I haven’t updated this blog for a while, have I? I’ve been running all over the place for the past week or so. I put together the final(?) version of my movie Cleveland’s Screaming to send to Scat Records who will be issuing the DVD this Summer. A bunch of people forwarded me the following […]


For those of you who have asked, here are some videos of my talk at Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska in the Fall of 2006. On Getting into punk:[youtube=] On my teacher, Gudo Nishijima:[youtube=] On the connection between punk rock and Zen:[youtube=] By the way, I’m available for weddings and bar mitzvahs… (seriously, I do […]


Im in Peets Coffee Shop on the Sunset Strip as I write this. Just a couple minutes ago a lame-ass pseudo punk rock dickhead with a big Mohawk and a high priced leather jacket walked in. How do I know he was a dickhead? Heres how. He walks into the place, makes a beeline for […]

ZAZEN TOMORROW (January 20, 2007)

I just wanted to make sure everyone knows there will be Zazen at the Hill Street Center in Santa Monica on Saturday January 20, 2007 at the regularly scheduled time. But I will not be there. There’s a link to your right with all the detials. Thanks again for all the messages of support.


Thank you for all the condolence messages. My dad is telling friends and relatives that instead of sending flowers or anything they should donate to the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. You should be able to get to the page to make a donation by clicking on the link below or in the previous sentnce […]