Monthly Archives: September 2010

Of Republishing & Independence

A curious thing happened on the interstate 10 east yesterday. Whilst driving to the Los Angeles County fair I was suddenly, out of the blue, struck by disappointment over the decision by Simon and Schuster not to republish Black Passenger. … Continue reading

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Author Insights: Interview With Jamie Paquin

Where does the ‘yellow preference’ that fuels Black Passenger Yellow Cabs come from? In this first of three clips interviewed by Jamie Paquin of Sophia University, the discussion centers around early life in Jamaica and the experiences that sowed the … Continue reading

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Thanks and Appreciation

Minna Sama, konnichiwa and welcome once again to the official Blackpassenger blog. It is unbelievable how time has flown. It’s already two years and four months since I left Japan for the States to publish Black Passenger, which has been … Continue reading

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Prefacing the Ride

Wondering how someone happens upon the idea to write an erotic ethnographic study of Japanese sexual culture? The preface of Black Passenger Yellow Cabs tells all… The body of work now known as Black Passenger Yellow Cabs began simply as … Continue reading

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