Archive for January, 2011

Haibao: I’m Still Here – Episode 3

January 31st, 2011  |  by  |  published in Haibao: I'm Still Here

Haibao: I'm Still Here - Episode 3

Having modeled for Durex while intoxicated, Haibao wakes up to face the consequences of his actions. Dropped by his toy manufacturer and hungover to hell, he takes to the streets to find out what the people of Shanghai make of his new career.

Is China Using “Top Gun” Clips For Air Force Footage?

January 29th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog

Is China Using "Top Gun" Clips For Air Force Footage?

It would seem that China’s state television network, China Central Television, used clips from the classic Tom Cruise movie “Top Gun” as “footage” from an air force training exercise conducted on January 23rd.

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Solemn Globetrotter: Beaches of Vietnam

January 28th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Solemn Globetrotter

Solemn Globetrotter: Beaches of Vietnam

Today we’ll be exploring the beaches and coasts of Vietnam. Long has Vietnam remained a second- or third-tier beach destination, with nearby Thailand and Bali taking most of

Spotted! on the Shanghai Pub Crawl

January 27th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Spotted!

Spotted! on the Shanghai Pub Crawl

Party snaps taken on the Shanghai Pub Crawl (20/01/11). The Drunken Dragon crawled through O’Malleys, I Love Shanghai, Shiva Lounge and M2 with a rowdy crew of travelers, students and friends. 

LeXXX on Love and Lust: Contraception

January 27th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Features, LeXXX on Love and Lust, Uncategorized

LeXXX on Love and Lust: Contraception

Shanghai Squared’s resident sex columnist, LeXXX, is back to give you the inside dish on birth control in Shanghai.

Drunken Dragon Does Shanghai’s Best Street Foods

January 26th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Learn Chinese with the Drunken Dragon

Drunken Dragon Does Shanghai's Best Street Foods

The pub crawl does due diligence by checking out street food corners and picking up late night snacks.

Shape of the City: Weihai 696

January 25th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Shape of the City

Shape of the City: Weihai 696

Though threatened with eviction, the residents of Shanghai’s most authentic arts community continue their work, and the dimly-lit corridors and decaying walls of this former electronics factory are imbued with a palpable sense of creativity and artistic freedom.

Haibao: I’m Still Here – Episode 2

January 24th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Haibao: I'm Still Here

Haibao: I'm Still Here - Episode 2

Having returned to Shanghai following his break up with Hello Kitty. Haibao gets a call from his agent offering him a modeling job. However, in his inebriated state, Haibao doesn’t realise what he’s getting himself into.

Australia Day at the OZ Bar

January 24th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog

Australia Day at the OZ Bar

For all those sticking around over Chinese New Year and looking to celebrate Australia day for any reason to drink, get down to the Oz on the 26th (Wednesday). Quote “Shanghai Squared” and get a free draft beer or house spirit of your choice. There will also be free shots running all night.

Rants and Raves: No Heat? No big deal?

January 21st, 2011  |  by  |  published in Rants and Raves

Rants and Raves: No Heat? No big deal?

After living in our apartment for about two weeks with no heat in our living room I’ve decided to turn my frown upside down and consider the pros of this frugal living arrangement.

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