Sunday, May 26, 2024

Sunday Papers: Gary Shteyngart


"Our country does not provide the education and upbringing that allow its citizens an interior life."


 On the turntable: Snooks Eaglin, "New Orleans Street Singer"


Tuesday, April 02, 2024

Tracing the Shimanto



Thank you to Perceptive Travel Magazine for publishing the third article in my recent "Kochi trilogy."


On the turntable:  "Letter to Brezhnev" (Sdtk)

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Reminiscing Ryoma



"In a new article, free on KJ’s website (link in bio), Edward J. Taylor follows the historical figure Sakamoto Ryoma through the city of his birth."

On the turntable:  Stockholm Syndrome, "Holy Happy Hour"

Tuesday, March 05, 2024

Muroto, High and Low



"Writers in Kyoto member Edward J. Taylor is well-known for documenting his explorations on foot. Now up on the website is a recent account of wanderings through the unique and picturesque landscape of Cape Muroto, Shikoku Island." 

On the turntable:  Screaming Trees, "Ocean of Confusion"

Sunday, January 21, 2024

Sunday Papers: H.G. Wells


 “Science is a match that man has just got alight.”

On the turntable: Sneaker Pimps, "Uncover the Fans Project"

Thursday, January 04, 2024

Driving through the Breadbasket



Finally journaling last summer's Italian road trip...


On the turntable: The Beatles, "The Beatles 1967 - 1970"


Monday, January 01, 2024