Posts Tagged ‘ Japan ’

A 600-Mile Quest to Savor Japan’s Kissaten and Pizza Toast – Eater

Yashiro’s classic pizza toast

One man’s journey to track down the origins of pizza toast led him to the traditional kissaten

Source: A 600-Mile Quest to Savor Japan’s Kissaten and Pizza Toast – Eater

Ginkgo trees: The incredible plant that survived an atomic bomb by Christine Mi at Vox

 

 

 

 

Ghost or Not: On Lee Ann Roripaugh’s “tsunami vs. the fukushima 50” – Los Angeles Review of Books

 

Of her decision to render the tsunami female, Roripaugh, who is poet laureate of South Dakota and editor-in-chief of the South Dakota Review, said, in a recent interview with Frontier Poetry, “nature […] is traditionally read as feminine, or female, and — much like women’s bodies — is a contested space that is endlessly erased, silenced, controlled, legislated, and colonized.”

Source: Ghost or Not: On Lee Ann Roripaugh’s “tsunami vs. the fukushima 50” – Los Angeles Review of Books

COLD MOUNTAIN – YouTube

A Longhouse Birdhouse

What is Haiku? with Hana Fujimoto & Emiko Miyashita, Haiku International Association, Japan – YouTube

 

“When you write haiku you know where you are.” – Emiko Miyashita

ISLE OF DOGS | Official Trailer | FOX Searchlight – YouTube

The Rainbow of Japan’s LGBTQ Identity, Captured in Photos

Civil partners Maika and Natsue on the subway

Queer people in Japan are in the spotlight in the latest installment of a book series that documents LGBTQ lives around the world.

Source: The Rainbow of Japan’s LGBTQ Identity, Captured in Photos