Outstanding article on Charlie Chan

Johan Verner Öland,
b. Nyby, Bjurholm, Västerbotten, Sweden

The character, the phenomenon, and the amazing real detective who inspired his creation.

If you don’t like this, we may have problems being friends.

Or not. The Czar hates all fiction—and, indeed, is rendered insensibly wrathful by imagination—and we get along fine. Except when I have to have དགའ་པོ drag him back to the Castle from the Peacock. That said, I let དགའ་པོ literally drag him back to the Castle, so དགའ་པོ really enjoys himself and, as the song says, “when your yeti’s happy, you can’t keep from smilin’.“