Fall Asleep With Your Own “Fried Chicken Pillow” – That Sizzles! I post a “What The Friday?!?” story every week, because the world just keeps offering up wild, wacky, weird and just plain fascinating stuff – like these “Fried Chicken… Read More ›
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Time To Dig Into Some Sea Urchin! Have you tasted one of the greatest things to ever come from the ocean? Do you know how difficult hey are to harvest? Well, a new documentary is about to give you all… 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 ›
Celebrating The Voice Of A Food Lover And Writer… Every Wednesday, I take my Bookmobile on the road to look at new fiction, classic literature, travel guides, candid memoirs and more…today, I want to share the words of a gifted… 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 ›
RIP Anthony Bourdain… This one is tough. A gifted Chef, Writer and TV Host, Bourdain’s suicide has stunned his fans all around the world. There have been many clips online from his various TV shows, all of which are terrific,… Read More ›