Wishing I Were a Ninja Since 1991

So I was able to get my arse to the theater to see Last Samurai the other day and since I know that the first time any of you see anything to do with Japan, your first thought is invariably, “Gee, what would Scott’s fascinating and invaluable insight on...

All I Want for Xmas

Omigod, omigod, omigod!! I know what I want for Christmas!!! I saw it in the store today and it r00lz!! Snap to it, friends and family!! Hmmmmm, Amazon doesn’t seem to have it stocked yet though....
The Yakuza are Sweatin’ Me, Yo!

The Yakuza are Sweatin’ Me, Yo!

“Unlimited technology from the whole universe, and we cruise ’round in a Ford P.O.S.” -Will Smith, Men In Black There’s a general image that Japan is tops when it comes to technology. Years and years of experience building VCRs that are so...

Not One of Those Bogus Everyday Miracles, Like a Sunrise

Recently Heard in an English Class Trivia Game: Me: What does it mean when you make a promise while crossing your fingers behind your back? Student: “Fuck you”? [sound of me slapping my forehead] Children are so cute when they don’t understand the...

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