Jul 22, 2015
Iceland has everything that matters. There's Bjork, of course. There's Skyr yogurt, widely acknowledged to be the best on the planet. And they've got a place called The Icelandic Phallological Museum, the world's only museum dedicated to the penis, run by Sigurour Hjartarson. For more than 40 years this man has been amassing a formidable collection of mammalian male organs, but there's just one empty spot on his shelf: a human specimen. Hjartarson's work remains incomplete without a generous donor, and it's practically heart-rending to witness his dilemma.
Aug 19, 2014
Recent instances of strange or illegal behavior on the part of municipal and prefectural assembly members, including a bawling jag by a Hyogo assemblymen whose hand was caught in the cookie jar, have given many citizens cause to suspect that the overall quality of their local lawmakers is deteriorating.