We are in VERY SERIOUS TIMES right now. Rightly so. Still, it’s Friday, so I have this question: Have you been hesitant to pick your nose in these trying pandemic times? Well, here’s the answer, and the terrific Reporters at… Read More ›
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Have You Tried Conveyor Belt Sushi? These incredible conveyor belt sushi bars are popular in Tokyo, and are expanding all over the world as well: I’ve had it many times in Tokyo, and one of the restaurants had a “Double… Read More ›
What’s Inside 2020’s “Lucky Bags”? “What The Friday!?!?” Finds Hot Dogs! Cosplay! Japan’s Greatest “Fukubukuro” Revealed!
Grab Your “Fukubukuro”! Here’s why I love Japan: it’s a country that kicks off the New Year by grabbing onto a “Fukubukuro” or two – also known as “lucky bags!” That’s right – it’s an annual tradition in Japan to… Read More ›
“Catch And Kill!” True-Life #MeToo Thriller! Bravo Ronan Farrow On Incredible Story! More #MeToo Books As Well!
“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 ›
Here’s An Eye-Opening Medical Study On Coffee! Drink Up! I love coffee. I have posted many stories about that love of coffee, and a new medical report confirms what we have all known: DRINK COFFEE AND LIVE FOREVER! Seriously, this… Read More ›
Sip On Some “Garlic Coke” – Wait – “What The Friday!?!?!?!?!” Here is why the internet is such a great place to live: everyday, someone sends me a photo, or a video, of something wild and wacky – and this… 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 ›
Bubblegum Soda Anyone? Yes, it’s time for another “What The Friday?” This time, it was a flavor invasion of the most unusual sort. First, see what it says on the box? Well, that’s not even one of the flavors inside!… Read More ›
Godzilla’s “Apology” Press Conference! “What The Friday!” A Contrite Movie Monster Confronts The Media! Wacky New Action Figures You Can Buy!
Godzilla Holds A Press Conference! I find this “What The Friday” to be hilarious: new Godzilla action figures depict the iconic Monster holding a press conference to apologize for his actions! As Mediate.com reports: “Godzilla’s Amazon store now features movie… Read More ›