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Micheal Rhian DriscollMar. 08, 2014 - 10:13AM JST
@some14some .... why can't the Japanese appreciate that "foreign wrestlers," appreciate & try to learn & live something of Japanese culture. What is the problem with people of other countries - and let's face it - other races - liking & maybe emulating aspects of Japan.
Posted in: GPod - Let's talk about sumo
Micheal Rhian DriscollMar. 06, 2014 - 07:31PM JST
Good summation Kabukilover
Posted in: The claims for Russian imperialism
Micheal Rhian DriscollMar. 01, 2014 - 09:08AM JST
I guess I find the timing interesting. Why not 50 years sooner?
Posted in: Japan says it is puzzled by new China WWII national days
Micheal Rhian DriscollFeb. 25, 2014 - 08:26PM JST
I've heard actual currency called a shared delusion. If that's true, what do we call virtual currency?
Posted in: MtGox website disappears amid huge bitcoin theft claim
Micheal Rhian DriscollFeb. 23, 2014 - 07:51PM JST
So the Chinese will also have to spend more to copy it
Posted in: Why is U.S. spending so much on F-35 fighter?
Micheal Rhian DriscollFeb. 15, 2014 - 09:08AM JST
Good for you Yuzuru San
Posted in: Hanyu gives Japan first men's figure skating gold
Micheal Rhian DriscollFeb. 01, 2014 - 10:49PM JST
I doubt either ROK or Japan really care about Virginia textbooks, it's just another way to have at each other. PS, let's hope the Brits & the Argies don't start to worry about whether certain islands are called the Falklands or the Malvinas. (personally, I figure they are the Falklands since the Brits won that last argument anyway)
Posted in: Virginia becomes hotbed of diplomacy over Sea of Japan name
Micheal Rhian DriscollJan. 27, 2014 - 07:33PM JST
**The right path is the one that leads to the door marked "EXIT" in large friendly red letters.
Posted in: Is there a 'right' path for the U.S. in Syria?
Micheal Rhian DriscollJan. 25, 2014 - 09:18PM JST
I prefer the Potter references anyway
Posted in: China hits back at Abe over World War I analogy
Micheal Rhian DriscollDec. 07, 2013 - 10:38PM JST
What a small-minded, vindictive, petty & unreasonable little government!
Posted in: N Korea deports elderly U.S. tourist
Micheal Rhian DriscollNov. 23, 2013 - 11:59AM JST
re: sequels....In an office were I worked some years back, a woman was bemoaning the GTTW sequel, and a Jewish co-worker sympathized, mentioning his own disappointment with the follow-on to the Old Testament.
Posted in: Paramount to fight 'It's a Wonderful Life' sequel
Micheal Rhian DriscollNov. 02, 2013 - 08:22PM JST
But in these interesting times, in an airport or on an airplane, some nervous nellie or security guard sees you going for the shoulder holster.....and it all ends in tears.
Posted in: Be a quick-draw salaryman with 'Business Holster'
Micheal Rhian DriscollOct. 29, 2013 - 10:11AM JST
I once shocked an Indian couple who had just started running a convenience store in a college town when I explained the pre-Christian origins of the holiday. They just never thought of Westerners as not ever being other than Christian,
Posted in: Since when was Halloween so popular in Japan?
Micheal Rhian DriscollOct. 24, 2013 - 09:37PM JST
Almost worth the price of a plane ticket, just to check out the vending variety
Posted in: Hot canned Canada Dry Ginger Ale
Micheal Rhian DriscollOct. 21, 2013 - 10:14AM JST
Hang in there Jackie! I look forward to you breaking through that barrier & showing your full range!!!!
Posted in: As body ages, Jackie Chan longs for Hollywood's full embrace
Micheal Rhian DriscollOct. 10, 2013 - 11:18AM JST
What? No Ghostbusters?
Posted in: Realize your life-long dream of being a ghost at Fuji Q amusement park
Micheal Rhian DriscollSep. 23, 2013 - 11:25AM JST
Some people (and some countries) are just not happy unless they have something to be miserable about. And NK is just about the most miserable "country" in Asia.
Posted in: N Korea fumes at Japanese report on first lady's past
Micheal Rhian DriscollSep. 20, 2013 - 10:09AM JST
I like the symmetry but I also agree that Japan hasn't properly confronted its responsibility with regards to WW2
Posted in: Hiroshima girl's paper crane comes to Pearl Harbor
Micheal Rhian DriscollSep. 09, 2013 - 10:19AM JST
Maybe Asian diplomats should be teaching their hosts about their various martial arts?
Posted in: Barefoot Japanese diplomat wrestles for peace in Sudan
Micheal Rhian DriscollSep. 07, 2013 - 09:47AM JST
Well, offer something better that will allow me to port my date there, & we will see
Posted in: Facebook in fresh privacy row with new policy
Mar. 09, 2014 - 12:06AM JST
Permanent residency is just given to those married to Japanese? I vehemently disagree since I know…
Posted in: Are Japan’s efforts at internationalization succeeding or not?
Mar. 09, 2014 - 12:04AM JST
I have had many comfortable rides on Malaysian Airlines in the past. I hope all is…
Posted in: Malaysia, Vietnam search for airliner carrying 239
Mar. 09, 2014 - 12:02AM JST
Well, according to the news, there were two passengers on this flight using stolen passports. One…
Mar. 08, 2014 - 11:49PM JST
No. Life is worth much more than a single act of doing anything. to atone for…
Posted in: Do you think suicide is an honorable way to atone for a crime or scandal?
Mar. 08, 2014 - 11:32PM JST
How do I close my JT account?