more information about Hessler’s book that we couldn’t cover in the show. Please surf over to their sites and learn more!
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