Apr 1, 2005Now Reports
For over fifteen years Clay has worked on Harley Davidson motorcycles in the Bay area. He says a good percentage of his customers were cops, and many others were Hells Angels.
Mar 1, 2005Now Reports
Two weeks after my arrival in Japan, at a goodbye gathering for the English teacher I was replacing, I was groped. Not in a darkened room by a perverted co-worker, nor by some drun...
The words "love hotel" makes some blush in shame and others give thanks and praise; the notions people entertain about these establishments are as varied as their backgrounds and b...
For the last thirteen years Mike has been studying and practicing a discipline of Japanese swordsmanship known as Shin Kage Ryu (New Shadow Style).
Feb 1, 2005Now Reports
People around the globe are now familiar with Japanese culture.
Oyafuko-dori, loosely translated as "street of the wayward child," earned its name long ago. While making rounds of the bars after a long absence, I realized that the place really ...
Maybe you didn't notice, but the Jamaican population in Fukuoka doubled. Now there's at least two Jamaicans in town. And this one's busy spreading authentic Jamaican flavor around ...
Jan 1, 2005Now Reports
Ok, so I'm a year into this whole parenting thing, and the novelty is definitely starting to wear off. My nerves are in shreds, and I haven't slept in what feels like eons. It rece...
Dec 1, 2004Now Reports
With my first marathon under my belt, I became addicted. The next race on the calendar was on my hometown ground: The Fukuoka City Marathon- a race which amounted to a two-hour tou...
May 1, 2004Now Reports
It's 7:30 am on a Saturday morning, and I just rode my bicycle 45 minutes to get to the MJ Pachinko parlor near the Tenjin train station.