Chinese Dating Archives - Damien Stark

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Shanghai’s Three Most Exciting Time Periods of the 20th Century & the Sexy Zhang Ziyi

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Jasmine Women (simplified Chinese: 茉莉花开Mòlihuā kāi; literally: “Blooming Jasmine”) is a 2004 film starring the lovely Zhang Ziyi.

Zhang plays the youngest of three generations of women who lead lives in Shanghai, China, during the city’s most exciting time periods.

Mo, in 1930’s Shanghai (1);

Li, in 1950’s Shanghai (2)

Hua, in 1980’s Shanghai. (3)

String the three names together and you get “MoLiHua” (茉莉花)- the Chinese word for “Jasmine”, hence the movie title “Jasmine Women.” Read More

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This is What Happens When You Bring a Robotic Chinese Babe-Maid into a White Household

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(Spoiler alert! This post includes details from the entire first season of the new British-American science fiction TV show Humans, which debuted on June 14, 2015 on Channel 4 and AMC.)

What happens when you bring in a hot Chinese babe-maid into a white household? The new TV show Humans explores the various possibilities.

Humans, Channel 4’s most highly rated drama since 1992, explores the emotional and societal impact of living side-by-side with “Synths” – robotic assistants/helpers that are almost physically undisguisable from real human beings. Read More

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So Many Reasons to Live in Taiwan over Shanghai: Dick in a Box, Girls, Amphetamines, Surfing, and More

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After experiencing 10 bleak months of polar-vortex-grade winter during my 2-year stay in Canada, I came up with the novel idea of, funds permitting, spending my next winter in a warmer part of the world.

My first choice would be Thailand, but because my Canadian friend Max, who had also lived in Shanghai for many years, has been raving about Taiwan, a country I have never been before, I decided to explore this option. Read More

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Keys to the VIP: Pickup Tips I’ve Learned from Watching All 39 Episodes

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There are numerous books and videos available to help you improve your “game”.  There’s Neils Strauss’ The Game, books on evolutionary biology and psychology, Robin Baker’s Sperm Wars, Matt Ridely’s Red Queen, Richard Dawkin’s Selfish Gene, Robert Greene’s The Art of Seduction  and last but not least the TV series The Pickup Artist (Seasons 1 and 2).  I have had personal exposures “in the field”, and more than a few successes, but it was only when I watched Keys to the VIP (KTTVIP) that I realized how terrible my “game” really is. Read More