neuromancer, cybermage author of Tokyo Vice, investigative journalist, Light House board member, semi-paladin, neo-buddhist,

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What was your first job as a journalist?
I had to determine if the yakuza in Yokohama were shaking down the foreign street merchants working in the area. They were.
Have you ever used a typewriter?
Yes, I have. I still have some whiteout in a drawer somewhere.

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A Tip of the Fedora to Elmer Lincoln Irey, the Patron Saint of the IRS thebea.st/12uhpjd Meet the real Untouchables
RT @Talnts: "Live every act fully, as if it were your last." - Buddha
Follow me and I will take you deep into the Las Vegas VIP underworld. If I don't fall asleep first... pic.twitter.com/1acqXI3E63
@enncj you can check out any time you like but you can never clear your debit.
The tiger is reserved for the Chinese whales. After Penn & Teller. Served raw. @louchi7
If I had any musical ability, I'd write "Hotel Las Vegas" and explain the surreality of this place. But I don't. pic.twitter.com/Uy4RTUsGdJ
This Vegas VIP room has more space than my flat in Japan. I think I would like to stay here. pic.twitter.com/mCgtj3q9OR
Vegas VIP style. I'd look even more cool if I wasn't holding my VIP card upside down. For one night, I'm top dog. pic.twitter.com/padeGQ6Ejo
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