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Gesu no Kiwami Otome

The band Gesu no Kiwami Otome, or Guess’ Extreme Maiden in English, is an Indi/Alternative band from Tokyo who got together in 2012. The first song is I will not lose to you, and since it was posted online on October 9th it has received over a million views. The second track is Darumasan, with […]

Print Your Guy

The silly animated short Print Your Guy was quite enjoyable; if you like it, check their web site for all the details.

Something to Do: Movies

Creative Control is a near-future story where our protagonist uses a new Augmented Reality technology to conduct an affair with his best friend’s girlfriend… or so he believes. It has already won one award on the Film Fest circuit. 10 Cloverfield Lane is supposed to be Sci-Fi from J.J.Abrams, but seems more like a monster […]

Humanoid Robot With AI Seeks Same

There are less than positive implications sometimes when a Humanoid Robot With AI meets the cold, cruel world. This interpretation on how it might work out is not exactly comforting to the intelligence at the core of this story, and should not make the rest of us feel very easy about it. When the time […]

Something to Do: Movies

This week we get Listening, a film about some of the potential consequences of inventing mechanically induced telepathy. I assume it is an Indi film since I could not find a major distribution company associated with it, since it has won a number of awards on the film fest circuit, and since it will only […]


SIGGRAPH is going on right now, from August 9th to the 13th, and many of us are missing it. Here are a few videos explaining a couple of the tracks. While it isn’t as good as being there, a number of these individual programs will hopefully be captured and uploaded to their official SIGGRAPH You […]

Something to Watch: Discs

This week we get the award winning White God, a movie about dogs in organized revolution, which shares an attitude with the recent reboot of Planet of the Apes. It is unusual and has a lot of critical acclaim, and while it is in Hungarian it has English subtitles, so you won’t have any problem […]

Brain Divided

The wonderful animated short Brain Divided was put together by Josiah Haworth, Joon Shik Song and Joon Soo Song. This looks a lot like the new Pixar film Inside Out, but according to the Brain Divided Facebook page, they were developed at the same time and totally independent of each other. Enjoy!


Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra

Just a few tracks from the world class Tokyo Ska Paradise to travel with you on your journey through this holiday weekend, starting with their 2009 release Pride Of Lions. The next song is a collaboration between Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra and Asian Kung Fu Generation called Wake Up which came out this past June, […]

Kill Dil: Music and Trailer.

The entire collection of excellent audio from Kill Dil, the Bollywood variation on Kill Bill, sort of. Except with a different plot, a great collection of music, and you can dance to it! It should only take you about 40 minutes to go through the entire collection, and you can follow that by watching the […]