Dungeons & Dragons Takes Over Aomori
Aomori Spotlight / Brief Interviews With Hideous JETs

Dungeons & Dragons Takes Over Aomori

By Lanie Olmo EXTRA EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! This month we take a break from our regularly scheduled programming to bring you a special edition of Brief Interviews with Hideous JETs™ where we interview not one, but four hideous participants in Aomori, current and former! The topic of interest for this issue is none … Continue reading

Muniba Mushtaq Finds the Best of Aomori
Aomori Spotlight / Brief Interviews With Hideous JETs

Muniba Mushtaq Finds the Best of Aomori

by Lanie Olmo When applying to the JET Program, we are constantly told not to get our hopes up in regards to our choices in placement. Although the application allows us to list our top three picks of areas or cities we’d like to live in, ultimately participants are placed where there is demand. More … Continue reading

Jonathan Williamson Doesn’t Sing Opera
Aomori Spotlight / Brief Interviews With Hideous JETs

Jonathan Williamson Doesn’t Sing Opera

by Lanie Olmo “For all the people who want to be good singers, John recommends to start with Opera. Start learning some Opera. Opera is the shit.” This unorthodox piece of singing advice given in third person is from none other than Jonathan Williamson, 2nd year ALT living in Oma-machi. “If you can sing Opera, … Continue reading

Carrington Lewis-Sweeney Breaks Free
Aomori Spotlight / Brief Interviews With Hideous JETs

Carrington Lewis-Sweeney Breaks Free

By Lanie Olmo July is a hideous and bittersweet time for the JET community, as friends we’ve come to know and love leave to continue their journeys elsewhere, while new ones eagerly await their arrival to Japan. Such a time is perfect for reflection before the next chapter begins and things change. And it is … Continue reading