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Peter Tasker

Going Back To Tohoku

I scan my memory, jumbled and blurred by hangover, jetlag, lifelag. Got it – he’s a media figure, fronts up current…

Terayama’s China Doll

“The director, Shuji Terayama, signed a contract stipulating at least six sexual acts…” …

“I Love You, Ken Takakura”

The criminalization of sodomy that came in with a Western-style criminal code in 1872 was repealed eight years later…

One Hundred Million Pop Song People

Seazer / Caesar was a futenzoku (Japanese hippie) who dropped out of art-school and joined Terayama’s avant garde theatre troupe in 1969