Tag Archives: china

“The Monkey King: 72 Transformations of the Mythical Hero”

October 25, 2012

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If there’s one thing that Nerd City likes, it’s drawings of primates acting like people. With that in mind, we present to you “The Monkey King: 72 Transformations of the Mythical Hero”, an insanely cool art book featuring work highlighting the mythical Chinese hero. A wide arrange of artists tackle the subject matter with zeal, […]

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Year of the Tiger Custom Mad*L by AW177

February 2, 2010

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In time for Chinese New Years, artist/designer AW177 will be offering, thought his webstore, this amazing one-off “Year of the Tiger” custom Mad*L figure.This piece will also come with a framed 4″x6″ matching photo print. From AW177: Ok I have finally revealed the full pics of my latest custom Mad*L up on my Flickr at […]

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“Gangster” Games banned in China

July 28, 2009

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Today, the Chinese Ministry of Culture decided to outlaw all ‘mafia’ and ‘godfather’ related online games, claiming “they undermine morality and Chinese traditional culture”. Forbidden games include kaixin.com‘s Godfather, mop.com‘s Jianghu, and xiaonei.com‘s Guhuozai. So remember, every time you kill a hooker in GTA, take a moment to think about our founding fathers, and thank […]

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Foo Dog from MissMonster

February 19, 2009

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Check out this awesome concept for a 7″ Foo Dog resin toy from Chicago-based designer MissMonster.  The concept is being produced by PatchTogether.com and will go into production once enough pieces are pre-ordered.  I really really dig Foo Dogs and it’s super cool to see them popping up in the designer toy world. Here are […]

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