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Joshua Fulkerson
Works at Akasaki Jr. High School
Attended University of California, Irvine
Lives in Akasaki, Tohaku District, Tottori Prefecture, Japan
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It's A Wrap
Episode 03 - Milk Tea Pt3 This week we waste no time and pick up on the cliffhanger from last week. Mitsuko takes over most of the conversation for the rest explaining what happened in the weeks leading up to her eventual release. Next week we'll be back wi...
Episode 03 - Milk Tea Pt3 This week we waste no time and pick up on the cliffhanger from last week. Mitsuko takes over most of the conversation for the rest explaining what happened in the weeks leading up to her eventual...
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We're Live (And Alive)
It's happening! We finally recorded the first episode of the Culture Cafe Podcast, and it'll be accessible right here for your listening pleasure. I've opted to put them up through Youtube since that will save me the cost of paying for a hosting site. I thi...
It's happening! We finally recorded the first episode of the Culture Cafe Podcast, and it'll be accessible right here for your listening pleasure. I've opted to put them up through Youtube since that will save me the cost of ...
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Alien(ated)
    I
was honestly planning on writing this just the other day, the same day  that I
found out the original creator of the Alien, H.R Giger, died.  Rest in piece for your fabulously terrifying
work.             Last
weekend I watched Aliens (sequel) for the...
    I was honestly planning on writing this just the other day, the same day  that I found out the original creator of the Alien, H.R Giger, died.  Rest in piece for your fabulously terrifying work.             Last...
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The End of the Beginning
I started a new journal a while back. My first one is full and now shelved. In an oddly ceremonious way (for me at least) I even wrote a sendoff for that volume, which I'll retype in an edited form here for you. Final Entry Wednesday April 23rd 4:24 pm It's...
I started a new journal a while back. My first one is full and now shelved. In an oddly ceremonious way (for me at least) I even wrote a sendoff for that volume, which I'll retype in an edited form here for you. Final Entry W...
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The Importance of Being (Responsible)
Today is actually about yesterday.      After having been so utterly frustrated with 5th period class on Monday I took to the internet and left a message as oft senseless and fleeting as those of a skywriter on blustery day. It was only two sentences and it...
Today is actually about yesterday.      After having been so utterly frustrated with 5th period class on Monday I took to the internet and left a message as oft senseless and fleeting as those of a skywriter on blustery day. ...
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Batabata (And Other Noises)
Today my elementary school visit was canceled.      This year three of the elementary schools I visit: Yasuda (安田), Isai (以西), and Narumi (成美), have all converged into one location on Narumi's campus and rebranded themselves as Funanoe Elementary School (船上...
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Today my elementary school visit was canceled.      This year three of the elementary schools I visit: Yasuda (安田), Isai (以西), and Narumi (成美), have all converged into one location on Narumi's campus and rebranded themselves ...
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Have him in circles
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The Inevitable Sequel
Episode 02 - Milk Tea Pt 2 This
week starts off with a few random observations but soon after we dive
right into the the meat, picking up where last week left off. We cover
the day of her surgery and the following day, neither of which Mitsuko
remembers...
Episode 02 - Milk Tea Pt 2 This week starts off with a few random observations but soon after we dive right into the the meat, picking up where last week left off. We cover the day of her surgery and the following day, nei...
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The Culture Cafe Podcast Is Coming Soon!
     So I've been working out the kinks for a while now, but it's happening! I recorded a small preview episode to explain what the podcast is about and why I'm doing it, but to put it succinctly: I'm hoping for the show to be a place where people living in...
     So I've been working out the kinks for a while now, but it's happening! I recorded a small preview episode to explain what the podcast is about and why I'm doing it, but to put it succinctly: I'm hoping for the show to b...
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Joshua's Corner and the Half Page Column
 Happy Tuesday from Akasaki Our fish fly      So there was something I wanted to talk about for a while now. I noticed on my blogger page there was an unpublished draft concerning something called "Joshua's Corner," which is the weekly article I write for m...
 Happy Tuesday from Akasaki Our fish fly      So there was something I wanted to talk about for a while now. I noticed on my blogger page there was an unpublished draft concerning something called "Joshua's Corner," which i...
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Read along about the worst lesson I've ever had! I also talk about what may be missing from English instruction and how dangerously we can represent one another.
Today is actually about yesterday.      After having been so utterly frustrated with 5th period class on Monday I took to the internet and left a message as oft senseless and fleeting as those of a skywriter on blustery day. ...
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Join me in the strange rabbit hole of a conversation that started with my elementary school being canceled, and ended up in Chinese philosophy!

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Today my elementary school visit was canceled.      This year three of the elementary schools I visit: Yasuda (安田), Isai (以西), and Narumi (成美), have all converged into one location on Narumi's campus and rebranded themselves ...
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Here's something new! I talk briefly about Fukuoka and unload a ton of pictures your way. Enjoy!
 Hello again. School has started up, but has yet to 'start' up for me. The first years are off on a mountain retreat style orientation. These kids are treated like they've just joined a new firm known as junior high school...
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JET Programme
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  • Akasaki Jr. High School
    Assistant Language Teacher, 2013 - present
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Akasaki, Tohaku District, Tottori Prefecture, Japan
Previously
Cypress, CA - Kōfu-chō, Tottori Prefecture, Japan
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Thoughts and musings from a boy on the run
Introduction
My name is Joshua and I'm a postgraduate from the University of California, Irvine. I like reading, writing, music, film, and games.
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Capable of speaking bad Japanese and English, occasionally
Education
  • University of California, Irvine
    East Asian Languages and Literature
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