Hey, Big Boy!

Matt Alt, “Japan's Nose Obsession”:

By now you've undoubtedly read the brou-ha-ha over the "racist" ANA commercial featuring a Japanese dude wearing a huge prosthetic nose in an attempt to look foreign. Putting aside for a moment how much of a transgression the commercial represents, there's no question that "foreigners" and "long noses" go hand in hand in Japan. What IS the deal with that?

My earlier take on this issue.

And then there‘s this:

Is that your nose, or are you just happy to see me?

Is that your nose, or are you just happy to see me?