Monthly Archives: September 2008

Paul Newman: 1925-2008

Paul Newman has left the building…Big name celebrity who also did supporting character roles, stretched the limts of his craft, and donated millions to charity. A giant in American culture…People poo-poo’d his Academy Award for “The Color of M… Continue reading

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Karaoke songs: 19 September

Tunes “performed” this past Friday at Toma: Oh My Little Girl — Ozaki YutakaDon’t Let the Sun Go Down On Me — Elton JohnUmiyuki — JeroDaite Senorita — Yamashita Tomohisa (thanks, Z!)A Hard Day’s Night — The Beatlessha la la — Skoop On Somebo… Continue reading

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Ichiro!

Ichiro got his 200th hit in Kansas City yesterday — the eighth straight season he’s accomplished this, tying a major league record. Ichiro and Kansas City always bring to mind this great interview with Bob Costas: Continue reading

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New Yankee Stadium: The House that Greed Built

Cliff Corcoran at Bronx Banter wrote a brutally frank piece about the new Yankee Stadium that will open for business next season. And reading the details, it looks like ALL business in The Bronx. Will zillionaires in New York spend the ca$h to see… Continue reading

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New Musume single

PEPPAAAAAHHH… KEIBU! Alas, yes. Single #37. Another cover. Here’s the story on Sankei Sports. Dig the ancient B&W photo, like they didn’t have color in those days. And nine members looks almost… manageable on stage. Yaay! More royalties for th… Continue reading

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V6’s Okada and Aoi Yu…

Googled around this afternoon and found a few thumbnail scans of the FRIDAY magazine spread showing Okada Junichi and Aoi Yu walking around town… Nice to have friends… Continue reading

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