Of all of the flaws that Donald Trump seems to have as a presidential candidate, many people focus on racism and misogyny, which are important things to focus on, but Death Cab choose to focus on a major flaw that seems to have been forgotten in the whirlwind of the campaign.
You had to see this show to believe it, man.
If you google “Japan weird” or “Japan cute,” you’re guaranteed a plethora of listicles cataloging things that are considered normal in Japan, but not in other parts of the world. The sickly sweet pastels, wacky prints, grotesque cuteness highlighting the gap between what people expect and what they get. But is that all there is to “Cool Japan”?
A week ago today, I was at the Outside Lands Music Festival in San Francisco. I’m only writing about it now because, well, it took me a day, or seven, to properly process everything I felt, saw, tasted, smelled, and heard. So here it is: Outside Lands 2016 (Abridged Version).