Suffer the little children…

(an inane inaugural post from Brendan)

I used to think that after years of watching Japanese horror movies and using Chinese squat toilets, I was prepared for anything, no matter how horrific. Then I saw this in a children’s playground near my office:

In Communist China, hamburger eats you. Happy Hallowe’en!

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Richard Burger is the author of Behind the Red Door: Sex in China, an exploration of China's sexual revolution and its clash with traditional Chinese values.

The Discussion: 4 Comments

Hey Brendan, super-cool of you to post!

That monstrosity can’t be real. I mean, no one would actually put that in a children’s playground, would they? I have a suspicion as to who designed it.

October 31, 2006 @ 2:01 pm | Comment

AIYEEE!!!!!!

Welcome aboard, Brendan!

October 31, 2006 @ 2:35 pm | Comment

Richard — no, f’reals! Children’s playground, right in the complex where I work. It reminds me of the scary Mayor McCheese things that McDonald’s used to have, except even those — which creeped me out plenty when I was a weeun – were not this malevolent-looking.

Anyway, more substantial posts in the future. Just couldn’t resist this one.

October 31, 2006 @ 2:57 pm | Comment

Brendan, please keep up that kind of weirdness!

That thing reminds me of my favourite “BC” cartoon character, “Grog”:

http://www.infomagic.net/~grog/grogtoon50.jpg

October 31, 2006 @ 7:06 pm | Comment

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