SINGING AUM

Before I get into what I want to say, I also want to say that I plan to attend the screening of the film Zen Noir on the evening of Saturday September 23 (I’m trying to find the show times) at the Westside Pavillion in Los Angeles. If that’s any incentive for anyone to show […]

ZEN NOIR

Yo. Not a lot of time to write. I’m visiting with my wife’s parents in the lovely hamlet of Kashimadai in Miyagi Prefecture in Northern Japan. Internet access is hard to come by in these parts & limited. But I wanted to mention that my friend Marc Rosenbush’s movie Zen Noir is “now playing at […]

ZEN IS NOT A “BOTTOM LINE IS WHAT WORKS FOR YOU” PHILOSOPHY

Wow. I just found out there will be Hebrew, Greek and Finnish editions of Hardcore Zen. So any of you Fins, Greeks or Israelis out there reading this can rest easy knowing that soon you will be able to read my descriptions of Gene Simmons’ hotel room in your own language! Hoo-zah! OK. Now the […]

2006 RETREAT REPORT

The 2006 Zazen Retreat in Shizuoka, Japan is over and done with. So here I am at work making an ad for our company’s booth at this year’s MIPCOM television and film market. The deadline is like three weeks ago and here I am blogging away. Gotta make this quick. The retreat went OK. No […]

I LOVE AUTHORITY

I’m in LAX waiting for a flight to Japan to attend the 2006 Zen Retreat in Shizuoka. But I wanted to make a real quick post. After that last post, I got 2 e-mails from Nishijima Sensei, my Zen teacher, asking me to explain what I wrote (and not in an “Explain yourself!” way, just […]