These Twin Peaks Georgia Coffee Commercials were directed by David Lynch in 1993. The commercials feature many Twin Peaks characters such as Dale Cooper, Lucy, Andy, and The Log Lady. The four commercials were aired only in Japan. They were made after Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, and tell a four-part story with Dale Cooper as the main character. The music of Angelo Badalamenti is used throughout the commercials. I'm now in the mood for a damn fine cup of coffee.
Japanese culture has a fondness for homonyms (a word that sounds the same or is spelled the same as another word but has a different meaning), which is how we get to the Japanese concept of "meat day". The numbers "2", pronounced Ni as in "need", and "9", pronounced Kyū as in "cuckoo clock"; combine… READ THE REST
Abe Shinzo, the longest-serving Japanese Prime Minister in history, was shot dead today at a campaign rally in Nara. Police tackled the assassin, who is in custody. Abe, 67, was Prime Minister from 2006 to 2007 and again from 2012, stepping down in 2020. Still a key figure in Japan's Liberal Democratic Party, he was… READ THE REST
Kei means light in Japanese. Keitora are ultra compact Japanese trucks. My friend Todd Lappin imported a kei firetruck from Japan to San Francisco. He posts photos of it on Instagram. If you want to buy a used Japanese kei car, Jalopnik has a guide on how to do it. A lot of paperwork is… READ THE REST
There's a lot of reasons to buy a new smoking piece. Maybe you dropped your old one and that cool glass octopus build doesn't work so well when it's in a million pieces. Perhaps you're making the switch from rolling your own to something a little less cumbersome. Or maybe you just want an upgrade. Whatever… READ THE REST
From ensuring you have enough money for gas this week to keeping up with today's politics, life is far from easy. And everyday things like making dinner, commuting to work, and even lighting candles should be the least of your worries. But when it comes to reaching down into the jar of your favorite candle, unable to… READ THE REST
Gaming is something that most people can appreciate. Whether you're into the classics, a casual gamer, or a die-hard who plays all the time, there are many different ways to enjoy the hobby. But we think it's safe to say, novice or professional, we're all interested in how games even come to be. If you're fascinated by gaming… READ THE REST