Brad

NEW SG ARTICLE, DREAMS, NIRVANA DVD

For those who’ve asked, the part of the song “She Evil Carries Roses” about the dream is the verse that starts off, “Rushing past the mirror on the door.” That pretty much recounts the dream casting the protagonist as the “she” of the title, rather than me. There was a mirror on the door of […]

SHE EVIL CARRIES ROSES

Here’s an old song of mine I’ve been listening to: She Evil Carries Roses This concerns a dark-haired girl in Chicago who, at the time, I was painfully enamored with. It seems to be a put down because I say she “evil” carries roses. But the song was meant affectionately. I think. I was in […]

DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL

Heres the second case in Dogens book of koans, Shinji Shobogenzo: Master Obaku Ki-un on Mt. Obaku in the Ko district ask Master Hyakujo Ekao, When I want to share with others the teachings which you have given us, how should I preach them? Master Hyakujo just remained sitting on his cushion without saying anything. […]

THANKSGIVING DAY SALE

Happy Thanksgiving Day everybody. At least all you Americans. The Canadians have it on a different day and those of you outside North America don’t have it at all. Count yourselves lucky! I was never big on this particular holiday. Tomorrow is Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, as everyone scrambles to […]

Want A Job, Want A Job, Want A Good Job…

Nobody remembers that bit from the movie Sid And Nancy, do they? Some bus driver (I think) is telling Sid Vicious he wrote a punk rock song and asks if Sid wants to hear it. He does. It goes, “I want a job, want a job, want a good job, I want a job that […]