Posts tagged "japan"

The Daily Squeeze: Cheating, Red-Legged Frogs, And Married Life In Japan

People who are in love are less likely to cheat, according to a study at UCLA. “Feeling love for your romantic partner appears to make everybody else less attractive,” psychologist Gian Gonzaga said. Sad but obvious news, especially because it means that if someone cheats on you, you were not only cheated on but you’re…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 19, 2008

Bikini Model Proves Her Case

Earlier this week, we told you about the bikini model whose breasts got her acquitted of property damage. Then on Japanese television, Serena Kozakura proved her 44-inch bust makes one heck of a doggy door stopper. The truth, unlike a good bra, will set you free! [You Tube]…

By: Simcha / March 7, 2008

Model Gets Something Off Her Chest

The Girls Next Door’s Kendra Wilkinson claims getting fake breasts were her “best investment” and a pin-up girl in Japan couldn’t agree more. Serena Kozakura claims, “It was my breasts that helped me win in court.” Last year, the ample-chested bikini model was found guilty of property destruction after a man accused her of jealously…

By: Simcha / March 5, 2008

Roleplaying For Women At Tokyo Cafe

A Japanese cafe devoted to “boy-love manga,” or comics about boy-boy romance for female readers, the first of its kind, opened late last year. Business is going well so far — that particular genre is undergoing a huge revival in Japan. At Edelstein, modeled after a 1970s comic book about romance at a German school,…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 3, 2008

Japanese Love Hotels Go Classy

Japan’s “love hotels” aren’t smutty, by-the-hour businesses solely used for forbidden romances. Igyeon Kim, who recently published the book The Evolution of Love Hotels, found that the hotels have diversified due to fierce competition. Here are some of the main trends:

Resort-like: We think this might mean lovely, tranquil settings as opposed to one…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 28, 2008

Japanese Dating Guru Owes It All To Wig

Move over Mystery, there’s a new dating guru — but instead of a big furry hat over his bald spot, this guy’s got a spiky wig. And Satoshi Fujita claims it’s that very wig that boosted his confidence, like a woman with breast implants, making him a super stud with three self-help dating books, numerou…

By: Simcha / February 27, 2008

Japan Is For Lovers

Sure, from square watermelons to batteries that run on pee, Japanese culture can seem a little backwards to us Americans. On Valentine’s Day, traditionally, Japanese women give the men they’ve had their eye on chocolates. Then a month later, on White Day, the men have the same opportunity to gift give. While the holiday pairing…

By: Simcha / February 12, 2008

Hot Piece Of Ass: Brad Pitt

“Well, duh,” you’re totally thinking. Of course Brad Pitt is a Hot Piece of Ass. Those four words were practically strung together in his honor. That said, this time we’re not honoring William Bradley Pitt for being a HPOA in life, but in this one particular instance, as the spokesmodel for Edwin Jeans. Say what?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 28, 2008
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