Donald Keene gets slagged, along with a rehash of Mr Arudou’s PowerPoint slides. And yes, as iago and Eido predicted, Mr Keene’s joke about his promising not to commit crimes based on his naturalisation oathhas been taken by Mr Arudou as an attack on flyjin. Just to balance things out, Mr Arudou himself gets a [...]
Category Archives: Bad Taste
The Register has the inside scoop on what goes on in the American gulags: And talking of asses, that story ends up being self-published on the Asia Times.
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Fast-forward to 1 hour 45 minutes in. Or maybe just don’t listen at all.
This rather impressive (in a bad way) tale of incarceration (or should that be In Carceration, given the way the story is being spun) takes the sting off fully-documented cases from Amnesty by telling a story so full of holes that it quite frankly stinks. By the way, if you wish to indulge in full-blown [...]
Captain Paul gets hit by a kamikaze. After his insensitive ode to the tsunami, all I can say is "Ha ha!"
In this month’s Just Be Case, Mr Arudou goes on the search for poon tang, in an article that comes to a predictable climax. I suspect we all know the statistics that are rehashed in Mr Arudou’s column (but why is he quoting 2005 and 2006 articles?), but it’s when he tries to draw his [...]
Japan Probe reports that Choya pulled their umeshuu advert with big nosed gaijin after complaints from his readers and others. However, there is still another disturbing advert with Japanese pathetically dressed up, this time from SoftBank: SMAP go all Pet Shop Boyish Yes, BARCA (Bite All Racists Canine Association) is urging all of its members [...]
Only metaphorically putting the boot in, I must clarify. I really am at a loss as to why Mr Arudou feels fit to go well beyond fair criticism and well into the realm of personal abuse. And yes, I realise that many people will see hypocrisy on my part in that statement. I’ve not had [...]
I was so inspired by this comment that I made the above: I feel that those who naturalize in middle age (and with more concrete personal reasons) are far more heroic. Update: Replaced the original with a much more heroic character, and of course added the miniskirt just for Level3.