Violent Onsen Geisha: Nakahara Has Left The Building I was watching one of these quiz shows that are all the rage in Japan, corny moronic nonsense like Tick Tack Dough or Hollywood Squares. In most cases the guests are shown a video and they answer dopey questions based on what they’ve seen. Bona fideContinue reading “Violent Onsen Geisha: Nakahara Has Left The Building (From Exile Osaka #4)”
Manga are big fat comics (duh!*) the size of telephone books that come out weekly and are read by millions of people. Weekly manga such as Jump and Sunday Shonen Comics are printed on newsprint and are quickly disposed of after a quick read on the train or after dinner. Fan boys in Japan forContinue reading “How To Make Kitty Litter Out of Discarded Manga (From Exile Osaka #4)”
Click on Text to Read. Text, collage by Matthew M. Kaufman/Exile Osaka.
I Interviewed A.C. and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt by Matt Exile [A.C. with Fans outside of Fandango] From Exile Osaka #4 (1996) BEARS JUNE w/ Punku Boi, Hard Core Dude. 6/23/95 This show was advertised as a “big present” from Bears. A.C. have a very strong following here, and their first tourContinue reading “A.C. Live in Osaka Japan 1995 (from Exile Osaka #4)”
Letters to FAXED HEAD From Seventh Graders (age 12-13) at Osakabou Chugakko J.H.S. Text/Photos (c.) Exile Osaka Everyone is intrigued by Faxed Head — the mysterious band from Coalinga, California. When I heard they were coming to Japan, I almost burst a nut. I had purchased their debut CD a while back, and found myselfContinue reading “Letters to Faxed Head (From Exile Osaka #4, 1996)”