My student Ayumi works for the Asahi newspaper here in Tottori, and she asked if she could interview me. It was fantastic PR because she focused primarily on Mondaiji (my music/comedy project). The article appeared in the Sunday edition a few days later. There was even a picture from the live show I did at Afterhours. I went to Japanese class that day, and all the teachers in the class said, "Hey! You're in the newspaper!" One teacher copied the article and gave it to everyone in the class to read. They want me to play a few of my songs in class sometime.
AEON Halloween Party
We had a our annual Halloween party at AEON, and it was a blast. I was a ninja with a mullet wig, and even played a few of my silly songs for the students. We had a trivia game and a costume contest too. My manager Akiko won hands down. Her drunk Japanese businessman with a "barcode" comb-over wig costume won the hearts of all in attendance. One student went all-out with a panda costume. Unfortunately, he got