Dancing Tintin

I’m currently in full Tintin mode, in anticipation of the upcoming animated film (it opens in Tokyo on December 1), and I’m currently in the process of re-reading the entire series. Tintin is a special series for me, having grown up reading the books — I can’t even begin to tell you how many times […]

Cars on My Mind

I’ve never really considered myself to be a car guy. Sure, when I was a kid there was a time when I had a few car posters in my room (I recall a Porsche 911 and a Ferrari Testarossa, and I think one more, but can’t remember what), and I do love the act of […]

Cars on My Mind (Addendum)

I’ve always liked how Craig Mod writes “satellite” articles to his main essays, and after my post on cars was up, I realized there were a few things I forgot to add, and it didn’t feel right to just shoehorn them in. So consider this an addendum. Senna After I tweeted a remark about watching the […]

A Happy Kitchen Life

Pictured above is the typical fried egg breakfast I cook myself on weekends, either Saturday or Sunday morning (I often prepare French toasts on the other day). Not the healthiest of meals, absolutely, but it sure tastes good — and it’s pretty much the only real breakfasts I eat all week, with my regular morning […]

Happy 7th, TAB!

I’d just like to take the opportunity to congratulateTokyo Art Beat on its 7th anniversary, which was celebrated in style last night with a terrific event at Dictionary Club in Shibuya. I’ve been one of the biggest cheerleaders of TAB since its start — I’d rather not remember what it was like trying to find info […]

PauseTalk Vol. 55

Big thanks to everyone who made it to tonight’s PauseTalkVol. 55. As has been the norm over the past few months, we had some really nice discussions, and this time it felt like a continuous one — starting from thoughts on Tokyo Design Week, which lead to a general discussion on the state of design […]