TALK AT UCLA

Here’s some video of my recent lecture at UCLA. This one is about what folks call “mundane experience.” [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hlJzFpz2xs] Here’s one about my first experience teaching Zen. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbzaPwo-_h0] And here’s one on Zen Trail Mix. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqarQuRbghM]

knowing and KNOWING

In my newest Suicide Girls piece I wrote: “Knowing that you don’t know is a really powerful thing. Knowing clearly that you don’t know, you can be certain that no one else knows either.” In response, a guy with the handle Apesamongus wrote: “I don’t know lots of shit that other people do, in fact, […]

HELP ME SOMEBODY!

I really want to see this documentary of Robyn Hitchcock (click on the words “this documentary on Robyn Hitchcock” or on the title of this article for the link & schedule info). But I don’t have the Sundance Channel. If anyone out there does have the Sundance channel and some method of recording, would you […]

ZAZEN TOMORROW (March 24, 2007)

I haven’t done this for a while, but I want to remind everyone that there is a Zazen class at the Hill Street Center in Santa Monica tomorrow morning. It’s open to anyone who wants to show up. Not many ever do, so there’s no worry about it being crowded. I gave a talk at […]

Sing in the Voice God Gave You

Sometime long about Nineteen-hundred and Eighty-o-three, I sent a tape of my songs to the Meat Puppets. Their album Meat Puppets II had just come out and I was playing it over and over and over. Zero Defects (ODFx) had played with them about a year before. Id been putting together some of my own […]