Photographer Su Misu's work explores gender identity, sexuality and bondage The relative freedoms of Taiwan's LGBTQ artists, when compared to Malaysia, Brunei and some areas of Indonesia where homosexuality is a punishable crime, are stark. According to photographer Su … [Read more...]
Hair-Raising Look OTD: Trump’s Got Your Back!
Making Taiwan Great Again! A man in Changhua, Taiwan, had Trump's face carved into the back of his head, then dyed the tufts around it bright orange, because WHY NOT? XB Hair’s stylist [Read more...]
Boy Comes Out to His Father in Touching, Must-See McDonald’s Commercial
Damn onions. Can't see my keyboard. Heartwarming commercial out of Taiwan, featuring a father and son sitting in silence at McDonald's McCafe. The son, clearly uncomfortable with his father, has written "I like boys" on a coffee cup. The father stands up and abruptly leaves,. … [Read more...]
#Nontroversy: Madonna Faces Being Banned In the Philippines After “Disrespecting” Their Flag
Madonna's Asian leg of her Rebel Heart Tour is stirring one controversy after the other. Madge now faces a ban from performing in the Philippines in the future, after she was accused of "disrespecting" the country's flag during her concert in Manila last week. No matter that … [Read more...]
There’s a Church Shaped Like a Giant Glass Slipper in Taiwan?
A church? Shaped like a high heel? I WANT TO GO TO THERE. Yes, a 55ft glass church in the shape of a high-heeled shoe has been built in Taiwan, … [Read more...]
Here’s A Photo Set of Bodybuilder Howie Tung Because It’s Good For You
The super talented Italian photographer Alessandro Calza took some seriously gorgeous photos of bodybuilder named Howie Tung—who pretty much looks … [Read more...]
Lord of the Ring: Meet Taipei Street Performer Isaac Hou
Isaac Hou spins around on one of those Cyr wheels you've never heard of before, and hope to God you never have to have to actually try out. It's like a giant hula hoop that you stand inside of and roll around and around and somehow never roll over your knuckles or toes. If you're … [Read more...]
All Aboard! The Cartoon Network’s Cartoon Express in Taiwan
Scarecrow Tells Birds to Beat It
Using a wooden stick for the skeleton and a sponge for the face, young Michael Jackson fan Lee Pin-hsing in Changhua County, Taiwan, makes crotch-grabbing scarecrows in the image of Jackson for his parents' farmland. If you think about it, it's not so weird: Back in '77, Jackson … [Read more...]