Reimagining tradition: Dolls (2002)

Ethereal cinematography, perfectly wistful, and heartbreaking story telling. Dolls takes the tender stories of traditional Japanese bunraku puppet theatre, and transforms them into something just as emotive for a modern audience. Director Takeshi Kitano preserves the theatrical, but translates the tales into visually stunning cinema, allowing a wider audience to appreciate the lore of Japan. […]

Podcasts to keep you company (and ease your creative constipation)

It’s easy to feel lonely right now, the deafening silence of isolation echoing throughout your lonesome home. But fear no more, your four legged friend is no longer your only companion. When I’m alone and need to feel a sense of comfort I can always rely on a warm cup of coffee and a good […]

Convenience Store Woman: the societal norms we don’t care to challenge

In a world where we have, and continue to break down the walls of convention, Convenience Store Woman looks at the societal norms the majority don’t care to change. Full of rare worldly insight, this book captures the moments we sometimes overlook. Like a magnifying glass on society, Convenience Store Woman offers a deadpan commentary […]

Home

Home, a four letter word, home, something outside of a physical context— there is no direct phrase for “going home” in German, there is “gehen nach Hause” or “gehen zu Hause”, both meaning something like “going to house” but it’s more abstract than that, because lately I’ve been nach Hause gegangen to see you with […]