Saturday, January 21, 2006

The Tastes Of Memory

A fine reminscence from a Chinese childhood - capitalist subtext in a bottle of Tang in Communist China, and the relationship between fathers and daughters

...I realized that every dream ended with this bland, ordinary existence, where a prince would one day become a man who boiled orange peels for his family.


I wonder how that television commercial got made, and did the apparently censorious Chinese government think of the social implications of exposure to American life through Tang?

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