Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Shingo's Apology: The Necessary Empty Gesture


W. David Marx, editor of the popular online journal Neojaponisme, has kindly invited me to post this article, in full, on his site. The article is about the recent public indecency scandal involving legendary pop group SMAP.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Couldn't find a sample of their music, can you help me? JMM

Beholdmyswarthyface said...

Mother,

It's really awful. But if you really want to hear it, click the following:

http://video.google.com/videosearch?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&q=smap&sa=N&tab=wv&um=1#

Anonymous said...

Just to let you know, your article's been reposted:

http://standardgrey.tumblr.com/post/106138013/n-ojaponisme-blog-archive-shingos-apology

-Sally Suzuki

Anonymous said...

And here too:
http://www.netvibes.com/marylin/tab/japon#japon

-Mother