I’m here in Gulf Shores, Alabama with my nice niece Skylar (age 12) who has asked me to let her post a special message from her on this blog. So here’s SKYLAR!!! (check out Skylar’s Blog too!) hey people,its me Skylar im BACK! you probablly remember my interview in 2007. well its almost 2009 now […]

NEW SUICIDE GIRLS ARTICLE (Rock-tober 20,2008)

I got a new article up on Suicide Girls. I’m out in Gulf Shores, Alabam-y now visiting with my dad and my sister and her family. I saw a church out here with a sign out front that said, “Aren’t you glad your mother was pro-life?” I guess they don’t get too many morose people […]


I keep forgetting to post this. Peter Rocca kindly posted all the talks I gave at the recent Dogen Sangha retreat on his blog, The Stupid Way. He’s a fellow dharma heir of Gudo Nishijima and his blog is really good. Now back to whatever you were doing…


I tried to show this video to the folks that came to the Hill Street Center last weekend. But it didn’t work. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbGhnePa0Dk] This promo concentrates on the sexual stuff. But there’s a whole lot more than that going on. And, really, the sex stuff is not even the most interesting or scary aspect as […]


Here’s a funny skit by the Upright Citizen’s Brigade:http://www.ucbcomedy.com/videos/embed/1b6f1c57ca7c221a70ce0e72883e8061 The more I think about it, the more I’m convinced that playing the role of the uber enlightened spiritual master is mentally and physically devastating to the people who attempt it. I’ve retold the story a few hundred times about the serene and tranquil spiritual master […]