Introducing the new Youtube series I’m hosting: Work in Progress Japan
When all news coverage is the same three anecdotes, no wonder people develop stereotypes.
Thousands of students come to Japan every year to learn Japanese at a language school. Here’s the honest truth about my personal experience.
Sometimes switching to English is a lifesaver. Other times it’s rude and insensitive.
When I got my first haters, those who came to my defense weren’t the big public intellectuals. It was those closest to me.
When times got tough, I turned to the news in search for answers. It gave me nothing but more questions.
Dozens of prominent intellectuals got together to write “A Letter on Justice and Open Debate” on the topic of cancel culture. I was hoping for a poignant commentary on modern society. That’s not what we got.
Thinking of moving to an apartment in Tokyo? Be ready to pay upfront many times the cost of rent.
Dating has been a huge part of my experience living in Japan. To save future generations from some of the head and heartaches we experienced, my friend Kayo and I decided to write about our experiences dating in Japan! Here is my bit on the white guy perspective. Make sure to check out hers on the Japanese lady perspective too!
My dream is to be a writer. Why is there a voice in my head telling me I’m a fraud?
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