November 29, 2010

Good evening, world. We realize we haven’t posted in a while. We apologize. Academia and other obligations have been controlling our lives. But we haven’t forgotten about you, our readers. So, without further adieu, I am going to catch you up on what’s been going down.

The Tokyo Think Tank is now operating as an arm of a greater body, The Tokyo Cultural Center. Specifically, The Tokyo Think Tank is the head of the knowledge department at the Tokyo Cultural Center.

What exactly is The Tokyo Cultural Center? It’s a place. It’s an idea. It’s a state of mind. We are not defined. Because we can’t be. We’re anything and everything you want, conveniently located at the corner of College and Rhode Island.

Do you ever feel like you have time to waste? Come waste it at The Tokyo Cultural Center! We’ll keep you company, teach you how to stunt, and bake cookies with you. You can learn to play the keyboard or just use our restrooms!

This guy's got the gold membership...

Take this cat above for example. We don’t know this guy. He came to our tailgate and needed a dirty couch to pass out on. He got what he needed, at The Tokyo Cultural Center

In summation, visit The Tokyo Cultural Center. Membership is free. You will not be disappointed.




Tweet Tweet [tokyo think tank]

November 15, 2010

Tokyo Tweet Tank

Hello world! The thinkers of the tank apologize for not putting out new posts recently. We’ve been focused on expanding our reach and wanted to inform you that we’re now on Twitter! Support the Tokyo Cultural Center and follow us here (@Tokyo_ThinkTank). You can tweet us interesting facts, stories and questions. We promise to tweet you back!




Tokyo Talk: Volume 5 [tokyo talk]

November 4, 2010


I plead the fif volume of Tokyo Talk!

Just cuz this is the fifth volume of tokyo talk don’t mean it’s gonna be a nickel bag! We got a fat sack of highly opinionated opinions, musings, rants and even some of our own daNk ideas. Lets get to it!


Classy and understated. Keith Hernandez: an exemplar of fine facial hair

Fact: There is no greater compliment one man can pay another than, “Sir, that is a fine mustache you’ve got there.”


A cUlinary bUtthole

Hey Andrew Zimmern: Stop pronouncing the “cu” in culinary as “q” or “cue.” People watch your show to see you eat weird shit, not listen to your unfoundedly pompous babble. Shut up.


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Pet Peeves: Viral Videos [pet peeves]

October 29, 2010

I’d say I’m generally an easy going guy. Not too particular ’bout much, but there are a few things that really grind my gears. Like people who pronounce bagel, “beg-ul,” or realizing you have to poop only after you get out of the shower. One more for the list is when people try to show me their favorite internet videos.

The funny part is coming up, I promise

“What’s up bros? Have you seen that video with that dude doing that thing? Oh my god, we HAVE TO watch it,” says your kinda dumb friend with the terrible sense of humor. I have a better idea. SHUT UP AND LEAVE MY HOME, SIR. I careth not how you waste your time on the internet. Please, no more showing me videos.

The antibiotic for your viral videos is after the jump (even though antibiotics are used for infections)!!!

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Simpsons Quote of the Day – VIDEO EDITION [quotes]

October 28, 2010

Watch Homer lay down the law:


Genius display of parenting if you ask me. How can you expect to maintain order in a household if your daughter is defying the laws of physics?


Till next time,


Hold the Phone! [social]

October 25, 2010

Yes I know, I know. I promised a post Saturday, and it is now quite late on Sunday night. I’m sorry. Blame that one on a certain Gentleman from Kentucky and a certain never ending pizza buffet. Now let’s get to business, shall we?

I hate talking on the phone. You lose all use of nonverbal cues and body language, you can never hear what the other person is saying the first time through, after a while your ear gets sweaty and your hand gets cramped. And of course, we all infallibly look like douche-bags holding a Blackberry to our ear. But what drains my battery more than talking on the phone? Other people talking on the phone!!

Llyod, get me TheTokyoThinkTank on the phone NOW!

Hit the jump for the 4-1-1!!

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Tokyo Talk: Volume 4 [Tokyo Talk]

October 24, 2010

Hmmm. Sunday Night. Football is over until the Giants storm Dallas tomorrow. Got some free time on my hands… Must be time for Tokyo Talk!

As usual, this week’s edition is chock-full of ideas, opinions and musings on everything from the bland to the bizarre. Need a refresher? Check out previous Tokyo Talks. Let’s get down to business!

Is it coincidence or divine providence that New Jersey’s license plate color scheme is that of a dirty tooth?


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