TV's TV was a Japanese late night television show that featured video games, art, CGI, and more. Here's an awesome 2-minute clip from the program: TV'S TV 089. I love the 80s cyberpunk fee. My favorite part starts at 1:07, when a beautiful girl with a yellow umbrella appears on the screen and casts a hypnotic spell upon viewers.
My family and I went to Japan House LA a little while ago for the opening of an incredible new exhibit about woven bamboo. It features an installation by bamboo artist Tanabe Chikuunsai IV. (See the time-lapse below of him and his apprentices assembling it.) The exhibit runs from Thursday, July 28, 2022 – Sunday,… READ THE REST
If you're interested in video games, manga, anime, Japanese toys, capsule toys, claw machines, and electronics, then Akihabara, Tokyo is the place for you. This vibrant district is known as Japan's "Electric Town" and offers a wide variety of shops and attractions to explore. Even if you're not a collector, Akihabara is still a great… READ THE REST
In the heart of Akihabara, Tokyo's legendary "Electric Town," nestled inside the famous Radio Kaikan commercial building, you'll find a tiny booth absolutely packed with with switches, resistors, capacitors, integrated circuits, and—immersed in it all—a man. His name is Koichi, and he has been a celebrated part of Tokyo maker culture since 1979. Taking over… READ THE REST
A sharp, reliable knife is one of those tools most folks don't think about carrying around, but there are countless everyday situations where a blade might be useful. You can use it to slice through hard-to-open packages, start fires, clear brush while hiking, cut food during camping trips, and much more. Still, a utility knife can be… READ THE REST
Is there any feeling as satisfying as the one you get after demolishing a tough stain? A clean house is a happy house, but anyone who's only wielded a vacuum cleaner or a broom knows it's surprisingly hard to maintain that aura of cleanliness for more than a moment. All those cleaning supplements can add up; the last element you're… READ THE REST
Everybody likes to add a touch of luxury to their lives, right? The good news is it doesn't have to be expensive to do that. Adding a little luxury to your day can be as easy and affordable as getting amazing bedding for a great price. The Cariloha Classic Bamboo Bed Sheet Set offers the same experience as most high-end bedding… READ THE REST