Saturday, October 24, 2009

“There are strange things done in the midnight sun.”

The Temple of the Golden Pavilion. In pop-up book form. Made from Legos. It doesn’t get much more impressive than that.

An interesting profile and some quotes from Japan’s Smallest Publisher. 

A cafe which takes the philosophy of paying it forward to the next level.

One new book set in Japan that I’m intrigued by is “The Year of No Money in Tokyo.”


I liked but wasn’t crazy about Kinki’s latest release, ominously titled “Swan Song.” But seeing this performance made me much more fond, both of the song and of their choreographer:

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