NEW PROMO! and whatever…

I just put another trailer for the Cleveland’s Screaming documentary up on You Tube. You can also see it on your right over there under the links. You Tube is some weird mojo.

I walked to my post office this morning. There are two post offices in my vicinity. One is about 5 minute’s walk away. But that’s not the one that delivers to my place. It’s actually in Beverly Hills, while my apartment is in Los Angeles. The post office that delivers to my place takes about half an hour to get to on foot. But I hate driving, and I especially hate driving there. So mostly when I have to go there, I hoof it. My friend Hiroshi Maruyama, who designs all the monsters Ultraman fights, sent me a dinosaur book from Japan that wouldn’t fit in my mailbox. So I had to go retrieve it.

It’s funny to note the cultural differences between the two post offices. The one in Beverly Hills is very open, spacious and welcoming. The one in Los Angeles has all of the workers encased behind inch-thick plexiglass. I’m never sure if this is intended to protect the postal workers from the customers or to protect the customers from potential psycho postal employees. This is some weird kinda place I live in, I tell you what.

Next month I’ll be in Hastings, Nebraska doing a lecture at Hastings College. The lecture is on October 24th. I know nothing about Nebraska. My mom was born there, but the family moved to Ohio shortly afterward. So I guess I have some connection to that state. But I’ve never been there. Can’t even imagine what it’s like. But it should be fun.

Next Sunday I’m giving a talk at the Karuna Yoga Studio in Los Angeles’ Los Feliz section. I’m not sure if the general public can attend or not, or if it’s just for members of that studio. I’ll post when I know.

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  1. PhilBob-SquareHead
    PhilBob-SquareHead September 27, 2006 at 4:06 pm |

    Take a quick read of Charles Bukowski’s “Post Office” and
    you’ll know for whom the glass protects! I’m not sure if the L.A.
    branch you can walk to is the same that Hank worked at or not.

  2. matt ryan
    matt ryan September 27, 2006 at 5:09 pm |

    hey dude cant you tape these talks then put them on the podcast network so that us who live miles away eg UK get a chane to listen to you blathering on

  3. oxeye
    oxeye September 27, 2006 at 6:57 pm |

    Matt, That is an excellent idea.. Of course it would depend on Brad being motivated enough to want to assist all sentient beings in achieving complete Buddhahood and to forgive us for not living in Beverly Hills or frigging nebraska.

  4. Lone Wolf
    Lone Wolf September 27, 2006 at 8:38 pm |

    Great suggestion Matt. I’d like to hear the talks as well.

  5. BlueWolfNine
    BlueWolfNine September 28, 2006 at 2:13 am |

    how bout “you-tubing” some of these talks?

  6. Drunken Monkey
    Drunken Monkey September 28, 2006 at 3:22 am |

    oxeye, what is “complete buddhahood?”

  7. oxeye
    oxeye September 28, 2006 at 6:47 am |

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  8. oxeye
    oxeye September 28, 2006 at 8:09 am |

    monkey, It is something that some people postpone, to help others. Brad’s motivation really cannot be questioned. It depends on other factors. Whether he has the time and the resources to do it.. But it is a great idea. Bluewolfnine’s you-tube idea is even better.

  9. gniz
    gniz September 28, 2006 at 8:54 am |

    i agree, nothing about Brad can be questioned

  10. Camillus
    Camillus September 28, 2006 at 2:50 pm |


    Are you running out of things to say?
    Hope not ‘cos I luv yer stuff but post offices?

  11. Jordan & The Tortoise
    Jordan & The Tortoise September 28, 2006 at 5:31 pm |

    I get it. And I agree with you in the spirit of everything should be questioned. Brad even says to question everything, even Brad. So I think you are a bit off base this time. I do love your trolling though.
    Keep at it!

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