Tag Archives: Japan

Wingnut Pastor Proves Poe’s Law: God Told Me He Would Level Japan For Atheism

“There will be a shaking coming to Japan that will bring them to their knees. This shaking will change the industry of the nation. Japan has been built upon a fault line linked with a deep wounding from the past. This shaking will occur before the apostolic team that I am sending to Japan arrives. When they arrive, I will …

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The Queen Of Poe’s Law

The young woman whose “God Punished Japan” video rocketed around the world yesterday, has confessed that she is actually an atheist troll. The woman, with the username TamTamPamela, uploaded a video in the days after last week’s massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami, claiming the disaster was “God literally waking people up and saying “You are going to hell” However, she …

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JAPAN: Nuclear Crisis Worsens

The New York Times reports: Industry executives said that in fact the situation had spiraled out of control and that all plant workers needed to leave the plant to avoid excessive exposure to radioactive leaks. If all workers do in fact leave the plant, the nuclear fuel in all three reactors is likely to melt down, which would lead to …

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God Is Punishing Japan For Atheism

This young Christian woman gets positively orgasmic with glee over God’s punishment of Japan for having so many doomed atheists. RELATED: Christian missionaries are seizing upon the opportunity offered by the earthquake to convert Japan’s heathens. “Pray for the church in Japan — the little, tiny church in Japan — that we know how to witness in this difficult time …

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JAPAN: Nuclear Power Plant Explodes

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Quote Of The Day – Pastor Tim LaHaye

“The Bible tells us in Matthew 24 that one of the signs of the last days – one of the birth pangs to occur – is an increase in earthquake activity and intensity. We’re seeing that happen here. It’s not just earthquakes, but hurricanes and all kinds of natural disasters. Indeed, in Matthew 24:4-14, Jesus tells His disciples in response …

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Massive Quake Slams Japan

At a reported 8.9 magnitude, it appears to have been the worst quake in Japanese history. The live video of the resultant tsunami has been both riveting and horrifying. The quake was originally reported at a magnitude of 7.9 but was later upgraded to 8.9. That makes it the fifth largest recorded world-wide since 1900, according to the U.S. Geological …

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Valentine’s Surprise From George Takei

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Johnny Weir Is Big In Japan

Not only does ice princess Johnny Weir have a pop single, this week it’s #1 in Japan. Here’s a fan-made clip set to the track, Dirty Love.

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NOM: Japan Is A “Dying Culture” Because Fewer People Are Marrying

Today the National Organization for Marriage announced on their blog that Japan is a “dying culture” because fewer people are marrying and having children. As proof of their claim, they offer this quote from the Economist: In the 1950s, fertility started to plummet. Since the 1980s, when the birth rate fell below 1.5 children per woman, Japan has, in effect, …

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Another Creepy Robot

I, for one, welcome our new Japanese lady robot overlords.

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Robot Dancer

Today they dance, tomorrow they come for you in your sleep.

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Morning View – White Ghost

Currently installed in the middle of Park Avenue at 70th Street, Yoshitimo Nara’s White Ghost is part of his show at the Asia Society Museum. The exhibit opens tomorrow and runs until the end of the year. You might know Nara’s work best from the album covers he did for artists such as R.E.M and Shonen Knife, the latter of …

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Personal Mobility

Motorized gyroscopically balanced unicycles. For when the Segway isn’t dorky enough. (Tipped by JMG reader Merv)

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Hugh Jackman For Lipton Tea

(Tipped by JMG reader Thomas)

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Capsule Life

As Japan’s economy tanks with the rest of the world, Tokyo’s famed “capsule hotels,” originally created for businessmen who’d missed their evening train, have turned into extended-stay apartments for the unemployed. Makes you reconsider NYC’s 55 square feet apartment, doesn’t it?

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The Windows 7 Whopper

Burger King is promoting Microsoft’s latest OS in Japan with the Windows 7 Whopper. Confirming our belief that Japan is at once among the coolest and craziest places on this planet we all call home is Burger King’s exclusive Windows 7 Whopper. Seven stacked beef patties extend your usual Whopper to over five inches in height and the whole thing …

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Japan To Allow Citizens To Gay-Marry Foreigners In Other Countries

An excellent step forward for Japan! Japan has given the green light for its nationals to marry same-sex foreign partners in countries where gay marriage is legal, a justice ministry official said Friday. Japan does not allow same-sex marriages at home and has so far also refused to issue a key document required for citizens to wed overseas if the …

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RuPaul – Jealous Of My Boogie

I haven’t blogged about it because it’s so NSFW, but there’s huge fad sweeping Japan in which videos featuring gay porn star Billy Herrington are mashed-up over racing techno beats, with little baby heads popping up over the actors’ naughty bits. Japan is weird, y’all. (Check out my pal Brian O’Brian’s way NSFW post on this phenomenon over at Fleshbot.) …

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Okoge

From a Times article about rice cookers: Japanese cooks, however, consider toasted rice overcooked and highly undesirable. The unwanted crust left stuck to the bottom of the rice cooker is called okoge — the same word used as slang for a single woman who spends a lot of time with gay men. And now you know.

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