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)
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
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.
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
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)
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.
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
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.
Huge money for a 25 year old who hasn’t thrown in MLB. It’s allegedly the 5th highest contract for a pitcher. ( ESPN)
Publisher and President Giant Robot Magazine and Stores. Will put foot in your ass if needed. I like bunnies, toys, curry, and art.