Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading – October 6th, 2011

Ray’s Picks

Thanks, Steve. – The Groove Music Life
As CJ points out, Steve Jobs has made possible a good deal of our wota lives – hell, our pop culture lives in general. Rest in peace, and thanks for all you’ve done.

Japanese celebrities to have social media activities monitored following anti-gangster legislation – aramatheydidnt
What, does Nakai post on a Facebook page devoted to full body tattoo art or something?

Regarding the yakuza purges from entertainment business, do you think JE will be affected? Would Nakai’s picture with his yakuza buddies bring trouble to SMAP? – Cho Scandalous
Another smart answer from Team Cho.

Nana gives a slight peek to Orange Caramel’s “Shanghai Romance” concept – Koreaboo
Hawt silver-sequined ass. I can go for that.

Hey! Say! JUMP – Magic Power (review) – Tin Tee Treehouse
Sounds about right to me.

Go on a sexy date with Okada – aramatheydidnt
A handful of poppers, some forceps, rubber gloves, and we’re good to go!

JYJ may request another evaluation for banned track “Pierrot” – Koreaboo
Are they bastions of principle or gluttons for punishment? At this point, I can’t tell.

xy Z, easy as 1-2-3? – Kamichan
When Johnny K was younger, XYZ was just a reminder to himself after spending quality time with the boys.

Pic of the Day – Your Opinion Doesn’t Count
Brains!

Crystal Kay leaves SONY and to release new single – aramatheydidnt
A big move on Kay’s part – all the best of luck to her!

SNSD’s comeback causes a delay in the comeback of other artists – allkpop
… And the Victorian Facebook time continuum rupture spreads through all of Kpop-dom.

Don Quixote eps 4-11 – HamsapSukebe
Gunplay, jdorama style.

SKE48 – Okie Dokie CD Covers – IXA Ready
I dunno, it looks pretty fugly to me.

Takamina Meets JKT48 Members – IXA Ready
I imagine Takamina rallying the troops like George C Scott in Patton.

SNSD’s Jessica is devil-like to Japanese fans? – allkpop
The devil horns were fine, Jessica, but the shout-outs to Anton LaVey were too much.

Risako the most adult one – Berryz Kobo International
The more time passes, the more I can understand this.