The American Who Couldn’t Say Noh

Just when you think you heard all the possible idiotic puns on Noh, that is when a new onecomes up (usually from an American publication). I have already explored the topic in a previous post, but this time I give you.. The American Who Couldn’t Say Noh, by Charles Danziger. I haven’t read the book…

Pizza Nohgaku

I have already posted something on unconventional/ironic ways of using Noh theatre, but I think this goes beyond what I have encountered so far. I am unsure I understand the process that led to the creation of the video below; I don’t even know whether the Noh utai amateur pizza-ossan was a  victim of this…

Puns on Noh

I am collecting ways the word Noh has been used to create more or less funny or catchy puns on Noh (usually titles for newspaper articles). ‘Noh Woman Noh Cry’ (reported by Melissa Poll) – this could actually be my current favourite ‘Nō to ieru kyōgen’ (‘The Kyogen that can say Noh’), probably after the essay…