jet lag strikes!

Good morning from Ikebukuro! Matt and I finally experienced the effects of jet lag last night. I had begun to think we'd escape its clutches, but we did receive a visit after all. Yesterday we decided to explore the Ikebukuro train station, because it's enormous - it's a station and a mall and a food … Continue reading jet lag strikes!

a new adventure from the stacks

Last night I finally finished House of Leaves. I liked Navidson's story, and I wish it had just been that narrative; I didn't mind Zampano so much, but Johnny Truant's interjections and long-winded stories about hookers and insanity just felt like academic masturbation in three-page footnotes. The only thing I liked about him were his mother's letters. … Continue reading a new adventure from the stacks