Friday, July 21, 2006

Hong Kong is Gung Ho for Nazi Chic

Apparently Nazi Chic is big in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Nazi chic? -Boing Boing
Weird fashion meme in Hong Kong: hipster clothing store Izzue has a "Nazi chic" moment.

Hong Kong Loves Nazi Porn
Visitors to Hong Kong can sing karaoke in a bar with photos of Nazis executing prisoners, buy a dress in a fashion store with swastikas hanging from its ceiling or watch TV on a station that likens its commercial advertising to Ă‚“the final solutionĂ‚”.

Tokyo as well.


And South Korea. Actually, from the dates on some of these stories the fascination with The Third Reich has been going on for some time.

They're even mixing it up with their porn.
(Nazsymbolismsm and Asian porn.... I'm not surdysfunctionalal is the right word, but its one that comes to mind.
This came to my attention when I spotted a copy of Akasi magazine in a bodega on Manhattan's Lower East Side.





This seems to have gone over with a big yawn in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Nazi Porn Fails to Offend

Has porn magazine publishing jumped the shark?

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