“In the end, the courage of women can’t be stamped out. And stories – the big ones, the true ones – can be caught but never killed.” Ready for an incredible, true-life spy thriller? Ronan Farrow lived it – and… Read More ›
Geishas Under Attack! Well this is a troubling story: classic Geishas, Japanese women who perform ancient traditions of art, dance and singing, and are distinctively characterized by their wearing of kimono and oshiroi makeup, are under attack. These legendary Geishas… Read More ›
“Tokyo Vice”! A Gritty “Weekly Wednesday Bookmobile” Trip To Japan’s Underworld! My Tokyo Police Encounter!
Welcome To Tokyo’s Underworld Thanks To The “Weekly Wednesday Bookmobile”! As you know, I love Tokyo – so a penetrating book about Japan’s underworld was a must read for me – and this week’s “Weekly Wednesday Bookmobile” has just the… Read More ›
“Ninja Warrior!” Behind The Scenes From Tokyo’s Original Course! Olivia Munn! Alison Haislip! Kevin Pereira! Sara Underwood!
Welcome To The “Original” Ninja Warrior Course In Japan! It’s the world’s most difficult obstacle course – a test of strength, agility and endurance – a course so hard that in the first 23 competitions, only 3 Athletes had ever… Read More ›
Time To Bite Down On This! You are looking at one of the most unique and delicious snack items – from Japan of course – thanks to LA’s Fujiya market! On LA’s west side, in a neighborhood known as “Little… Read More ›
Tokyo’s Sensoji Temple Shops Face Ruin! Asakusa’s Massive Rent Hike Could Wipe Out These Iconic Shops!
Welcome To Tokyo’s Iconic Sensoji Temple! Everyone who visits Tokyo makes a stop in the Asakusa district, where Tokyo’s iconic Senjoi temple is – with this entrance: Just past this entrance is a long street, where you can buy a… Read More ›
Alexa Speaks “Fish!” We have all seen the myriad of “Alexa” ads this fall across television, radio and social media, portending a huge holiday sales period for the terrific personal home “music player/headline news service/weather updater” robotic device. But Did… Read More ›