Archive for November, 2010

I recently had a chance to visit the Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum, Nissin’s shrine to the man who invented instant noodles in 1958 in the shed that he built by himself in his back yard.  In addition to a life-sized recreation of the shed that bred the instant noodle revolution, there’s also a timeline […]


I find the art and animation of Shoji Goto (後藤 章治), husband of Yoshimi P-We of OOIOO and Boredoms fame, to be some of the most incredibly unique and exciting work around.  His video for OOIOO’s song “UMO” engages in a future-primitive aesthetic that manages to convey the urgency of ecological disaster while remaining delightfully […]


lose this skin

01Nov10

Come with me, I won’t hide We’ll go away on a ride We’ll meet each day, use time to see While we’re young and almost free I’ve got to lose this skin I’m imprisoned in Gotta lose this skin I’m imprisoned in Do not turn, or hate to see All the things you think we’ve […]