Tag Archives: Japan

Criterion film a day, day 15: Tokyo Story and the pain of generational conflict

There is no relationship so happily connected to loss as the relationship to parent and child. The good parent always dreams that the child will grow with a strong moral compass, independent mind and, usually, talents greater than the parents. … Continue reading

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Gaddafi vs. Tampons vs. Doormen.

As we all learned during the sadomasochism unit of middle school sex-ed, whiplash is a very serious condition. As a concerned idiot with access to the internet, I worry that we may soon be suffering from societal whiplash, so quickly … Continue reading

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