July 20, 2011

Skankynavia: My Japanify Diet

by Anders Arhoj

This is a personal post about being lost in culinary hell and finding the path home again with a little help from my Japanese friends. In case someone out there might be in the same situation that I was in, I hope this helps and inspires. If I sound like a self-holy, born-again foodie asshole […]

May 25, 2011

Skankynavia: In the US (Part 2)

by Anders Arhoj

PREFACE Skankynavia: In the US (Part 1 – Berkeley) Last week I listened to the great NYC radioshow called RadioLab. They deal with quirky science and interesting true stories, and last week’s subject was “memory” (a rerun from 2007, listen here). It turns out that every time you remember something, and when you revisit a […]

March 14, 2011

ReCPY: Martha, You WANT Me

by Moto Yamamoto

Before I go into this week’s tear-jerking post, I am fortunate to tell you that all my peeps in Japan are fine, but my thoughts are with everyone who is affected by the earthquake. This is truly awful, sad, and devastating for all of us. Japan may be well-equipped to handle the situation technologically, but […]

December 31, 2009

Reflection: A Decade of Fatty

by Kayoko Akabori

I’ve been a bit nostalgic these days, with the end of the decade approaching… any minute now. It’s a heavy load! The 00’s have certainly been a heartstopping (OBAMA!) slash heartbreaking (9/11) decade. Sigh. It’s over. As I have thought heavily on the best films (IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE, dir. Wong Kar-wai), books (PATTERN […]

November 3, 2009

Reflection: NYC Break-Up

by Kayoko Akabori

One year ago today, I broke up with New York City. I sold all my furniture, packed up all my things into many, many boxes and with the help of Erin, managed to clean and just barely move out of my darling little Brooklyn studio. A year ago. Today. I showed up to NYC in […]