Monthly Archives: November 2017

Media Mix, Nov. 19, 2017

Here’s this week’s Media Mix about the hold that nationally famous plastic surgeon Katsuya Takasu has over the media. The doctor’s comments about Nazis were what brought me to discuss his career, which I’ve followed since the 90s, at least, … Continue reading

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October 2017 albums

Here are the albums I reviewed for the October issue of EL magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on September 25. The Nordic Mellow -Siv Jakobsen (P-Vine) Lovers -Anna of the North (Different/Hostess) When we think of Scandinavian pop, Sweden … Continue reading

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October 2017 movies

Due to a truckload of work and other commitments I wasn’t able to upload the reviews I wrote for the October issue of EL Magazine when the issue was released, so here they are, late by more than a month. … Continue reading

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The 30th Tokyo International Film Festival

I once again worked for the Tokyo International Film Festival, covering events for their website. Here are the (unattributed) articles I wrote for the festival. Thanks to Karen Severns for the great editing work. “Sparring” press conference “Aqerat” press conference … Continue reading

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