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MY BOTTOM LINE

Amazing Euro premier of Cleveland’s Screaming last night. Lots of terrific questions from the audience. Who’d’ve thought the Finns would be so into Ohio punk? Not me. Tonight I’m at Balderin Sali, Aleksanterinkatu 12, Helsinki at 6PM. I’ve been doing interview after interview after interview since I’ve been here. And there’s one thing I’ve found […]

CLEVELAND SCREAMING EUROPEAN PREMIER TOMORROW

Tonight’s talk at the Helsinki Zen Center was a smashing success in spite of my total unfamiliarity with the customs of Philip Kapleau Roshi’s lineage. Tomorrow it’s three interviews with Finnish punk magazines and then at 6:00 pm a panel discussion with bunches of Buddhists at Balderin sali, Aleksanterinkatu 12, 00710 Helsinki. Then at 9:00 […]

TURKU DONE, NEXT STOP HELSINKI

Too tired from Turku to talk. Tomorrow I’ve got four (4!) interviews including one with MTV-Finland, which is not Music Television, but apparently one of the biggest TV networks here. Gosh. The gig tomorrow evening is: •August 25, 2009 (Tues) 6 – 8:00 pm Helsinki Zen Center, Kalevankatu 4, second floor, Helsinki, contact Sami Mänty-Aho […]

FINLAND IS WHERE I AM!

I just arrived in Finland last night. They’re racing me all over the country starting in about an hour. So I have no time to write anything profound. The Frankfurt sesshin was wonderbar! Many thanks to everyone attended and big special thanks to Regina Oberndorfer for making the whole thing happen. The photo is a […]

NO FRANKENSTEIN CASTLE

I did not go to Frankenstein Castle today 🙁 But I did go to every record store in Frankfurt. Found the CD edition of Zappa’s 200 Motels. It came out in ’97, but for reasons that escape me I never bought it. Now it’s out of print. So it was a lucky find. The Zen […]