Inside Giant Robot Biennale 3 at Little Tokyo's Japanese American National Museum, there are rows of glass cases filled with toys. This is the Remix Project. Eighty-five artists from seven different countries, a mix of both newcomers and established custom toy artists, contributed to the effort. Bla ... More >>
Tokyo Japanese Lifestyles & Outlet Whoever first came up with the whole "Happy Meal" concept is surely the world's most evil genius, so brilliantly and pointedly does it speak to the dirty (as in: crumbs on the floor, spilt milk on the table, and ketchup on that brand new Crewcuts dress) tru ... More >>
Also, Departures, Drag Me to Hell, Dance Flick
Inside Second Street Jazz Club on December 18, a floor full of dancers cleared to make way for a spritely trio who took their places in a straight, horizontal line in front of the stage. As DJ Yuki mixed hyper Eurobeat-style music, similar to what one might hear during a game of Dance Dance Revoluti ... More >>
Cars quickens the pulse, stops to smell the roses
Mapping today’s kiddie-movie landscape
Guillemots’ lead singer is named Fyfe Dangerfield. Life is good.
Notes on the pleasures of kiddie moviegoing and weeping into your stir-fry