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VH1 ROCK HONORS and DYING BUDDHISM

Before I forget, here’s where I’ll be at the end of August. Should be interesting… So I went and saw The Who last Saturday at their VH1 Rock Honors thing over at Pauley Pavillion, the basketball stadium at UCLA. It was a pretty amazing show. The opening bands included The Flaming Lips, Pearl Jam, The […]

Rest In Peace, Janwillem van de Wetering

I just got the following news from my publishers:? Dutch crime writer Janwillem van de Wetering, 77, died on July 4, 2008,following a struggle with cancer. Best-known for his Amsterdam Cops series,Soho Press will be reissuing all 14 of van de Wetering’s Soho Crime novelsin paperback, beginning this fall. Janwillem van de Wetering is probably […]

UGH!

Man. I’m listening to some dude give an explanation of a “Zen style walking meditation.” He’s telling folks that when you move one foot forward this represents that foot coming into fullness, while the foot behind is in emptiness, and then the other foot comes forward from emptiness into fullness, and so on. Where do […]

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY AMERICA

And let’s hope Will Smith can save us from whatever aliens attack. I’m back in Santa Monica and hard at work on book #3. We will be having zazen on Saturday in spite of the fact that no one in their right mind would stick around on the big holiday weekend. The fires near Tassajara […]

NEW SUICIDE GIRLS ARTICLE

My new Suicide Girls article will be up as of 6AM Pacific Time Monday June 23rd. This would have been my mother’s 67th birthday if she were alive. But that isn’t what I wrote about. I won’t be able to post the link, though, until I return from Tassajara in two weeks. So maybe some […]