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The Things Logan Paul Did in Japan

A poplar American YouTuber, Logan Paul, who went to the well known suicide forest called Aokigahara (or Fuji no Jukai) in Japan, filmed a hanging body is a very big controversy. The forest is located in Yamanashi prefecture. I grew up near there and [...]

Shinzo Abe Snap Election Following Swell in Support

Included in Abe’s proposed reform is a revision of the nation’s post-World War II pacifist constitution, which limits its ability to defend against North Korea, and a desperately-needed $48 billion increase in the country’s missile defense [...]

‘Do Not Dumb Here’

It actually says: “Don’t throw your garbage here”, but the English translation seems so much more profound. (H/t Phineas Fahrquar) via The Tree of [...]

Pacific Pitch: U.S.-Japan Baseball Diplomacy

Embassy Tokyo, in collaboration with Meridian International Center of Washington, D.C., announces the opening of “Pacific Pitch: U.S.-Japan Baseball Diplomacy,” an exhibition charting the history of our shared national pastime, at the Tokyo [...]

The Day Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Teamed Up

Eddie Deezen writes: Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were introduced on a New York street in March of 1945. Dean was born Dino Paul Crocetti in Steubenville, Ohio, on June 7, 1917. Jerry was born Jerome Levitch in Newark, New Jersey, on March 16, [...]

‘Louis C.K.: 2017,’ Netflix, Tuesday

The venerable comedian is back with an all-new one hour special. “2017,” as it is simply called, was filmed in Washington D.C. and is the first of two new specials C.K. will launch on Netflix. He previouosly released his 2011 special “Live [...]

Hong Kong: No Transpassing !!

Seen by my coworker Sarah Corry at a building site at Silver Mine Bay Beach in Mui Wo, Lantau Island, Hong Kong: No trans people that can “pass?’  No walking faster than any trans people?  No tossing trans people around?  I [...]

[VIDEO] Pavlov’s Cats

This is the best internet video I’ve ever seen — Dorsey Shaw (@dorseyshaw) March 30, 2017 [...]