The B.

Yeah, today’s my b-day, and I wasn’t going to say anything — older, not necessarily wiser — but the image above sent by one of my oldest friends (thanks, Guy) gave me a good laugh, and I wanted to share it. It was a terrific day of eating — my dear tonkatsu spaghetti at Nobu, […]

TKG Daikanyama Closes

The latest Tokyo art-related economic casualty: the TKG Daikanyama gallery. From TAB’s latest news digest: Every month has brought news from London and New York of gallery closures and cut-backs, but so far the only obvious Tokyo victims have been media ones (Ping Mag, Real Tokyo, Art iT, Tokyo Art Cross). However, this week we […]

Next PauseTalk (Vol. 32)

People like to get early reminders, so here’s one for the next edition of PauseTalk (Vol. 32), which happens this coming Monday (June 1) at Cafe Pause. Start time is 20:00, and as I mentioned recently, the entire cafe will be reserved for the event, so there shouldn’t be issues about seating or taking up […]

Cut&Paste 2009 Tokyo

The “Cut&Paste Digital Design Tournament 2009” is happening this Saturday (May 30, 17:00-20:30, 2,000 yen) at Womb in Shibuya. Tokyo is one of the last stops of this international competition, and it should be quite the event — just have a look at the participants listed below. There’s plenty more info at the event’s official […]

A Kiss from Tokyo

I am absolutely in love with the look of this “A Kiss from Tokyo” short. It’s a trailer for an upcoming book by illustrator Kevin Dart called Seductive Espionage: The World of Yuki 7, which is scheduled to come out this summer. The trailer was directed by Dart and Stephane Coedel. Yuki 7 is my […]

PKN vs. PT

Well, sort of. For tomorrow night’s edition of PechaKucha Night in Tokyo (Vol. 62) at SuperDeluxe — or tonight (May 27), depending on when you read this — I helped Tomoko curate by suggesting a few presenters who, ahem, just so happen to be PauseTalkers (with one exception). Names you will recognize if you check […]