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BODHI TREE MAY 17th and NO ZAZEN AT HILL STREET CENTER MAY 12th

I’ve put loads of clicakble links in this article. But they don’t always show up that well. So any words you see below that are slightly discolored (on my screen they aren’t even discolored until you click ‘em what’s up with that?) are probably links. Most of the stuff IN ALL CAPS is a […]

THE ZEN STOOGES in “BEDLAM IN NIRVANA”

Before we do anything else THERE WILL BE A ZAZEN CLASS AT HILL STREET CENTER THIS SATURDAY MAY 5, 2007. I just now got it together to re-do the calendar for this month. Class will most likely be cancelled the following week (May 12, 2007). In any case I won’t be there on May 12th. […]

THE RINZAI STOOGES

Before we start off, reports are coming in from across the nation my new book, Sit Down & Shut Up! is available in the shops. Some people who ordered it on-line already have their copies. So what are you waiting for? Go out and get yours today! I spent some time this afternoon at […]

BORIS YELTSIN, APRIL 28th ZAZEN, OTHER STUFF

First off, in tribute to Russia’s fallen statesman, Boris Yeltsin, I present the following video. Some of you have seen this before. It’s My Niece’s Foot, the band I was in in Japan in 1993-94. The song started off as a weird Russian inflected country hoedown jam by Nick (violin) and Sam (guitar). I started […]

SOTO IS GOOD

My friend Tonen O’Connor of the Milwaukee Zen Center took umbrage at some of my comments about the Soto school of Zen in my previous post. So I thought I’d clarify a bit. I love the Soto school! Some of my best friends are part of the Soto school! But as a comedian in all […]