A Baseball and Sumo Trip Through Japan

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[Editor’s Note: Today we have an excellent guest entry from longtime reader/contributor Gordon Blau — that’s him above, with his wife, Chrysse — who’s going to tell us about his recent uni-related observations in Japan. — PL]

By Gordon Blau

Visiting Japan has long been on […]


I’ve never given much thought to sumo “uniforms,” because the combatants basically just wear diapers. Okay, so there are different colors (including you know what), along with the occasional bit of flag-based imagery, but still — come on.

Or at least that’s what I thought. But as with virtually all things Far Eastern, this […]