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Rest In Peace, Lux Interior

Man, I’m sick of people I like dying all the time. So stop it, OK? Thanks. Anyway, yesterday I was pretty sad to hear the news that Lux Interior, lead singer of The Cramps died at age 60. The Cramps were a huge influence on me musically and culturally. I even quoted their song “Garbage […]

RUN FOR THE BORDER

If you’re a Border’s Reward member you got an e-mail newsletter with an excerpt from my new book in it today. If you didn’t get it or you deleted it go here or click on the title of this article to go directly to the excerpt. In the e-mail newsletter the except is on a […]

REBUTTAL TO SOCK MONKEY’S LATEST RANT

Sock Monkey has put another video up on YouTube, this one concerning my new book: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jl-GyovFj0k] I would like to make some corrections to what he has said in this video. While the book Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate: A Trip Through Death, Sex, Divorce, and Spiritual Celebrity in Search of the True […]

FIELD TRIP REPORT and CHANGES IN SATURDAY MORNING SCHEDULE and TALK AT DHARMA ZEN CENTER FEB. 1st

I’ve made some changes to the Saturday morning zazen schedule at Hill Street Center. These are posted on a link that’s over there to your left. I’m trying a little experiment. For the next few weeks we will do one 40 minute period of zazen followed by a short chanting service. I want to see […]

BOOK TOUR and WHAT’S YOUR NEW BOOK ABOUT

Some stuff happened yesterday I heard. Some government thing or whatever. Buncha people listening to a speech… I’m so tired of hearing about it. Look, every God damned day is a historical day. Every God damned day the world changes forever. I know there’s some pretty cool stuff going on, what with a president whose […]