Heaven Under Ground


Apologies for the walking-while-snapping wigglies, but this gentleman’s hoodie reads, HEAVEN UNDER GROUND, The More You Hug, The Longer You Live.

Award-winning deployment of Engrish! Even tophatted skulls & crossbones need love, I guess, although the rolling dice to either side rather suggest that he didn’t end up in the place with the harp-wielding angels. Am I wrong that he seems to be inviting hapless huggers to join him in a place he euphemistically calls Heaven Under Ground? Like, uh, wouldn’t that be…HELL?

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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