Archives for category: 00’s

Deep in Osaka, Japan operate “host clubs,” essentially pricey bars where customers pay for the attention of well-groomed young men — and for the privilege of showering them with money and booze. Who patronizes such places? Documentarian Jake Clennell immerses himself in host-club culture, talking to masters of the host-boy craft to find out the surprising and startlingly logical truth.

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Collateral

Wherein Colin and Julian try their damndest to stay professional instead of spending 45 minutes gushing about how great Michael Mann managed to make Los Angeles look in digital video.

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shehateme

… as if Spike Lee watched Tenchi Muyo and wanted to make his own live action harem anime. We try to uncover the intentional or unintentional stupidity of She Hate Me.

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twbfishstory

Our cardinal show, wherein we talk about out-to-roost J-pop stars, wushu, and 80’s mix-tapes.

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