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=] 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: 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 […]


The NPR (National Public Radio) thing is here for anyone who wants to listen. As usual when there’s a story about Noah Levine and me, they used a picture of Noah. He’s more everyone’s image of punk rock, I guess (not a “garage band poser from the suburbs” like me ~ you guys are too […]


It’s raining here in Tokyo. In about 2 hours I have another meeting with the folks I work for. I’ll be on an NPR radio show called “Day To Day” that’s supposed to air on Monday. I’m told it’s on in LA from 9-11am on KPCC 89.3fm (though I don’t know where in the show […]