Leaving Ikebukuro

Goodbye, Ikebukuro. In a few days I will be moving away from the only area in Tokyo — hell, make that Japan — that I’ve lived in for my entire stay in this country (close to 15 years). Ikebukuro. We first moved here because it was the area where my wife’s university at the time […]

This Is Not Jean Snow

This is not Jean Snow. Well, not the one anyone reading this post would think they know. I was taken by surprise on chat today when someone I know popped up, asking me what he should wear for the recording of the video. Video? Huh? It didn’t take long for him to figure out I […]