32 definitions by Miles Pieri

The finest American studio film of the 1990's.
"She was my Rushmore, Max"
"I know, she was mine too."
by Miles Pieri January 8, 2004
Miyazaki Hayo. One of the finest film makers currently working. A master storyteller and writer/director of some of the best animated films of all time.
Films include:
Lupin Sansai: Castle Of Cagliostro
Kaze no Tani no Nausicaa
Laputa: Castle in the Sky
Tonari no Totoro
Kurenai no Buta/Porco Rosso
Kiki's Delivery Service
Princess Mononoke
Spirited Away
Howl's Moving Castle
by Miles Pieri January 21, 2004
Song, originally written by Seress Rezo in Budapest in the late 1920's. Became famous in connection with string of suicides. Later recorded by Billie Holiday and, as in Hungary, was connected with several cases of 'self deliverance'.
The writer killed himself in the late 1960's.
Incidentally, until recently Hungary had the highest suicide rate in the world.
Original title - Szomoru Vasarnap
"Little white flowers will never awaken you / not where the black coach of sorrow has taken you"
by Miles Pieri January 8, 2004
Fine Japanese author of urban magic realism. Novels such as 'Dance, Dance, Dance' and 'The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle' have made Murakami one of the most popular writers in his native country with young people. His story of young love in the 1960's 'Norwegian Wood' was a sensation when it was published in the 1980's.
Best novel (IMHO) - Sputnik Sweetheart
Selected books

A Wild Sheep Chase
Hardboiled Wonderland And The End Of The World
Norwegian Wood
The Elephant Vanishes (Short Stories)
Dance Dance Dance
The Wind Up Bird Chronicles
South Of The Border, West Of The Sun
Sputnik Sweetheart
Underground (Non fiction)
by Miles Pieri January 8, 2004
Along with 'No Hands' and 'Furtive' one of the mascots of the B3TA message board. A two headed furball creature that is, by way of supernatural hypnosis, able to strike terror into the hearts of the most strong willed of individuals.
notable for the reaction given upon contact:

by Miles Pieri February 3, 2004
Japanese woman of a certain age who looks and acts much younger. Given that it's often hard to identify the age of asian women anyway it can be difficult to spot a burriko.
I'm not your burriko girl - Urusei Yatsura (The band, not the manga/anime by takahashi rumiko)
by Miles Pieri January 21, 2004