Thursday, September 26, 2013

Hello, Toronto!

York University, 9-9-2013

The Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 9-10-2013

The Japan Foundation, 9-11-2013

Hockley Valley, Ontario, 9-12-2013

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Thank you, Brooklyn! (and Haruki Murakami)

With author, scholar and Haruki Murakami translator Jay Rubin, and author, scholar and Haruki Murakami collaborator Motoyuki Shibata -- @BookCourt in Brooklyn. 

Missed us? Video is here, courtesy of Lawrence Brenner.

[photo by Susan McCormac Hamaker]

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

"Studio 360" Japan redux on NPR this weekend

"This is Their Youth," my story on Japanese youth culture and pathologies for "Studio 360:"

"Nerd's Paradise," my story on Akihabara, virtual worlds, and mass murder, w/Kurt Andersen: