Jerry Seinfeld, c. 1993
I mostly do as the Romans, but let’s be honest, chopsticks are useless. When possible, I use them as a purely supplementary utensil.
Conan O’Brien, in tonight’s monologue. I hadn’t heard about this, but given the popularity of the show here, can’t say it’s a surprise. (There’s even a coffee shop in Shanghai called (wait for it…) Central Perk that’s basically an exact replica of the one from the show. Chinese knockoff-as-sincere-flattery at its finest.)
Apparently the Chinese version of the show is called Planet Homebuddies (lost in translation or intentional pun-in-translation?). Here’s a picture of the Chinese Ross, Rachel, et al.