MidWeek MetPod with SARAH CORTINA and LAUREN SHANNON Sorry, we’re a little late to upload this week, but it’s finally here! Listen and hear our METROPOLIS assistant editor, SARAH CORTINA and restaurant owner LAUREN SHANNON help you navigate your way through this coming weekend beginning Friday, October 2nd thru Sunday, October 4th. SPECIAL GUEST: Mr. [...]
SHOWBIZ NEWS with CHRIS BETROS Fergie and the Black-Eyed Peas showed up at the Grand Opening of the new H&M flagship store in Shibuya…A new restaurant called MLB (Major League Baseball) opened in Ebisu…and the actor featured in the SoftBank commercial, Dante Carver, will be on the cover of this week’s METROPOLIS magazine…and, only one [...]
The Weekend MetPod Thinking about a movie this weekend, better listen to hear what our film critic, Don Morton has to say first. Don calls them as he see’s them and he doesn’t mince words. If the movie’s a stinker, he’ll tell you so in no uncertain terms. As Morton-san always tells us, he goes [...]
Everybody needs a little time-off, and most of our crew is out of town. So, we’re taking this time to readjust and do some computer maintenance. We’ll be back with our Weekend MetPod with movie reviews and our Concert Calendar on Friday, 9/25. And, we’ll be back with all our regular podcasts staring with Chris [...]
Weekend MetPod Opinions on Movies opening in Tokyo during this 5-day Silver Week Holiday and Info About Concerts Headed to Tokyo with DON MORTON & KALEB JAMES In our weekly, weekend, magazine-style podcast we meet-up with METROPOLIS film critic, Don Morton and musician, Kaleb James. Morton-san offers his salty opinions on all the movies opening [...]
IN-THE-PAGES Hear what our editor, James Hadfield has to say about what’s in the pages of this week’s METROPOLIS magazine; all kinds of stuff you never knew about life in Tokyo! “JAPANESE BIKER CHICKS?!” Yep, you’ll hear more about them in this podcast.
The MidWeek MetPod Konichwa, from Tokyo! Once again, we’re here with some of our best suggestions for things to do this coming 5-day, holiday, Silver Week holiday. Our usual hosts, SARAH CORTINA, MIWA GARDNER and LAUREN SHANNON are taking this week and next week off, so this the a “MidWeek Lite.” However, we still get [...]
The Showbiz MetPod Our in-the-know showbiz editor, Mr. Chris Betros knows all about where the stars hang and what they do when they’re in Tokyo. He also has news about a big block party on Omotaesando where the stars came our to be seen. Speaking of parties, there’s another big one happening at the new [...]
Advertorial One of our writers, Sarah Noorbakhsh was assigned to write about JRA’s (Japan Racing Association’s) racecourse in Fuchu-city, a short train ride from Shinjuku. Listen to get the lowdown on what horse raing in Japan is all about. Come join us for METROPOLIS DAY at Tokyo Racecourse on October 17th!
The Weekend MetPod Listen to hear what our METROPOLIS film critic, Don Morton thinks about the new Wesley Snipes movie and about Hugh Jackman’s new X-MEN “Origin’s” movie. And, hear one of Tokyo’s most in-demand club DJ’s, Dwayne Wayne with his METROPOLIS HIT LIST report which includes short samples of some of Japan’s the top [...]