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Case #29 from Shinji Shobogenzo Book One

One day Master Zengen went with his teacher Master Dogo to visit a house where someone had recently died to express their condolences. When they were alone, Master Zengen patted the coffin and said to Master Dogo, Is he alive or dead? Master Dogo said, I will not say alive or dead. Master Zengen said, […]

NEW PROMO! and whatever…

I just put another trailer for the Cleveland’s Screaming documentary up on You Tube. You can also see it on your right over there under the links. You Tube is some weird mojo. I walked to my post office this morning. There are two post offices in my vicinity. One is about 5 minute’s walk […]

OPEN YOUR EYES SEE THE LIES RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOU*

Ive been thinking some more about this issue of the eyes being focused in Zazen. Its only recently that Ive even considered the matter at all. Yet I think its an extremely important issue for people who practice Zazen. It kind of seems like Ive felt that way for a long time, only its just […]

AMERICAN HARDCORE

Last night I went out and saw the movie American Hardcore. It’s a documentary about what else? the American Hardcore punk movement of the early to mid 1980′s. I first heard about this film a couple months ago when I was already pretty deeply into making my film Cleveland’s Screaming. I was kinda […]

CHUCK KLOSTERMAN IV

Before I left for Japan I went up to Book Soup on Sunset to find something to read on the plane. This is a stupid thing to do because I’m almost never able to read much on the plane to Japan. About 2 hours into the flight they turn off all the lights and I […]