Bruce Lee Was A Designer
11. NOVEMBER 2014
Bruce Lee was more than a phenomenal martial artist; he was a great designer.
How 4AD Changed Music and Me
11. JANUARY 2014
A new book
Facing the Other Way: The Story of 4AD
chronicles the ups and down of the unique music label.
Life of Uncertainty With Deptford Goth
23. NOVEMBER 2013
A review of one of the best albums of the year: Deptford Goth's
Life After Defo
The Future of Love is Ice Cold
20. SEPTEMBER 2013
I couldn't put down Will McIntosh's science fiction novel
Love Minus Eighty
Getting Lost & the Creative Process
04. AUGUST 2013
Getting lost opens up possibilities and is often an important step to creativity.
Time and Energy
15. MARCH 2013
Taming my curiosity for everything and focussing time and energy on things that matter most.
The Passing of Donald Richie, American Expert on Japan
03. MARCH 2013
In memory of Donald Richie—American ex-pat who lived in Japan nearly six decades and was an expert on Japanese film and culture.
The Collected Dal Tokyo
21. JANAUARY 2013
Gary Panter's Collected Dal Tokyo and how his unusual punkish drawing style can inspire all.
Place it in Your Memory: the Vinyl Experience
02. SEPTEMBER 2012
Growing up listening to vinyl records and how the experience is different than digital music.
Horses and Sheep
10. JULY 2012
The film Michael Clayton provokes thoughts about man trapped in the world and the symbolic meanings of horses and sheep.
NoisEmbryo: The Influence of Japanese Noise Music
22. MARCH 2009
An overview of Japanese noise music and its influence on various groups and musicians within the Onkyo and Improv movements.
18. JANUARY 2007
The meaning of labyrinths throughout history, literature, art and present times.
Old Gods in a Post-Atomic Age
08. NOVEMBER 2006
The emergence of butoh as a significant artisic expression of Japan and the uncelebrated contributions by Akiko Motofugi.
15. AUGUST 2006
The history of Mexican and Chicano muralism and contemporary murals in San Francisco's Mission District.
Transhumanism and the Next 20 Years
15. APRIL 2006
An interview with transhumanist Michael Annisimov about technology and what the next 20 years might look like.
22. FEBRURARY 2006
Review of Michael C. McMillen's art installation Aristotle's Cage and its connection with film set design and assemblage tableaux.
01. NOVEMBER 2005
Short story set in Japan about an American husband and Japanese wife whose marriage is at a crossroads.
Weeping Angels: The Music of The Durutti Column
14. SEPTEMBER 2004
A profile covering three decades of music from The Durutti Column, the moniker of Vini Reilly.
The Japanese Reality of Appearances
30. MARCH 2004
Interview with film critic and writer Donald Richie touches on almost all things Japanese including art, film, and culture.