Tokyo – Herro Flom Japan http://www.herroflomjapan.com Binaural Podcasts From Japan Mon, 11 Jun 2018 22:13:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://i1.wp.com/www.herroflomjapan.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/cropped-hfj_neighborhood_shrine-smushed.jpg?fit=32%2C32 Tokyo – Herro Flom Japan http://www.herroflomjapan.com 32 32 A binaural podcast from Japan. Rich Pav yes Rich Pav herroflomjapan@gmail.com herroflomjapan@gmail.com (Rich Pav) 2005-2016 Rich Pav Some guy in Japan and his kids. Tokyo – Herro Flom Japan http://www.herroflomjapan.com/content/uploads/2015/06/Spray-painted-neighborhood-temple-1400px-Deep-Magazine.jpg http://www.herroflomjapan.com herroflomjapan@gmail.com Yes TV-PG Koga, Ibaraki, Japan Weekly 1487614 Street view for Tokyo on Google Maps http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2008/08/06/street-view-for-tokyo-on-google-maps/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=street-view-for-tokyo-on-google-maps http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2008/08/06/street-view-for-tokyo-on-google-maps/#comments Wed, 06 Aug 2008 01:46:38 +0000 http://www.herroflomjapan.com/?p=595 As is already possible for other major cities around the world, you can now use Google Maps to virtually drive around Tokyo and enjoy 360 degree views of the cityscape. Here’s Shibuya Crossing.

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As is already possible for other major cities around the world, you can now use Google Maps to virtually drive around Tokyo and enjoy 360 degree views of the cityscape. Here’s Shibuya Crossing.

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My Daily Commute http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2007/11/25/my-daily-commute/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=my-daily-commute http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2007/11/25/my-daily-commute/#comments Sun, 25 Nov 2007 11:25:54 +0000 http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2007/11/25/my-daily-commute/ (February 7, 2006, Part II.)

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(February 7, 2006, Part II.)

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Stephen Wiltshire draws Tokyo from memory http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2007/11/22/stephen-wiltshire-draws-tokyo-from-memory/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=stephen-wiltshire-draws-tokyo-from-memory http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2007/11/22/stephen-wiltshire-draws-tokyo-from-memory/#comments Thu, 22 Nov 2007 00:46:43 +0000 http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2007/11/22/stephen-wiltshire-draws-tokyo-from-memory/ In 2005, Stephen Wiltshire, an autistic British artist, toured Tokyo by foot, bus and helicopter, then drew the entire city from memory. (Like Motoki, at age three he still wasn’t talking.) You can see the entire panorama here. I watched the YouTube video with the volume off. From the comments it sounds like the voiceover […]

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In 2005, Stephen Wiltshire, an autistic British artist, toured Tokyo by foot, bus and helicopter, then drew the entire city from memory. (Like Motoki, at age three he still wasn’t talking.) You can see the entire panorama here.

I watched the YouTube video with the volume off. From the comments it sounds like the voiceover is pretty bad.

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Tokyo is safe. http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2007/07/17/tokyo-is-safe/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=tokyo-is-safe http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2007/07/17/tokyo-is-safe/#comments Tue, 17 Jul 2007 08:58:29 +0000 http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2007/07/17/tokyo-is-safe/ The epicenter of yesterday’s quake was 150 miles northwest of Tokyo, so we weren’t affected. We only felt a mildly strong and long tremor.

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The epicenter of yesterday’s quake was 150 miles northwest of Tokyo, so we weren’t affected. We only felt a mildly strong and long tremor.

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The Xbox Lounge http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2005/12/25/the-xbox-lounge/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-xbox-lounge http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2005/12/25/the-xbox-lounge/#comments Sat, 24 Dec 2005 15:45:01 +0000 http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2005/12/25/the-xbox-lounge/ The post The Xbox Lounge appeared first on Herro Flom Japan.

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A Video Tour of Roppongi http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2005/07/13/herro-flom-japan-videocast-roppongi/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=herro-flom-japan-videocast-roppongi http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2005/07/13/herro-flom-japan-videocast-roppongi/#comments Tue, 12 Jul 2005 17:55:40 +0000 http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2005/07/13/herro-flom-japan-videocast-roppongi/ I can’t believe there are nearly 300 subscribers to this…thing. What’s wrong with you people? I mean, I can understand why my friends and family like this stuff, but the other 295 of you? TV and radio programming must be pretty awful if you’re coming here for entertainment. Whatever. I’m glad ya’ll enjoy it. It’s […]

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I can’t believe there are nearly 300 subscribers to this…thing. What’s wrong with you people? I mean, I can understand why my friends and family like this stuff, but the other 295 of you? TV and radio programming must be pretty awful if you’re coming here for entertainment. Whatever. I’m glad ya’ll enjoy it. It’s fun for me too. This is like being famous, but without the burden of having to keep track of my millions.

Tonight I started off at the Hobgoblin pub in Akasaka because I was thirsty for Blackthorn cider. Afterwards I turned the camera on myself while I took a little stroll through the neighborhood but…well, you’ll see. It didn’t go so well, so I walked to Roppongi where I had a bit more fun. Then I went home. The end.

I have to apologize to the blind guy who left a comment here a week or two ago. I’ve been meaning to put a podcast together for you. I hope you don’t feel left out. How about if I just e-mail you the 50 or so hours of unedited audio I have saved?

Thanks to everyone who filled out the questionnaire. The results are interesting. I like feedback way more than votes. But votes are kind of nice too. If you happen to be at Podcast Alley voting for other shows you like, heck, you might as well vote for me too while you’re there, right?

VIDEO

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Tokyo Disney Sea Videoblog http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2005/06/27/tokyo-disney-sea-videoblog/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=tokyo-disney-sea-videoblog http://www.herroflomjapan.com/2005/06/27/tokyo-disney-sea-videoblog/#comments Mon, 27 Jun 2005 03:24:32 +0000 http://www.herroflomjapan.com/?p=39 It’s funny, lately I’ve been posting more frequently and promoting my podcast/videocast all over the place, but the number of subscribers is going down while at the same time I’m getting lots of positive feedback. Go figger. I videoblogged my family’s weekend trip to Tokyo Disney Sea. From the point of view of the video’s […]

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It’s funny, lately I’ve been posting more frequently and promoting my podcast/videocast all over the place, but the number of subscribers is going down while at the same time I’m getting lots of positive feedback. Go figger.

I videoblogged my family’s weekend trip to Tokyo Disney Sea. From the point of view of the video’s host, I should have done more narration, but I was there as a husband and father, so I wanted to focus my attention on my family. As much as I love to share my life with all of yuns (that’s plural for you), frankly, it’s not a something that appeals to my wife and I respect that. I did have her listen to some of the audio I captured with the binaural mics and she was impressed, so at least she can understand the appeal. She is who she is, I am who I am, and that’s that. There’s no need evaluate the situation any deeper than that. That’s where couples get in trouble.

Half way through the day it hit me that 90% of what you hear in Disneyland is, well…fake. It’s a really, really well-done fake, but listening to a podcast recorded there, heck, you might as well be plugged directly into the PA system that’s pumping out all the sound effects. I’m not a Disney hater; they’re absolutely the best at what they do. I’ll save the details for the next podcast.

In the meantime, I posted the video I shot to commonbits.org. To retrieve it, you’ll need to learn how to use BitTorrent. There’s a tutorial here. If you can’t figure it out, don’t worry about it; we’re not talking Oscar award-winning cinematography here. It’s not that great of a loss.

The guy running commonflix.org let me get away with it this time, but the content doesn’t seem to be the kind of stuff that’s normally hosted there. If anyone knows a more appropriate site to use, please let me know.

So the file linked to below is a torrent file that contains data used by programs like iPodderX (Mac), DopplerRadio (Win) or Azeurus (Java) to download the actual video.

disneysea.mp4.torrent

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