Here are a number of links to articles, interviews, projects I’ve been involved with, and people I like.


Here is a link to a paper I presented on Mar. 20, 2008, at the National Association of Popular Culture/American Culture Convention in San Francisco, entitled: “Round and Round Again: Slot Car Racers Still at it After 40 Years.”

Here is the PowerPoint Presentation to accompany the above paper:

First Legends Race:

USRA (United States Racers Association) Original Charter Member Documents listing me as one of the charter members:

KPPC Interview about Slot car racing with Brian Watt:


Kyoto Journal:

** Japanese Music Kissaten

** Japanese Detective Fiction

Soyfoods Center

Mention of my apprenticeship as a tofu maker:

A Special Exhibit – The History of Soy Pioneers Around the World – Unpublished Manuscript

by William Shurtleff and Akiko Aoyagi

©Copyright 2004 Soyinfo Center, Lafayette, California

Rimi Yang:

Burat Wangi:

El Sereno Middle School: