Month: July 2009

Issey Miyake op-ed in the NY Times

The fashion designer, Issey Miyake, who is a good friend of my family, has an anti-nuclear weapons op-ed in the New York Times. If Mr. Obama could walk across the Peace Bridge in Hiroshima — whose balustrades were designed by

The Man Who Crashed the World

The Michael Lewis piece in VF on Joseph Cassano and AIG Financial Products is finally out on the web. And yet the A.I.G. F.P. traders left behind, much as they despise him personally, refuse to believe Cassano was engaged in

The Inept Captain of a Sinking Ship

Good overview of the upcoming election in Japan in Foreign Policy by Tobias Harris.The Inept Captain of a Sinking Ship: The rise and fall of Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso, and his party. Highly recommended.

Taibbi – Rolling Stone – The Great American Bubble Machine

For those of you who were frustrated by the fact that Rolling Stone’s website does not have the full text of the recent Matt Taibbi missive on Goldman Sachs, the text of that article has been scanned and OCRed and

An Interview with John Cho

APA Magazine has a great in-depth, two-part interview with John Cho who is one of the only high-profile Asian-American actors working in the industry today. I hope Cho has a long and exciting career ahead of him as it is