At a macro level, the world is in a pretty strange place at the moment. There is uncertainty across many countries in terms of political direction, macro economics, technology and consumer uncertainty. Populism and nationalism is on the march: Duterte in the Philippines. Trump in the US. The AfD is shifting the Overton window in […]
Wuxia-ing a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Predictions on 2019 to follow soon, now get off the web and do some real world merry making.
The documentary The Man from Mo’Wax was something that I’d been looking forward to watching for a while. Lavelle made his name as the guy at Honest Johns who was the go to guy for Major Force Records releases. Major Force was a Japanese hip hop label that featured the likes of Hiroshi Fujiwara Takagi […]
Things that made my day this week: Naomi Wu on the nascent open source culture developing in China. It isn’t just about China taking anymore but contributing. Ari Saal Forman’s Menthol 10s took a swipe at corporate culture and big tobacco. The ambiguous nature of the male host business in Japan is highlighted in this […]
Things that made my day this week: Yohji Yamamoto at the Oxford Union More awesome than your Apple Watch – This Casio G-Shock Watch Transforms into Optimus Prime – Technabob To coincide with the re-issue of Miles Davis – Rubberbrand EP – Amerigo Gazaway has done a remix and a mix of Miles Davis back catalogue. […]