Category: The Floating Kingdom

Obasuteyama

It’s never easy to become old. Whether one is looking for a job at Walmart to supplement social security in the USA or attempting to define one’s self within a new social context in another society, the process of aging is one that comes with a slew of changes,...

Film Review: The Family Game (Kazoku Geemu)

Shattering the Rules: Deconstructing the The Family Game (Kazoku Geemu) The Family Game (Kazoku Geemu), a film by Yoshimitsu Morita, is, on the surface, the story of a contemporary Japanese family who hires a tutor to help the youngest son raise his grades so that he can get into...

Another Junk coming to Hawaii

This time it’s an actual junk not a raft called Junk made of junk. I think this is pretty cool. What do you think? Maybe I can get a ride to Asia with them. “We built the boat and sailed it to prove it could be done,” said barefooted...