88rising's quest to find a Japanese hip-hop sensation

Music Jan 23, 2019

88rising's quest to find a Japanese hip-hop sensation

Japanese music hasn't made many inroads into Western markets this decade. Save for some brief viral flashes and niche success, the country's artists have mostly been overlooked. However, Sean Miyashiro, founder of media company 88rising, thinks Japan still holds one big advantage. "I think the ...

Marie Kondo's new TV series cleans up

TV | Wide Angle Jan 17, 2019

Marie Kondo's new TV series cleans up

Marie Kondo is the type of person you wouldn't initially expect lots of people to go crazy over. In the cleaning consultant and best-selling author's new Netflix show, "Tidying Up with Marie Kondo," she simply lays out the basics of her "KonMari" method of ...

Sort out your digital diet and keep your sanity in 2019

General Jan 13, 2019

Sort out your digital diet and keep your sanity in 2019

Judging by the New Year's resolutions I'm hearing so far this year, the internet was a real source of frustration for a lot of people in 2018. Thanks to a constant stream of bad news resulting in outrage that takes up most of the day ...

Perfume goes back to dance basics ahead of Coachella debut

Music Jan 10, 2019

Perfume goes back to dance basics ahead of Coachella debut

Perfume keeps finding new opportunities more than 15 years into its career. This spring, the electro-pop trio embarks on its latest international tour, with stops in Asia and North America, but the real development comes at the very end of that jaunt when the ...