Tag Archives: Japan

The Geek Show - S15E31 - Too Fabulous To Be Human

S15E31 – Too Fabulous To Be Human

The Geek Show rolls back into town for another turn on the “Suck It And See” roller-coaster of science and technology news, and this week it’s Rob who joins Producer Rob for afternoon tea and ridiculousness. So what’s in store this week? Well, Elon Musk

The Geek Show - S15E21 - I'm Forever Milking Cockroaches

S15E21 – I’m Forever Milking Cockroaches

It’s time for another jaunt into the weird world of science, technology and beyond, so join Rob and Producer Rob as they delve into the cosmos and head to Pluto to find out what it’s made of (just to be clear, we’re not picking a

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

An extraordinary film even by the standards of Criterion’s UK catalogue, Paul Schrader’s Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters is your go-to film to counter accusations that biopics are inherently stuffy, stylistically conservative Oscar-bait. And it’s all thanks to Hank Williams. After surviving the excesses

The Geek Show - A Conversation About Yakuza 6 The Song of Life

A Conversation About Yakuza 6: The Song of Life

The Yakuza franchise has evolved from a humble game that filled the void left by Shenmue into one of the biggest cult successes in video games, and with a number of titles in the series and lots of things to do in each game, it’s

The Geek Show - S15E16 - Klingon Santa is Coming to Town

S15E16 – Klingon Santa is Coming to Town

We’re back for arduous journey into the hinterlands of science and technology news to bring more strange tales and weird happenings. This time it’s Rob and Producer Rob captaining The Geek Show’s flagship as it navigates through the cackling of Amazon’s Alexa, fanatical Malaysian Apple

An Actor’s Revenge

It’s late Edo-period Japan. An acting troupe from Osaka has arrived in the capital city to perform. Thieves and pickpockets stalk their prey among the paying audience, while merchants and aristocrats watch from the balcony seats. Yukinojo, a slightly paunchy onnagata (kabuki actor who plays