Greetings from J-List January 17, 2002

Hello again from Japan, where a movie release is called “road show” for reasons that are completely unfathomable to me. It’s been four months since the World Trade Center tragedy,...

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Greetings from J-List January 15, 2002

Hello again. I am back in Japan after a fairly uneventful flight from Los Angeles. I got up at 6 am, bright eyed and bushy-tailed, but now that the evening is wearing on my jet lag is starting to...

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Greetings from J-List October 14, 2002

Hello again to everyone from J-List! Japan’s name in Japanese is “nihon” which is written with the characters for “sun” and “origin” since, seen from China,...

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Greetings from J-List October 12, 2002

Hello again from your friends in Japan! Our family has four cars in Japan, one for each of us. My father-in-law drives a Daihatsu Sambar for making deliveries of beer and sake from his liquor shop,...

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Greetings from J-List October 10, 2002

Hello again from Japan, home of tako-yaki, delicious batter-balls with tako (octopus) meat inside! Because the names of foreigners are rare in Japan, they can tend to become larger than life to the...

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Greetings from J-List October 8, 2002

Hello again from all of us in Japan! Japan can be a funny place. Although it’s one of the most pro-American countries in the world, at the end of the day, Japan really loves Europe, and secretly...

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Greetings from J-List January 7, 2002

Hello from J-List, this time coming to you from Las Vegas! It’s one thing to go from Japan to San Diego, which can really give you a sense of reverse culture-shock even when you’re used to...

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Greetings from J-List October 5, 2002

Hello again from your friend in Japan, J-List! In many ways the Chinese language is to Asia what the ancient Latin and Greek languages were to Europe: a defining blanket of culture over the entire...

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Greetings from J-List January 5, 2002

A very quick hello from J-List! I am rushing to get this update out the door, as I’m off to San Diego and Las Vegas on business. The “Azalea” bus (the bus that takes you right to...

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Greetings from J-List October 3, 2002

Hello again from your friends in Japan! Japan has certainly changed in the half century since World War II ended. For many, one of the most romantic symbols of the postwar era, when Japan was working...

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Greetings from J-List January 3, 2002

Hello and “Akemashite Omedetou” from all of us at J-List! The New Year is here, and J-List is happy to be back to work. We think 2002 is going to be our best year yet! 2002 will no doubt...

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