Monthly Archives: June 2007

武士の一分

Bushi no Ichibun (Love and Honor, 2006)Kimura Takuya, Dan Rei, Sasano TakashiDir. Yamada Yoji No spoilers here; everything here should be consumed as fresh as possible. It’s enough that the star, King Kimutaku of SMAP, is so well-known the potenti… Continue reading

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Ladder Theory

http://www.intellectualwhores.com/masterladder.html A friend of mine posted this link on his myspace page years ago. It’s a well-organized treatise on male-female relationships and pretty friggin funny. And mostly true.Guys and gals ARE different;… Continue reading

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Dad’s Day

Happy Father’s Day… You know, I was going to compose a long, meandering essay on today (Sunday) and how it’s the first Father’s Day since my dad died last August. A friend of mine caught me on AIM and asked how I was doing, almost ten days after… Continue reading

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Infernal Affairs

Infernal Affairs (2002)Tony Leung, Andy Mau, Anthony Wong, Eric TsangDir. Andrew Lau and Alan MakFinally got around to watching this last night, after leeching it months ago. I’m not an aficionado of HK cinema but it was good to see faces I actual… Continue reading

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NFL sucks, viva MLB!

Allow me to link and quote out of context from one of my fave sites, Baseball Toaster. Mark Donohue live-blogged Thursday’s amateur MLB draft, beginning with these great words: But allow me to point out another great thing about the draft: For a f… Continue reading

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"The Sports Guy" podcast

Y’all know I’m into the podcasts and all… Ever heard of Bill Simmons? He’s the “Sports Guy” on ESPN-dot-com and has a blog that is a VERY big deal. He actually re-upped with the “worldwide leader” after some speculation that he’d bail for SI. He… Continue reading

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H!P Scandals 2007

Capsule thoughts on a freaky Friday… Aibon. She’s been gone so long, a permanent vacation won’t hurt. The notion of a nekkid book is surreal but perhaps not totally out of line (YES, I’d download it and perhaps even entertain notions of buying t… Continue reading

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