“Dark Sorcery”, Museum of Comic & Cartoon Art 2011

This painting was done in support of “Dark Sorcery”, a comedic love letter to the fantasy genre, written & drawn by 2 of my good friends, Andy Lee Chaisiri and Joshua Santamaria. I’ve…

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The King of Limbs, Radiohead

Radiohead unveiled their new album last week; “The King of Limbs” consists of 8 hauntingly beautiful tracks. The melodies stripped bare and yet layered so well, Radiohead continues to astound. While each Radiohead album continually…

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Totto Ramen: Episode 1

As a mortal, one of my biggest vices is ramen. “Ramen” meaning well-crafted noodles, bathed with glorious broth, armed with delicious slices of meat, garnish and an irresistible aroma. There are no two ways about…

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As of January, 2011

In the past few months of the last year, I’ve been through some interesting places with nary a desk and only new sights to see. I’ve been fortunate enough to see the sun rise from…

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With Old Friends: Puncak, Bogor

I reconvened with old friends, Audrey and Eldwen, to embark on a trip to ease the mind. We took a drive out of hectic Jakarta, towards the hilly areas of Puncak, Bogor. Being…

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Goodbye Millennium Auteur, Satoshi Kon (10/12/63 – 08/24/10)

Satoshi Kon passed away shortly before the age of 47. The world has lost one of the luminaries of the visual medium. I can’t stress enough how devastating it feels to have lost his future contributions this…

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Paperdoll, Shanghai 2010 Tour

New York-based, indie-pop-rock act, Paperdoll is embarking on a 2010 Shanghai tour. The tour visits 3 different venues: Brown Sugar on August 5th, Mao Livehouse on August 6th as part…

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San Diego: The Eateries We Frequent

I don’t take good noodle shops for granted here in the States. Wherever I spot and find one worth coming back to within a city, I do just that. Each time I…

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Osamu Tezuka’s Black Jack

There are few that can lay claim to have the scope or range of Tezuka. Much less, be validated of their claims.

During…

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Strawberry; Ally of Justice

Somewhere in May, I was treated like a child and I loved it. My better half lovingly made by hand a batch of cupcakes adorned with the (edible) picture of my childhood hero.…

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