OAKLAND A’s Battle the SEATTLE MARINER’s at the Tokyo Dome Major League baseball is coming to Japan! Shawn Novak the Japan rep for the league fills us in on all the details. Here’s a link to the MLB Japan website: http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/events/japan_series/y2006/
OCTOGON THEORY Game developer Dan Huffman tells us about a new game he developed loosely based on sumo called The Octogon Theory. Along the way, Dan will give you a chance to win one of free 5 games. And to win, you’ll need this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org Here’s a link to The Octagon Theory Facebook site: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Octagon-Theory/194285253947052 [...]
MUSIC & CONCERTS with KALEB Within 30-minutes get updated about concerts coming to Tokyo with the music director of the Michael Jackson Tribute concert, Kaleb James. Along the way, Kaleb turns us on to some his recent music discoveries including SNARKY PUPPY, DIRTY LOOPS, BLUE KING BROWN, and ELECTRIC EMPIRE.
Model/Actress Rocks Japan! Movie/TV actress/singer/songwriter Lauren Mayhew has been rockin’ Tokyo’s NEW LEX deep into the wee hours. But, she made time to join us for lunch at Suji’s, and among the many things told us was that Steven Tyler slapped her ass! How many ladies can say that? OK, well, maybe that isn’t such a strong selling [...]
What Are “Mookies?” Seems we all like a sweet treat from time-to-time, and musician Ralph Rolle joins us ‘live’ (just after his gig with Philip Woo’s New York All Star’s) to tell us the news about his new cookie line that’s been picked-up for nationwide distribution by one of Japan’s biggest department store chains.
Hear About What’s Happening Inside the Pages of METROPOLIS Magazine Sixteen bucks for a burger a the newly reopened Wendy’s!? You’ll hear about that in our conversation with Jeff Richards, managing editor of Metropolis magazine. Along the way, we’re joined by restaurant owner Desmond Soon who will be offering you a chance to get a [...]
Talking about the Soundtrack and the Star of the Golden Globe Award Winning Movie THE DESCENDANTS The DESCENDANTS will open in Tokyo this Spring under the name FAMILY TREE, and in this edition of the MetPod we’re talking with Jeff Peterson, the man who created some of the music for the soundtrack of this award [...]
FOOD & MUSIC In this edition of the MetPod it ‘s all about food and music. The music will be provided by Philip Woo and his New Your All Star Band (actually the back musicians for Japan’s soul legend Toshinobu Kubota.) And to talk about food, David Chiddo joins us to talk about his new [...]