James Powderly's story of his Beijing detention
September 3, 2008 7:11 AM Subscribe
An American in Beijing's Detention Facilities (via kottke)
After hours without sleep and threats against their lives and the lives of their loved ones, Powderly and the other Americans began to crack.which can be compared/contrasted with recent police action in st. paul (and of course guantanamo), but also the larger image and reality in china.
“That’s when I started to realize that I’m really good at being a douche-baggy art star, but I’m really bad at this secret agent business,” he said.
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