Wednesday, 29 April 2009
Our tack-sharp Assistant Editor's HIROKO FUKAZAWA and SARAH CORTINA navigate this short, fast-paced podcast filled with our very best suggestions for things to do as we move into this Gold Week weekend. Music, KALEB JAMES (now on tour with J-pop diva AI) calls in his best concert suggestion and our movie critic, DON MORTON offers his must-see and must-miss movies opening in Tokyo this weekend. Plus, our ever-bubbly party-girl, KANA FUKUDA tells us where the best parties are. What are you waiting for? Get in on the action, download now!
Ex-CIA-member-turned-book-author, BARRY EISLER, now staying in Tokyo is both on the cover and featured in the pages of our Golden Week edition of METROPOLIS magazine. Our showbiz editor CHRIS BETROS had a chance to talk with this prolific writer who's movie "RAIN FALL" starring Japanese-American assassin JOHN RAIN will be opening in Tokyo this weekend, May 1st.
Monday, 27 April 2009
A conversation with Assistant Editor, SARAH CORTINA about what's in the pages and on the cover of our current magazine on news stands all over Tokyo now. Issue #787. DWAYNE WAYNE's Hit List Report also in this podcast.
Sunday, 26 April 2009
Special interview with Grammy Award winning bassist, NATAHAN EAST along with KENJI SANO, the band-leader for Japan's #1 soul/pop group EXILE. Both gentlemen joined us for dinner at Nirvana New York in Tokyo MidTown. Our lovable, ever-cranky movie critic, DON MORTON talks about the movies opening in Tokyo this weekend. And KALEB covers the concerts. Ready? Here we go! Oh yeah, and tell me what you think of the MAKE-UP CAFE (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wednesday, 22 April 2009
Download this and get updated with our very best suggestions for things to do in Tokyo this weekend. Plus, hear where you can find all the different BURGER KING restaurants in Tokyo and find out about a huge party happening at Club Ageha. HIROKO FUKAZAWA and SARAH CORTINA navigate with special reports by our party girl KANA FUKUDA, Entertainment Editor, DAN GRUNEBAUM, movie critic, DON MORTON, musician KALEB JAMES and our events Director, WILL THOMPSON with his special guest SAKI AOYAGI of New World Records.
A famous Japanese porn star has decided she wants to try mainstream media here in Japan. Can she do it? Our showbiz editor, CHRIS BETROS had a one-on-one with AV star NANA NATSUME and tells us about her attempt. Plus, a lovely young Aussie tells us her dream is to "make it in Japan." We'll talk with her and sample her music in this Metropolis magazine podcast.
Monday, 20 April 2009
DESCRIPTION: Japanese bikini models, high tech panties and a wild-sounding Mongolian barbecue restaurant are among the things you'll learn about in this podcast with Assistant Editor SARAH CORTINA. Plus, DWAYNE WAYNE brings us up-to-date with all the latest hits of Japan. If it's going on in Tokyo, It's goint on the Metpod! Listen Now!
Saturday, 18 April 2009
DESCRIPTION: In this, our fast-moving, weekend, magazine-style podcast, Grammy and Oscar winner CHRISTOPHER CROSS joins us to unveil and introduce songs from his latest CD 'The Cafe Carlyle Sessions'. The Economy, the economy! Everyone's talking about the economy and Tokyo Ritz-Carlton GM, RICCO DeBLANK provides an observation,inspiration and a new perspective. Plus, our movie critic, DON MORTON has critical comments and opinions about the movies opening in Tokyo this weekend. And, if you're thinking about a concert, our musician and friend, KALEB JAMES gives a heads-up about some of the finer concerts headed to our metropolis.
Thursday, 16 April 2009
The MidWeek MetPod: Suggestions for this weekend, starting April 17th, 2009
DESCRIPTION: Our Assistant Editor's HIROKO FUKAZAWA and SARAH CORTINA navigate the music and the call-ins from our party-girl, KANA FUKUDA and our party-gorilla, WILL THOMPSON. And, our Entertainment Editor, DAN GRUNEBAUM makes his best suggestions for this weekend and of course, movie critic, DON MORTON offers a must-see and must-miss movie suggestion -and- musician, KALEB JAMES gives us his best concert suggestion for this weekend. Plus...a METPOD EXTRA! In this podcast, we'll introduce you to another Avex recording star who wants to try to make it in America and the world...her name is KAHORI. You'll hear our interview with her and samples of her music in this MetPod podcast.
Wednesday, 15 April 2009
DESCRIPTION: Each Tuesday we give you all our latest celebrity news with our showbiz Editor, CHRIS BETROS. This week, Chris tells us about one of Japan's top, J-pop stars, AYUMI HAMASAKI and about the new campaign girl for Panasonic, YUKIE NAKAMA and NHK international newscaster, EUGENE OTANI. Then, a MetPod Extra as our fashion editor, MARIA AHLGREN has a very timely chat with visiting internationally famous fashion designer, ALEXANDER BRENNINKMEIJER of Europe's CLEMENS en AUGUST. Listen Now,Metpod is free!
Monday, 13 April 2009
DESCRIPTION: Reefer Madness! That's what it says on the cover along with a picture of a joint. Sub headlines; JAPAN'S AUTHORITIES CRACK DOWN ON THE BUDDING MARIJUANA SCENE. Assistant Editor, SARAH CORTINA tells us about the cover story that describes the pot scene in Japan. Listen Now!
Saturday, 11 April 2009
Movies, concerts and a 'live' performance
by Avex recording artist KAT (also featured on page 20 of our magazine.)
Musician KALEB JAMES
brings us up-to-date on upcoming concerts
and movie critic DON MORTON
has opinions to share about the movies opening this weekend.
Plus, we'll introduce you WARREN WADUD,
Senior Manager for Nirvana New York,
our soon-to-be new home for the Concert Calendar.
And, of course, another chance for you to win a vodka drink. LISTEN for details.
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Thursday, 9 April 2009
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Wednesday, 8 April 2009
DESCRIPTION: In our Tuesday MetPod, showbiz editor, CHRIS BETROS tells us about J-LO's recent visit to Tokyo and about the cute, young Japanese "sex pot"(on page 5) with a snake around her neck! Betros will also reveal what the cast from the movie "Twilight" did while they were in Tokyo, and finally, he'll tell us which stars on their way to our metropolis.
Tuesday, 7 April 2009
The Japanese movie that got the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, "OKURIBITO"is reviewed and crtiqued by ROB SCHWARTZ,
movie critic for Japanese movies in our magazine and also bureau chief for Billboard magazine. And, our MetPod fashion editor, MARIA AHLGREN tells us where we can get a bikini wax and about the opening of the newChanel store in Omotaesando
Saturday, 4 April 2009
Our New Metropolis Magazine Podcast JUST went Online!
You'll be up-to-date with concerts, movies and
what's in the pages of our METROPOLIS this weekend.Featuring;
- Comments about the cover story by Entertainment
Editor, DAN GRUNEBAUM
- Concert updates, info and suggestions by mmusician, KALEB JAMES
- Movie suggestions by Metropolis movie critic,
- And, Special Guest comments from...
- NILE ROGERS of CHIC ("Freak Out")
- CHRISTOPHER CROSS (now in
Tokyo performing at BILLBOARD LIVE)
- And female, J-Pop, punk-rocker
Plus, there's an opportunity for you to get a FREE drink.
Thursday, 2 April 2009
Assistant Editor's HIROKO FUKAZAWA and SARAH CORTINA offer their best suggestions for things to do this coming weekend with
a concert suggestion by KALEB JAMES, a movie recommendation by DON MORTON, and party suggestions from party-girl KANA FUKUDA and a classy suggestion from REIKO, a concierge at the classy Seiyo-Ginza hotel. Get updated, listen now!
Wednesday, 1 April 2009
Our Showbiz and Starstruck editor, CHRIS BETROS has the week off, so Assistant Editor SARAH CORTINA fills us in with all the latest from Japan's movie and media landscape.
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