Monthly Archives: May 2015

Yen For Living, May 24, 2015

It’s probably obvious that most of the posts for our Yen For Living blog, which since April has morphed into a twice monthly column in the Japan Times, originated with our own experiences as consumers. This week’s piece, about mobile … Continue reading

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Media Mix, May 17, 2015

Here’s this week’s Media Mix about the improved fortunes of the Japan Communist Party in recent elections. As stated in the article, the media generally doesn’t take the party seriously, even though they are paying closer attention. Maybe that sounds … Continue reading

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May 2015 albums

Here are the album reviews I wrote for the May issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last week. Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit -Courtney Barnett (Milk!/Traffic) Carousel One -Ron Sexsmith (Cooking Vinyl/Imperial) … Continue reading

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