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