It is now Friday, December 4, 2009. It’s been a couple of weeks since I last posted anything, here at the end of a surprisingly quiet autumn for the buddha is my dj. I realize that I’ve been posting less lately. (And, my god, there’s been so much that I could have (should have?) written about!) There are real reasons for the scarcity of posts, to be sure, but rest assured the following: the primary reason I’ve been posting less is that I’ve been deeply engaged with some other projects this fall; and you can expect more from these parts in the new year.
Iâ€™m not sure if the fact that I (we) own the top three albums of the year, according to the New York Times, makes me still young enough to know whatâ€™s hip, or, since itâ€™s the New York Times, it makes old. Then again, I did just say â€œhip.â€
Damn it. Now that song’s stuck in my head. Well, happy Bodhi Day everyone! That’s right. It’s December 8th and that means it’s Bodhi Day, the Big Fat Buddhist December Holiday. It’s the day commemorating the enlightenment of the historical Buddha, and you know what means. It’s time for an entry from the front lines […]
Another reason not to shop at Wal-Mart this holiday season. Okay, okay, that was unfair. The article has nothing to do with the holidays and the shooting probably wasn’t over some low-priced, made by tiny Indonesian hands, put the competition out of business, out-source American jobs, and refuse to promote women piece of plastic crap […]
I’m gonna let this one speak for itself.
Merry Fucking Christmas, Jerry. Hey Jerry. Guess what. According to surveys done at the start of the century, at least 75% of Americans self-identify as “Christian.” Why so scared? If there’s a jihad against Christmas, who’s behind it? The .5% of Americans who self-identify as Buddhist? Hey Jerry. Guess what. Those of us who aren’t […]