You've got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em ....
March 31, 2004 1:18 PM   Subscribe

In February 2003 Jeremy Shafer, BARF leader, performance artist, smartass, and all-around Origami Wunderkind was invited to participate in a competitive Origami championship on the Japanese reality television show TV Champion - here is his story [.pdf file].
posted by anastasiav (3 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Awesome. They invade our eating competitions, we invade their origami competitions.
posted by kavasa at 1:38 PM on March 31, 2004

What a great, bizarre story.
posted by gottabefunky at 2:36 PM on March 31, 2004

A great read! It's nice to know that not all Japanese TV is total trash. After having just finished folding the Venus Flytrap in something like 30 minutes I'm left wondering how rapidly these BARF guys fold this stuff.
posted by ikalliom at 3:33 PM on March 31, 2004

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