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shinhiyataDec. 05, 2014 - 01:32PM JST
No George Lazenby, no 'Real 007'.
Posted in: Next Bond film will be called 'SPECTRE'
shinhiyataDec. 03, 2014 - 04:12PM JST
I said 'sane parent'. Not a parent who glorifies a terrorist mass murderer or axe-wielding psychopath. Sort of like naming your avatar after someone who married their 11 year old brother, ne?
Posted in: N Korea forbids people from using same name as leader
shinhiyataDec. 03, 2014 - 03:07PM JST
Why would any sane parent want to name their child after an incipient megalomaniac anyway? Sort of like naming your son Osama Bin Laden or your daughter Lizzy Borden, ne?
shinhiyataDec. 03, 2014 - 02:53PM JST
D C Fontana and L Wolfe warned us about the same thing 50 years ago when they wrote about Kirk's battle with Daystrom's M-5.
Posted in: Hawking warns artificial intelligence 'could mean end of humanity'
shinhiyataNov. 27, 2014 - 08:50AM JST
No BabyMetal ??? One of the most successful acts in the past 2 years, and not just in Japan.
Say no to old hags and oyaji farts. We want BabyMetal !!!
Posted in: NHK announces lineup for 'Kohaku Uta Gassen' on New Year's Eve
shinhiyataNov. 23, 2014 - 08:38PM JST
One of the greatest competitors in the history of any sport. Will Harumafuji be forced to retire now?
Posted in: Hakuho ties legend Taiho with 32nd Emperor's Cup
shinhiyataNov. 21, 2014 - 10:08AM JST
The Ayatollahs of Rock and Rolla !!!
Posted in: Australia fears Islamist radicals joining forces with biker gangs
shinhiyataNov. 16, 2014 - 09:25PM JST
A huge influence on my teenage years. Erin Gray was so hot on Buck Rogers and Laurette Spang was just as hot on Battlestar. Thanks for the memories Glen.
Posted in: 'Magnum, P.I.' creator Glen Larson dead at 77
shinhiyataNov. 16, 2014 - 09:15PM JST
Nothing can top the Replicants w/Maynard Keenan version of Silly Love Songs.
Posted in: Lackluster tribute to Paul McCartney
shinhiyataOct. 27, 2014 - 07:58AM JST
Money well spent. Tolkien would be proud. One of the greatest cinematic achievements in the history of art.
Posted in: Cost of making 'Hobbit' movies up to $745 million
shinhiyataOct. 25, 2014 - 10:14PM JST
I am not surprised because Ueno station is kinda creepy. That railway overpass on the way to the park is teeming with mentally ill homeless derelicts like the perpetrator in this story. It's always comforting to see the Buddhist monks handing out onigiri to the destitute but a much more concerted effort needs to be made by many more social and mental health agencies at this location ( I know, I know, this is Japan and the mental health stigma is a huge barrier for this culture). While the perpetrator in this story did commit a violent crime, it might not have become a police matter if the large population of mentally ill homeless around Ueno station were the focus of a serious program to get these people some help. But until then, I doubt the posters above will be able to provide any worthwhile answers to this tragic problem.
Posted in: Man arrested for stabbing passerby in front of Ueno Station in Tokyo
shinhiyataOct. 24, 2014 - 08:33AM JST
Posted in: Tokyo International Film Festival opens with superhero punch
shinhiyataOct. 16, 2014 - 08:52AM JST
This is not unusual among Peace laureates.The Mahatma was also reviled by fanatics within his faith and nation and tragically assassinated by one of his own. There are probably millions with minds twisted by religion who would see her share a similar fate.
Posted in: Despite Nobel win, Pakistan's Malala hated by many at home
shinhiyataOct. 15, 2014 - 08:06AM JST
A huge leap backward for Japan as a nation and for mankind's future as a viable species on our withering planet. The world does not need more horror and calamity. The world will always desperately need more compassion and understanding. Japan under Abe is apparently no longer able to provide us with the latter.
Posted in: Japan’s weapons-makers now open for business
shinhiyataOct. 01, 2014 - 08:30AM JST
Undoubtedly a staged media garnering & marketing ploy. There is no such thing as bad publicity. She will acquire a sympathetic audience for her solo career and GG will get renewed interest for their insipid J-pap. Brilliant tactical move by the management of both teams to arrange a stunt like this. And I'm sure her fashion line will be as successful as Mariko Shinoda's.
Posted in: And then there were eight ... Girls' Generation ousts star
shinhiyataOct. 01, 2014 - 08:12AM JST
I hope he took her out afterward to get her something to eat. Emaciated is unattractive and unhealthy.
I wish Japan could find better image standards for today's young women.
Posted in: Japan Motor Racing Hall of Fame
shinhiyataSep. 29, 2014 - 09:03AM JST
Unless you are in the export industry like Abe, Hatoyama, Asou, and their cronies, Abenomics has been a financial disaster for you. And how can this export favorable devaluation continue when the population continues to decline and age? There are presently no workers who can fill the jobs needed in the export factories. And most of the factories have long been sent overseas. Immigration? Yeah, right. The typical Japanese demographic is not Mrs Watanabe, but a fixed income obachan living alone in a meager apartment somewhere in metro Nagoya. How has Abe's inflationary economic policy benefited her?
Posted in: Mrs Watanabe jumps on yen-selling bandwagon as tide turns
shinhiyataSep. 28, 2014 - 08:25PM JST
Go Bucs !
Hoist the Jolly Roger ya scurvy dogs !!
Tie dem landlubbers to da yardarm and lash 'em wit a cat o nine tails !!
Posted in: Still chasing: 3 MLB playoff races go to last day
shinhiyataSep. 26, 2014 - 03:39PM JST
As a former instructor of clinical laboratory for a major university nursing program, also having worked as a senior microbiologist for a government public health laboratory, and having been trained at both the CDC and Plum Island, I can assure you that minimizing exposed skin reduces hypo puncture accidents, contact transmission of pathogenic skin bacteria and viruses, chemical splash hazards, ambient radiation, blood borne pathogens, and lewd gawking from distracted male staff members.
Most western medical uniforms are puncture resistant, moisture repellant, and the fabric is not conducive to biotic growth. But that doesn't help if your boobs and butt are hanging out like this girl's. By the way, I never said I didn't like her costume. I just pointed out that the uniform she is wearing, just like the miniskirts, pink hosiery, and open-toe sling-backs my dentist makes his girls wear, is not safe. She's hot. But you would never find a female physician or nurse wearing something like that in the west.
Posted in: Ryoko Yonekura returns as Doctor X for third season
shinhiyataSep. 25, 2014 - 08:47AM JST
I was privileged to see them on the Flick of the Switch tour w/Fastway in '83. That was their final relevant recording. Everything after has been too cliched and commercial (except for Phil Rudd's new solo release = huge disappointment).
We can only hope that this new CD will offer either something completely different or a return to form last heard in the anger and bitterness of the first years after losing Bon.
Posted in: As AC/DC readies new album, Young not returning
Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:27AM JST
"You gotta believe that there will be a great deal of regret 20 years down the…
Posted in: Osaka court rules tattoo check on city employees illegal
Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:26AM JST
Whilst a lot of people here seem upset/angry with South Koreas decision - as an Aussie…
Posted in: S Korea balks as U.S. picks Japan, Australia to service F-35s in Asia
Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:25AM JST
lmao @ South Korea. Can you guys make yourselves look anymore pathetic and infantile?
Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:24AM JST
Its going to take three days to do this??
Okay, now I am wondering what tax…
Posted in: Diet to convene for three days from Dec 24
Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:23AM JST
I would rather have the highways make toll free and building more on and off ramps…
Posted in: JR Tokai begins construction of maglev line