Make Your Room Smell Like You’ve Been Smoking Weed, Even If You Haven’t!


Um, was it Opposite Day or were the geniuses at HEM just a little unclear on the concept when they dreamed up this product?

“Hey boy, smells like you been smokin’ some illegal substances in here!”

“No, I swear, it’s just incense!”

If you’d like to shop for weird and wacky stuff at Village Vanguard in Shimo-kitazawa the next time you’re in Tokyo, a map is on my website, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had.

Read a novel set in Tokyo

In the wake of a deadly earthquake, fans erupt in a frenzy of mourning when it’s discovered that their favorite pop star is among the dead. But when Detective Kenji Nakamura is sent to investigate a death at a local shrine, he finds evidence that suggests the impossible: How could the head priest have been murdered by…read more