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Rodman Goes to Rehab and Kenneth Bae Goes to Prison Camp

We all know that Rodman and Bae have nothing to do with each other thanks to the Rodman meltdown. Now that Rodman’s North Korea adventures are buried in everyone’s news feeds, Kenneth Bae makes his own headlines by being moved to a prison camp. When this piece of news gets buried, he’ll be fucked. ( CNN)

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Giant Robot at the LA Art Book Fair

It was our first time setting up at the LA Art Book Fair at the Geffen MOCA. I thankfully had a “home field” advantage with JANM being next door and it helped. The event itself is a happy event that features both publications that are puzzling and ones that reflect the world in and around Giant Robot. Comics, zines, and indie art publications are packed in the “zine” area. Although we were set up in a more art publisher room, it was a great experience. We featured David Horvath from Uglydoll, Luke Chueh and Shizu Saldamand...Read more

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Iijima Hiroki : Portrait of a Kendama Samurai by Matthew Ballard

It’s no secret, there’s a bunch of us at GR who play kendama. We’re all newbs and pretty much suck, but the fella who started us out is Krom sponsored pro, Matt Ballard. He makes videos super well, and this is his latest about a kendama player from Japan named Iijima Hiroki who mixed kendama and dancing. You won’t see any of us do anything like this, including his tricks. He’s quite great.

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Arthur Chu – Jeopardy Champ is Playing Money Ball

He searched for Daily Doubles by going out of order, he’ll play for the tie, and he wins money. People hate his style, but he’s gaming. ( The Wire) You can follow some of the links in The Wire to learn more about what he’s doing.  Read more

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Whale Sharks Slaughtered in PuQi, China

Since when did the gentle giant get hunted? It’s been going on. 600 are slaughtered a year and are worth $30k each. ( Smithsonian Mag)

China Whale Sharks from WildLifeRisk on Vimeo.

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Li Na Wins the Australian and Makes Another Funny Speech

She has a sense of humor and let’s some fly after she victory even in a second language. Her husband gets the brunt of it all.

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1/31 – 2/2 Giant Robot@LAARTBOOKFAIR

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120 Million to Un-Lesbianize a Tycoon’s Daughter

Ridiculous. At first it was funny, and now it’s getting sad. At what point will homie realize that this is a load of crap and 120 million dollars is a ton and continues to make for a great PR stunt. She’s not half bad though. ( Read more

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Game Night Samurai Gunn and Kendama Time

It was a Game Night to remember. Beau Blyth’s Samurai Gunn projected nicely outdoors and there were plenty on hand to give it a try. We also featured Kendama professionals who taught us more. Also we had game night cookies from Okashiiya! Exciting times, come to the next.

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Masahiro Tanaka to the Yankees 7 years $155

Huge money for a 25 year old who hasn’t thrown in MLB. It’s allegedly the 5th highest contract for a pitcher. ( ESPN)

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Publisher and President Giant Robot Magazine and Stores. Will put foot in your ass if needed. I like bunnies, toys, curry, and art.

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March 22, 2008