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BUDDHA IN THE MONSTER WAREHOUSE (Zen of Godzilla Series)

BUDDHA IN THE MONSTER WAREHOUSE (Zen of Godzilla Series)

Here is another chapter written for my never-finished book The Zen of Godzilla. As I said in an earlier installment of the series, the problem with this book was that it was really hard to connect Godzilla with Buddhism. Case in point: This chapter doesn’t mention Godzilla at all!  But it does mention the company […]

SHOULD WE BLAME GODZILLA OR BLAME TOKYO? (Zen of Godzilla Series)

SHOULD WE BLAME GODZILLA OR BLAME TOKYO? (Zen of Godzilla Series)

Here’s another chapter from my never-finished book The Zen of Godzilla. This chapter is about karma. And karma is a difficult concept. I feel like what I’m saying in this chapter can be easily misconstrued. But I think it’s important. This chapter is the best example of what I wanted the book to be like. […]

A LITTLE GODZILLA INSIDE US ALL (Zen of Godzilla Series)

A LITTLE GODZILLA INSIDE US ALL (Zen of Godzilla Series)

Here is another chapter of my never-finished book The Zen of Godzilla. When I write a book about Zen, I don’t write the chapters in order. Instead, I write a bunch of essays based on the theme of the book. Then later on, I try to figure out what order to put them in. In […]

THE GODZILLA KOAN (Zen of Godzilla series)

THE GODZILLA KOAN (Zen of Godzilla series)

NOTE: This was going to be the first chapter of the book The Zen of Godzilla (see my previous blog for an explanation of what this never-completed book was proposed to be) . I wrote this in 2012, before the first Legendary Films Godzilla movie was released in 2014. I think the Legendary Godzilla series […]

The Zen of Godzilla (proposal)

The Zen of Godzilla (proposal)

I’m sorry I haven’t written much for this blog lately. I’ve been devoting lots of time to my YouTube channel (youtube.com/hardcorezen). But I’ve thought I would share some of my unpublished material with you nice folks. First up is material from a book I proposed to New World Library in 2011 but never finished. Below […]