Category Archives: Turning Japanese

Quotable: Brian Bilston on national identities

And in light of the latest mass shooting and the political inaction that’s bound to follow, those final two lines are the kicker.

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Japanese nun arrested in Argentina for child trafficking

Here’s something you don’t see everyday: a nun in full habit being schlepped off in shackles. What did she do? Well, she’s charged with something so awful that I’m going to just issue ALL THE TRIGGER WARNINGS, right here and … Continue reading

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PUA racism at its finest

Seen on the tweeter today: Yes, that’s right. One of Julien Fucking Blanc’s little ass-barnacles is calling for all of Japan to be wiped out just because they won’t let him in to teach hapless morons how to sexually assault … Continue reading

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Pick-up shut-down: Canada and Germany fighting back against RSD

Julien Blanc’s infamous “choking girls” video, in which the PUA “coach”, of the firm RSD, gives racist “advice” on how to pick up women in Japan: Literally grab them by the throat and scare/embarrass the hell out of them, and … Continue reading

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J. J. Rendón, samurai of silliness

Do you take this man seriously when it comes to matters of leadership in Latin America? If you do, I feel sorry for you. Because Jean-Guy Allard has done some digging, and what he finds is…well, amusing: El Diario las … Continue reading

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So, THIS exists.

And even worse, it’s a mascot for a Japanese cooling company based in Osaka, but named for Fukushima. Ironically, it has nothing to do with the infamous nuclear plant there. Yeah, I’d say someone fukked up, all right.

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It’s Hiroshima Day. Do you know where YOUR radiation is?

Footage of the aftermath of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, followed by Allen Ginsberg, reading his “Plutonian Ode” over footage of various nuclear “test” explosions from around the globe. Note the quotation marks; that’s because these “tests” are never really JUST a … Continue reading

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From plastic back to oil

Akinori Ito has invented an amazingly simple (and small, and inexpensive to operate) machine that recycles plastic safely back into the oil from whence it came. In Japan there isn’t a lot of space to spare, much less for garbage … Continue reading

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The ironies of the Venezuelan opposition, part 1

Well, hi there, Majunche Capriles Radonsky! So nice to see you looking so perky. Bet you think you’ve got an easy victory ahead of you now that your true rival is in his coffin. And you’re no doubt grinning because … Continue reading

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Oh crap, not again

Just when we knew it wasn’t safe to go back in the radiation-contaminated water, THIS happens: A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck off the coast of Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture – the region worst affected by the huge March 11 quake and … Continue reading

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