What makes a funny joke? Only time can really tell.

In 1998, a young comedian named Kentaro Kobayashi was building a career that has led over the years through films, novels, manga and cartoons until his appointment as Director of the Opening Ceremony of the Games. Tokyo Olympics. Interestingly, in his novice phase he was drawn to the Holocaust as …

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Iron Maiden finds the oriental muse

“Senjutsu”, Iron Maiden (BMG) Iron Maiden is not a band for those with short attention spans. Since leaving England in the late 1970s in what would become Britain’s New Wave of Metal, Iron Maiden has never been one to give record companies the three-minute hymn genre. they dreamed of. Instead, …

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Japan launches state agency to accelerate digitization

Tokyo, Sep 1 (EFE) .- Japan on Wednesday launched a state agency to reform its digital systems, including to speed up government services, as the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed technology delays in the ‘administration. Among its functions, the digital agency will oversee the overhaul of central and local government IT …

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MapMyIndia files IPO papers with Sebi

NEW DELHI: Digital mapping company MapMyIndia, which powers Apple Maps, has filed preliminary documents with capital market regulator Sebi to raise funds via a first sale of shares. The initial public offering (IPO) is entirely an offer to sell a maximum of 75.47.959 shares by existing shareholders and a promoter, …

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