Tag Archives: Jeremy Russell

Bottom Shelf: Pompoko

Bottom Shelf Pompoko It’s a little-known fact that Studio Ghibli, best known for Spirited Away (2001) and Princess Mononoke (1997), is responsible for what is probably the only pro-raccoon propaganda film in history. Pompoko (1994), or Heisei Tanuki Gassen Pompoko … Continue reading

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Soviet Twilight

Soviet Twilight Who Watches the Night Watch? by Jeremy Russell illustration by One Neck A COUPLE years back there was a corny video game ad campaign in which buttoned-down young professionals burst into hideous subhuman gladiators in moments of frustration. … Continue reading

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