reviews

LA Times: Top of the Lake is “mysterious” and “beautiful”

Article: LA Times: Top of the Lake is “mysterious” and “beautiful”

The Los Angeles Times is as excited as we are about tonight’s premiere of Top of the Lake (only on Sundance Channel at 9PM). They say star Elisabeth Moss (Detective Robin Griffin) is a “pleasure” and can’t wait to see where the series will go.

Yakuza video game reviewed by three real-life yakuza gang bosses

Article: Yakuza video game reviewed by three real-life yakuza gang bosses

This is one of my favorite things I’ve read lately. Using his contacts that he cultivated as a “fearless-to-a-fault Jewish-American reporter who spent 12 years as a crime beat reporter in Japan”, Jake Adelstein on behalf of Boing Boing convinced three high-ranking Japanese gangster bosses (“Two of the three are missing their pinkies — in…