February 23, 2006

Shintaro Sato's "Twilight" Series

Shintaro Sato's "Twilight" Series
Posted by Kurt at 03:08 AM | Comments (0)

February 17, 2006

All you need to keep up with Japan's pro baseball leagues (a better designed website would be nice, tho)

All you need to keep up with Japan's pro baseball leagues (a better designed website would be nice, tho)
Posted by Kurt at 11:41 PM | Comments (0)

January 30, 2006

Japan's heated toilet seats a Japan-only novelty no more

Japan's heated toilet seats a Japan-only novelty no more
Posted by Kurt at 11:02 PM | Comments (0)

January 29, 2006

My del.icio.us links for Japanese artist Hasui Kawase

My del.icio.us links for Japanese artist Hasui Kawase
Posted by Kurt at 10:14 PM | Comments (0)

January 08, 2006

Broader take on the Geisha Memoirs fiasco

Broader take on the Geisha Memoirs fiasco
Posted by Kurt at 10:54 PM | Comments (0)

December 24, 2005

Blog about Japanese soccer (er, football), in English

Blog about Japanese soccer (er, football), in English
Posted by Kurt at 06:37 PM | Comments (0)

December 13, 2005

Japanese typography on the web

Japanese typography on the web
Posted by Kurt at 12:38 AM | Comments (0)

December 12, 2005

Mozilla's kanji-reading extension for Firefox

Mozilla's kanji-reading extension for Firefox
Posted by Kurt at 03:11 PM | Comments (0)

November 25, 2005

A Hawaii(an)-food focused blog

A Hawaii(an)-food focused blog
Posted by Kurt at 08:08 PM | Comments (0)

November 22, 2005

Wonderful panorama from the air of San Francisco post 1906 earthquake

Wonderful panorama from the air of San Francisco post 1906 earthquake
Posted by Kurt at 11:51 PM | Comments (0)

November 17, 2005

The beaches of Northern England, from 1973 - 1988

The beaches of Northern England, from 1973 - 1988
Posted by Kurt at 11:10 PM | Comments (0)

Some nice textured stuff here

Some nice textured stuff here
Posted by Kurt at 12:16 AM | Comments (0)

November 13, 2005

Answers to all those questions Japanese respond "wakannai" to

Answers to all those questions Japanese respond "wakannai" to
Posted by Kurt at 08:14 PM | Comments (0)

Fair enough profile of controversial Tokyo governor Ishihara

Fair enough profile of controversial Tokyo governor Ishihara
Posted by Kurt at 03:42 PM | Comments (0)

November 12, 2005

The ins and outs of Matsui's contract with Yankees

The ins and outs of Matsui's contract with Yankees
Posted by Kurt at 08:44 AM | Comments (0)

November 11, 2005

Disturbing Fallujah photos via Italian Rai (NOT for the squeamish)

Disturbing Fallujah photos via Italian Rai (NOT for the squeamish)
Posted by Kurt at 03:22 PM | Comments (0)

November 07, 2005

Travel photos from Myanmar (and elsewhere)

Travel photos from Myanmar (and elsewhere)
Posted by Kurt at 11:50 PM | Comments (0)

November 03, 2005

Subway maps for your PSP

Subway maps for your PSP
Posted by Kurt at 10:19 AM | Comments (0)

October 13, 2005

Sumo in Vegas via the Times

Sumo in Vegas via the Times
Posted by Kurt at 11:25 AM | Comments (0)

September 06, 2005

360 degree panoramas of Katrina's wake

360 degree panoramas of Katrina's wake
Posted by Kurt at 11:46 PM | Comments (0)

September 04, 2005

A nice surfing portfolio

A nice surfing portfolio
Posted by Kurt at 12:28 AM | Comments (0)

August 16, 2005

Japan's troubled move back to the right

Japan's troubled move back to the right
Posted by Kurt at 03:16 AM | Comments (0)

August 14, 2005

One of only two extant FLW works in Japan

One of only two extant FLW works in Japan (other here)
Posted by Kurt at 09:30 PM | Comments (0)

August 09, 2005

Hirohito biographer Bix on parallels between the Emperor and Bush, among other things

Hirohito biographer Bix on parallels between the Emperor and Bush, among other things
Posted by Kurt at 12:01 AM | Comments (0)

August 07, 2005

The astonishingly impressive country that is my mother's homeland, Finland

The astonishingly impressive country that is my mother's homeland, Finland
Posted by Kurt at 05:12 PM | Comments (0)

August 05, 2005

What happens to high schools in Japan? complains Nicol

What happens to high schools in Japan? complains Nicol
Posted by Kurt at 11:36 PM | Comments (0)

July 25, 2005

Washington Post profiles Shomei Tomatsu

Washington Post profiles Shomei Tomatsu
Posted by Kurt at 02:53 AM | Comments (0)

July 16, 2005

Hawaii's froggy problem

Hawaii's froggy problems
Posted by Kurt at 12:36 AM | Comments (0)

Finland as a model of how to get Europe out of its malaise

Finland as a model of how to get Europe out of its malaise
Posted by Kurt at 12:12 AM | Comments (0)

Story of Vietnamese-American killed in London terror attack

Story of Vietnamese-American killed in London terror attack
Posted by Kurt at 12:11 AM | Comments (0)

July 15, 2005

A grim look back at lobotomies

A grim look back at lobotomies
Posted by Kurt at 12:08 AM | Comments (0)

July 04, 2005

Publisher bring contemporary Japanese fiction to English readers

Publisher bring contemporary Japanese fiction to English readers
Posted by Kurt at 01:51 AM | Comments (0)

Banana Yoshimoto's diary (in JP)

Banana Yoshimoto's diary (in JP)
Posted by Kurt at 12:14 AM | Comments (0)

June 28, 2005

A good overview of Japan's population crisis

A good overview of Japan's population crisis
Posted by Kurt at 01:50 AM | Comments (0)

June 20, 2005

30 Great Hollywood Westerns

30 Great Hollywood Westerns
Posted by Kurt at 02:54 AM | Comments (0)

The Tate Modern, circa 2000

The Tate Modern, circa 2000
Posted by Kurt at 02:31 AM | Comments (0)

Ruin photos a bit tired, but these are quite nice

Ruin photos a bit tired, but these are quite nice
Posted by Kurt at 02:20 AM | Comments (0)

Photographs: Cities in China, coming down or going up

Photographs: Cities in China, coming down or going up
Posted by Kurt at 02:08 AM | Comments (0)

June 13, 2005

Disparity between Japanese and Latin baseball players, vis a vis interpreters

Disparity between Japanese and Latin baseball players, vis a vis interpreters
Posted by Kurt at 11:31 PM | Comments (0)

June 12, 2005

Miyasaki profile in NYT

Miyasaki profile in NYT
Posted by Kurt at 10:46 AM | Comments (0)

June 09, 2005

This one from David Sedaris had me in stitches

This one from David Sedaris had me in stitches
Posted by Kurt at 11:56 PM | Comments (0)

Fascinating account by Bob Woodward on his relationship with 'Deep Throat'

Fascinating account by Bob Woodward on his relationship with 'Deep Throat'
Posted by Kurt at 12:28 AM | Comments (0)

May 15, 2005

A very comprehensive guide to cutting down comment spam

A very comprehensive guide to cutting down comment spam
Posted by Kurt at 08:47 PM | Comments (0)

May 07, 2005

Spreading basketball to Turkey and the Middle East

Spreading basketball to Turkey and the Middle East
Posted by Kurt at 12:35 AM | Comments (0)

April 24, 2005

Moriyama: Shinjuku Drifter

Moriyama: Shinjuku Drifter
Posted by Kurt at 12:03 AM | Comments (0)

April 07, 2005

Deanne Fitzmaurice's Pulitzer-winning feature photography work

Deanne Fitzmaurice's Pulitzer-winning feature photography work
Posted by Kurt at 04:28 PM | Comments (0)

Yoshitomi Nara in Hawaii

Yoshitomi Nara in Hawaii
Posted by Kurt at 03:18 PM | Comments (0)

January 25, 2005

Just one teacher's experience, but depressing nonetheless

Just one teacher's experience, but depressing nonetheless
Posted by Kurt at 10:14 PM | Comments (0)

Must-see short by Claude Lelouch (9 min .mov file)

Must-see short by Claude Lelouch (9 min .mov file)
Posted by Kurt at 02:17 PM | Comments (0)

January 12, 2005

A Tokyo version of Craigslist. Hallelujah!

A Tokyo version of Craigslist. Hallelujah!
Posted by Kurt at 03:08 PM | Comments (0)

January 09, 2005

Torrent site update list

Torrent site update list
Posted by Kurt at 11:59 PM | Comments (0)

January 08, 2005

This gesture deserves to be applauded

This gesture deserves to be applauded
Posted by Kurt at 12:05 AM | Comments (0)

January 07, 2005

Sendai in the '50's from an Army brat's perspective

Sendai in the '50's from an Army brat's perspective
Posted by Kurt at 03:15 PM | Comments (0)

Links and info about shimenawas

Links and info about shimenawas
Posted by Kurt at 02:35 PM | Comments (0)

Paean to Japanese black and white film

Paean to Japanese black and white film
Posted by Kurt at 12:30 PM | Comments (0)

one woman's love of kudzu

one woman's love of kudzu
Posted by Kurt at 02:19 AM | Comments (0)

January 06, 2005

All about Leica's Focomat line of englargers

All about Leica's Focomat line of englargers
Posted by Kurt at 01:06 PM | Comments (0)

January 05, 2005

Stinging op-ed on Gonzales and Guantanamo

Stinging op-ed on Gonzales and Guantanamo
Posted by Kurt at 09:55 PM | Comments (0)

January 04, 2005

Video torrents of Asian Tsunami disaster

Video torrents of Asian Tsunami disaster
Posted by Kurt at 11:50 PM | Comments (0)

Before and after of tsunami-damaged areas in Indonesia and Sri Lanka

Before and after of tsunami-damaged areas in Indonesia and Sri Lanka
Posted by Kurt at 10:40 PM | Comments (0)

Up-to-date photos of US Navy assisting in wake of Tsunami

Up-to-date photos of US Navy assisting in wake of Tsunami
Posted by Kurt at 10:38 PM | Comments (0)

Some nice sumo photography by Makoto Kubota

Some nice sumo photography by Makoto Kubota
Posted by Kurt at 12:23 AM | Comments (0)

Interesting work this (see panoramics esp.)

Interesting work this (see panoramics esp.)
Posted by Kurt at 12:15 AM | Comments (0)

January 03, 2005

Video highlights of 2004 Fukuoka basho

Video highlights of 2004 Fukuoka basho
Posted by Kurt at 05:54 AM | Comments (0)

January 01, 2005

An anti anti-Ikea/Starbucks rant. Hear, hear!

An anti anti-Ikea/Starbucks rant. Hear, hear!
Posted by Kurt at 11:10 PM | Comments (0)

December 30, 2004

Decent Sontag obit from Guardian

Decent Sontag obit from Guardian
Posted by Kurt at 05:22 PM | Comments (0)

December 29, 2004

Lots of good (and sobering) information about Indian Ocean earthquake/tsunami

Lots of good (and sobering) information about Indian Ocean earthquake/tsunami
Posted by Kurt at 05:20 PM | Comments (0)

December 22, 2004

Fascinating bio of recently deceased Chiang Fang Liang, with photos

Fascinating bio of recently deceased Chiang Fang Liang, with photos

Compelling overview of the Yakuza, Japan's organized crime group

Compelling overview of the Yakuza, Japan's organized crime group
Posted by Kurt at 12:31 AM | Comments (0)

December 18, 2004

Recent genealogy of Japan's Imperial Family

Recent genealogy of Japan's Imperial Family
Posted by Kurt at 10:14 PM | Comments (0)

The Yokohama International Port Terminal by FOA

The Yokohama International Port Terminal by FOA
Posted by Kurt at 01:01 AM | Comments (0)

December 06, 2004

One resident's 20 things to love about Japan

One resident's 20 things to love about Japan
Posted by Kurt at 11:16 PM | Comments (0)

November 30, 2004

7MP camera phones on the way

7MP camera phones on the way
Posted by Kurt at 11:53 PM | Comments (0)

November 25, 2004

Surely the Karma Police will be taking note

Surely the Karma Police will be taking note
Posted by Kurt at 11:54 PM | Comments (0)

Blaming the messenger and not the murderer

Blaming the messenger and not the murderer
Posted by Kurt at 12:02 AM | Comments (0)

November 21, 2004

Japanese does his own Supersize Me experiment (JP)

Japanese does his own Supersize Me experiment (JP)
Posted by Kurt at 01:03 AM | Comments (0)

There's always the chicken factory job

There's always the chicken factory job (vid)
Posted by Kurt at 12:12 AM | Comments (0)

November 07, 2004

Images of US soldiers' funerals you'll never see on your nightly news

Images of US soldiers' funerals you'll never see on your nightly news
Posted by Kurt at 09:32 PM | Comments (0)

November 05, 2004

Eat a sour grape, and then get to work

Eat a sour grape, and then get to work
Posted by Kurt at 02:07 PM | Comments (0)

Harper's' guide to expatriating from U.S.

Harper's' guide to expatriating from U.S.
Posted by Kurt at 01:56 PM | Comments (0)

Guardian profiles the "epic loneliness" of Robert Frank

Guardian profiles the "epic loneliness" of Robert Frank
Posted by Kurt at 03:13 AM | Comments (0)

6 folks talk about Robert Frank photographs

6 folks talk about Robert Frank photographs
Posted by Kurt at 02:56 AM | Comments (0)

October 30, 2004

New study: Iraqi civilian deaths could top 100,000 (pdf)

New study: Iraqi civilian deaths could top 100,000 (pdf)
Posted by Kurt at 12:27 AM | Comments (0)

October 28, 2004

How free is your country's press?

How free is your country's press?
Posted by Kurt at 11:44 PM | Comments (0)

October 25, 2004

Works by my first photography teacher

Works by my first photography teacher
Posted by Kurt at 11:57 PM | Comments (0)

October 16, 2004

The brief photographic flame of Tony Ray-Jones

The brief photographic flame of Tony Ray-Jones
Posted by Kurt at 02:17 AM | Comments (0)

October 13, 2004

This is worrying to say the least

This is worrying to say the least
Posted by Kurt at 02:39 PM | Comments (0)

Elliott Erwitt's Leica, cousin to Jim Marshall's no doubt

Elliott Erwitt's Leica, cousin to Jim Marshall's no doubt
Posted by Kurt at 03:13 AM | Comments (0)

October 12, 2004

Soros: Why We Must Not Re-elect President Bush

Soros: Why We Must Not Re-elect President Bush
Posted by Kurt at 12:31 AM | Comments (0)

October 11, 2004

Photos of Saddam's capture, taken by soldier

Photos of Saddam's capture, taken by soldier
Posted by Kurt at 11:30 PM | Comments (0)

October 10, 2004

How non-Japanese mapped Japan

How non-Japanese mapped Japan
Posted by Kurt at 07:20 PM | Comments (0)

October 09, 2004

How young is too young to send email?

How young is too young to send email?
Posted by Kurt at 01:17 AM | Comments (0)

October 08, 2004

The future of jazz imperiled by digital downloads?

The future of jazz imperiled by digital downloads?
Posted by Kurt at 03:30 PM | Comments (0)

My new desktop wallpaper

My new desktop wallpaper
Posted by Kurt at 02:26 AM | Comments (0)

September 30, 2004

Ich bin ein Film Dinosaur

Ich bin ein Film Dinosaur
Posted by Kurt at 11:39 PM | Comments (0)

For older fans at least, Oh's achievement still greater

For older fans at least, Oh's achievement still greater
Posted by Kurt at 11:35 PM | Comments (0)

September 29, 2004

James Nachtwey covering Darfur

James Nachtwey covering Darfur
Posted by Kurt at 03:30 PM | Comments (0)

The falling man in all of us

The falling man in all of us
Posted by Kurt at 01:50 AM | Comments (0)

Zeiss brings back the Zeiss Ikon rangefinder

Zeiss brings back the Zeiss Ikon rangefinder
Posted by Kurt at 12:04 AM | Comments (0)

September 28, 2004

America early 70's by Peter Turnley

America early 70's by Peter Turnley
Posted by Kurt at 02:13 PM | Comments (0)

September 20, 2004

Images from the most photographed war in history

Images from the most photographed war in history
Posted by Kurt at 11:20 PM | Comments (0)

September 17, 2004

Testimony of a Korean "comfort woman"

Testimony of a Korean "comfort woman"
Posted by Kurt at 10:59 PM | Comments (0)

Jack Smith performance circa 1983

Jack Smith performance circa 1983
Posted by Kurt at 01:14 AM | Comments (0)

September 12, 2004

The land of the free, I suppose

The land of the free, I suppose
Posted by Kurt at 02:27 AM | Comments (0)

September 10, 2004

25 Top censored stories of 2003-04

25 Top censored stories of 2003-04
Posted by Kurt at 02:45 AM | Comments (0)

September 09, 2004

25 greatest Punk albums of all time

25 greatest Punk albums of all time
Posted by Kurt at 02:46 AM | Comments (0)

September 06, 2004

360 degree panoramas from Tokyo

360 degree panoramas from Tokyo
Posted by Kurt at 01:45 AM | Comments (0)

The photojournalism of Yoshi Shimizu

The photojournalism of Yoshi Shimizu
Posted by Kurt at 01:35 AM | Comments (0)

Some mildly interesting stuff from a Hidenori Kojima of Osaka

Some mildly interesting stuff from Hidenori Kojima of Osaka
Posted by Kurt at 12:45 AM | Comments (0)

September 03, 2004

Decent profile of young Japanese photographer Jun Akiyama

Decent profile of young Japanese photographer Jun Akiyama
Posted by Kurt at 01:07 AM | Comments (0)

August 31, 2004

For blacks, Japan and US suburbia not too dissimilar

For blacks, Japan and US suburbia not too dissimilar
Posted by Kurt at 04:24 PM | Comments (0)

ESPN's Athens' winners

ESPN's Athens' winners
Posted by Kurt at 03:20 AM | Comments (0)

August 27, 2004

Cameras from all participating countries :)

Cameras from all participating countries :)
Posted by Kurt at 06:44 PM | Comments (0)

August 24, 2004

Illuminating the dispersion of haves and have-nots

Illuminating the dispersion of haves and have-nots
Posted by Kurt at 03:03 PM | Comments (0)

August 21, 2004

An overview of Mydans' work, in images and words

An overview of Mydans' work, in images and words
Posted by Kurt at 12:05 AM | Comments (0)

War photographer Carl Mydans passes away

War photographer Carl Mydans passes away
Posted by Kurt at 12:02 AM | Comments (0)

August 11, 2004

Interesting photograms from Yoichiro Nishimura

Interesting photograms from Yoichiro Nishimura
Posted by Kurt at 03:23 PM | Comments (0)

August 10, 2004

Baghdad's once thriving Al Juhmuriya Avenue, before and after

Baghdad's once thriving Al Juhmuriya Avenue, before and after
Posted by Kurt at 04:20 PM | Comments (0)

"Japon" from 1992 - 95 from Bernard Descamps

"Japon" from 1992 - 95 from Bernard Descamps
Posted by Kurt at 02:38 AM | Comments (0)

Road accidents in Bangkok

Road accidents in Bangkok
Posted by Kurt at 02:35 AM | Comments (0)

Catalan gypsies in Perpignan

Catalan gypsies in Perpignan
Posted by Kurt at 02:22 AM | Comments (0)

Just makes one want to say "f*ck you too"

Just makes one want to say "f*ck you too"
Posted by Kurt at 02:14 AM | Comments (0)

August 09, 2004

New Orleans via Holga from Jennifer Shaw

New Orleans via Holga from Jennifer Shaw
Posted by Kurt at 01:50 AM | Comments (0)

Some theoretical musings re: Japan in English

Some theoretical musings re: Japan in English
Posted by Kurt at 01:37 AM | Comments (0)

August 06, 2004

Naomi Harris' series from last Miami Beach residence hotel for seniors

Naomi Harris' series from last Miami Beach residence hotel for seniors
Posted by Kurt at 04:54 PM | Comments (0)

August 05, 2004

HCB passes away

HCB passes away
Posted by Kurt at 03:59 AM | Comments (0)

August 04, 2004

Enoshima by Erika Yoshino

Enoshima by Erika Yoshino
Posted by Kurt at 04:58 AM | Comments (0)

When will this kind of hysteria stop?

When will this kind of hysteria stop?
Posted by Kurt at 04:00 AM | Comments (0)

The southern dandy William Eggleston

The southern dandy William Eggleston
Posted by Kurt at 03:02 AM | Comments (0)

August 03, 2004

Magnum photographers in Greece

Magnum photographers in Greece
Posted by Kurt at 03:04 AM | Comments (0)

July 30, 2004

Some of Bruce Davidson's Subway series

Some of Bruce Davidson's Subway series
Posted by Kurt at 03:29 AM | Comments (0)

July 26, 2004

The housing landscapes of the Bay Area

The housing landscapes of the Bay Area
Posted by Kurt at 01:18 AM | Comments (0)

July 22, 2004

An evening out on Alcatraz

An evening out on Alcatraz
Posted by Kurt at 04:10 AM | Comments (0)

July 21, 2004

Yomiuri's Edo Now and Then series

Yomiuri's Edo Now and Then series
Posted by Kurt at 03:14 PM | Comments (0)

Wim Wenders' photography

Wim Wenders' photography
Posted by Kurt at 04:00 AM | Comments (0)

July 15, 2004

Dog Days of Bogota by Alec Soth

Dog Days of Bogota by Alec Soth
Posted by Kurt at 03:59 AM | Comments (0)

Is Japan ignoring a growing AIDS problem?

Is Japan ignoring a growing AIDS problem?
Posted by Kurt at 03:00 AM | Comments (0)

A stranger a day, with 8 x 10 Deardorff

A stranger a day, with 8 x 10 Deardorff
Posted by Kurt at 02:53 AM | Comments (0)

July 01, 2004

A sampling of Canadian Ian MacEachern's outstanding work

A sampling of Canadian Ian MacEachern's outstanding work
Posted by Kurt at 02:26 AM | Comments (0)

June 29, 2004

B/W pinhole photos of Japan and beyond

B/W pinhole photos of Japan and beyond
Posted by Kurt at 04:52 AM | Comments (0)

June 28, 2004

It's all relative -- comparing Tokyo and Dakar newspapers

It's all relative -- comparing Tokyo and Dakar newspapers
Posted by Kurt at 02:38 AM | Comments (0)

Some 1998 street work from Bill Mattick

Some 1998 street work from Bill Mattick
Posted by Kurt at 02:33 AM | Comments (0)

Trying to revive sport in Iraq

Trying to revive sport in Iraq
Posted by Kurt at 02:03 AM | Comments (0)

Iraq before the invasion from Lahcene Abib

Iraq before the invasion from Lahcene Abib
Posted by Kurt at 01:58 AM | Comments (0)

More photos from an imagined Tokyo

More photos from an imagined Tokyo
Posted by Kurt at 01:46 AM | Comments (0)

Cape Verde photo series by Italian Filippo Romano

Cape Verde photo series by Italian Filippo Romano
Posted by Kurt at 01:31 AM | Comments (0)

June 27, 2004

The exquisite studio work of Seydou Keita

The exquisite studio work of Seydou Keita
Posted by Kurt at 11:08 PM | Comments (0)

Color photos of Auschwitz-Birkenau

Color photos of Auschwitz-Birkenau
Posted by Kurt at 09:47 PM | Comments (0)

Michael Kenna's recent Hokkaido work

Michael Kenna's recent Hokkaido work
Posted by Kurt at 09:42 PM | Comments (0)

June 24, 2004

50 Reasons to say no to flouride, via Naoko

50 Reasons to say no to flouride, via Naoko
Posted by Kurt at 01:08 AM | Comments (0)

June 16, 2004

Post-war Iraq by Spanish photog Sergi Reboredo

Post-war Iraq by Spanish photog Sergi Reboredo
Posted by Kurt at 03:28 PM | Comments (0)

June 15, 2004

The 1984 UK niners strike, from 20 years on

The 1984 UK niners strike, from 20 years on
Posted by Kurt at 01:18 AM | Comments (0)

June 10, 2004

Wonderful b/w photography by Tokyo-based tv journalist

Wonderful b/w photography by Tokyo-based tv journalist
Posted by Kurt at 01:05 AM | Comments (0)

June 07, 2004

A short photo series of Afghanistan by Japanese photog

A short photo series of Afghanistan by Japanese photog
Posted by Kurt at 12:47 AM | Comments (0)

June 01, 2004

A wonderful raft of photography from Iranians

A wonderful raft of photography from Iranians
Posted by Kurt at 01:23 AM | Comments (0)

May 18, 2004

Over 160,000 photos of US from 1935-45

Over 160,000 photos of US from 1935-45
Posted by Kurt at 12:34 AM | Comments (0)

May 16, 2004

The various mutations of Churchill's prepositional statement

The various mutations of Churchill's prepositional statement
Posted by Kurt at 07:39 PM | Comments (0)

May 14, 2004

Fascniating story of the Rainbow wig John 3:16 superfan

Fascniating story of the Rainbow wig John 3:16 superfan
Posted by Kurt at 02:18 AM | Comments (0)

May 06, 2004

The secret art and writings of Henry Darger, and the psychoanalyst who studied his career

The secret art and writings of Henry Darger, and the psychoanalyst who studied his career
Posted by Kurt at 02:37 AM | Comments (0)

April 27, 2004

Pocketable medium format cameras

Pocketable medium format cameras
Posted by Kurt at 01:08 PM | Comments (0)

April 25, 2004

Rephotographing Atget's Paris

Rephotographing Atget's Paris
Posted by Kurt at 01:20 AM | Comments (0)

April 19, 2004

Photos of women's literary salons circa '75 to '85

Photos of women's literary salons circa '75 to '85
Posted by Kurt at 12:54 AM | Comments (0)

April 18, 2004

Children's songs and rhymes from all over the world

Children's songs and rhymes from all over the world
Posted by Kurt at 10:00 PM | Comments (0)

April 15, 2004

Street photos from Atlanta and about

Street photos from Atlanta and about
Posted by Kurt at 05:22 AM | Comments (0)

April 11, 2004

Boy how I'd love to jettison Yahoo Mail for this

Boy how I'd love to jettison Yahoo Mail for this
Posted by Kurt at 03:10 AM | Comments (0)

The Memespread Project (ps. I hate the word 'meme')

The Memespread Project (ps. I hate the word 'meme')
Posted by Kurt at 03:00 AM | Comments (0)

April 10, 2004

Interviews with 9 street photographers

Interviews with 9 street photographers
Posted by Kurt at 11:34 PM | Comments (0)

Photos of children in the Waifs and Strays' Society of late Victorian Britain

Photos of children in the Waifs and Strays' Society of late Victorian Britain
Posted by Kurt at 12:16 PM | Comments (0)

Interview with a taciturn Helen Levitt

Interview with a taciturn Helen Levitt
Posted by Kurt at 01:23 AM | Comments (0)

April 05, 2004

A journey to the dead zone of Chernobyl

A journey to the dead zone of Chernobyl
Posted by Kurt at 04:20 PM | Comments (0)

April 04, 2004

The gradual effects of LSD on one artist

The gradual effects of LSD on one artist
Posted by Kurt at 01:47 PM | Comments (0)

March 31, 2004

Various Sumo sketches by Japanese artist

Various Sumo sketches by Japanese artist
Posted by Kurt at 01:30 AM | Comments (0)

March 30, 2004

One professor's list of read books with short summaries

One professor's list of read books with short summaries
Posted by Kurt at 02:06 PM | Comments (0)

All the UNESCO World Heritage Sites

All the UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Posted by Kurt at 01:20 AM | Comments (0)

March 23, 2004

The spacial color work of Christian Patterson

The spacial color work of Christian Patterson
Posted by Kurt at 02:19 AM | Comments (0)

March 22, 2004

Great read of an interview with truculent photographer Garry Winogrand (albeit by daft interviewer)

Great read of an interview with truculent photographer Garry Winogrand (albeit by daft interviewer)
Posted by Kurt at 11:56 AM | Comments (0)

A good breakdown of Japan's National Holidays

A good breakdown of Japan's National Holidays
Posted by Kurt at 11:45 AM | Comments (0)

March 15, 2004

B/W photography from Japanese photog K-Funk

B/W photography from Japanese photog K-Funk
Posted by Kurt at 03:16 AM | Comments (0)

The exquisite landscape work of Ichiro Koide

The exquisite landscape work of Ichiro Koide
Posted by Kurt at 02:59 AM | Comments (0)

One soldier's b/w negs from Viet Nam in 1968

One soldier's b/w negs from Viet Nam in 1968
Posted by Kurt at 02:43 AM | Comments (0)

The B/W photography of French photog Dominique Lebreton

The B/W photography of French photog Dominique Lebreton
Posted by Kurt at 02:07 AM | Comments (0)

B/W pinhole landscapes of Japan and elsewhere

B/W pinhole landscapes of Japan and elsewhere
Posted by Kurt at 01:48 AM | Comments (0)

One photographer's contact sheets

One photographer's contact sheets
Posted by Kurt at 01:18 AM | Comments (0)

The ethereal photography of Masato Okazaki

The ethereal photography of Masato Okazaki
Posted by Kurt at 12:58 AM | Comments (0)

March 08, 2004

What to do with a decaying Japanese-American internment camp

What to do with a decaying Japanese-American internment camp
Posted by Kurt at 03:20 PM | Comments (0)

March 03, 2004

Ansel Adams and the chord he struck with Gerald Ford

Ansel Adams and the chord he struck with Gerald Ford
Posted by Kurt at 03:54 AM | Comments (0)

February 27, 2004

Getting to the bottom of how digital cameras work

Getting to the bottom of how digital cameras work
Posted by Kurt at 03:43 PM | Comments (0)

February 20, 2004

How to make a panorama bracket for your digital camera

How to make a panorama bracket for your digital camera
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All you wanted to know about potatoes, if you can read Japanese

All you wanted to know about potatoes, if you can read Japanese
Posted by Kurt at 12:25 AM | Comments (0)

February 16, 2004

The fetishisation of Japanese women in Western fiction

The fetishisation of Japanese women in Western fiction
Posted by Kurt at 01:06 AM | Comments (0)

The text accompanying a Japanese Cultural History course at Penn State

The text accompanying a Japanese Cultural History course at Penn State
Posted by Kurt at 12:57 AM | Comments (0)

February 15, 2004

A massive Hiroshige print site to keep one clicking for days

A massive Hiroshige print site to keep one clicking for days
Posted by Kurt at 11:59 PM | Comments (0)

This photo really knocks my socks off

This photo really knocks my socks off
Posted by Kurt at 10:54 PM | Comments (0)

The oft-viewed but never tiring 53 Stations of the Tokaido by Hiroshige

The oft-viewed but never tiring 53 Stations of the Tokaido by Hiroshige
Posted by Kurt at 09:19 PM | Comments (0)

A quilt of photography from Fernand Domange

A quilt of photography from Fernand Domange
Posted by Kurt at 08:58 PM | Comments (0)

Photos inspired by the movie star mags of old

Photos inspired by the movie star mags of old
Posted by Kurt at 08:44 PM | Comments (0)

The photography of Yoko Yamamoto

The photography of Yoko Yamamoto
Posted by Kurt at 08:35 PM | Comments (0)

Longish academic paper on Japanese manga (comics) for women

Longish academic paper on Japanese manga (comics) for women
Posted by Kurt at 06:30 PM | Comments (0)

Old postcards from Japan

Old postcards from Japan (page two here)
Posted by Kurt at 05:50 PM | Comments (0)

February 14, 2004

If you happen to have a layover at Narita

If you happen to have a layover at Narita
Posted by Kurt at 09:26 PM | Comments (0)

In case you had a yen for Japanese jigsaw puzzles

In case you had a yen for Japanese jigsaw puzzles
Posted by Kurt at 08:29 PM | Comments (0)

French director Rohmer in frail health

French director Rohmer in frail health
Posted by Kurt at 10:35 AM | Comments (0)

A digital version of my Bessa rangefinder, perhaps?

A digital version of my Bessa rangefinder, perhaps?
Posted by Kurt at 10:31 AM | Comments (0)

February 11, 2004

8 films distilled into one image

8 films distilled into one image
Posted by Kurt at 06:31 PM | Comments (0)

February 09, 2004

Some press photogs using analog on the campaign trail

Some press photogs using analog on the campaign trail
Posted by Kurt at 07:51 AM | Comments (0)

Large format landscapes from Ontario

Large format landscapes from Ontario
Posted by Kurt at 06:54 AM | Comments (0)

January 24, 2004

Do you this object pictured is a UFO?

Do you this object pictured is a UFO?
Posted by Kurt at 01:38 PM | Comments (0)

January 23, 2004

The in-your-face street photography of Noll Luma

The in-your-face street photography of Noll Luma
Posted by Kurt at 11:32 PM | Comments (0)

January 17, 2004

10 most dangerous intersections in the U.S., circa 2001

10 most dangerous intersections in the U.S., circa 2001
Posted by Kurt at 11:28 PM | Comments (0)

Who thought pigs could look so adorable?

Who thought pigs could look so adorable?
Posted by Kurt at 10:22 PM | Comments (0)

Over a 1000 images from the Mars Exploration Rover Mission

Over a 1000 images from the Mars Exploration Rover Mission
Posted by Kurt at 09:36 PM | Comments (0)

The echoes of the Soviet state in modern Russian

The echoes of the Soviet state in modern Russian
Posted by Kurt at 03:12 AM | Comments (0)

The confusing conundrum that is romanized Japanese

The confusing conundrum that is romanized Japanese
Posted by Kurt at 12:26 AM | Comments (0)

January 15, 2004

The growing suicide problem among U.S. soldiers in Iraq

The growing suicide problem among U.S. soldiers in Iraq
Posted by Kurt at 02:12 PM | Comments (0)

One person's love of Sumo, and yet another encounter with Chiyonofuji

One person's love of Sumo, and yet another encounter with Chiyonofuji
Posted by Kurt at 01:45 AM | Comments (0)

Consumptive's delectable photos of his trad. Japanese New Years cooking

Consumptive's delectable photos of his trad. Japanese New Years cooking
Posted by Kurt at 12:15 AM | Comments (0)

2003's 20 best photo books, according to the Village Voice

2003's 20 best photo books, according to the Village Voice
Posted by Kurt at 12:01 AM | Comments (0)

January 14, 2004

The winning anti-Bush TV spots

The winning anti-Bush TV spots
Posted by Kurt at 01:03 AM | Comments (0)

January 13, 2004

A raft of nice surfing photos

A raft of nice surfing photos
Posted by Kurt at 12:54 AM | Comments (0)

January 11, 2004

A bunch of translated Japanese proverbs involving women

A bunch of translated Japanese proverbs involving women
Posted by Kurt at 07:23 PM | Comments (0)

January 08, 2004

Operational review of Nikon's D2H digital SLR

Operational review of Nikon's D2H digital SLR
Posted by Kurt at 11:14 PM | Comments (0)

January 07, 2004

Great new sumo magazine (.pdf's) in French

Great new sumo magazine (.pdf's) in French
Posted by Kurt at 09:58 PM | Comments (0)

A few photos of Japan in '53-'55 from U.S. naval officer

A few photos of Japan in '53-'55 from U.S. naval officer
Posted by Kurt at 01:46 AM | Comments (0)

Australian travel posters from the 30's to the 50's

Australian travel posters from the 30's to the 50's
Posted by Kurt at 01:22 AM | Comments (0)

One U.S. soldier's photos from Iraq

One U.S. soldier's photos from Iraq
Posted by Kurt at 12:30 AM | Comments (0)

January 06, 2004

First images from Mars Exploration Rover Spirit

First images from Mars Exploration Rover Spirit
Posted by Kurt at 12:41 AM | Comments (0)

Photos of the world in 1934-5 by Chairman of Japanese department store chain

Photos of the world in 1934-5 by Chairman of Japanese department store chain
Posted by Kurt at 12:17 AM | Comments (0)

January 05, 2004

Royalty-free Ansel Adams' photos for US Dept. of Interior

Royalty-free Ansel Adams' photos for US Dept. of Interior
Posted by Kurt at 01:12 AM | Comments (0)

Photographing the AD's of record labels

Photographing the AD's of record labels
Posted by Kurt at 12:53 AM | Comments (2)

January 04, 2004

Old photos of Dr. J and other ABA/NBA stars of the 70's

Old photos of Dr. J and other ABA/NBA stars of the 70's
Posted by Kurt at 09:12 PM | Comments (0)

January 03, 2004

Photographing the demimonde denizens of Mexico City at night

Photographing the demimonde denizens of Mexico City at night
Posted by Kurt at 01:56 PM | Comments (0)

January 02, 2004

Pre cameraphone technology -- photos with Handspring Visor

Pre-cameraphone technology -- photos with Handspring Visor
Posted by Kurt at 11:21 PM | Comments (0)

Childrens books of the early Soviet Union

Childrens books of the early Soviet Union
Posted by Kurt at 07:06 PM | Comments (0)

A blog about Sophia Loren's supposed illegitimate daughter, penned by her boyfriend

A blog about Sophia Loren's supposed illegitimate daughter, penned by her boyfriend
Posted by Kurt at 06:23 PM | Comments (0)

January 01, 2004

Pictures of some really old cameras

Pictures of some really old cameras
Posted by Kurt at 08:57 PM | Comments (0)

One person's photo recap of 2003

One person's photo recap of 2003
Posted by Kurt at 03:07 AM | Comments (0)

December 22, 2003

Photos of Mexico, from Japanese photographer

Photos of Mexico, from Japanese photographer
Posted by Kurt at 02:34 AM | Comments (0)

Portraits of Cubans from Japanese photographer Uga

Portraits of Cubans from Japanese photographer Uga
Posted by Kurt at 02:03 AM | Comments (0)

December 21, 2003

234 stereocards from turn of 20th century

234 stereocards from turn of 20th century
Posted by Kurt at 02:16 AM | Comments (0)

A long list of artists -- contemporary and historical -- who have created photograms

A long list of artists -- contemporary and historical -- who have created photograms
Posted by Kurt at 02:07 AM | Comments (0)

The haunting pictorialism of Russian great N.P. Andreev

The haunting pictorialism of Russian great N.P. Andreev
Posted by Kurt at 01:33 AM | Comments (0)

Jazz and Blues greats rendered in clay and b/w film

Jazz and Blues greats rendered in clay and b/w film
Posted by Kurt at 01:25 AM | Comments (0)

A stark but amazing collection of flower photographs

A stark but amazing collection of flower photographs
Posted by Kurt at 01:11 AM | Comments (0)

December 19, 2003

Ripping rant against eBay bidders, in the form of an ad! Classic.

Ripping rant against eBay bidders, in the form of an ad! Classic.
Posted by Kurt at 12:09 AM | Comments (0)

December 18, 2003

Digital a boon to traditional high-street photo finishers?

Digital a boon to traditional high-street photo finishers?
Posted by Kurt at 03:44 AM | Comments (0)

December 17, 2003

The female porters of Lomé (Togo)

The female porters of Lomé (Togo)
Posted by Kurt at 02:19 AM | Comments (0)

Photos from Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon (text in French)

Photos from Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon (text in French)
Posted by Kurt at 02:08 AM | Comments (0)

Sumo portrait photographer tries to keep studio going

Sumo portrait photographer tries to keep studio going
Posted by Kurt at 01:47 AM | Comments (0)

A bunch of twins-lens reflex cameras, many obscure

A bunch of twins-lens reflex cameras, many obscure
Posted by Kurt at 01:42 AM | Comments (0)

December 16, 2003

Nice Philippines-based B/W photography-related blog/resource

Nice Philippines-based B/W photography-related blog/resource
Posted by Kurt at 03:56 AM | Comments (0)

December 15, 2003

Anti Soka Gakkai site

Anti Soka Gakkai site
Posted by Kurt at 02:31 AM | Comments (0)

December 13, 2003

Sorry, but no store is worth this kind of line

Sorry, but no store is worth this kind of line
Posted by Kurt at 10:42 PM | Comments (0)

Contemporary ukiyo-e prints made via computer

Contemporary ukiyo-e prints made via computer
Posted by Kurt at 10:41 PM | Comments (0)

Now camera phones, but where will it end?

Now camera phones, but where will it end?
Posted by Kurt at 03:20 AM | Comments (0)

Another set of photos of Aung San Suu Kyi from before May detainment

Another set of photos of Aung San Suu Kyi from before May detainment
Posted by Kurt at 02:10 AM | Comments (0)

Video captures of Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi before May 2003 junta arrest

Video captures of Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi before May 2003 junta arrest
Posted by Kurt at 02:09 AM | Comments (0)

December 12, 2003

Rare but unsatisfying interview with my favorite filmmaker

Rare but unsatisfying interview with my favorite filmmaker
Posted by Kurt at 11:37 PM | Comments (0)

Some folks in Italy are turning off and tuning out this weekend

Some folks in Italy are turning off and tuning out this weekend
Posted by Kurt at 11:22 PM | Comments (0)

Selections from Glen E. Friedman's Fuck You All exhibit

Selections from Glen E. Friedman's Fuck You All exhibit
Posted by Kurt at 11:04 PM | Comments (0)

Nice ongoing travel(b)logue of New Zealand (cont. in archives)

Nice ongoing travel(b)logue of New Zealand (cont. in archives)
Posted by Kurt at 10:29 PM | Comments (0)

Photographer James Natchwey wounded in Iraq

Photographer James Natchwey wounded in Iraq
Posted by Kurt at 08:57 PM | Comments (0)

Something to chear about in the battle against spam

Something to chear about in the battle against spam
Posted by Kurt at 08:44 PM | Comments (0)

Lee Underwood on Tim Buckley

Lee Underwood on Tim Buckley
Posted by Kurt at 02:26 AM | Comments (0)

December 11, 2003

Donald Richie on Yasujiro Ozu

Donald Richie on Yasujiro Ozu
Posted by Kurt at 02:02 AM | Comments (0)

December 08, 2003

Cuban captured in b/w photos from Pablo Cabado

Cuban captured in b/w photos from Pablo Cabado
Posted by Kurt at 03:15 AM | Comments (0)

B/W photos from picturesque Greek islands

B/W photos from picturesque Greek islands
Posted by Kurt at 03:09 AM | Comments (0)

Chicago's Maxwell Street, circa 1975 - 1984

Chicago's Maxwell Street, circa 1975 - 1984
Posted by Kurt at 03:04 AM | Comments (0)

December 07, 2003

(Donning naive hat) Why has no major US media outlet reported on this?

(Donning naive hat) Why has no major US media outlet reported on this?
Posted by Kurt at 12:34 AM | Comments (0)

December 06, 2003

'Dances With Wolves...in Kimono' -- scathing review of The Last Samurai

'Dances With Wolves...in Kimono' -- scathing review of The Last Samurai
Posted by Kurt at 11:45 PM | Comments (0)

34 photos w/commentary from the squatters nation-state Frestonia

34 photos w/commentary from the squatters nation-state Frestonia
Posted by Kurt at 10:59 PM | Comments (0)

Meeting Chiyonofuji face to face, but no autograph

Meeting Chiyonofuji face to face, but no autograph
Posted by Kurt at 10:50 PM | Comments (0)

A few of the tens of thousands of NYC signs

14 to 42: New York City Signs
Posted by Kurt at 10:16 PM | Comments (0)

Was Bushido an invention of late-19th century bureaucrats?

Was Bushido an invention of late-19th century bureaucrats?
Posted by Kurt at 10:03 PM | Comments (0)

One person's predictions for 2004, photo wise

One person's predictions for 2004, photo wise
Posted by Kurt at 01:41 AM | Comments (0)

December 05, 2003

Noh masks

Noh masks
Posted by Kurt at 02:09 AM | Comments (0)

Not ordinary photos of ordinary days

Not ordinary photos of ordinary days
Posted by Kurt at 02:08 AM | Comments (0)

December 04, 2003

The last American of Sumo retires

The last American of Sumo retires
Posted by Kurt at 11:52 PM | Comments (0)

A 1 Gigapixel image of Bryce Canyon

A 1 Gigapixel image of Bryce Canyon
Posted by Kurt at 04:21 AM | Comments (0)

A bunch of pictures of water tanks in Tokyo

A bunch of pictures of water tanks in Tokyo and elsewhere
Posted by Kurt at 12:51 AM | Comments (0)

December 03, 2003

Now this makes me jealous of Mac users

Now this makes me jealous of Mac users
Posted by Kurt at 02:52 AM | Comments (0)

A false history of the Iraq war, using real words

A false history of the Iraq war, using real words
Posted by Kurt at 02:32 AM | Comments (0)

Photos from the Holy City

Photos from the Holy City
Posted by Kurt at 01:06 AM | Comments (0)

December 02, 2003

The further Disneyfication of Burma's Bagan

The further Disneyfication of Burma's Bagan
Posted by Kurt at 11:45 PM | Comments (0)

One man's incredible Leica collection

One man's incredible Leica collection
Posted by Kurt at 01:20 AM | Comments (0)

November 30, 2003

Attack of the near-killer DVD shoppers

Attack of the near-killer DVD shoppers
Posted by Kurt at 10:40 PM | Comments (0)

November 29, 2003

Music from Seijun Suzuki's Tokyo Drifter

Music from Seijun Suzuki's Tokyo Drifter
Posted by Kurt at 03:53 AM | Comments (0)

Opus composed of field recordings by a Quiet American

Opus composed of field recordings by a Quiet American
Posted by Kurt at 03:32 AM | Comments (0)

Real Audio and MP3's of Iranian protest singer Fereydoun Foroughi

Real Audio and MP3's of Iranian protest singer Fereydoun Foroughi
Posted by Kurt at 03:01 AM | Comments (0)

Golf ranges from Japan's Kansai region

Golf ranges from Japan's Kansai region (via gmtPlus9)
Posted by Kurt at 02:04 AM | Comments (0)

For some reason a disturbing photo blog (from Russia)

For some reason a disturbing photo blog (from Russia)
Posted by Kurt at 01:17 AM | Comments (0)

November 28, 2003

Extensive photo-related bookmarks

Extensive photo-related bookmarks
Posted by Kurt at 01:29 AM | Comments (0)

The changing face of Germany's Ruhr region, in b/w

The changing face of Germany's Ruhr region, in b/w
Posted by Kurt at 01:24 AM | Comments (0)

November 27, 2003

A baby as chick magnet -- this could have been my story

A baby as chick magnet -- this could have been my story
Posted by Kurt at 04:02 AM | Comments (0)

I want to hate these, but they fascinate me instead

I want to hate these, but they fascinate me instead
Posted by Kurt at 03:03 AM | Comments (0)

Compelling diptyches and triptyches of "people in general" (see 'past essays' for more!)

Compelling diptyches and triptyches of "people in general" (see 'past essays' for more!)
Posted by Kurt at 02:38 AM | Comments (0)

The intriguing "photo-respirations" of Tokihiro Sato

The intriguing "photo-respirations" of Tokihiro Sato
Posted by Kurt at 02:32 AM | Comments (0)

Lush Kenna-esque landscapes of Japan by Rolfe Horn

Lush Kenna-esque landscapes of Japan by Rolfe Horn
Posted by Kurt at 02:16 AM | Comments (0)

Moody landscapes from San Francisco and beyond (see rest of site too)

Moody landscapes from San Francisco and beyond (see rest of site too)
Posted by Kurt at 02:00 AM | Comments (0)

Powerful documentary photography from Bangladeshi G.M.B. Akash

Powerful documentary photography from Bangladeshi G.M.B. Akash
Posted by Kurt at 01:39 AM | Comments (0)

Two photo essays from the Indian subcontinent

Two photo essays from the Indian subcontinent
Posted by Kurt at 01:14 AM | Comments (0)

A few nice b/w images from Hong Kong Race Course

A few nice b/w images from Hong Kong Race Course
Posted by Kurt at 12:44 AM | Comments (0)

November 26, 2003

Women in Japan, and the men who just don't get it

Women in Japan, and the men who just don't get it
Posted by Kurt at 01:00 AM | Comments (0)

Nice b/w photography from Houston, St. Paul, and elsewhere

Nice b/w photography from Houston, St. Paul, and elsewhere
Posted by Kurt at 12:32 AM | Comments (0)

November 24, 2003

Projections of fascism in 1920's Japan

Projections of fascism in 1920's Japan
Posted by Kurt at 01:50 AM | Comments (0)

November 23, 2003

9 compelling stories told with converging media

9 compelling stories told with converging media
Posted by Kurt at 09:28 PM | Comments (0)

November 09, 2003

Classic photographers with examples of work

Classic photographers with examples of work
Posted by Kurt at 09:34 PM | Comments (0)

A history of photography until 1920

A history of photography until 1920
Posted by Kurt at 09:28 PM | Comments (0)

A German guy who's been riding horseback from Patagonia to Alaska since 1994

A German guy who's been riding horseback from Patagonia to Alaska since 1994
Posted by Kurt at 12:20 AM | Comments (0)

November 01, 2003

Some nice street photo stuff from Boston + environs

Some nice street photo stuff from Boston + environs
Posted by Kurt at 01:55 AM | Comments (0)

October 29, 2003

Recent B/W photos of Madagascar

Recent B/W photos of Madagascar
Posted by Kurt at 01:08 AM | Comments (0)

October 27, 2003

...and if the previous link wasn't enough, here's ASCII Art Salon from 2ch BBS

...and if the previous link wasn't enough, here's ASCII Art Salon from 2ch BBS
Posted by Kurt at 02:55 AM | Comments (0)

Japanese ASCII art

Japanese ASCII art
Posted by Kurt at 02:51 AM | Comments (0)

October 25, 2003

The digital predilection for photographing things, not people

The digital predilection for photographing things, not people
Posted by Kurt at 04:17 AM | Comments (0)

October 20, 2003

Small gallery of b/w historical photos from Oosawa Camera (Tokyo)

Small gallery of b/w historical photos from Oosawa Camera (Tokyo)
Posted by Kurt at 02:58 AM | Comments (0)

A nice series of b/w images of Japan

A nice series of b/w images of Japan
Posted by Kurt at 01:25 AM | Comments (0)

October 08, 2003

Fascinating look at John Holmes

Fascinating look at John Holmes
Posted by Kurt at 04:27 AM | Comments (0)

October 05, 2003

A whole lotta photos of (and from) Mt. Fuji

A whole lotta photos of (and from) Mt. Fuji
Posted by Kurt at 11:47 PM | Comments (0)

October 01, 2003

A lot of nice images of Japan here

A lot of nice images of Japan here
Posted by Kurt at 03:20 AM | Comments (0)

September 18, 2003

Beautiful old French movie posters

Beautiful old French movie posters (and here)
Posted by Kurt at 01:01 AM | Comments (0)

September 16, 2003

Nice overview of Arbus' career, w/ previously unpublished photos

Nice overview of Arbus' career, w/ previously unpublished photos
Posted by Kurt at 01:57 AM | Comments (0)

September 15, 2003

A nice portfolio of b/w images of Cabo Verde

A nice portfolio of b/w images of Cabo Verde
Posted by Kurt at 12:16 AM | Comments (0)

Yet another nail in that "I don't want to go back to the US" coffin

Yet another nail in that "I don't want to go back to the US" coffin
Posted by Kurt at 12:07 AM | Comments (0)

September 14, 2003

Nice tribute to the original punk rocker Cash

Nice tribute to the original punk rocker Cash
Posted by Kurt at 08:09 PM | Comments (0)

September 12, 2003

A good how-to on street shooting

A good how-to on street shooting
Posted by Kurt at 04:16 PM | Comments (0)

August 28, 2003

Nice b/w work, from "sometime in the 60's"

Nice b/w work, from "sometime in the 60's"
Posted by Kurt at 03:42 PM | Comments (0)

August 23, 2003

Classic film program covers from Denmark

Classic film program covers from Denmark
Posted by Kurt at 03:08 AM | Comments (0)

August 21, 2003

150 images of Japanese food packaging

150 images of Japanese food packaging
Posted by Kurt at 02:16 AM | Comments (0)

60 b/w photos of Tokyo from 1966

60 b/w photos of Tokyo from 1966
Posted by Kurt at 01:48 AM | Comments (0)

August 19, 2003

An "accounting" of a landscape photo trip

An "accounting" of a landscape photo trip
Posted by Kurt at 04:26 PM | Comments (0)

Brooding hi-con b/w images from Japan photog

Brooding hi-con b/w images from Japan photog
Posted by Kurt at 03:20 AM | Comments (0)

Nice moody shots of a bar

Nice moody shots of a bar
Posted by Kurt at 02:46 AM | Comments (0)

August 18, 2003

Street photography in style of Bresson or Doisneau

Street photography in style of Bresson or Doisneau
Posted by Kurt at 04:13 AM | Comments (0)

Restored cameras with sample pics

Restored cameras with sample pics
Posted by Kurt at 04:06 AM | Comments (0)

August 16, 2003

QTVR panoramic photos from Denmark

QTVR panoramic photos from Denmark
Posted by Kurt at 02:05 PM | Comments (0)

A first look at Sony's new 8 megapixel digital cam

A first look at Sony's new 8 megapixel digital cam
Posted by Kurt at 02:02 PM | Comments (0)

August 13, 2003

How to photograph on the subway (NY)

How to photograph on the subway (NY)
Posted by Kurt at 03:45 AM | Comments (0)

August 12, 2003

Some wonderful 360 degree images

Some wonderful 360 degree images
Posted by Kurt at 03:36 PM | Comments (0)

August 09, 2003

Jonathon Delacour is back writing again

Jonathon Delacour is back writing again
Posted by Kurt at 10:55 AM | Comments (0)

August 06, 2003

2-megapixel camera cellphones by end of year in Japan

2-megapixel camera cellphones by end of year in Japan
Posted by Kurt at 01:06 AM | Comments (0)

August 03, 2003

Burmese restaurants in the Kanto area

Burmese restaurants in the Kanto area
Posted by Kurt at 04:00 AM | Comments (0)

August 01, 2003

Why no B/W digital cameras?

Why no B/W digital cameras?
Posted by Kurt at 03:42 AM | Comments (0)

July 31, 2003

An overview of Japanese novelists and some of their works

An overview of renown Japanese novelists and some of their works
Posted by Kurt at 05:08 AM | Comments (0)

July 30, 2003

A vocabulary builder for myself

A vocabulary builder for myself
Posted by Kurt at 05:08 AM | Comments (0)

A list of sacred sites in Japan

A list of sacred sites in Japan
Posted by Kurt at 04:15 AM | Comments (0)

150 iPIX 360° views of China

150 iPIX 360° views of China
Posted by Kurt at 04:08 AM | Comments (0)

Beautiful color phots from freelancer based in China

Beautiful color phots from freelancer based in China
Posted by Kurt at 04:00 AM | Comments (0)

What I sleep on, and love

What I sleep on, and love
Posted by Kurt at 03:28 AM | Comments (0)

A Japanese photographer's love of American trains

A Japanese photographer's love of American trains
Posted by Kurt at 01:51 AM | Comments (0)

This item certainly won't make Japanese predisposed to sending the SDF to Iraq

This item certainly won't make Japanese predisposed to sending the SDF to Iraq
Posted by Kurt at 01:24 AM | Comments (0)

July 29, 2003

Nike missile sites in the SF Bay Area

Nike missile sites in the SF Bay Area
Posted by Kurt at 04:18 PM | Comments (0)

Beautiful "tourist Japan" photos from the 70's

Beautiful "tourist Japan" photos from the 70's
Posted by Kurt at 04:09 PM | Comments (0)

Abandoned Third Reich autobahns in Poland

Abandoned Third Reich autobahns in Poland
Posted by Kurt at 04:04 PM | Comments (0)

Where famous folks in Japan are buried

Where famous folks in Japan are buried
Posted by Kurt at 02:02 PM | Comments (0)

July 28, 2003

Konishiki's massive new house in Hawaii

Konishiki's massive new house in Hawaii
Posted by Kurt at 02:36 PM | Comments (0)

Junk store cameras

Junk store cameras
Posted by Kurt at 03:12 AM | Comments (0)

July 27, 2003

A new English blog by Japanese woman to watch

A new English blog by Japanese woman to watch
Posted by Kurt at 03:07 PM | Comments (0)

July 26, 2003

Someone's developing a "keitai paper" and collecting notes

Someone's developing a "keitai paper" and collecting notes
Posted by Kurt at 04:23 AM | Comments (0)

How to use Times New Roman and not have it look so 1994

How to use Times New Roman and not have it look so 1994
Posted by Kurt at 04:02 AM | Comments (0)

July 23, 2003

Butuki remembers the lost Tokyo of his youth

Butuki remembers the lost Tokyo of his youth
Posted by Kurt at 04:20 PM | Comments (0)

July 22, 2003

Nice read tracing history of Hawaiian music

Nice read tracing history of Hawaiian music
Posted by Kurt at 04:02 PM | Comments (0)

Engaging overview of dying Idi Amin's reign of terror

Engaging overview of dying Idi Amin's reign of terror
Posted by Kurt at 02:06 AM | Comments (0)

Dean's 16 questions for Prez Bush

Dean's 16 questions for Prez Bush
Posted by Kurt at 01:31 AM | Comments (0)

July 21, 2003

A 30-mile continuous photograph of San Francisco, in the works

A 30-mile continuous photograph of San Francisco, in the works
Posted by Kurt at 02:40 PM | Comments (0)

Lovely b/w panoramics of UK landscapes

Lovely b/w panoramics of UK landscapes
Posted by Kurt at 02:45 AM | Comments (0)

Will we open the browser door IE has opened?

Will we open the browser door IE has opened?
Posted by Kurt at 12:31 AM | Comments (0)

July 20, 2003

Reporter seeks reality of Burmese life through ruse of postcards and golf

Reporter seeks reality of Burmese life through ruse of postcards and golf
Posted by Kurt at 11:52 PM | Comments (0)

Interesting but disturbing photo of 3 children and dead dog

Interesting but disturbing photo of 3 children and dead dog
Posted by Kurt at 02:57 AM | Comments (0)

Panoramic daguerreotype of San Francisco, circa 1853

Panoramic daguerreotype of San Francisco, circa 1853
Posted by Kurt at 02:45 AM | Comments (0)

Photo album documenting start of an Israeli kibbutz

Photo album documenting start of an Israeli kibbutz
Posted by Kurt at 02:12 AM | Comments (0)

"I wanna be anarchy" in Baghdad

"I wanna be anarchy" in Baghdad
Posted by Kurt at 12:55 AM | Comments (0)

6 degrees of Jack Nicholson

6 degrees of Jack Nicholson
Posted by Kurt at 12:25 AM | Comments (0)

July 18, 2003

What my apartment might have looked like had I not met Naoko

What my apartment might have looked like had I not met Naoko
Posted by Kurt at 02:58 AM | Comments (0)

July 17, 2003

US 'meddling' I can get behind

US 'meddling' I can get behind
Posted by Kurt at 04:40 AM | Comments (0)

Hanshin Tigers "support" going to far?

Hanshin Tigers "support" going to far?
Posted by Kurt at 12:05 AM | Comments (0)

July 15, 2003

90 photos of a pet hamster

90 photos of a pet hamster
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An inspiring solo film project

An inspiring solo film project
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"And then, four hours ago, my mother died...."

"And then, four hours ago, my mother died...."
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July 14, 2003

Yoko Ono's defining moment

Yoko Ono's defining moment
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Recent child killing turning Japan medieval?

Recent child killing turning Japan medieval?
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Can Hanshin shake the curse of Colonel Sanders?

Can Hanshin shake the curse of Colonel Sanders?
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100 Japanese laws translated into English

100 Japanese laws translated into English
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July 12, 2003

Bizarre Tokyo neighborhood guides (bonus machine-translated English)

Bizarre Tokyo neighborhood guides (bonus machine-translated English)
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Inline skating routes in Tokyo

Inline skating routes in Tokyo
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Nice watercolors of Tokyo and elsewhere

Nice watercolors of Tokyo and elsewhere
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The audio verite of mic in tracks

The audio verite of mic in tracks
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A list of walks in Tokyo

A list of walks in Tokyo
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July 04, 2003

The blogosphere just got a whole lot bigger

The blogosphere just got a whole lot bigger
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26 things to collect for July

26 things to collect for July
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Panaromic view of telescops atop Mauna Kea (Hawaii)

Panaromic view of telescops atop Mauna Kea (Hawaii)
Posted by Kurt at 03:24 AM | Comments (0)

July 02, 2003

R.E.M. has no problems giving it away, within reason

R.E.M. has no problems giving it away, within reason
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CNET Asia's ideas for cameraphone etiquette

CNET Asia's ideas for cameraphone etiquette
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June 30, 2003

Finding moments of reprieve among the hordes at Oze

Finding moments of reprieve among the hordes at Oze
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June 18, 2003

Personal look into Japan's bewildering university admission process

Personal look into Japan's bewildering university admission process
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June 17, 2003

I hope Naoko doesn't get any ideas from this

I hope Naoko doesn't get any ideas from this
Posted by Kurt at 02:35 AM | Comments (0)

June 16, 2003

Trends of women and higher education in Japan

Trends of women and higher education in Japan
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June 13, 2003

Be careful where you park your car in Japan, if you're a foreigner

Be careful where you park your car in Japan, if you're a foreigner
Posted by Kurt at 03:17 AM | Comments (0)

June 12, 2003

Another good RSS tutorial

Another good RSS tutorial
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June 11, 2003

Sad and poignant story of the Japanese woman who went to North Dakota and committed suicide

Sad and poignant story of the Japanese woman who went to North Dakota and committed suicide
Posted by Kurt at 04:26 PM | Comments (0)

June 08, 2003

Yet another toy, er I mean camera to salivate over

Yet another toy, er I mean camera to salivate over
Posted by Kurt at 02:40 PM | Comments (0)

The Bonds' ball squabble finally nears the end

The Bonds' ball squabble finally nears the end
Posted by Kurt at 02:32 PM | Comments (0)

June 07, 2003

So-so piece about acceptance of foreigners in Sumo

So-so piece about acceptance of foreigners in Sumo
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Dachshunds outnumber Chihuahuas 3:1 among new Japan pet registrations

Dachshunds outnumber Chihuahuas 3:1 among new Japan pet registrations
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What really happened in Burma, according to eyewitness

What really happened in Burma, according to eyewitness
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June 06, 2003

Will cell-phone photos replace 'purikura'?

Will cell-phone photos replace 'purikura'?
Posted by Kurt at 02:58 AM | Comments (0)

June 03, 2003

A listing of specialists willing to talk to the media about Japan

A listing of specialists willing to talk to the media about Japan
Posted by Kurt at 03:41 AM | Comments (0)

June 02, 2003

Honey, scratch Amsterdam off the itinerary

Honey, scratch Amsterdam off the itinerary
Posted by Kurt at 04:28 PM | Comments (0)

Recent Iraq "travelogue," with lots of pictures

Recent Iraq "travelogue," with lots of pictures
Posted by Kurt at 02:20 AM | Comments (0)