Monthly Archives: December 2017

December 2017 albums

Here are the album reviews I wrote for the December issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on November 25. Beautiful Trauma -P!nk (RCA/Sony) Meaning of Life -Kelly Clarkson (Atlantic/Warner) In our mind there is no better mainstream … Continue reading

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December 2017 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the December issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on Nov. 25. The Age of Shadows Set during the Japanese colonial period of the 1920s, Kim Jee-woon’s double agent thriller … Continue reading

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Media Mix, Dec. 3, 2017

Here’s this week’s Media Mix, which is about Japan’s difficulties in becoming an arms exporter. The gist of the piece is that there is still a certain reluctance to call a spade a spade, and thus arms sales are spun … Continue reading

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